EU commission spokesman Winterstein briefs press in Brussels EU says has counter-measures ready against U.S. tariffs EU says stands ready to respond

Map. History of Europe conflict

15 August 2018
Police says that they have to make investigation actions in several criminal cases, and protesters attacked them5 month ago
Police says that they have to make investigation actions in several criminal cases, and protesters attacked them
US Department of State: Gas supply and transit must never be a political weapon. We expect Gazprom to supply gas to Ukraine's transit pipeline per Stockholm Arbitration decision. Russia should prove it is a reliable gas supplier.
Teacher tried to create 'army of children' to launch terror attacks in London5 month ago
Teacher tried to create 'army of children' to launch terror attacks in London
White House says European leaders Macron, Merkel agreed with President Trump on need to implement Syrian cease fire, and expressed concern over Russia's new weapons announcement.
USAF RQ4 Global Hawk UAV 'UAVGH000' - Left the Black Sea region, 53,000ft into Greek airspace
Man wounded as result of explosion in Dnipro city
Ouagadougou attack targeted Burkina and France, says Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian
Trump extended sanctions against Russia for another year due to the situation in Ukraine - The White House
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WTO warns that Trump risks trade war with steel, aluminum tariffs
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Donetsk water filter station is out of power after shelling, also no gas in Avdiyivka
Audience question: What event would you like to change?   Putin: The collapse of the Soviet Union.5 month ago
Audience question: What event would you like to change? Putin: "The collapse of the Soviet Union."
EU's Juncker says the bloc will react to the proposed U.S. steel action with tariffs on motorcycles (Harley-Davidson), bourbon whiskey and blue jeans.
Tu214SR RA64526 heading back east over Lithuania
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2 Greek soldiers who strayed into Turkey formally arrested on grounds of attempted espionage, entering military zone, Turkish state media reports
5 month ago
Switzerland: bomb threat in Bern, one arrested
Europe will hit back at 'unacceptable' U.S. tariffs: French minister
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Theresa May: things are going to be different post-Brexit, in certain ways our access each other's markets will be reduced but we will not accept the rights of Canada, or the obligations of Norway
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Theresa May: we do not want a hard border in Ireland, we've ruled out physical infrastructure at the border, but the UK can't find a solution alone, the UK, Ireland and the EU must together find a solution
US not backing down following boasts by Russia President Putin about Moscow's newest nuclear weapons; @DeptofDefense says US 'fully prepared'
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Theresa May: (Irish border) UK governments have worked tirelessly to bring about peace, we need to protect that peace and I have put the Belfast agreement at the heart of the UK's approach
Russia's threats to target NATO allies are unacceptable and counterproductive says NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu
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Prime Minister Theresa May says if Brexit talks are "cherry picking" then so is "every trade agreement"
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Theresa May: both the UK and EU are clear, the implementation period must be time-limited, and cannot become a permanent solution, but will give business time to prepare for the new relationship
An avalanche in the south of France leaves several dead
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Theresa May: (the withdrawal agreement) we've made clear our concerns about the first draft the Commission published on Wednesday, but we are committed to the joint report from December
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Theresa May: we are approaching a crucial moment, we must build a new and lasting relationship while preparing for every scenario, but we are making real progress
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UK PM May admits neither side can have 'exactly what we want' in Brexit
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Theresa May: Fifth, the new agreement must strengthen our union of peoples, we must bring our country back together, my duty as Prime Minister is to protect the interests of all of the UK
Immediately Naftogaz signs a contract with Poland's PGNiG instead
Real Madrid's Luka Modric charged with false testimony: prosecutors
5 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May says she wants the "deepest and broadest possible" trade agreement with the EU after Brexit
Leicestershire Police has arrested two more men in connection with an explosion which killed five people in Leicester last Sunday taking the total number of arrests to five
5 month ago
Theresa May says she wants freedom to negotiate trade deals around the world and wants 'as frictionless border as possible' with EU
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Theresa May: Fourth it must be consistent with the type of country we want to be: a modern, open, outward looking, tolerant European democracy
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Theresa May: Second the new agreement must endure. Third it must protect people's jobs and security – in the new relationship, while the means may change our shared goals have surely not
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Theresa May says EU treaties will not apply in UK after Brexit; says ultimate arbiter cannot be European Courts of Justice after Brexit
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It would be unacceptable to break up the UK's common market with a customs border in the Irish Sea - Theresa May
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Existing models like Norway and Canada are not right for our future: @theresa_may in her big speech on Brexit
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Theresa May: that pledge for me means five things: first the Brexit deal must respect the referendumto take control of our borders, laws and money, and a vote for wider change, so no community in the UK would ever be left behind again
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Theresa May: My government will not be driven by the interests of the privileged few but by the people that I serve we will do everything we can to give you more control over your lives
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[email protected]: Defence starts and ends with NATO but that does not mean we shouldn't pool togetherlike we're doing with PESCO
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Theresa May says any post-Brexit arrangements with the EU must respect the Brexit vote to take back control of "our borders, laws and money"
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Prime Minister @theresa_may speaking at Mansion House, the City of London: There have been many different visions of what the future UK-EU partnership should look like, I have listened carefully to them all
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Anti-Putin protests after election could get violent, opposition warns
Gazprom has announced termination of contracts with Naftogaz
David Clarke who took hostages during a four-hour armed siege at a bowling alley in Nuneaton has been jailed for 12 years
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[email protected]: lofty visions do not create jobs or security, nor does shouting from the ends of the political spectrum
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[email protected]: Public sentiment towards the EU is vulnerable, Brexit shows that the EU is not an irreversible certainty. In many member states political parties at the centre, parties with a longstanding European traditions, are under pressure
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[email protected]: the single market can flourish only if the rule of law applies in all member stateserode the rule of law and you erode the single market, erode the single market and you erode the EU
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[email protected]: Member states must not treat the EU as a menu from which they can pick and chooselets link the EU budget to efforts to encourage member states to reform and modernise their economies as agreed
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[email protected]: The EU27 cannot fill the Brexit [budget] gap
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[email protected] on EU budget: lets accept that the UK is leaving and the budget will be smaller, lets modernise the budget
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17-year-old Lloyd Gunton has been given a life sentence with a minimum term of 11 years for planning an Islamic State-inspired vehicle attack in Cardiff
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Dutch PM Rutte: The EU Commission's credibility as the guardian of the Treaty stands or falls with its impartiality. That is why I have always be against a more political European Commission. The EU is at the service of member states
National Emergency Coordination Group chairperson Sean Hogan has said conditions remain dangerous and that the public should exercise high levels of care and keep off roads
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Disturbing piece on NTV which shows they have followed @johnsweeneyroar and BBC crews in Moscow and elsewhere and wire-tapped or got access to someone wire-tapping their phones.
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@MinPres Rutte: "EU must protect, but not fall into the trap of protectionism"
'Only losers' in US-EU trade war: French economy minister Le Maire
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[email protected]: I do not believe we have been marching towards a federal system nor should that be our goal
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[email protected]: we should be working towards a perfect union not an ever closer one
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Dutch PM @MinPres giving his speech says "you had a choice today. You could have listened to a speech in the UK about a future without Europe. Or a speech in Berlin by someone who believes in Europe"
5 month ago
SPD coalition 'no' vote would hurt Germany, EU: party official
Situation 'under control' after attacks on French missions in Burkina Faso capital: French govt sources
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Putin - NBC: There are two reasons that can force us to use nuclear weapons: an attack on us using nuclear weapons or an attack using conventional weapons if there is a threat to the existence of the Russian state
France Finance Minister @BrunoLeMaire calls US tariffs unilateral and unacceptable, warns that for a response, all options are on the table
Submarines and Big landing ships in Sevastopol5 month ago
Submarines and Big landing ships in Sevastopol
The 5 armed men who police say are Islamist terrorist attempted to storm the French Embassy but failed, then decided to storm the military HQs in Ouagadougou. French military helicopters with Special forces are on the ground of the embassy
Clearing snow in Narraghmore Co Kildare this morning
Shooting in St.Petersburg during conflict between two ethnic gangs left 1 dead, 1 wounded
Shooting in St.Petersburg during conflict between two ethnic gangs left 1 dead, 1 wounded
"We have been preparing for this situation for a long time," says EC spox @A_WintersteinEC re: @realDonaldTrump's expected steel tariffs, "and because of that, we are ready."
EC spokerson @A_WintersteinEC says we will react "swiftly, firmly and proportionately", pointing out US consumers will suffer from the higher prices caused by @realDonaldTrump's "trade war" over steel
Asked whether the European Commission agrees with @realDonaldTrump that "trade wars are good", Spox @A_WintersteinEC says "we see international trade relations as win-win, not zero-sum game" but needs to take place within WTO rules
USAF RQ4 Global Hawk UAV 53,000ft around Crimea and along the Russian coastline; US Navy EP-3 Aries, racetracks south of Crimea at 25,000ft5 month ago
USAF RQ4 Global Hawk UAV 53,000ft around Crimea and along the Russian coastline; US Navy EP-3 Aries, racetracks south of Crimea at 25,000ft
EU commission spokesman Winterstein briefs press in Brussels EU says has counter-measures ready against U.S. tariffs EU says stands ready to respond
Philippines, EU say aid, joint projects intact, despite Duterte's ire
5 month ago
Britain's serious fraud office to seek retrial of three former Tesco executives
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Detectives from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command have arrested a 25-year-old woman from south London on suspicion of encouraging support for a proscribed organisation, contrary to section 12 of the Terrorism Act 2000
'Attack under way' at French embassy and French institute in Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou - French Embassy
Burkina Faso: Heavy gunfire still ongoing, French army deployed to the embassy
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25 people dead in fire which tore through drug rehabilitation clinic in Azerbaijani capital Baku, officials say, revising earlier toll
5 month ago
Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran in Astana to be held on March 16
Cork County Council has warned of very high spring tides and the risk of coastal flooding over the next few days in Midleton, Youghal, Clonakilty and Bantry
Chataigner @Jmchataigner #France special envoy for #Sahel says a "terrorist attack" is ongoing at #Ougadougou
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Kremlin dismisses allegation Russia behind German cyber attack
All flights are cancelled due to weather conditions in Dublin. The airport is closed but will reopen
5 month ago
Germany 'rejects' US President Trump's decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports: Merkel spokesman
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ATO spox: Russian proxies shelled Svitlodarsk (Luhansk sector) and Pisky (Donetsk sector) with 82mm mortars yesterday. Fortunately, Ukrainian troops suffered no casualties.
Shooting near the embassy of France in the capital of Burkina Faso
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Merkel and Trump urge Russia to end involvement in bombing eastern Ghouta
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Kremlin 'categorically' denies Russia is violating arms control agreements: spokesman
Major attack at the same time as an explosion to the Burkinian PM office
Part of the tents were removed from the Mariinsky park5 month ago
Part of the tents were removed from the Mariinsky park
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Theresa May to outline her five tests for Brexit, declaring she hopes to agree an "ambitious economic partnership" with the bloc
EU says to regulate Northern Irish trade unless Britain acts fast Brexit
Snowfall closes Geneva airport again: airport
5 month ago
Russian mastermind in Argentina cocaine plot arrested: German police
Snow storms shut Ireland and force Britain to call in the army
Ukraine and Russia swap prisoners at border crossing in Kharkiv region. Kyiv got back 2 border guards captured in autumn; Moscow got its two FSB officers captured last summer5 month ago
Ukraine and Russia swap prisoners at border crossing in Kharkiv region. Kyiv got back 2 border guards captured in autumn; Moscow got its two FSB officers captured last summer
The Ukrainian border guards captured in Russia were exchanged for FSB officers5 month ago
The Ukrainian border guards captured in Russia were exchanged for FSB officers
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Roman Tsymbalyuk asks the question. So you said about February 21, 2014. And on 20 February Russian troops began to prepare for the seizure of the Crimea. On the 1st of the day you turned to Putin. You wanted him to return Ukraine to you? In general, Yanukovych answers another question. Stories about the agreement 21.02
The "Crimean Evening" was held at the Ukrainian Embassy in Lebanon - Umerov
New prisoners exchange between Ukraine and Russian occupation administration today
Elysee: France and the United States will not tolerate impunity in the use of chemical weapons in Syria
The story of Putin's cough during yesterday's speech. Note how the president shook off the cobwebs when talking about destroying the US.5 month ago
The story of Putin's cough during yesterday's speech. Note how the president shook off the cobwebs when talking about destroying the US.
Yanukovych intends to talk to the United States with proposals for the settlement of the military conflict in Donbass5 month ago
Yanukovych intends to talk to the United States with proposals for the settlement of the military conflict in Donbass
The President of the EU Parliament Antonio Tajani tweets that he is willing to accept Silvio Berlusconi's request to become Italy's next PM if the center-right coalition wins this Sunday's general election
March in memory of heroes of war of 1992 in Chisinau
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Hungarian PM steps up anti-immigrant campaign after by-election loss
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Yanukovych press-conference starting in Moscow
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The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs denies its connection with the main suspect in cocaine case Alexander Koval'chuk
March in memory of fallen soldiers in conflicts for Moldova territorial integrity
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Germany urges 'determined' EU response to US steel tariffs
5 month ago
Putin: New arms race started by US pulling out of missile treaty
5 month ago
Armenia lawmakers elect Armen Sarkisian as president: AFP
"Please stay off the roads until they are cleared," says Sean Hogan, Chairperson of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group
President Poroshenko: I'm grateful Trump Administration for support of Ukraine(commenting on Javelin sale)5 month ago
President Poroshenko: I'm grateful Trump Administration for support of Ukraine(commenting on Javelin sale)
The National Emergency Coordination Group has withdrawn the public safety advice to stay indoors after the passing of blizzard conditions
5 month ago
Russian military says new five-hour truce starts in Syria's Ghouta: Ifax
The figures from official Met Éireann stations show that between 5-12cm of snow fell up to 6am this morning. There are unofficial reports of higher amounts throughout the country
U.S. hopes for U.N. vote on new Syria toxic gas inquiry next week
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At least 30 people have been killed in a fire that tore through a drug rehabilitation clinic in the Azerbaijani capital Baku
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At least 30 dead in Azerbaijan drug rehab centre fire: media
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Alleged ringleader of the 400kg cocaine plot at Russia's embassy in Buenos Aires has been seized by police in Germany (the one who says the CIA infiltrated the embassy and swapped his 12 suitcases of coffee for drugs)
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Russia is ready for new sanctions from U.S about Syria - the first deputy chairman of the Federation Council
U.S. officially announces sale to Ukraine of 210 javelin anti-tank missiles and 37 launchers, worth $47 million.
Final approval of Javelin anti-tank missiles for Ukraine by @StateDept
5 month ago
US state department says America believes some of the weapons systems discussed by Russian President Putin would violate the intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty
Pentagon: Russia's advancements in missile technology have been happening "for a very long time," spokeswoman says
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The Pentagon says it is not surprised by Russian President Putin's remarks on new nuclear weapons, which he claimed could evade a US-built missile shield. Putin's remarks come as he is preparing for a March 18 election he is expected to win
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Poroshenko has ordered to seek arrest of Gazprom's assets if it fails to comply with the decision.
U.S. says unsurprised by Putin's rhetoric on Russian nuclear arms
A US official told CNN that the nuclear-powered cruise missile tests Putin talked about today all ended in crashes
Feb 21st, OSCE drone spots Russian Grad rocket launchers near Krasnyi Luch. Russian forces started creating this large base early 20155 month ago
Feb 21st, OSCE drone spots Russian Grad rocket launchers near Krasnyi Luch. Russian forces started creating this large base early 2015
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An EU source says the meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk in Downing Street was "an open and honest debate in a good atmosphere"
Kyiv policemen help drivers who trapped by snow5 month ago
Kyiv policemen help drivers who trapped by snow
5 month ago
We do not accept the Shi'ite brand of Islam supported by London or the Sunni form of Islam backed by America and Israel; because Islam is against kufr, cruelty, and hegemony.
U.S. officials say Russia's nuke powered cruise missile not operational yet, still in 'RandD' phase and has crashed recently in testing in the Arctic, despite claims by Putin today.
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Kazakhstan says Russian not banned from government after all
5 month ago
Despite huge criticism for a cyberattack on German government institutions German Interior Minister Thomas deMaizière says it's a "success" that the attack on federal networks could be "isolated and brought under control."
EU Commissioner for Enlargement @JHahnEU says Serbia's public needs to be prepared to settle the dispute regarding Kosovo's independence as a price for a European perspective
The death toll of the bombing of the government and Russia on the Eastern Ghouta is 19 civilians today
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Germany´s federal government is being hacked - and it´s been going on for more than one year. Lawmakers demand better IT security. @SPD´s @LischkaB tells "too many cooks spoil the broth"
EU's negotiator says Britain can only get a free-trade deal
EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the UK is closing the door on Brexit solutions and the only option left is a free trade agreement
France far-right leader charged for tweeting pictures of ISIS executions. Marine Le Pen faces up to 3 years in prison for 'distribution of violent images.' Tweets included the 2014 beheading of U.S. reporter James Foley.
Tusk: Meeting with PM @theresa_may in London before I next week will present draft EU27 guidelines for our future relationship5 month ago
Tusk: Meeting with PM @theresa_may in London before I next week will present draft EU27 guidelines for our future relationship
The president's address inspires a feeling of confidence in the future of the country, Kadyrov thinks.5 month ago
The president's address inspires a feeling of confidence in the future of the country, Kadyrov thinks.
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President Putin warns others against targeting Russia's sovereignty and interests, saying the country has developed a new missile that cannot be intercepted
DNR group Zaharchenko says union with Russia is main priority for groups foreign policy
"Russia has clearly reimagined the world with a new playbook to exploit the very openess of our society, to divide us from within and to cut us off from our allies" warns @MarkWarner
5 month ago
Armenia scraps 2009 deal to normalize relations with Turkey - president's spokesman
Plesetsk: Yubileynaya silo site: 62.889830°_41.760372°
Swiss weather model predicts more than 4 FEET of SNOW for Ireland near Dublin until Saturday
5 month ago
"The hacker attack on the Germen Federal Government apparently continues" - chairman of the parliamentary committee
5 month ago
Cyberattack against German govt 'ongoing': parliamentary committee
Catalan parliament slams Madrid 'authoritarianism', defends Puigdemont
Protest in the center of Kyiv for legalization of prostitution5 month ago
Protest in the center of Kyiv for legalization of prostitution
Putin nukes Florida in new animated video showing Russia's futuristic weapons5 month ago
Putin nukes Florida in new animated video showing Russia's futuristic weapons
Russia did indeed conduct their first ejection test of the new Сармат (Sarmat) ICBM, as suggested by Dec 2017 reporting5 month ago
Russia did indeed conduct their first ejection test of the new Сармат (Sarmat) ICBM, as suggested by Dec 2017 reporting
Russia did indeed conduct their first ejection test of the new Сармат (Sarmat) ICBM, as suggested by Dec 2017 reporting
[email protected] says no one should be on the roads after 4pm today
5 month ago
UK's May to make "real step forward" in EU talks with Friday speech
5 month ago
German SPD minister expects 60 percent party support for coalition
Head of CEFC China Energy was detained by Chinese police (CEFC to invest $9B in Rosneft')
Surkov proposed to name new missile Givi5 month ago
Surkov proposed to name new missile "Givi"
Dublin Bus has said it will not be operating services tomorrow
Minister for Transport Shane Ross says people are being urged to be home by 4pm before StormEmma hits Ireland
Territory under nuclear strike from Putin's video geolocated as Florida
5 month ago
Finnish PM says would dissolve coalition if healthcare reform falls
@Gottemoeller: Productive meeting with Defence Minister of Greece @PanosKammenos today. I expressed my gratitude for Greece's strong commitment to NATO's collective defence and my confidence in their continued support5 month ago
@Gottemoeller: Productive meeting with Defence Minister of Greece @PanosKammenos today. I expressed my gratitude for Greece's strong commitment to NATO's collective defence and my confidence in their continued support
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