Following the dismal results of the regional elections in October, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she wouldn’t seek re-election as CDU leader. She is to hand over the party’s reins of power, as well as an array of problems yet to be solved, to one of three contestants that the CDU will choose at the congress
Russian President Vladimir Putin, while commenting on the naval incident that led to the detention of Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait, noted the attempt to breach the maritime border was a provocation prepared in advance as a pretext to introduce martial law in Ukraine.
Relations between London and Moscow went into a downward spiral following accusations against Russia of allegedly using nerve agent against its former spy Sergei Skripal, living in Salisbury. The accusations, denied by Moscow, spurred a mass expulsion of diplomats, initiated by London.
The former UK foreign secretary was deemed to have breached parliament’s financial declaration rules by failing to disclose his supplementary earnings in time.
The incident took place outside the private Leonard De Vinci university in the commune of Courbevoie near Neuilly-sur-Seine in the western suburbs of Paris.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, voted on Thursday not to prolong the 1997 Russia-Ukraine Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership after it terminates on April 1, 2019.
MEP and UK Independence Party leader Gerard Batten was quizzed on the recent appointment of a right-wing British activist Tommy Robinson to the role of a special adviser.
After the surge in fuel prices in France, the so-called Yellow Vests movement has held protests, calling firstly on the government to lower the prices, and then also on French President Emmanuel Macron to resign. On Wednesday, the French National Assembly approved a moratorium on the planned fuel price hike.
Young people have been protesting for several days, not only in the capital, but all over the country, blocking access to schools and universities, as well as clashing with police.
Economists, politicians and financial bodies have issued countless stark warnings about the adverse economic effects of a hard Brexit, urging the government to do everything in its power to avoid such a potentially calamitous eventuality.
The Republic of Ireland's upper house has passed a bill which criminalises the import and sale of goods from Israeli settlements in occupied territories.
A British scientific project aimed to sequence 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients has been targeted by foreign cyber hackers, according to a government company set up to run the program.
PARIS (Sputnik) - The left-wing parties of the French parliament — the Socialist Party, La France Insoumise (Unbowed France), and the Communist Party — have agreed to bring up for discussion a vote of no-confidence against the country's government, BFMTV reported on Thursday, citing a source in the parliament.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to reassess the government's contracts with charities that contain clauses prohibiting the organisations from speaking up against government policies, The Times newspaper reported.
A UK government company have allegedly damaged one of the most iconic monuments in the world, while building a tunnel through its landscape.
The Russian Foreign Ministry’s response comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Washington would suspend its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in 60 days "unless Russia returned to full compliance with the agreement".
Sonnenkrieg Division, which consistently puts their branding on propaganda images circulating on the internet, has been found to be a spin-off of the notorious US-based Atomwaffen community, implicated in a number of egregious hate crimes over the past years.
London and Brussels have agreed on a draft deal, establishing a single EU-UK customs territory, with Northern Ireland set to be tied to some EU single market rules that are essential to avoid a hard border.
A formal investigation into the expensive Norwegian frigate KMN Helge Ingstad, which sank while formally still under NATO's command, has failed to identify the causes of the recent years' most serious catastrophe in the Norwegian Navy, prompting severe criticism from an old seadog.
The Boeing with 239 people aboard mysteriously disappeared over the Indian Ocean in 2014. A recent discovery of debris allegedly belonging to it off the coast of Madagascar has given relatives hope that the authorities would resume the search for the missing airliner and shed light on the reasons for the catastrophe.
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