Baumgarten, one of the largest European gas compressor stations currently on fire

Map. History of Europe conflict

15 August 2018
8 month ago
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon to lead the US delegation to JCPOA meeting in Vienna tomorrow, announces @StateDept.
8 month ago
"Recent attacks in New York and London… demonstrate the need to step up our efforts" in counterterrorism, per Gen McMaster
8 month ago
Russia using "Very sophisticated campaigns of subversion… that attempt to divide our communities and pit them against each other" per US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster
EU sends stark warning to airlines on post-Brexit flying
8 month ago
"We work together with the UK as though they are an extension of our team" per McMaster
8 month ago
"I'm confident that our relationship remains stronger than ever" US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster tells @Policy_Exchange of relationship with Britain
"We aim to remain your indispensable ally" says UK NatSec Advisor @marksedwill
8 month ago
One US-Britain relationship, "One thing we need to keep in mind in the fundamental alignment between our objectives, our values" per UK NatSec Advisor @marksedwill
8 month ago
"We can't make the old distinction we used to make between state activity and non-state activity… it's all one set of threats" per Britain's Sedwill
France's Le Drian says 'no' to Iran Mediterranean axis
8 month ago
"Our most vulnerable citizens online are the same as our most vulnerable citizens in real life" says Britain NatSec Adv Sedwill
8 month ago
Despite use of cyber space by Russia, others, "The more immediate threat to our citizens arises from criminals, militants, extremists…" says Britain NatSec Advisor Sedwill
8 month ago
"It is increasingly a place and for the younger generation it really is a place where they live a significant portion of their lives" Britain's Sedwill says of cyber space "But it is also a battle space"
8 month ago
"We have a had a global order that has been underwritten by the United States that will continue to be the case, I'm sure, in the 21st century" per Britain's Sedwill
8 month ago
Britain's Nat Sec Adv Sedwill calls United States "the country that remains the indispensable global leader"-critical in dealing with challenges with DPRK Russia Iran
UK will want to reinvest with our core allies here in North America,Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill tells @Policy_Exchange8 month ago
UK will "want to reinvest with our core allies here in North America,"Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill tells @Policy_Exchange
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster and Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill  prepare to speak in Washington @Policy_Exchange8 month ago
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster and Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill prepare to speak in Washington @Policy_Exchange
EU's Malmstrom sees Mercosur trade deal by early 2018
8 month ago
"We are a nation of animal lovers so we will make Brexit work not just for citizens but for the animals we love and cherish too" says Britain Gove
Saakashvili, apparently trying to tamp down speculation about his own political ambitions, says any Ukrainian president should be ethnic Ukrainian or at least born in the country8 month ago
Saakashvili, apparently trying to tamp down speculation about his own political ambitions, says any Ukrainian president should be ethnic Ukrainian or at least born in the country
NATO supports peace. A stable Afghanistan is the most effective means of guaranteeing long-term security in the region. Afghanistan is a young country with lots of opportunities for all of its neighbours, said NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Zimmermann in Oslo8 month ago
NATO supports peace. "A stable Afghanistan is the most effective means of guaranteeing long-term security in the region. Afghanistan is a young country with lots of opportunities for all of its neighbours", said NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Zimmermann in Oslo
Amnesty International says European governments are complicit in grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there who often work with people smugglers and torture refugees and migrants
8 month ago
Bank of England is too sanguine on inflation
Amnesty condemns Iran death sentence for Swedish resident
European Council President Donald Tusk says completing the Brexit Treaty will be a "furious race against time" and European Union unity will be key to an orderly Brexit
Barnier: Ireland requires specific solutions because it is in a unique situation
Barnier: the UK must clarify what it wants, one last point sufficient progress does not mean full progress
Michel Barnier: we will not accept any backtracking from the UK on commitments in the joint report all the points in the agreement are now closed
8 month ago
Kremlin: We see Trump's tweets as official statements
The first phase of Brexit negotiations was meant to build trust. By downgrading this agreement to a statement of intent, the UK Government is putting our trust at risk. The EU 27 and UK must make it clear on Thursday that the agreement is binding for both sides says @ManfredWeber
Poland's new PM says government policy to remain unchanged
Secretary of State Tillerson: we have no plans to shut down embassies or any offices anywhere, but we might reduce our footprint in London, Paris, Rome.
16-ship from Spider and Ghost Squadrons in Christmas Tree formation over downtown Gothenburg
"We're losing the battle" against global warming, French President Macron tells "One Planet" summit in Paris
Security Message from US Embassy in Serbia notes tomorrow's Red Star vs Partizan soccer match in Belgrade is a high-risk event because of animosity between the teams' fans, and frequent clashes in and around the stadium8 month ago
Security Message from US Embassy in Serbia notes tomorrow's Red Star vs Partizan soccer match in Belgrade is a high-risk event because of animosity between the teams' fans, and frequent clashes in and around the stadium
8 month ago
Germany extends training for Peshmerga for 2018
8 month ago
UK's Buzzard oil field shut down over Forties pipeline outage - two industry sources
Austria ex-finance minister goes on trial accused of corruption
Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots will strike on December 20: union
Azerbaijan and Russia discuss military-technical cooperation8 month ago
Azerbaijan and Russia discuss military-technical cooperation
Israeli ambassador to Germany @JIssacharoff discusses the anti-Israel protests in Berlin: I think that the burning of the flag is like burning one's own integrity and should be condemned in a very profound way, he says8 month ago
Israeli ambassador to Germany @JIssacharoff discusses the anti-Israel protests in Berlin: "I think that the burning of the flag is like burning one's own integrity and should be condemned in a very profound way," he says
Key United States strength is "our system of alliances" per @SenDanSullivan "Not a lot of ppl right now" wanting to join DPRK Russia or China
8 month ago
Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs claims that majority of anonymous calls with false bomb threats, which has increased in number in recent months, were made from Syria.
Swedish PM: 'Sweden has an anti-Semitism problem'
8 month ago
Brexit Secretary David Davis says he has agreed with European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt to work together to convert the joint report on the Brexit deal into legal text as soon as possible
8 month ago
French government dampens Corsican nationalists' autonomy hopes
8 month ago
EU slams David Davis for calling Brexit deal a "statement of intent"
Former secretary of state John Kerry says US absence at Paris climate summit a 'disgrace'
Syria peace talks resume for 8th round in Geneva
8 month ago
US ambassador in London: Trump's Twitter attack on May 'misinterpreted'
8 month ago
Alexei Navalny has called for people to demonstrate in Moscow on December 24, demanding that he be allowed into the presidential election and allowed airtime on TV. It is the anniversary of a mass protest in 2011 against the fraudulent Duma election.
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier has arrived in Ghana at the start of a four-day trip to West Africa. Steinmeier will also visit The Gambia later this week
8 month ago
Make EU gentleman's agreement with Britain binding: EU lawmakers
NATO extends Jens Stoltenberg mandate as secretary general until 2020
World Bank to stop financing oil, gas exploration and extraction projects from 2019, it announces at climate summit
8 month ago
[email protected]: Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia - so now they are moving on to the false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met. FAKE NEWS!
Russian military police return to Makhachkala, Dagestan from their posting in Syria
China, Russia send message to North Korea with anti-missile drills in Beijing
8 month ago
Kremlin: We see Trump's tweets as official statements
Irish man acquitted after 4 years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized
8 month ago
ATO spox: In total, Russia-backed militants committed 22 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Fortunately, Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no casualties.
8 month ago
ATO spox: Donetsk sector – militants violated the ceasefire six times, used 82mm mortars in Kamianka, Opytne and Berezove areas, 120mm ones near Vodiane.
8 month ago
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies committed 16 ceasefire violations, made extensive use of 82mm and 120mm mortars in Luhanske, Travneve, Lozove, Krymske, Zaitseve areas; used small arms and light weapons in five other localities.
8 month ago
European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt says MEPs will "insist agreement is translated into legal text as soon as possible"
8 month ago
European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt says Brexit Secretary David Davis' comment that deal agreed with the European Commission is not binding is "unhelpful and undermines trust"
France's Macron calls for 'much stronger mobilisation' on climate
Macron told that Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris accord was a "deep wake-up call for the private sector" to take action. "If we decide to not change our way to produce, to invest, to behave, we will be responsible for billions of victims"
Macron didn't invite Trump, but Sean Penn, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Elon Musk are among those joining world leaders at the summit, which marks the second anniversary of the Paris accord
Over 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite US President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord
8 month ago
Kremlin: No need to maintain a large military presence in Syria
Village of Baumgarten with its 192 residents has been evacuated after the OMV-Gasstation in Baumgarten in Gemeinde Weiden a.d. March suffered an explosion and resulting fire, one dead and 18 injured confirmed so far, search for possible missing ongoing
At least 1 person dead, 20 injured after an explosion, fire at Baumgarten gas hub in Marchfeld, Austria. The countries largest reception point and the main distribution statation for natural gas imports. Massive search and rescue operation underway.
At least 1 person dead, 20 injured after an explosion, fire at Baumgarten gas hub in Matched, Austria. The countries largest reception point and the main distribution statation for natural gas imports. Massive search and rescue operation underway
Tu-22M3 planes being redeployed to their bases as Syria mission is finished
60 people injured in explosion on gas pipeline in Austria - police reports
Protests against corruption in Bucharest, demands Parliament to resign, also Cabinet
8 month ago
Repairs Begin on Critical Crossing. @ICRC_ua partially reconstructed the Stanytsia Luhanska Bridge in eastern Ukraine, which is used by 8,000 persons daily.
Baumgarten, one of the largest European gas compressor stations currently on fire
Hungary poll: 75% of Hungarians consider EU membership important, but only 36% of Fidesz thinks accordingly. Even far right Jobbik voters far better8 month ago
Hungary poll: 75% of Hungarians consider EU membership important, but only 36% of Fidesz thinks accordingly. Even far right Jobbik voters far better
8 month ago
Defense Minister Colonel Gen. Sedki Sobhi has arrived in Cyprus for important meetings- his visit will last a few days
Two-member Pakistan National Accountability Bureau team leaves for London to collect alleged corruption evidence against Shariffamily DunyaUpdates:
8 month ago
Russia: A terrorist cell was plotting attacks during the New Year celebrations
8 month ago
FSB foiled New Year terror plot in Moscow region
8 month ago
The site "Open Russia" was blocked at the request of the Prosecutor General's Office, referring to Article 15.3 of the Federal Law On Information
8 month ago
UK MP Clive Lewis 'cleared' of sex harassment claim
8 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at an event in India on Monday said an inclusive political dialogue for peace in Afghanistan should include the Taliban and other regional countries
22 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, no casualties
Flares at Hol'mivs'kyi yesterday evening8 month ago
Flares at Hol'mivs'kyi yesterday evening
A-10 Thunderbolt II on German highway
8 month ago
Following adverse weather conditions across UK and parts of northern Europe on Sunday and Monday, we are returning to near normal schedules. Today we aiming to run our normal ops at London Gatwick and London City and the vast majority of flights from London Heathrow: British Airways
8 month ago
Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rides a bike through the streets of Paris before speaking at an environmental summit: It doesn't matter that Donald Trump backed out of the Paris Agreement8 month ago
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rides a bike through the streets of Paris before speaking at an environmental summit: "It doesn't matter that Donald Trump backed out of the Paris Agreement"
PARIS (AP) — France's Macron awards grants worth millions to climate scientists from U.S., other nations to counter Trump.
8 month ago
UK PM Theresa May: £40bn Brexit offer 'off the table' without final deal
EuMEP's @MartinKonecny says the EU is shirking its duties awaiting a US peace plan: "Europeans should already now be reminding the Americansof European parameters and warn them if they depart from it the Europeans will not support it and will even actively oppose it."
8 month ago
Greater Manchester Police officers investigating the deaths of three children in a house fire in Worsley have arrested a 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of murder
8 month ago
Turkish and Russian officials will come together this week to finalise an S-400 missile defence system deal: Turkey's President Erdogan after meeting Russian President Putin in Ankara
8 month ago
I would like to thank the president of Turkey for constructive negotiations. We hope this will add to the increased cooperation between our countries on the principle of good neighbourhood and goodwill: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara
We also talk about the situation in Syria. We have captured practically the whole territory that was held previously by militants: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara8 month ago
We also talk about the situation in Syria. We have captured practically the whole territory that was held previously by militants: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara
Britain urged Iran to release detained dual nationals, Johnson says
Clashes reported near Popasna
Kyiv court released Saakashvili8 month ago
Kyiv court released Saakashvili
China and Russia to conduct joint missile defense drill, according to the Russian defense ministry
Trump on relationship with NATO SecGen Stoltenberg: "he's my biggest fan in the whole world"
Artillery of Russian forces shelling areas to the west of Novoazovs'k for the 2nd day in a row
Arson attack was attempted on a synagogue in Sweden, Malmö, no injuries reported. Two burnt out Molotov bottles were found at the main entrance
It is 7 pm now but there is still no decision whether Saakashvili gonna be released or stay at home arrest8 month ago
It is 7 pm now but there is still no decision whether Saakashvili gonna be released or stay at home arrest
8 month ago
PM May: We're not talking about paying for access in the future. Maybe for certain areas e.g. justice and home affairs areas where it makes sense for the UK to operate. We will not be members of the single market or the customs and we are not proposing that any part of the UK would be part of both of these
8 month ago
Austria to drop planned smoking ban, bucking Western trend
Poland's Morawiecki sworn in as new prime minister
8 month ago
PM May: We want o sort it out as part of the trade deal. I've been very clear that there will be no second referendum. This Parliament voted overwhelmingly to give the people a voice. They had their say and we must now deliver
8 month ago
PM: We've always said we're not looking for a deal that's Norway, nor CITA. We're looking for a deal that's right for the UK. Labour would pay EU £££ forever. Following EU rules with no say over them. Zero control over immigration. Not a success of Brexit, it would be no Brexit
8 month ago
PM May: I've been very clear, but the Labour Party has had 12 different plans. Corbyn says he wants to uphold the result of the referendum, but he later said he doesn't want the leave date of April 29th - we are upholding the referendum by actually leaving. Financial offer is on the table if we agree a partnership in the future. If we don't agree a partnership, it is off the table
8 month ago
PM May: This is good news for people who voted leave who were worried we'd never leave. It's good news for people who voted remain who were worried we'd crash out without a deal
8 month ago
PM May: This is not about a hard or soft Brexit. This is entirely in line with what I set out at Lancaster House and in Florence
8 month ago
PM May: There will be no new borders within the United Kingdom. We will leave the Customs Union and the Single Market. Nothing in this deal compromises that. We will build a deep and special partnership with EU. If not, we'll look for specific solutions. If not, we'll maintain regulations in line with EU to ensure cross-community lines
8 month ago
PM May: It was right we took time last week to listen to unionists across the country, including the DUP
8 month ago
PM May: We will uphold the Belfast agreement in full. This agreement has been critical. There will be no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland
8 month ago
PM May: We are honouring our commitments and it's a fair deal for the British taxpayer as we'll soon see significant savings. The days of paying vast sums to the EU are coming to an end
8 month ago
PM May: While we pay into the agreed EU budget spending, we will continue to be trading freely during our transition period
8 month ago
PM May: EU citizens living in the UK will have their rights protected here in the UK. The jurisdiction of the ECJ is coming to an end. That's how it should be
8 month ago
PM May: When we leave the EU, our laws will be enforced here, not in Luxembourg. EU citizens rights will be interpreted here, with due regard to ECJ case law. We've agreed that were case law is not clear, it can be referred to the ECJ. UK courts in charge
8 month ago
PM May: We've got a fair settlement of the accounts - meeting our commitments.More than 3 million EU citizens make an extraordinary contribution to our national life. EU states also value contribution of 1m UK citizens. That's why it has always been my number 1 priority
8 month ago
UK PM May: President Junker is recommending to the European Council that sufficient progress has been made in order to move onto phase two of negotiations. I want to pay tribute to David Davis for the calm and professional approach
Polish MFA: #Waszczykowski will not take part in the climate summit in Paris
8 month ago
Greater Manchester Police says three children have died and another child is critically ill after a "suspicious" house fire in Worsley
8 month ago
Three children dead in Salford house fire
8 month ago
Prosecutors claim about the risk to the life of Saakashvili and Dangadze cause of the actions of the Russian special services, insist on house arrest
40-year-old journalist Alexei Rublev from Kirov Oblast found dead in Yaroslavl. "No signs of violence".
North Donetsk: another GRAD reported at 15:50
Power line near Avdiyivka coke coal plant was damaged with MLRS GRAD
Zhebrivsky: Russian militants shelled Avdiyivka, likely with GRAD
8 month ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemns the burning of Israeli flags and use of anti-Semitic slogans at pro-Palestine demonstrations in Berlin."Not even [protests] over the status of Jerusalem, justify such actions," she said
EU tells Netanyahu it rejects Trump's Jerusalem move
Iran foreign minister defends missile program, asks European support
Catalan protesters clash with police over 'plunder' of religious artefacts
In World Cup host St Petersburg, three men beat up passengers in the metro shouting "This car is for white people!"
Russia's Putin and Egypt's Sisi discuss Middle East tensions in Cairo
Bulgaria asks Russia to overhaul MiG fighter jets
The European Commission has said last week's agreement between the Commission Task Force and the UK in the Brexit negotiations was not "formally speaking" legally binding
Brief brawl near court in Kyiv between Saakashvili supporters and police8 month ago
Brief brawl near court in Kyiv between Saakashvili supporters and police
.@JonahFisherBBC: Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili spoke to me from the dock in Kyiv. He's been accused of receiving support from a businessman close to former President Yanukovych/Russia.8 month ago
[email protected]: Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili spoke to me from the dock in Kyiv. He's been accused of receiving support from a businessman close to former President Yanukovych/Russia.
Netanyahu says he expects Europe to follow US on Jerusalem
8 month ago
Anger over @realDonaldTrump's decision on Jerusalem boiled over in Berlin at the weekend. Demonstrations sparked concerns about anti-semitism after protesters burnt at least three Israeli flags – German government's spokesman @RegSprecher Steffen Seibert
Power supply line Ocheretino-Avdiivka was damaged due to heavy shelling8 month ago
Power supply line Ocheretino-Avdiivka was damaged due to heavy shelling
NATO Deputy Secretary General @Gottemoeller on Harmel Report: remarkable because it was forward-looking + established dual-track approach.8 month ago
NATO Deputy Secretary General @Gottemoeller on Harmel Report: remarkable because it was forward-looking + established dual-track approach.
About 150 Saakashvili supporters at Pechersky court now8 month ago
About 150 Saakashvili supporters at Pechersky court now
Photo: Misha and Yulia. via @ukrpravda_news8 month ago
Photo: Misha and Yulia. via @ukrpravda_news
Damage of the Polish bus near the L'viv city qualified as a terrorist act - SBU
Full Champions League draw: Juventus v Tottenham; FC Basel v Man City ;  FC Porto vs Liverpool ; Sevilla FC v Man Utd ; Real Madrid v PSG ; Shakhtar Donetsk v Roma; Chelsea v FC Barcelona; Bayern Munich v Besiktas UCLdraw8 month ago
Full Champions League draw: Juventus v Tottenham; FC Basel v Man City ; FC Porto vs Liverpool ; Sevilla FC v Man Utd ; Real Madrid v PSG ; Shakhtar Donetsk v Roma; Chelsea v FC Barcelona; Bayern Munich v Besiktas #UCLdraw
In show of support, Yulia Tymoshenko appears alongside Saakashvili in courthouse where she was once convicted in show trial under Yanukovych.8 month ago
In show of support, Yulia Tymoshenko appears alongside Saakashvili in courthouse where she was once convicted in show trial under Yanukovych.
8 month ago
Konstantin Kozlovsky from Yekaterinburg in Moscow court says he was involved in Democratic National Committee hack under FSB supervision
Big crowd at Saakashvili trial in Kyiv, MP Timoshenko with Mikhael in support8 month ago
Big crowd at Saakashvili trial in Kyiv, MP Timoshenko with Mikhael in support
Saakashvili declared himself a prisoner of war8 month ago
Saakashvili declared himself a prisoner of war
8 month ago
Putin, on visit, orders Russian forces to start pulling out of Syria: agencies
8 month ago
ATO spox: In total, Russia-backed militants committed 15 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine yesterday, wounding five Ukrainian servicemen in action.
8 month ago
ATO spox: Donetsk sector – militants used Minsk-proscribed weapons in Chermalyk, Pisky, Hnutove, and Shakhta Butovka areas, attacked eight other localities with small arms and light weapons.
8 month ago
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies shelled Triokhizbenka, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, and Travneve areas with 82mm and 120mm mortars.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj after Russia, India and China (RIC) Foreign Ministers' Meeting, in Delhi8 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj after Russia, India and China (RIC) Foreign Ministers' Meeting, in Delhi
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