Macron, Merkel Vow To Cooperate Closely Until New German Government Is Formed

Paris / France – – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Thursday to keep working closely together until a new German government is formed after the Sept. 26 polls in which Merkel is not a candidate. In 16 years in power, Merkel has known four French presidents and has built … More Macron, Merkel Vow To Cooperate Closely Until New German Government Is Formed

Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Paris / France — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that French military forces had killed Islamic Adnan Abu Walid al – Sahrawi, the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. ‘It’s another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel’, Macron said in a tweet, without disclosing the location of … More Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School

Paris / France – Twelve million French children headed back to school on Thursday, wearing facemasks, using sanitizer at the entrance and standing distance from each other in the yard under strict government rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID – 19. ‘This is very different from usual ‘back – to – school’, said … More Facemasks And Sanitizer As French Kids Go Back To School

Blaze Ravages Evia Island On Sixth Day Of Greek Wildfires

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek Island of Evia as wildfire burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after talking many to sea. Fires that had threatened northern suburbs of Athens in recent days died back. But the blaze on Evia, a … More Blaze Ravages Evia Island On Sixth Day Of Greek Wildfires

Greece Battles Wildfires For Third Day, Site Of Ancient Olympics Saved

Greek authorities ordered more evacuations on an island near Athens on Thursday and battled a blaze near the site of the ancient Olympic Games in the western Peloponnese as wildfires burned for a third day. Temperatures of more than 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in different areas … More Greece Battles Wildfires For Third Day, Site Of Ancient Olympics Saved

Romanian Police Investigate Death Threats Against Prominent Jewish Actor

Romanian police were investigating on Sunday death threats made against award-winning film and theatre star Maia Morgenstern and her children at the start of Passover Celebrations. Morgenstern, who played the figure of Mary in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ and runs the Jewish State Theatre in Bucharest, published an email she received in … More Romanian Police Investigate Death Threats Against Prominent Jewish Actor

Greece Celebrates 200 Years Of Independence In Pared – Back Ceremony

Greece celebrated 200 years since the start of its struggled for independence from the Ottoman Empire on Thursday with a ceremony that was to mark a new beginning after years of financial crisis but which had to be pared back amid coronavirus restrictions. Prince Charles, heir to the British throne whose father Prince Philip was … More Greece Celebrates 200 Years Of Independence In Pared – Back Ceremony

Kremlin Says Hopes ‘Crazy’ Calls To Sanction Russian Business People Do Not Become Reality

The Kremlin on Friday said it hoped ‘crazy’ calls to sanction Russian business people would not become a reality and that it was planning ways to best protect Russia’s interests, its citizens and businesses. The Kremlin said it was closely following media reports about a possible new round of U.S. sanctions.

Russia Will Soon Publish Retaliatory Stop List Of U.S. Citizens – TASS Cites Foreign Ministry

Moscow will soon publish a list of U.S. citizens it will take measures against in response to sanctions imposed on Russians over the case of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, the TASS news agency cited the foreign ministry as saying on Friday. The Kremlin on Wednesday played down the impact of sanctions imposed by the United … More Russia Will Soon Publish Retaliatory Stop List Of U.S. Citizens – TASS Cites Foreign Ministry

Saudi FM, Greek PM Discuss Regional Developments

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan was received by Greece’s prime minister in Athens on Thursday. Prince Faisal and Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks during which they discussed bilateral relations between the Kingdom and Greece and ways to enhance them. They also discussed regional and international developments and issues of common interest. The Kingdom’s … More Saudi FM, Greek PM Discuss Regional Developments