Former Portugal Prime Minister Sócrates arrested

Portugal’s Prime Minister in 2005-2011, José Sócrates, was arrested for suspected financial crimes. LISBON – Last week José Sócrates, Portugal’s ex-PM was taken in for...

Terrorist Threat Level raised in Brussels

Dasha Zhelnina, Correspondent (Europe)   BRUSSELS – The terrorist threat level was raised in Brussels. This decision was made in order to avoid undesirable incidents in connection with...

German far-right protest outside Dresden refugee camp

DRESDEN - Members of the far-right German extremist group, NPD, clashed with police officers outside a camp that is due to house Syrian refugees. The...

700 migrants turned away from Sicilian shores

SICILY—The EU migrant crisis saw 700 migrants being turned away from the shores of Sicily last weekend after officials declared they “ran out of space”....

Ukraine denied a peacekeeping mission

EU limits its involvement in civilian assistance after President Poroshenko asks for peacekeepers to be sent to Eastern Ukraine KIEV—The Minsk II Agreement has been...

Berlusconi Criminal Conviction Upheld by Italy’s Supreme Court: What Happens Next?

Samrawit Gougsa, Correspondent (Europe) ROME — After decades of criminal prosecutions, Italy’s former Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has been handed a definitive conviction for the first...

11 killed in Greek fighter jet crash in Spain

11 people are dead and 13 more are wounded in the crash MADRID - A Greek F-16 crashed during take-off in Southeastern Spain on Monday...

Switzerland limits Immigration from All EU States

Virginia Bonet Morell, Correspondent (Europe)   BERN - The Swiss government has introduced immigration regulations that are to take effect from the month of May for...

14-year-old found guilty of Austrian terrorist plot

VIENNA - A 14-year-old unnamed boy has been found guilty of plotting terrorist attacks in Austria, and has been sentenced to a minimum of...

Boss of Total Dies in a Plane Crash

Total boss Christophe de Margerie has died in a plane crash in Moscow; authorities cite "criminal negligence" MOSCOW - Christophe de Margerie, one of the...