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UAE Calls On United States And Europe To Unite Against Iran

UAE Calls On United States And Europe To Unite Against Iran

One of the West’s key allies in the Middle East has called on the U.S. and Europe to resolve their differences over Iran. Speaking at the Policy Exchange think-tank in London last week, the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash voiced concern about the split between the U.S. and European governments over […]

More than 14000 stopped as migrant crossings into Europe skyrocket

More than 14000 stopped as migrant crossings into Europe skyrocket

The number of migrants held trying to reach Europe from Turkey using illegal routes has increased by 60 percent this year, according to data from the Coast Guard Command. A total of 14,470 migrants were held in the first seven months of this year, especially in the Aegean Sea, as well as in Turkey’s southern […]

Migration to Europe in charts

Migration to Europe in charts

Image copyright Getty Images Migration has once again become one of the most important issues in Europe. Italy’s decision in June not to accept the rescue vessel Aquarius with more than 600 migrants on board attracted widespread criticism, and the issue of border controls for migrants threatened to break up the German coalition government. So, […]

Extreme weather across Europe delays flights, ferries and Eurotunnel

Extreme weather across Europe delays flights, ferries and Eurotunnel

Holidaymakers are experiencing long delays on flights, ferries and Eurotunnel trains as operators deal with the aftermath of extreme weather conditions in the UK and thunderstorms in Europe. Passengers heading to France on the cross-Channel rail operator Eurotunnel have been told they could have to wait up to four hours at its Folkestone terminal. It […]

Twitter shares slide 19% after fake-account purge and amid new rules in Europe

Twitter shares slide 19% after fake-account purge and amid new rules in Europe

Investors pummeled Twitter Inc.’s stock in Friday trading, sending shares down 19%, as the company reported that user growth had turned negative, even as its quarterly results beat Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom lines. Twitter shares TWTR, -18.86% […]

What does the summer heatwave look like across Europe?

What does the summer heatwave look like across Europe?

As much of Europe grapples with record-high temperatures, Euronews takes a look at how this year’s heatwave has affected countries across the region. United Kingdom Forecasters predict record temperature of 38.5 degrees could be broken as London is under a “high” pollution alert for the second time this year. Some trains have been ordered to […]

Wages Are Rising in Europe. But Economists Are Puzzled.

Wages Are Rising in Europe. But Economists Are Puzzled.

Workers may finally be getting a bigger piece of the economic pie — at least in Europe. Just don’t ask why, or whether it will last. In the decade since the financial crisis, much of the global economy has recovered and is back on stable footing. Companies are reporting record profits, unemployment levels are plummeting […]

Lake Skadar: Why Southern Europe's largest lake is worth a visit

Lake Skadar: Why Southern Europe's largest lake is worth a visit

(CNN) — For a place that many people have barely heard of, this beautiful body of water has enough names. Depending where you come from, it could be Shkodra, Shkodër or Scutari, but to most visitors it’s known as Lake Skadar. The destination straddles the border of Montenegro and Albania and is the largest lake […]

Intense heat wave to build across western Europe as wildfires rage in Sweden

Intense heat wave to build across western Europe as wildfires rage in Sweden

Intense heat wave to build across western Europe as wildfires rage in Sweden  AccuWeather.com Europe battles one of most intense heat waves in history  The Weather Network Firefighters Across Europe Rush to Help Sweden Battle Blazes  Bloomberg Full coverage Source link

Putin Is Weak. Europe Doesn't Have to Be

Putin Is Weak. Europe Doesn't Have to Be

July 23, 2018 7:22 p.m. ET We hear too much about Vladimir Putin these days and not nearly enough about the actual forces reshaping the world. Yes, the Russian president has proved a brilliant tactician. And, President Trump’s fantasies aside, he is a ruthless enemy of American power and European coherence. Yet Russia remains a […]