Category: Europe

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Cash-strapped Greece sees growth in medical cannabis

Greece’s government says it’s fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that growing interest from investors could help ...

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Germany’s conservatives and Social Democrats agree coalition government deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) Wednesday agreed to a coalition deal, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse ...

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London mosque terror attacker jailed for at least 43 years

A man who deliberately drove a van into a group of worshippers near a London mosque, killing one man, was ...

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Vatican ‘closer to historic recognition of Beijing bishops’

The Vatican is moving closer to a historic agreement with China over the major stumbling bloc of who ordains bishops, ...

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5 dead after 2 army helicopters crash in France

At least five people were killed after two army helicopters crashed near a lake in southern France, investigators said Friday. ...

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France’s Macron may visit Moscow ahead of St Petersburg forum

French President Emmanuel Macron may visit Moscow ahead of an economic forum to be held in Russia’s second-largest city of ...

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Jailed Catalan independence leaders lodge case with UN

Three Catalan independence leaders have lodged their case with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, claiming the custodial ...

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Turkey orders detention of 120 army personnel over Gulen links

A Turkish prosecutor issued detention warrants for 120 suspects from the military, the state-run Anadolu agency said Thursday, the latest ...

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Eurozone inflation falls despite buoyant economy

The eurozone economy may be enjoying its best growth in a decade but there are few signs that’s fueling inflation. ...

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Rape-accused preacher Tariq Ramadan held in Paris

French police Wednesday detained prominent Swiss Muslim preacher Tariq Ramadan, a legal source said, months after two women filed rape ...