Berlin, Feb 23 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made a renewed pledge for a more even redistribution of refugees across the European Union (EU).
London, Feb 23 (IANS) A series of strikes by lecturers has started with walk-outs at over 60 British universities, including Oxford and Cambridge.
Jerusalem, Feb 23 (IANS) Israel's military has said it has begun deploying forces across the country as part of the preparations for a large-scale joint exercise with the US military next month.
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country's combat efficiency and quality of weapons can be ranked the best in the world, which ensures the country's safety.
Athens, Feb 23 (IANS) The Greek Finance Ministry has welcomed the new upgrade of Greece's credit rating by Moody's as one more sign that Greek economy is recovering from the debt crisis.
Jerusalem, Feb 23 (IANS) Two associates of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been remanded in custody amid a corruption investigation.
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a new indictment against US President Donald Trump's former campaign aides, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Britain does not want Brexit to damage its security relations with the European Union (EU) after the country leaves the 28-nation bloc, the former head of its domestic security service has said.
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday voiced support for his Industry Minister Carlo Calenda's "robust" challenge to Whirlpool unit Embraco's plan to shift production to Slovakia with the loss of some 500 jobs in Italy.
Khartoum, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Africa must, in coming decades, explore the entire food chain to create adequate jobs for young people, especially in rural areas, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Thursday.
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy has deported a 27-year-old Moroccan who allegedly claimed he would wage holy war or Jihad if he was not allowed to pray in prison, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Geneva, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) United Nations refugee agency UNHCR on Thursday said it had received "worrying" reports of a refugee protest over food rations turning violent in Rwandas sprawling Kiziba refugee camp, and urged "calm and restraint".
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Thursday indicated that he supports raising the minimum age to buy assault-style weapons, while vowing to push for background checks.
Tehran, Feb 22 (IANS) Iran may withdraw from the 2015 international nuclear deal if it cannot receive economic benefits, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Slipping two ranks since the previous year, India ranked 81st in 2017 among the 180 nations surveyed for the level of corruption, according to global anti-graft watchdog Transparency International (TI)'s corruption perceptions index.