Politics

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Published 02/12/2019

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan’s parliament on Monday formally asked President Ilham Aliyev to dissolve it and to schedule new parliamentary elections. The next election is [more…]

Make up your minds, Merkel protegee tells new SPD leaders

Make up your minds, Merkel protegee tells new SPD leaders

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The coalition deal forming the basis of Germany’s ruling alliance is not up for renegotiation and the new leaders of the Social [more…]

From euro to ESM, Italy’s Salvini re-trains his eurosceptic fire

From euro to ESM, Italy’s Salvini re-trains his eurosceptic fire

Published 25/11/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Matteo Salvini has recently dropped threats to take Italy out of the euro zone but the hard-right leader is now alarming European [more…]

Istanbul metro project gets 110 million euro financing from Deutsche Bank

Istanbul metro project gets 110 million euro financing from Deutsche Bank

Published 24/11/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Istanbul has secured 110 million euros ($121 million) of financing from Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) for an underground transport project, the mayor of [more…]

German 5G bidders must guarantee no foreign state meddling: CDU

German 5G bidders must guarantee no foreign state meddling: CDU

Published 23/11/2019

LEIPZIG, Germany (Reuters) - Bidders for German 5G rollout contracts must guarantee the network will be free of foreign state influence, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian [more…]

Furor erupts in Italy over euro zone bailout fund reform

Furor erupts in Italy over euro zone bailout fund reform

Published 19/11/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Proposals to reform the euro zone’s bailout fund are creating a political storm in Italy, where parties and institutions are battling over [more…]

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Published 28/10/2019

ROME (Reuters) - A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the [more…]

For Trump, Baghdadi death a signature moment, but troubles remain

For Trump, Baghdadi death a signature moment, but troubles remain

Published 27/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For President Donald Trump, the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a signature achievement that may help quell growing [more…]

Indonesia president targets ‘innovative’ cabinet, taps Gojek CEO

Indonesia president targets ‘innovative’ cabinet, taps Gojek CEO

Published 21/10/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday he wanted “innovative” ministers in his cabinet for a second term, as the co-founder of [more…]

Spain’s acting prime minister to visit Barcelona

Spain’s acting prime minister to visit Barcelona

Published 21/10/2019

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, said he would travel to Barcelona on Monday to visit police officers injured in protests that [more…]