EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

Brussels, Jun 23 European Union leaders pledged today to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa on crowded, unsafe boats for better lives in Europe...

Jun 24, 2017 2:29 AM | Newsscroll

Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments

Brussels, Jun 23 EU leaders today poured cold water on a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron to hand Brussels more powers to control Chinese investments in strategic European...

Jun 24, 2017 2:30 AM | Newsscroll

EU states slammed for lack of support to Africa fund

Brussels, Jun 23 EU countries have fallen far short of their duty to an African economic development fund designed to help discourage mass migration to Europe, Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker...

Jun 24, 2017 2:29 AM | Newsscroll

Ship assns in India plan roadshows across the globe for a year

Mumbai, Jun 23 India's leading shipping associations have jointly planned a series of roadshows across the globe for a year, to interact with owners of foreign ships and their representatives...

Jun 23, 2017 7:18 PM | Newsscroll

No guarantee of success in Cyprus talks: UN envoy

Athens, Jun 20 Next week's talks between Greece and Turkey on the reunification of Cyprus will not be easy and there was no guarantee of success, the UN envoy on Cyprus warned today."The starting...

Jun 20, 2017 10:38 PM | Newsscroll

Manpreet Badal invokes Socrates, Bhagat Singh in his budget

speechChandigarh, June 20 An ardent fan of Urdu poetry, Punjab's Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today invoked the renowned poet Allama Iqbal, Greek philosopher Socrates and legendary martyr...

Jun 20, 2017 9:35 PM | Newsscroll

GMR plans to bid for airport projects in Serbia, Jamaica

Mumbai, Jun 20 Bengaluru-based diversified GMR group plans to bid for airport projects in Serbia and Jamaica as it seeks to expand its airports business to more overseas countries.The group, which...

Jun 20, 2017 7:58 PM | Newsscroll

Greek, Turkish premiers play down divisions ahead of Cyprus

talksAthens, Jun 19 Greece and Turkey put a territorial dispute in the Aegean on the back-burner in talks in Athens today, stressing their common commercial interests ahead of UN-sponsored talks...

Jun 19, 2017 11:32 PM | Newsscroll

Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

Brussels, Jun 19 New legal action by the EU against eastern member states for refusing to take their share of refugees shows how the worst migration crisis since World War II still divides the...

Jun 19, 2017 9:24 PM | Newsscroll

'Portugal weeps' as deadly forest fire still rages

Pedrogao Grande (Portugal), Jun 19 More than 1,000 firefighters today battled a giant forest fire that swept through central Portugal at the weekend, killing at least 62 people.The country was in...

Jun 19, 2017 6:14 PM | Newsscroll