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Mar 20, 2017
North Korea denounces 'anti-terror war' by United StatesPyongyang: North Korea on Monday denounced the "anti-terror war" by the US as an excuse to intervene in the sovereignty of other countries.
Mar 20, 2017
Germany says Turkish President Erdogan has 'gone too far' with Nazi jibe against Angela MerkelGermany angrily warned Turkey on Sunday that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had gone too far after he accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of using "Nazi measures" in an escalating diplomatic feud.
Mar 16, 2017
European Union: 1.2 million applied for asylum in 2016; Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis top listThe European Union's statistical agency on Thursday said more than 1.2 million people applied for asylum in the bloc last year, mostly Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis.
Mar 16, 2017
Dutch PM Mark Rutte claims win over 'wrong kind of populism', will Germany, France follow?Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe.
Mar 16, 2017
Dutch PM slaps down challenge by far-right rival Geert WildersThe Hague: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte easily defeated far-right rival Geert Wilders in key elections seen as a bellwether of populist support in Europe, partial vote counts said on Thursday.
Mar 14, 2017
EU apex court allows companies to bar staff from wearing headscarf; human rights groups protestBy Alastair Macdonald | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS Companies may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain conditions, the European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday, setting off a storm of complaint from rights groups and religious leaders.In its first ruling on a hot political issue across Europe, the Court of Justice (ECJ) found a Belgian firm which had a rule barring employees who dealt with customers from wearing visible religious and political symbols may not have discriminated against a receptionist dismissed for wearing a headscarf.The judgment on that and a French case came on the eve of a Dutch election in which Muslim immigration is a key issue and weeks before France votes for a president in a similarly charged campaign.
Mar 12, 2017
Angela Merkel to meet Donald Trump over tense ties next weekEurope's most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America's flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent shockwaves across the Atlantic.
Feb 24, 2017
China made mistake of ignoring India's high-tech talent in favour of US and Europe, claims BeijingChina has made a "mistake" of ignoring science and technology experts from India, Chinese official media said on Friday, underlining that the Communist giant should attract high-tech Indian talent for maintaining its innovation ability.
Feb 16, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: EU-Canada relations based on shared valuesParis: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the European lawmakers on Thursday that the relationship between his country and the EU went beyond trade deals and was rooted in their shared values.
Feb 12, 2017
Donald Trump and Brexit may have globalisation on the backfoot, but don't expect it to go quietlyWith the rise of the right-wing in America and the Europe, free trade and globalisation that marked the post World War II decades is on the backfoot. The surprise victory of Donald Trump in the American elections, his constant rant against free trade, immigration and linking refuges from seven Muslim countries to terror, has been a major morale booster for these forces.