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Where's winter? Western Europe basks in record temperatures

Where's winter? Western Europe basks in record temperatures

As western Europe enjoys record highs for winter temperatures, southern parts of the continent are being hit with snow flurries.

Rights group slams 'inhuman' treatment of migrants in Greece

Rights group slams 'inhuman' treatment of migrants in Greece

The Council of Europe rights body Tuesday condemned the ‘inhuman and degrading treatment’ of migrants and asylum seekers held in Greece, adding it had credible allegations of abuse by police.

Don't abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe

Don't abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe

A top Kurdish official has called on Europe not to abandon Syrian Kurds once the battle against the Islamic State militants is over and to help set up an international force to protect them from Turkey.

Syrian Kurds hail Trump's call for repatriation of IS fighters

Syrian Kurds hail Trump's call for repatriation of IS fighters

A Kurdish-led faction that has played a key role in fighting Islamic State in Syria has welcomed a call by US President Donald Trump for Europe to take in hundreds of Islamic State fighters captured in the war-torn country.

IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat ...

With Iran squeezed out, US oil takes on new rivals in Europe

With Iran squeezed out, US oil takes on new rivals in Europe

When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year, US oil producing companies came well prepared.

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

Europe's economic outlook goes from bad to worse amid EU warning

The 19-nation region has had a poor start to 2019: disappointingly weak indicators keep rolling in, the list of one-off growth inhibitors is getting longer, and a slew of institutions are downgrading their forecasts.

European rights chief queries Italy over new asylum rules

European rights chief queries Italy over new asylum rules

Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatovic has asked Italy to clarify how it will protect the rights of people affected by controversial new asylum rules.

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido ...

Milaha launches new Black Sea feeder service

Milaha launches new Black Sea feeder service

Milaha, the Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has launched Black Sea Express Service (BSX), a direct container feeder route linking Greece, Turkey, Georgia and Russia.

Race for Germany’s first LNG import terminal intensifies

Race for Germany’s first LNG import terminal intensifies

The competition is heating up for who will build the first terminal to import liquefied natural gas in Europe’s biggest market for the fuel.

EU parliamentarians to back visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

EU parliamentarians to back visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

A European Parliament committee is expected to propose on Tuesday that Britons enjoy visa-free travel to Europe after Brexit, regardless of whether the bloc's divorce with Britain goes smoothly or becomes a damaging, abrupt split.