Nobel Prizes for literature were awarded Thursday to two writers enmeshed in Europe’s social and political fault lines: a liberal Pole who has irked her country’s conservative government and an Austrian accused by many liberals of being an apologist for Serbian war crimes.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has requested European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to lobby for lifting the ban on Nepali airlines from flying to European Union (EU) nations, at the 56th Directors General of Civil Aviation, Asia and Pacific Regions (DGCA) conference that concluded in Kathmandu last week.
LONDON – At first blush, the result of the European Parliament election in May, and the subsequent nomination of the European Union’s new leadership team, augur continuity and not disruption for the bloc. Nationalist parties failed to make any significant gains in the election, and then large Western European status quo powers hand-picked federalists for the top EU jobs.
Aug 2: Google will let Android device users in Europe choose their default search engine from four options, including Google search, the U.S. company said, as it tries to quash EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties.
For the second time in a month, a high-pressure system is drawing scorching air from the Sahara desert, breaking temperature records Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world.
TEHRAN, July 8: Iran increased its uranium enrichment Sunday beyond the limit allowed by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, inching its program closer toward weapons-grade levels while calling for a diplomatic solution to a crisis heightening tensions with the U.S.
The only total solar eclipse of 2019 will plunge parts of Chile and Argentina into darkness. Outside the 150km-wide path of totality, skywatchers will experience a partial eclipse. Winter cloudiness looms as the only potential spoiler.
An intense heatwave is affecting large swathes of Europe, with temperatures soaring above 40C in many regions. France is starting to close dozens of schools because of a heatwave, with temperatures expected to climb above 40C in some regions on Thursday.
PARIS, June 29: Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy.
KATHMANDU, June 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who returned home today after participating in the Centenary Session of International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva, as part of his weeklong Europe visit, followed by his UK and France official visit said his Europe visit was highly successful.
KATHMANDU, June 16: Wrapping up a week-long visit to Europe, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has returned home today morning. Prime Minister Oli visited Switzerland, United Kingdom, and France from June 9 to 15.
KATHMANDU, June 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached Doha, the capital of Qatar, on the way to Geneva of Switzerland. The PM is going to Geneva in connection with his visit to European countries.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali has said that the upcoming visit to Europe by the Prime Minister was focused on further consolidating Nepal's relations with the European countries.
BEIJING, May 20: Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European business lobby said, adding that its outlook on the country’s regulatory environment is “bleak”.
WARSAW – Criticizing European Union institutions, and demanding that they be reformed, is a popular pastime. But as the EU’s unified front in the never-ending Brexit negotiations has made clear, European institutions are remarkably effective in managing political diversity. Perverse as it may sound to some, nation-states can learn from Europe in addressing their own democratic deficits.
International Day of Sports for Development and Peace which was celebrated on April 6 this year offers an opportunity to reflect and introspect on the potentials of leveraging sports for the good of the society. The other day I was reading news about recent cases of racism across European football fields with more instances of verbal abuses against players just because of the colors of their skin. Sadly and unsurprisingly the targets were not only foreign players but also native players of diverse background, whose parents or grandparents had settled in Europe.
LONDON, April 9: Tech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaganda and child porn.
BRUSSELS – When seeking investment capital and seemingly lucrative commercial deals, EU member-state governments do not always consider shared European interests. This has especially been the case with respect to China. Yet member states that pursue a relationship with China unilaterally endanger both themselves and the rest of Europe.
KATHMANDU, March 18: The ongoing tension between India and Pakistan has left various implications that have transcended beyond their national borders. One of the areas where the tension has left serious ramification of global proportion is aviation safety.
LONDON, Feb 27 : European stock markets opened lower on Wednesday after fresh hostilities erupted between India and Pakistan, causing Asian assets to fall and pushing investors into safe havens such as the yen.
MOSCOW, Feb 20: Russia will respond to any deployment of intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe by targeting not only the countries where those missiles are stationed, but the United States itself, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
Feb 20: Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it will offer its cyber security service Account Guard to 12 new markets in Europe including Germany, France and Spain, to close security gaps and protect customers in political space from hacking.
LONDON, Jan 23: Sony will shift its European headquarters from Britain to the Netherlands to avoid Brexit-related customs issues, but operations at its current UK company will remain unchanged, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
FRANKFURT, Jan 10: Ford (F.N) on Thursday said it will cut thousands of jobs, exit unprofitable markets and discontinue loss-making vehicle lines as part of a turnaround effort aimed at achieving a 6 percent operating margin in Europe.
PARIS, Jan 3: The number of migrants who died or went missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean fell by more than a quarter in 2018 over the previous year, to 2,262, the UN refugee agency said on Thursday.