BRUSSELS Top Stories

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at European People's Party Summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 2015
2016-05-04, The Guardian
Commission says Ankara has met most of 72 criteria for Schengen zone waiver, and is expected to meet remaining five soon...
Istanbul Ataturk Airport
2016-05-04, Bloomberg
The European Commission made good on a pledge to the Turkish government by paving the way for Turks to have visa-free travel to Europe in return for stemming the influx...
Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 taxiing at Suvarnabhumi Airport
2016-05-03, BBC News
Lufthansa has said it will slow the pace of its growth plans this year as it continues to come under pressure from lower cost competitors. It comes as the German airline...
File - A crowd cheers at the corner of Vesey and Liberty streets next to Ground Zero in New York, May 2, 2011, after hearing news of Osama bin Laden's death.
2016-05-02, CNN
Washington (CNN)Five years after U.S. NavySEALs killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistani compound, more groups of violent Islamic extremists threaten global security than...
British Prime Minister David Cameron
2016-05-02, The Guardian
The PM tells Glamour magazine that the student friends are ‘not as close’ after the London mayor’s decision to join the Leave campaign...
Public Technologies: (Source: US Department of State) SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. I am very, very happy to welcome the high representative for the European Community here today. And I'm going to say a few words about the EU and what we're doing here today, and...
San Francisco Chronicle: BRUSSELS — The European Union pressed ahead Wednesday with efforts to persuade Turkey to stop asylum seekers from reaching Europe and take back thousands more by offering Turkish citizens the prospect of visa-free travel within the bloc. Mindful of Turkey’s...
Venture Beat: It’s been almost a month since, right on the heels of the Apple vs FBI showdown, WhatsApp added fresh fuel to the already hot encryption debate when it announced it was enabling end-to-end encryption for all of its 1 billion users. As of April 5, every...
Public Technologies: (Source: Mayer BrownLLP) Mayer Brown represented Textura Corporation, a leading provider of construction contracts and payment management cloud services, on its definitive agreement to be...
Public Technologies: (Source: UN - United Nations) 4 May 2016 - As the European Union (EU) prepares for critical talks on the rules governing applications from people seeking protection in Europe, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for the interests and rights...
Tulsa World: BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local): ......
Tulsa World: BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union pressed ahead Wednesday with efforts to persuade Turkey to stop asylum seekers from reaching Europe and take back thousands more by offering Turkish citizens the pro ......
Tulsa World: BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's biggest brewer, AB Inbev, says economic and political turmoil in Brazil hit its quarterly earnings, with sales volumes declining by 10 percent in the huge Latin American na ......
Public Technologies: (Source: US Department of Defense) SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ASHTON CARTER: Well, listen, it's great to be back here in Germany where I just concluded a highly productive meeting with my fellow defense ministers representing the core countries contributing to the...
Sydney Morning Herald: Paris: The European Union announced a plan to deal with a flood of asylum seekers, requiring member states to accept them under a quota system or face fines of €250,000 euros ($385,000) per migrant. The much-anticipated plan is aimed at managing the worst...
BBC News: Wednesday lunchtime, Brussels. The European Commission gives to Turkey what it's long coveted: a recommendation that Turkish nationals travelling to the EU'sSchengen zone should no longer need visas. It still has to pass the European Parliament and member...
United Nations: Print 4 May 2016 – As the European Union (EU) prepares for critical talks on the rules governing applications from people seeking protection in Europe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for the interests and rights of children to be...