Tag: European

EU Preparing New Russia Sanctions Package, von Der Leyen Says

HELSINKI—The European Union is pressing ahead with a ninth sanctions package on Russia in response to Moscow’s attack on Ukraine, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said during a visit to Finland on Thursday. “We are working hard to hit Russia where it hurts to blunt even further its capacity to wage war on…


In Exile

In an Eastern European village, a lonely boy is left to his own devices by migrant parents. He plays in an abandoned shed on the river bank where he toils away at a mysterious project—a powerful “flying machine.” * Click the “Save” button below the video to access it later on “My List.” – Feature…


Europe Moves Right (and Female)

Several European countries have shifted to the right in electing new leaders that prioritize God, family, and country, as Europe battles debt, inflation, immigration, and EU progressivism. Just as notably, many of these new European leaders are female, which is not being celebrated by the media like it typically would. – BUY Jan 6 DVD:…


EU Drug Regulator Recommends Clearing Bavarian Nordic Vaccine for Monkeypox

LONDON—The European Medicines Agency said Friday that the smallpox vaccine made by Bavarian Nordic should also be authorized against monkeypox. The European Union drug regulator said its recommendation was based on animal studies that suggest the vaccine protects non-human primates from monkeypox. It is up to the EU’s executive arm, the European Commission, to formally…


European Police Arrest 39 in Crackdown on Migrant Smuggling Gang

THE HAGUE—Police in five European countries have arrested 39 people in a major cross-border operation targeting an Iraqi-Kurdish gang which smuggled migrants across the Channel to Britain, the EU’s law enforcement agency Europol said on Wednesday. Europol said the network could have smuggled as many as 10,000 illegal migrants to Britain over the past year…


Toronto’s Fort York Is Under Attack Again. This Time It’s an Inside Job

Commentary For nearly 70 years, visitors to Fort York in Toronto have been greeted by the trill of fifing, the beating of drums, the crash of muskets, and the boom of cannon. These authentic 19th-century sounds, along with the colourful sight of red-coated soldiers of the Fort York Guard, have brought Canadian history to life…


2 Dead, Several ‘Seriously Injured’ in Oslo Nightclub Shooting

Two people are dead and more than a dozen injured in a mass shooting at a nightclub in Oslo in the early hours of Saturday morning, Norwegian police said. The shooting took place outside the London Pub, a popular gay bar and nightclub, in the center of the Norwegian capital, Reuters reported. According to local…


Russia Says Germany Is Risking European Security by ‘Remilitarizing’

Russia on Friday accused Germany of throwing European security into imbalance by “remilitarizing,” as Berlin moves to boost its military spending in response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. In comments published in German newspapers this week, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Berlin would soon have the largest conventional army of NATO’s European members. “We perceive the…


Ukraine Conflict Drives European Stocks to 1-year Lows, Automakers Plunge

European stocks sank to near 1-year lows on Friday, as auto and bank stocks took a battering on reports of a nuclear power plant on fire amid fierce fighting between Ukraine and Russian troops. The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 2.8 percent, on course for its worst weekly decline since the pandemic fuelled selloff in…


European Currencies Hammered as Russia Invades Ukraine

LONDON—The Russian rouble tumbled to a record low and European currencies including the euro bore the brunt of selling on Thursday after Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine, sparking dramatic moves across foreign exchange markets. Investors dashed for safe-haven currencies including the dollar, which jumped 0.9 percent, as well as the Swiss franc and Japanese…