The European Union will sign a visa-free regime agreement with Turkey in exchange for help to stop uncontrolled influx of asylum seekers, said MEP Roberts Zile in an interview to LTV programme Rīta panorama.
Over the past twenty four hours, Taiwan’s resort Hua Hin was struck by nine explosions. At least four people were killed and several dozen were injured in those blasts. Foreign citizens are among the victims as well.
The largest industrial production growth in the European Union in comparison with the previous month was registered in Latvia this June, according to the latest data from Eurostat.
In a study into the online trade of illicit drugs to Europeans, it has been found that among European states dealers from the UK are leading the market, but world leaders in this illegal business are drug traders from the U.S.
Pushed by strong winds, wildfires in southern France and Portugal have ravaged several thousand hectares of land, left four people dead and taken dozens of houses.
The Italian parliament is discussing a legislative proposal to put behind bars parents, who do not give foods of animal origin to their children.
Latvia is one of three countries of the world, whose consumers carefully consider purchases associated with personal hygiene. According to information from a study compiled by Nielsen, aside from Latvia, two other European countries are part of the ‘clean three’ – Croatia and Serbia.
Hundreds of people in Moscow on August 10 took part in a protest to object to amendments to Russia’s anti-terrorism law considered by protesters as restricting their internet freedom and right to privacy.
The management of Facebook has announced it would restrict the operation of ad-blocking programmes to that users of the social network could not avoid seeing advertisements.
The Council of the European Union has this week backed the proposal of the European Commission not to enforce fines pertaining to Spain and Portugal for exceeding the budget deficit rules of the EU.