350 mn people in Europe at risk of extreme weather: Study

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:46

London, Aug 5, Two out of three people living in Europe will be affected by heat waves, coastal floods and other weather-related disasters, largely due to global warming and climate change by the end of the century, a study said.


European feminist politician Simone Veil dead

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 20:42

Paris, June 30, Simone Veil, who was the first woman elected to lead the European Parliament in 1979 and legalised abortion in France during her stint as Health Minister, died on Friday at the age of 89, her family announced.


EU jihadi arrests rise for third year: Europol

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:36

The Hague, June 16 (IANS) The number of people arrested on suspicion of Islamist terrorism in Europe rose again last year for the third year in a row, the Europol said in a latest report.


Europe can't rely on US, must be self-reliant says Angela Merkel

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 09:36

Berlin, May 29 ,German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe cannot "completely" rely on Washington and other longstanding allies, the media reported.


Juncker to unveil White Paper on Europe's future

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:58

Brussels, March 1 (IANS) European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker will on Wednesday present a White Paper on the future of Europe to the European Parliament, his chief spokesperson said.


International community should not take European peace for granted: Guterres

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 07:38

United Nations, Feb 22 (IANS) The international community should not take peace and prosperity in Europe for granted, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here, warning that recent crises in Europe show that the continent remains at risk from new outbreaks of conflict.


Indo-European joint funding for life science meetings

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 20:50

Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance will partner to jointly fund up to three life science meetings per year in India, a statement said on Thursday.


4,700 migrants die attempting to reach Europe: IOM

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 06:26

Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) Nearly 4,700 migrants and refugees have drowned crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe in 2016, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.


Europe's oldest flea market closed on safety concerns

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 15:48

Paris, Aug 6 (IANS) The French city of Lille will not be holding its 2016 La Braderie de Lille, a globally famous flea market, over fear of terrorist attacks, the city's mayor has said.


Violent attacks cause blow to tourism in France

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 18:06

Paris, Aug 1 (IANS) Recent terror attacks have dealt a new blow to France tourism which has yet to recover fully from the bloody assaults in Paris in January and November last year.