You can buy this statue only if you burn it

MADRID: If you want a 13-foot sculpture of Spain’s King Felipe and have a spare €200,000 (?1,61,31,679) you are in luck. There’s just one catch: you have to agree to burn...

EU Commission rebuts Orban‘s accusations over migration

BRUSSELS: The has issued a formal rebuttal to accusations by the Hungarian government that the EU is promoting mass migration. EU spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said on Thursday that "the Hungarian government...

Russia vows to continue support for Venezuela, including with aid

MOSCOW: will maintain its support for ‘s government, including with aid supplies, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. "Russia will continue to assist the Venezuelan authorities in resolving social and...

EU to help finance Turkish rail line to Bulgaria

ISTANBUL: A top official says the EU will help the construction of a railway line connecting Istanbul to the Bulgarian border with a 275-million-euro ($314 million) grant. EU Commission Vice...

EU intern is daughter of Russian leader Putin‘s spokesman

BRUSSELS: The daughter of the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin has secured an intern‘s job at the ‘s legislature at a time of confrontation between the EU and Russia. ...

No-deal Brexit or “short” delay? British PM May offers lawmakers a choice

LONDON: Prime Minister on Tuesday offered lawmakers the chance to vote in just over two weeks time on whether to delay or go for a potentially disorderly no-deal exit from the...

Turkey says EU hypocritical for attending Egypt summit after executions

ISTANBUL: criticised leaders on Tuesday for attending a summit hosted by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi days after nine men were executed for killing Egypt‘s chief prosecutor. Foreign Minister Mevlut...

Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel to hold talks on Brexit and other EU issues

PARIS: German Chancellor is heading to Paris to meet with French President to discuss , relations with the United States and other European issues. Wednesday‘s meeting comes one day after...

Poland open to meeting with Israel after Holocaust spat

BUDAPEST: Poland‘s foreign minister says his country is open to a meeting with Israel also involving other countries from central Europe, after it pulled out of a similar meeting last week....

Macron says ‘time has come‘ for British to make Brexit choices

PARIS: French President said Wednesday that the "time has come" for British leaders to decide on how the country will leave the EU, amid indications that London will seek to delay...

AK-47 maker unveils ‘suicide‘ drone

The Russian company that made the iconic AK-47 , Kalashnikov, has unveiled a new ‘suicide‘ drone that has the potential to revolutionise drone warfare. Kalashnikov‘s deadly drone, dubbed KUB-BLA, in...

Pope calls child sex abuse like ‘human sacrifice‘, vows ‘all-out battle‘

VATICAN CITY: on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman , comparing paedophilia to "human sacrifice" in a speech that left victims cold....

UN chief launches global push against hate speech

GENEVA: UN Secretary General on Monday launched a new global strategy to combat , a growing scourge he said has "poisoned" debate on crucial challenges like migration. Guterres announced the...

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