The day on which Boiko Borissov will become Bulgaria’s Prime Minister for a third time began with a brief ceremony at the Presidency, at which the GERB party leader presented to the head of state the cabinet proposed to be voted into office by the National Assembly later on May 4.
Poland and a handful of other coal-dependent countries opposed the plans, which further limit nitrogen oxide, sulphur dioxide, particulates and other emissions.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban promised to respect EU law after EPP leadership told him today (29 April) that his attempts to close the Central European University and his campaign against Brussels were “unacceptable”.
Opposition and anti-NATO groups in Montenegro have announced mass protests on Friday, when parliament is due to meet in the old royal capital to ratify the membership protocol.
British Telecom (BT.L) has filed a criminal complaint with Italian prosecutors over an accounting scandal at its Italian unit and has handed them computer records and also dispatched its head of compliance to Milan to give evidence.
US President will now reportedly prioritise EU trade deal over post-Brexit agreement with Britain.
Tensions between Russia and the West over security in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia have surfaced at an annual defense conference in Moscow. Major flashpoints include the situation in Syria and NATO expansion. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow.
The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be commissioned in late June 2017, Ahmet Arslan, Turkish minister of transport, maritime and communication, said while observing the railway construction in the Kars Province.
Sixty years ago, in Rome, France stood side by side with its neighbours to establish the European Economic Community in what was one of the most significant steps forward for the European project. Sixty years later, France is playing host to what many believe to be an existential vote on the European Union, causing understandable anxiety amongst other member states.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Friday for common sense in Macedonia after some protesters stormed a parliament in capital Skopje, injuring parliamentarians.