Serbia is the latest country to apply to join the EU, hoping to do so in 2014. What challenges does Serbia have to meet to become a European Union
Faced with its worst floods in a century Pakistan is counting its dead and the costs of the disaster. Just how is the EU coming to the country’s aid?
The collapse in Belgium of talks to form a coalition government has further stoked ill-feeling there. It is largely over Flemish resentment
ETA has not carried out a deadly attack in Spain since July last year when a car bomb parked outside a police station on the Balearic island of
Europe’s finance ministers have been meeting to thrash out the details of the EU budget rules reforms.
Dubbed the Task Force, they are finalising
Ireland’s finance ministry has denied reports it has asked the European Commission for permission to wind up the affairs of Anglo Irish bank
It’s the economy, stupid, and Barack Obama knows it. It is a big week for the US President, launching several economic initiatives on trips to
British Airways and Iberia, who will have fully merged by the end of this year when they will become the International Airlines Group, are already
Japanese carmaker Suzuki is upping the ante in its India operation, building a fourth car plant to increase its already dominant more than 50 percent
Lebanon’s prime minister Saad al-Hariri has said he was wrong to accuse Syria of killing his father, the former PM Rafik al-Hariri.
The site of Pompeii, near Naples in Italy has fascinated people for years. And now, research suggests that the inhabitants didn’t die of suffocation
Thousands of teachers have been on strike across France today, but the action appears to have been limited with only between five and 30 percent of
Hong Kong director John Woo has collected a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival, where his latest film “Reign of Assassins” was
The Bedroom, by Van Gogh, is famous across the world. But in fact, no-one really knows what the painting originally looked like, because it has been
France is coming under more pressure over its mass expulsions of members of the Roma community.
A protest has taken place outside the French
The Spanish government has said it will continue to hunt down members of ETA, even though the Basque separatist terror group announced a ceasefire
Mounting militant violence in Pakistan is putting pressure on a government struggling to cope with recent devastating floods.
At least 20 people
Germany’s nuclear power plants are to stay in service for longer than planned, reversing a decision by the previous left-wing coalition which wanted
The future of Silvio Berlusconi’s fragile government dominates the headlines following another blistering attack by his one-time ally turned bitter
Exactly one month after 33 men were trapped underground in a Chilean mine rescuers have revealed a back-up rescue operation.
Plan B involves
Dozens of people are feared dead in Guatemala, buried under a massive landslide as they tried to
dig out victims from a bus which itself had been
It is looking increasingly likely that a referendum in Moldova — to choose how the President is elected — will be declared null and void because so
The powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that smashed buildings, cracked roads and twisted rail lines on New Zealand’s South Island also ripped a new
The 33 trapped Chilean miners were able to communicate with their loved ones on Saturday (September 4) through a video teleconference system. Silvia
In Yamagata Prefecture, there was a determined effort to make the largest ever bowl of imoni, the traditional thick potato soup of northern Japan.
International military bands festival opened on Moscow’s Red Square with a grand show, involving over 1,000 military musicians from nine countries.
Jerusalem’s Western Wall’s chief rabbi cleared notes sent to God by worshippers on Sunday (September 5) from ancient cracks, making room ahead of the
A suicide bomber has killed at least 14 people in northwestern Pakistan.
Reports say a car was driven into a police station in Lakki Marwat. Most