This Week Trends
African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave their homes.
The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, has published an open letter to the country’s citizens ahead of elections in March, telling anyone who cannot respect its customs to leave.
Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.
Month In Review
- Animal Rights
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Civil Rights
- Climate Change
- Cold War II
- Council of the European Union
- Czech Republic
- Debt Crisis
- European Commission
- European Council
- European Court of Justice
- European Economic Area
- European External Action Service
- European Parliament
- European Space Agency
Hot Stuff Coming
The European Commission plans to launch infringement proceedings against the Italian government over its handling of an emission-cheating investigation into Fiat Chrysler.
Representatives of China and the European Space Agency are discussing potential collaboration on a human outpost on the moon.
An American man whom US prosecutors have accused of organizing the largest known cyberattack on Wall Street was arrested and appeared in US court this week after being deported from Russia to the United States.
German prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a case in which a 12-year-old boy allegedly tried to detonate a homemade nail bomb at a Christmas market.
Britain gave its most detailed indication yet of how its future trade with the European Union might work after Brexit,
In the 1950s, the US raced to dominate space - to launch objects, and people, into the unknown - hoping to show off its technological superiority. In 2016, they are preparing for a space war.
Since British voters endorsed leaving the European Union, politicians and pundits have ruminated on which of the bloc’s remaining 27 nations could be next.
European Union states are considering measures which would allow them to temporarily stop people withdrawing money from their accounts to prevent bank runs.
German Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz called on for accelerated reforms to the eurozone.