Wednesday, October 20, 2021

German exports, imports plunge – ECB economist says ‘seeping pessimism’ about growth

BERLIN: German exports plunged in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis and leading institutes cut 2015 growth...

Germany in flux fetes 25 years of post-Wall unity – Annual party to be...

BERLIN: Germany celebrates 25 years today since its historic reunification just as a record influx of migrants and a massive cheating scam at iconic...

Countries tussle amid migrant crisis – More discord ahead of crunch EU summit

BELI MANASTIR, Croatia: Thousands of migrants sought their way through a chaotic maze of rumours and proliferating border controls in the western Balkans yesterday....

Tsipras in pole position ahead of Greek vote – Greece heads for cliffhanger election...

ATHENS: Greece heads for a cliffhanger election today with radical former premier Alexis Tsipras taking a slight lead in the race against the conservatives...

EU leaders scramble to halt refugee ‘shambles’ – Bitter disputes on sharing, bolstering borders

BRUSSELS: As hundreds of thousands of people risk lives to cross Europe's frontiers seeking a haven of peace, Europeans themselves have turned on each...

Pope plans to duck dissidents in Cuba, spawning criticism – ‘He should exert more...

HAVANA: Pope Francis plans to meet with Cuba's president and its priests, its young and its sick, its churchgoers and its seminarians as he...

Drowned migrant boys buried – Hungary warns of ‘mass inflow’ of refugees

KOBANI: A Syrian father yesterday buried his wife and his two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe, while Hungary's leader...

Cameron bows to pressure to take in more refugees – Move to improve lives...

LISBON: Prime Minister David Cameron agreed yesterday that Britain would take in "thousands more" Syrian refugees, after an outpouring of emotion over the image...

Europe migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea

VIENNA: Rescue workers counted dozens of victims yesterday from the increasingly desperate tide of humanity sweeping into Europe fleeing war, oppression and poverty. Austrian...

Macedonian troops fire stun grenades at migrants – Greek ferry carrying migrants heads to...

IDOMENI: Macedonian special police forces fired stun grenades yesterday to disperse thousands of migrants stuck on a no-man's land with Greece, a day after...

Poland’s new leader seeks greater regional unity – Alliance with E European states to...

WARSAW: It's been a dream of some Polish leaders for nearly a century: an alliance of Eastern European countries running from the Baltic Sea...

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean – Second tragedy this week

ROME: At least 40 migrants died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, the...

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