The European conservatives have failed to cancel a debate organised by the liberals in the European Parliament about freedom of the press in Italy
Exactly three years after the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, people continue to pay tribute to one of the Kremlin’s most outspoken critics.
Jan Fisher’s airplane had a breakdown, says the Czech Prime Minister’s office says, but that has not stopped him from conferring with senior
The bodies of US soldiers killed in Afghanistan last weekend have arrived back home. If a recent poll is to be believed, most Americans claim they
Banco Santander’s Brazilian unit has raised the equivalent of 5.46 billion euros in what is a record initial public offering of shares in Brazil
The euro zone economy shrank more than previously thought in the second quarter of this year.
In revised calculations, the EU’s statistical office
Europeans shares finished slightly lower after two straight days of gains, but they had been in worse shape earlier in the session.
Japanese carmakers Honda and Toyota have unveiled the eco-friendly concept cars they will put on display at this month’s Tokyo Motor Show.
Gold prices continue to rise, hitting record highs on the spot and futures markets at one stage rising above $1,048 an ounce.
Traders said there
Aer Lingus is to cut nearly 700 jobs and reduce salaries for higher paid staff.
Trying to become more competitive, the Irish airline wants to
As the third anniversary of her murder was marked, the family of Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya have voiced doubts about Moscow’s commitment to
A corruption scandal sweeping through the Polish government has claimed another two top figures.
Grzegorz Schetyna has resigned as interior
Palestinians are livid and Mahmoud Abbas is the object of their anger. Hence reports that he has done a U-turn, to calm critics who say he has let
It has been exactly eight years since foreign troops began their mission in Afghanistan.
After initial success, the number of deaths among
The United States has been urged to reassure the people of Pakistan and neighbouring countries that it has a “long-term vision” to stabilise the
Deep underwater lie mysterious worlds that scientists are only now beginning to explore.
Steve W Ross is US coordinator, for the Traces project at
Italy’s top court has ruled that a law giving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi immunity from prosecution is unconstitutional.
The law was one of
In California, an electric vehicle manufacturer and a solar panel installation company have teamed up to create the world’s first electric car
The V&A in London has recently re-opened one section of its ceramics galleries. On display are around 3,300 cups, bowls, vases and tiles
The first Romania International Film Festival was held partly to help renovate some of Romania’s oldest cinemas and partly to promote Black Sea
Vlad Filat is Moldova’s new prime minister. The pro-western leader took charge last month after the ruling communists were ousted in an election
Tens of thousands of angry Romanians have taken a protest against cutbacks to their government’s front door. They massed in central Bucharest in a
There have been more clashes police and protesters in Istanbul, where global financial leaders have been meeting.
For the second day running
As the US death toll in Afghanistan rises President Obama is coming under pressure over which course of action to take.
He has met with both
Greece’s new socialist government has been sworn-in in a solemn ceremony in Athens.
Prime Minister George Papandreou’s appointments to key
Judges in Italy ruling on whether prime minister Silvio Berlusconi should have legal immunity have asked for more time to make their decision
Japan is bracing itself for what could be its most powerful storm for more than ten years.
Meteorologists say Typhoon Melor could bring with it