EU commissioner test positive for COVID-19
EU commissioner Mariya Gabriel has tested positive for Covid-19, she said Saturday, the first top Brussels official known to have caught the coronavirus.
Choosing a president: Two visions of Poland's future
One favours Washington, the other Brussels and they differ on a controversial reform of the judiciary: the two candidates in Poland's presidential election
EU leaders launch hunt to fill Brussels' top job
European leaders descended on Brussels on Tuesday to begin the hunt for a new generation of top EU officials in the wake of elections that shook up traditional alliances.
France, Germany at loggerheads over next EU president
Next week's European parliamentary election will set the scene for a summer-long political battle over Brussels' most powerful posts, with Germany and France at loggerheads over who takes the top spot.
Restructure Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives now!
Foreign policy is an important arm of national policies because it goes a long way to either reinforce or diminish the sovereignty of a country. Doubtless, it shapes outsiders’ perception and reckoning of the country, which deploys its foreign policy tools on the basis of specific national objectives. Currently, Nigeria’s foreign policy seems to be…
Polish opposition forms coalition for European elections
Five Polish opposition parties on Sunday unveiled a coalition to fight the European elections in May, accusing the ruling conservatives of seeking an exit from the European Union. "We will make it impossible for anyone to take Poland out of the European Union," said a statement by the main opposition Civic Platform (PO); the Polish…
Iran takes aim at 'hateful' Pence comments
Iran's foreign minister on Sunday launched a blistering attack on US Vice President Mike Pence, saying his allegations that Tehran was plotting a "new Holocaust" were "hateful" and "ignorant". Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Munich Security Conference that Pence's demands for the EU to follow the US in abandoning the 2015 Iran nuclear deal amounted…
Brussels station bomber identified
Belgian security forces have identified the man who set off an explosion at one of Brussels' busiest train stations before he was shot and killed, in the latest attack to hit Europe, authorities said Wednesday.
Blast at Brussels crime lab, no casualties
A explosion "of criminal origin" at Belgium's national criminology institute in Brussels early Monday caused a fire and major damage but no casualties, officials said.