Tuesday, January 28, 2020
 French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said that the government was committed to overhauling the country's pension system after talks with the heads of trade unions to end 15 days of strikes. The head of France's powerful CGT union, Philippe Martinez,...
A nationwide strike has severely disrupted schools and public transport across France. Workers are angry at being forced to retire later or face reduced pensions. Police, lawyers and hospital and airport staff are joining school and transport workers for a general...
Incumbent President Klaus Iohannis won the first round of the Romanian presidential elections held on Sunday. Exit polls showed him as a clear winner, with Social Democrat leader Viorica Dancila in second place. An exit poll conducted by IRES pollster showed...
An Albanian court found former interior minister Saimir Tahiri guilty on Thursday of abuse of office but innocent of trafficking drugs, and sentenced him to three years probation. Prosecutors wanted Tahiri, once one of the closest associates of Prime Minister...
Around 600,000 supporters of Catalan independence rallied in Barcelona on the region's main holiday on Wednesday, according to an estimate from the city's police force. The day marks the fall of Barcelona in the Spanish War of Succession in 1714....
President Donald Trump is setting up another obliteration of American norms by pushing his Miami golf resort as the venue for the next G7 and proposing an invitation to Russia. If Trump as summit host ignores the substantive opposition to his...
Following the latest developments regarding Mediterranean migrants, Romania has favorably answered a call by the European Commission, which coordinates efforts to identify solutions for saving migrant lives, offering to take in 10 migrants from Malta, the Ministry of Foreign...
Gun ownership per capita in the US is more than three times that of Europe's highest country. There were 39.1 firearms per 100 people in Montenegro, compared with 120 in the US, according to the Small Arms Survey (SAS) Around 46%...
Resolute Castle 19 multinational exercise ended on Wednesday, at the Cincu military base, in Brasov County, with a ceremony at the headquarters of the Getica National Joint Training Centre. Taking part in the Resolute Castle 19 training exercises, which began...
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday at the Interior Ministry that a complex assessment of the professionalism of those who are involved in defending the citizens is needed, given the recent Caracal tragedy, mentioning that she discussed with...

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