Turkey vs. Russia: a tale of many sanctions

MOSCOW - Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, has refused to apologise to Russia after shooting down one of their war planes last week. Accused...

Irish same-sex marriage law is now in force

DUBLIN - Ireland’s first same-sex wedding took place in County Tipperary on November 17 and marks a historical change for the country. They became...

Counter-terrorism raids in France and Belgium

PARIS - French and Belgium authorities joined forces this week in an effort to combat the growing threat of terrorism that is rapidly spreading...

Syrian refugees found in refrigerated truck in Bulgaria

SOFIA - More than 120 people were found in a refrigerated lorry carrying bottles of sparkling water at the Bulgarian border crossing. Believed to...

Trial against Scientology begins in Belgium

BRUSSELS - One of the world’s most controversial institutions is due to appear in a Belgium court. The case, which was opened in a...

Polish election: the rise of the European right

WARSAW - The political agenda of the right has once again triumphed in another European nation. This week Poland had their general election, which...

European leaders commit to more shelter for refugees

BRUSSELS - European and Balkan leaders have committed to providing more shelter for refugees fleeing war and poverty after meeting in Brussels to quell...

Immigration crisis in Turkey and the emerging human rights violations

With the flow immigrants into Europe steadily increasing, several nations have seen their borders become chaotic. The President of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, visited Brussels to address...

EU initiative to stop sex trafficking

LUXEMBOURG - While Syrian humanitarian disaster and Mediterranean refugees have made headlines in the media, Europe is still struggling with the human trafficking crises...

New report: Germany faces 1.5 million asylum claims this year

BERLIN - German publication Bild has reported that the country will receive a record high of 1.5 million asylum seekers in 2015. The reports, which are...