Police reinforcements en route as violent G20 demos rock Hamburg

Police reinforcements en route as violent G20 demos rock Hamburg

Hamburg police have requested backup from across Germany to contain violent protests on the first day of the Group of 20 summit which have, so far, caused delays for US President Donald Trump and temporarily trapped his wife, Melania, in...

France to end sales of gasoline, diesel vehicles by 2040

France to end sales of gasoline, diesel vehicles by 2040

France is preparing to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 as a way of reaching its emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement.

Mogherini: Western Balkan countries to be included in debate on EU defense plans

Mogherini: Western Balkan countries to be included in debate on EU defense plans

From the EU's point of view, the question is not whether the enlargement would happen but when, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini told reporters Friday in Dubrovnik, where she attended a summit of the...

Ankara tones it down: Erdoğan rally in Germany ‘not yet on the schedule’

Ankara tones it down: Erdoğan rally in Germany ‘not yet on the schedule’

Amid a war of words between Ankara and Berlin over Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan’s possible rally in Germany during G-20 summit on July 7-8, Turkish authorities said Erdoğan’s address to the Turkish community is “not on his official schedule yet,”

Mogherini on EU-NATO cooperation for Western Balkan region

Mogherini on EU-NATO cooperation for Western Balkan region

The European Union and NATO are already coordinating very strongly on different messages they send, including in the Western Balkans, EU foreign, security policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters Thursday upon arrival at the NATO defense ministerial meeting.

EU Commissioner Hahn to visit Macedonia next week

EU Commissioner Hahn to visit Macedonia next week

Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will travel to Skopje on Monday (26 June) to discuss the government's reform plans and to reiterate the EU's support as the country carries out the necessary reforms for it...

‘Hero’ who halted 5 tanks during Turkish coup turns out to be fake

‘Hero’ who halted 5 tanks during Turkish coup turns out to be fake

Zafer Onaran, who was covered in the media as “the hero who stopped five tanks” after a failed coup in Turkey on July 15, was actually injured in a fight, a relative has claimed.

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

Firefighters extinguished the deadliest forest fire in Portugal's recent history on Wednesday, though blazes persisted in nearby central and other areas of the country, Reuters reports.