Extremely strong winds across Europe has led to the closure of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, port of Ghent in Belgium, trains in Germany and other countries partly suspended. Video shows people being blown away by the force of the winds in Holland.

Map. History of Europe conflict

20 April 2018
Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Ukrainian law on reintegration of Donbass contradicts Minsk agreements and threatens escalation3 month ago
Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Ukrainian law on reintegration of Donbass contradicts Minsk agreements and threatens escalation
The House Intelligence Committee has agreed to extend negotiations with the White House over how and when Steve Bannon will return to face additional questions in the Russia probe, multiple sources close to the discussions tell @NBCNews
Twitter users report service outage across Europe3 month ago
Twitter users report service outage across Europe
US Department of State: Secretary Tillerson will travel to London, Paris, Davos, and Warsaw Jan. 21-27 for bilateral meetings to discuss global issues of mutual concern including Iran, Syria, Libya, Lebanon, DPRK, and Ukraine. In Davos, the Secretary will join @POTUS and the U.S. delegation to @wef.
1 killed, 3 wounded as result of shooting in Volgograd
5th Bomb Wing B52 Stratofortress, assigned to @AFGlobalStrike, to fly in Estonian airspace as part of interoperability training with forward air controllers #StrongEurope
French President Emmanuel Macron says the UK and France have signed a treaty to improve the management of their common border and to deal with migrants more humanely
Macron and May sign treaty to deal with migrants in Calais3 month ago
Macron and May sign treaty to deal with migrants in Calais
3 month ago
German parliament creates anti-Semitism commissioner post
[email protected] military edge over Russia could soon be threatened if allies fail to keep adapting says General Scaparrotti.
3 month ago
Italy's Berlusconi says he is ready to be premier if European court lifts ban
This is the law of war — Matvienko on the new law on reintegration of Donbass3 month ago
This is the law of war — Matvienko on the new law on reintegration of Donbass
British PM Theresa May welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron for high-profile summit at Sandhurst, that is expected to focus on migration and Brexit
Russian media reports that SMM OSCE monitor Vitaliy Zara died in Kramatorsk at "tragic circumstances"
Kaliningrad is yet another of Navalny's HQs being searched today.
3 month ago
President Poroshenko nominated Yakov Smolii as Head of the National Bank of Ukraine
Talks underway in Catalonia to pick regional president, with exiled former leader Puigdemont in lead for the post
3 month ago
Moscow warns Kyiv's 'Russian occupation' law could trigger 'new war'
Transneft oil pipeline on fire near Saratov.
The Heads of the 5 intelligence agencies (MI6, MI5, GCHQ, DGSE, DGSI) also meeting at Sandhurst
Petro Poroshenko: Ukraine is grateful to Canada for the decision to roll over the UNIFIER mission until 2019
3 month ago
Parliament approved President Poroshenko's decision to allow units of the armed forces of other countries to enter Ukraine for exercises in 2018
Russia's Transneft says oil pipeline caught fire in Saratov region. pipeline halted
Macron and May due to arrive at @RMASandhurst imminently. French and British ministers waiting
Meeting between the President of Ukraine @poroshenko and the Governor General of Canada @GGJuliePayette: Ukraine is grateful to Canada for its support in the struggle against the Russian aggression
3 month ago
German rail says halting all long-distance trains due to storm
Russia's envoy to the Contact Group for settlement in Ukraine's southeast Boris Gryzlov said that Donbas needs to prepare to defend itself after Ukraine's parliament passed the law on Donbas reintegration3 month ago
Russia's envoy to the Contact Group for settlement in Ukraine's southeast Boris Gryzlov said that "Donbas needs to prepare to defend itself" after Ukraine's parliament passed the law on Donbas reintegration
Romania making little progress fighting corruption, European agency says
3 month ago
Russian Senator Pushkov says the law on reintegration of Donbass undermining Minsk agreements
„Islam is the elephant in the room when it comes to Antisemitism, far right @AfD deputy whip @Beatrix vStorch tells Germany's parliament3 month ago
„Islam is the elephant in the room" when it comes to Antisemitism, far right @AfD deputy whip @Beatrix vStorch tells Germany's parliament
Security services came to the office of civil rights society "Memorial" in Grozny
3 month ago
Chief whip of Merkel's @cducsubt party Volker Kauder says will try to outlaw flag burning of Israel's flag in Germany - „different meaning" when it happens here
3 month ago
A German court has convicted an Algerian man of supporting the Islamic State group for helping plan the smuggling of a would-be fighter to IS-held terrority in Syria. He was sentenced to a year and nine months in prison.
Trust far right @AfD party to apply racist wording even in debate on health food in Germany's parliament. AfD MP Axel Gehrke talks of ‚eco panic' being applied in argument like „the colored person has served its duty, the colored person may leave3 month ago
Trust far right @AfD party to apply racist wording even in debate on health food in Germany's parliament. AfD MP Axel Gehrke talks of ‚eco panic' being applied in argument like „the colored person has served its duty, the colored person may leave"
3 month ago
Attorney General Jeremy Wright has announced there will be no new inquest into the death of Stuart Lubbock who was found dead in the pool of the home of entertainer Michael Barrymore in 2001
3 month ago
USAF B52 60-0005 BARON41 departed Fairford at 1052z - Baltic mission
3 month ago
Leaders of South Korea, France agree to boost cooperation
Reports of heavy artillery including GRAD to the area of Svitlodars'k bulge from Horlivka
3 month ago
Medvedchuk: Law on the reintegration of Donbass - a cross on the peaceful resolution of the conflict
123 inmates of Fleury-Mérogis prison, in the Val-de-Marne, refuse to return to their cell. Intervention in progress
Trump 'eager' to speak to special counsel in Russia probe: attorney
3 month ago
You have turned a country of potential instability into a country of real opportunity. And, in NATO, you have a true friend - SG @jensstoltenberg
3 month ago
Every member of the Macedonian Parliament plays a key role not just to legislate, but to embody a free, democratic and respectful of the rule of law country. The role of the opposition is crucial: constructively contributing to the process and the role of civil society is critical in your country's evolution and reform - NATO SG @jensstoltenberg
NATO notes Skopje's important progress on transparency, accountability, oversight of the intel and security agencies, judicial reform and the passing of the language law by the Macedonian Parliament - SG @jensstoltenberg3 month ago
NATO notes Skopje's important progress on transparency, accountability, oversight of the intel and security agencies, judicial reform and the passing of the language law by the Macedonian Parliament - SG @jensstoltenberg
3 month ago
Countries aspiring to join NATO must demonstrate that they share same values, by sticking to the path of reform - SG @jensstoltenberg
Russian court rejects appeal against extension of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko's pre-trial detention. He has been in prison since September 2016.3 month ago
Russian court rejects appeal against extension of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko's pre-trial detention. He has been in prison since September 2016.
3 month ago
I welcome the government's willingness to resolve the name issue and yesterday's meeting of negotiators was another valuable step – NATO SG @jensstoltenberg
3 month ago
NATO has been engaged in the Western Balkans for more than 20 yrs because we want this region to be secure, prosperous and free – SG @jensstoltenberg
Thank you for everything Skopje has done in support of international security. In 2001-2002, NATO also made considerable contributions to the security and stability of Macedonia. We still have an advisory role-  SG @jensstoltenberg3 month ago
Thank you for everything Skopje has done in support of international security. In 2001-2002, NATO also made considerable contributions to the security and stability of Macedonia. We still have an advisory role- SG @jensstoltenberg
Windstorm Friederike tossing around cargo containers around the port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands today. Report via Bas Cammeraat.
Russia's militants leader in Donetsk, Alexander Zakharchenko, says Ukraine's law designating Russia as an aggressor gives Kyiv a legal basis to escalate the conflict.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is cagey about whether he'll preside over the inauguration of the new U.S. embassy in London next week
All flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport cancelled due to a severe storm - gusts of up to 140km/h recorded
3 month ago
ATO spox: Russia-backed militants committed a total of 7 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed in action.
3 month ago
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies extensively shelled Luhanske area with 120mm mortars. Donetsk sector – militants used small arms and light weapons near Novotroitske and Hranitne, 82mm mortars near Pisky and Verkhniotoretske, and 120mm ones in Avdiivka area.
Extremely strong winds across Europe has led to the closure of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, port of Ghent in Belgium, trains in Germany and other countries partly suspended. Video shows people being blown away by the force of the winds in Holland.3 month ago
Extremely strong winds across Europe has led to the closure of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, port of Ghent in Belgium, trains in Germany and other countries partly suspended. Video shows people being blown away by the force of the winds in Holland.
The coordinator of Navalny's HQ in Penza, Anton Strunin, was detained.
Amsterdam airport cancels all flights due to violent storms
[email protected] reviewing Canada troops on parade at Military Police Academy Lviv #OpUnifier
3 month ago
Swedish skier killed in avalanche at Gulmarg, 1 trapped
Police rush into Navalny's HQ in Kaluga after a courier delivers leaflets calling for a voters' strike - they say they had a report from a citizen.
3 month ago
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill passes to the House of Lords
3 month ago
Canadian trade negotiator warns UK/EU trade deal unlikely to go much deeper than CETA
Irish Taoiseach says there can be no 'backsliding' on Irish border Brexit agreement
3 month ago
Ukraine's parliament approved a new law on de-occupation of Donbass. The law designates Russia as an occupying power in parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions
3 month ago
Contact group meets today in Minsk to discus Donbas issues
In Samara authorities are collecting signatures of people who say that they support the necessity of participating in the presidential election.
3 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Missing skier found by Ski Rescue team of J&K Police, he is a Swedish national
Skopje throws up obstacles in UN-buffered name talks3 month ago
Skopje throws up obstacles in UN-buffered name talks
Avalanche triggered near second phase Gandola on Affarwat peak Gulmarg. Two skiers got trapped. One skier namely Daniel from Sweden killed. Ski Rescue Team of Baramulla Police on job to rescue another trapped skier3 month ago
Avalanche triggered near second phase Gandola on Affarwat peak Gulmarg. Two skiers got trapped. One skier namely Daniel from Sweden killed. Ski Rescue Team of Baramulla Police on job to rescue another trapped skier
3 month ago
Ukrainian parliament adopted law on de-occupation of Donbas
3 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: One Swedish national dead and one skier missing in an avalanche that triggered near second phase of Gulmarg Gandola on Apharwat Peak. Rescue team of J&K police at the spot
Masked men search home of Crimean Tatar Giray Kulametov, who participated in a picket against repressions, then detain him.3 month ago
Masked men search home of Crimean Tatar Giray Kulametov, who participated in a picket against repressions, then detain him.
Ex-"pro Russian rebels" from Donbas(Russian citizens) shot dead 3 people on 31 December in Ladozhskaya of Krasnodar region
Britain says it would pay an extra £44.5 million to boost security around Calais after a demand for more money from French President Emmanuel Macron
3 month ago
Russia dismisses as baseless U.S. allegation Moscow is violating UN sanctions on North Korea
Mexico-EU free trade deal should be finished in a few weeks - official
3 month ago
Russia's senate considers sanctioning US special counsel Robert Mueller, World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren.
ATO: 7 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 3 killed, 5 soldiers wounded
[email protected]: Landed in Lviv with @CDS Canada CEMD. A warm welcome by officials from Ukraine.
3 month ago
Belarus denies plans to deploy new military bases of the Russian Federation
People in Poland protest against a bill that plans to further restrict access to abortions.
The UK government announces it will deploy 3 @RoyalAirForce Chinook helicopters to Mali in support of France's Operation BARKHANE, which aims to combat extremist groups in the Sahel region of Africa
Catalan lawmakers call for Puigdemont to rule by Skype
3 month ago
Facebook to look again for evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit
Malmö police confirm two men in their 20s are detained after suspected hand grenade attack against police station. Detonation caused material damage, no casualties.
Fresh images of the 1st and 2nd Ilyushin-112V prototypes - 0101 and 0102 respectively , at TsOS VASO in Voronezh,Russia.
Ramzan Kadyrov calls arrested Memorial head a drug addict and says missing gay singer was probably killed by his own relatives.
3 month ago
Russian Strategic Aviation is active already for 13 hours
Alleged video of the collision of Turkish and Greek patrol ships today.3 month ago
Alleged video of the collision of Turkish and Greek patrol ships today.
3 month ago
Italy approves military mission in Niger, more troops to North Africa
Explosion outside police station in Rosengård damages vehicles - Malmö, Sweden
Cockpit video from last Monday as @BeAirForce F16 intercepted two Russian TU-160 Blackjacks above the North Sea3 month ago
Cockpit video from last Monday as @BeAirForce F16 intercepted two Russian TU-160 Blackjacks above the North Sea
Explosion at Malmö police station
Powerful explosion at The police station in Rosengård, Malmö, Sweden
Catalonia Parliament Appoints New Separatist Speaker
3 month ago
MPs have approved the European Union Withdrawal Bill by 324 to 295 after a vote in the House of Commons
3 month ago
Macedonian President vetoes law boosting Albanian language
In Reuters interview, Trump says Russia is helping North Korea evade sanctions
Sanders on the Russia investigation: "I think we've been dealing with this hoax for the better part of a year. If we have to endure the ridiculousness for another month, we can certainly handle it"
[email protected] on executive privilege in the Russia probe: "The Congress should consult with the White House prior to obtaining confidential material."
Belgium has stepped in to help out @UNRWA with an immediate disbursement of $23 million after the Trump administration suspended $65 million in aid
Russian Ministry of Defense shows photos of drill of air-defense troops in Southern Russia
3 month ago
Poroshenko ordered to build a missile system "Vil'ha"
Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election
Kosovo police said that they have identified the origin of the vehicle allegedly used by the killers of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic3 month ago
Kosovo police said that they have identified the origin of the vehicle allegedly used by the killers of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic
NATO Council discussed agenda of Defence Ministers Meeting 14/15 February in Brussels. Focus on Alliance Modernisation, including adaptation of Command Structure, and on Deterrence and Defence in all strategic directions. They will also address borden sharing in all its aspects.
3 month ago
The NSDC approved a state defense order for 2018. It envisages an increase in anti-tank weapons in four times, the means of electronic warfare - in three, and the provision of anti-sniper complexes - in ten.
Ministry of Defense of Russia: Crews of Su-30M2 fighters and Su-34 of the Southern Military District for the first time fulfilled the conveyor landing of aircraft on the road in the Rostov region within the framework of the flight tactical exercise
The President holds a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council3 month ago
The President holds a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council
Police used quadrocopter UAV to monitor situation on highway Odesa-Kyiv amid snow storm3 month ago
Police used quadrocopter UAV to monitor situation on highway Odesa-Kyiv amid snow storm
Irish PM denies that the EU is conspiring to reverse the Brexit vote, but says a second referendum would not be "anti-democratic"
Health Ministry: Another man died of measles in Odesa
3 month ago
Russian TV says the US State Department plans to fund Navalny's campaign to boycott the presidential election.
MEP Viorica Dancila named as new Romanian PM
3 month ago
Serbian president to visit Kosovo after leading politician murdered
Vodafone wants to resume mobile communication in Occupied Donbas tomorrow.
3 month ago
"Money of Yanukovych" has transformed into hundreds of rocket systems - Lutsenko
Poland seeks to tamp down German war reparations row, saying the issue should not hinder good relations between neighbors
3 month ago
Air defence missile regiment of the Black Sea Fleet launches training in intensive military flight zone at Kacha Airfield
Arrival of the Fighting Falcons: 12 @usairforce F-16s and 300 Airman landed in Estonia as part of a Theater Security Package (TSP) in support of Atlantic Resolve
Open Russia's coordinator in Tambov Vladimir Zhilkin and his wife detained on suspicion of murdering a woman in a park.
3 month ago
Germany's Merkel plans to travel to Paris on Friday to join France's Macron ahead of plans to launch a new Franco-German partnership in the run-up to Monday's celebrations marking the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Elysee Treaty of friendship between Germany and France
3 month ago
US presses Kosovo against amending war crimes court law
Russia again is conducting a drills in the unrecognized Transnistria, Moldova
Air France/KLM cancels 228 European flights to and from Schiphol Airport ahead of storm
Masked men holding bottles are seen entering the Memorial offices in Nazran, which were destroyed in an arson attack last night.
3 month ago
"We have carried a disproportionately high share already. You can't say Austria is not showing solidarity," Austrian Chancellor Kurz says on the distribution of refugees in the European Union, urging to focus on securing EU's external borders while visiting Berlin
A video of last night's arson attack on the Memorial offices in Nazran, Ingushetia, has been published.
3 month ago
Merkel on Austria's new coalition government with the far-right FPOE: "I want to make clear: We will judge the new government in Austria by its actions. Our discussions on Europe make me hopeful, but of course we will monitor its actions very closely."
3 month ago
Bayeux Tapestry loan 'very significant': British PM
3 month ago
"We want to limit illegal immigration," says German Chancellor Merkel after meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on his inaugural visit in Berlin. Kurz had sharply criticised Merkel's open door refugee policy during his time as foreign minister
German Chancellor Angela Merkel travels to Sofia on Saturday for talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after his nation took over the European Union's rotating six-month presidency at the start of the year
EU likely to hit Venezuelan officials with sanctions - diplomats
3 month ago
"The Government is not running Carillion the Government is actually a customer of Carillion" says @Theresa May after being told she should take responsibility for the company's collapse
EU is not at war with Poland, says EU's Juncker
3 month ago
Afghanistan: Russia offers to host talks between Afghan government, Taliban: By Pajhwok on 17 January 2018 KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia has called for urgent talks between Afghan government and the read more
Catalan lawmakers elect separatist parliamentary speaker
25-year-old Liverpool footballer Jon Flanagan has been sentenced to 40 hours of unpaid work and a 12-month community order for assaulting his girlfriend Rachael Wall
[email protected]: I have no desire to see any borders in Ireland, or between Northern Ireland and the UK, we'll do everything we can to prevent that, N. Ireland shouldn't have to choose between prioritising trade with the UK or EU, special arrangements are possible
Varadkar: fundamnetally what we have have to move away from is any idea that any country can have a relationship that involves taking all the benefits and none of the responsibilites and obligations. That's the fundamental thing we need to insist on
3 month ago
Putin seeks to be 'emperor for life': Kremlin critic Navalny tells AFP
3 month ago
Chief of Staff Muzhenko says Ukrainian army is preparing to use FGM-148 Javelin ATGM
Taoiseach @campaignforleo: I will absolutely fight hard to ensure we can have as close as possible partnership and relationship between UK-EU it's in Ireland's, British people and EU's interest
Catalan Parliament fails to select new Speaker in first round. Separatist candidate Roger Torrent (ERC) three votes short of required overall majority. Second round vote now, but only simple majority needed
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has told the European Parliament in Strasbourg he would like the UK to rejoin the European Union after Brexit
Farage to Vardakar: "You're prepared to put your devotion to the European project above the interests of Irish farmers."
3 month ago
ATO spox: Unfortunately, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed in action by an unidentified explosive device. Seven more troops received combat injuries: five in the said explosion, another two in the hostile shelling of Vodiane.
3 month ago
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies attacked Luhanske with light weapons and shelled Troitske with 82mm mortars. Donetsk sector – militants used 120mm mortars in Vodiane area.
USAF B52s 61-0005 and 60-0012 BARON31 flight departed Fairford at 1013z - Baltic mission3 month ago
USAF B52s 61-0005 and 60-0012 BARON31 flight departed Fairford at 1013z - Baltic mission
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