Europe Archive

Gunfire near Britain’s Parliament-Reports

London – A session of Britain’s House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby. The Commons’ speaker suspended the session as police responded to an incident. Journalists at the Parliament building said they were told to stay in Read on » » »

French Africa Policy Damages African and European Economies.

Bleeding Africa and Feeding France – The Face of French Modo-Colonialism. Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Since the independence of the former French colonies in western Africa they are in spite of the richness of their natural resources and the productivity of their populations still Read on » » »

Berlusconi : «La chute de Kadhafi n’était pas une révolution, mais un complot français»

Rome : Sylvio Berlusconi de retour sur le devant de la scène politique italienne, a fait des révélations fort embarrassantes pour la France, sur la guerre en Libye. Le feu dirigeant libyen, le colonel Mouammar Kadhafi était le seul leader capable de maintenir l’unité Read on » » »

Netherlands slams ‘irresponsible’ Turkish minister

The Hague – The Netherlands criticised a Turkish minister as “irresponsible” for attempting to visit after being told she was not welcome and hit out at “unacceptable” verbal attacks by Turkish authorities amid an escalating row with Ankara. Turkey’s Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Read on » » »

Syrian teen on trial in Germany over bomb plot

Cologne – A 16-year-old Syrian refugee went on trial in Germany on Monday accused of planning a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group. The youngster was arrested at an asylum shelter in the western city of Cologne in September, with Read on » » »

Almost 500 migrants smash through border fence into Spanish enclave in Africa

Migrants react after storming a fence to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, Spain, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (AP Photos) MADRID –  Almost 500 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in North Africa early Friday by breaking through gates in the 20-foot (6-meter) Read on » » »

EU leaders confront Libya migration and Trump

Valletta – EU leaders sought a plan to curb mass migration from Libya at a special summit in Malta on Friday that was overshadowed by the challenges of Brexit and Donald Trump. The 28 leaders are expected to back steps including helping the Libyan Read on » » »

Breaking News: Shooting at the Louvre in Paris

Cape Town – Reports have emerged that a French soldier at the Louvre in Paris has opened fire on a suspected attacker. According to the BBC the soldier, who was on guard fired on a man who tried to enter the museum carrying a Read on » » »

France’s under-fire Fillon fights new fake jobs claims

Paris – Conservative candidate Francois Fillon was on Wednesday fighting fresh claims he gave his family highly-paid fake jobs, a scandal threatening to derail his bid to become French president later this year. The Canard Enchaine newspaper alleged in its new edition that Fillon Read on » » »

British PM does ‘not agree’ with Trump immigration policy

President Donald Trump shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May after a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP) London – British Prime Minister Theresa May does “not agree” with the restrictions on immigration imposed by US Read on » » »

Dutch Govt Seize $120 Million Yacht Belonging To Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President

  photo-Yacht Ebony Shine(www.facebook.com/dutchyachting) 76-meter (250 ft) luxury yacht said to belong to Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the vice-president of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea has been seized by Dutch authorities after it tried to leave Makkum, the Netherlands to head to Malabo. Obiang Nguema, who is Read on » » »

Germany Wants to Intercept African Migrants Seeking Asylum Before they Even Touch Europe

Migrants and refugees on a rubber boat wait to be evacuated during a rescue operation off the coast of Libya by the crew of the Topaz Responder, a rescue ship run by Maltese NGO “Moas” and the Italian Red Cross, on 5 November, 2016 Read on » » »

Fury as a Cameroonian family benefits to a £425,000 dream house

A benefit Cameroonian Family Arnold Sube, his wife and eight kids have cost taxpayers £238,000 in four years. His move to Milton Keynes, Bucks, caused outrage. The family’s detached pad has a master bedroom with ensuite, and three further double bedrooms. There is a Read on » » »

Libya :More than 230 migrants die offshore in two shipwrecks

At least 239 migrants have died in two shipwrecks off Libya, the United Nations has said. A spokeswoman for the UN’s refugee agency said the information was confirmed by two survivors brought ashore on the Italian island of Lampedusa. The International Organiasation for Migration Read on » » »

Police bust Nigerian smuggling and prostitution ring in Italy

Italian Police Police have arrested 11 Nigerians for allegedly trafficking young women and girls from Nigeria to exploit them as sex slaves in the southern Italian city of Catania. Police Officer Antonio Salvago said Monday, October 24th, that the victims underwent a voodoo rite Read on » » »

Former French President Jacques Chirac Hospitalized

Former French President, Jacques Chirac Jacques Chirac, who was France’s president from 1995 to 2007, was admitted into a Paris hospital Sunday to treat a pulmonary infection, Agence France-Presse reported. The 83-year-old will remain at the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in the French capital for the Read on » » »

France:Police evacuate 16,000 migrants from Paris streets

Police and city officials are evacuating at least 1,600 migrants from Afghanistan, Sudan, Eritrea and elsewhere who have been living on the streets of northern Paris for weeks. Paris City Hall said two operations were carried out on Friday morning on a stretch of Read on » » »

EU Migrants crisis: ‘Turn them back’ Boris Johnson says migrant boats should be sent straight back to Libya

  Boris Johnson Boris Johnson said boats carrying migrants should be turned back to Libya The Foreign Secretary said boats should be turned back as close to Libya as possible to stop migrants even attempting the crossing. Mr Johnson said a European Union naval Read on » » »

LEICESTER CITY HIT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE BY STORM

The Algeria international netted twice as the Foxes cruised to a straightforward win over Club Brugge to mark their competition debut with a memorable victory Forget the Premier League – the Champions League is where it is at for Leicester City this season. Following Read on » » »

UK MPs slam David Cameroon over Libya

Tripoli – A UK parliamentary report has found that the intervention by Britain and France to overthrow Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 directly led to the rise of the Islamic State in the region, BBC reports. Then UK prime minister David Cameron particularly Read on » » »