Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Macron’s proposed visit to Nigeria will boost inbound tourism, says stakeholders

Macron urges Europeans to build EU as a bulwark for liberal democracy

President Emmanuel Macron of France issued a call to Europeans on Tuesday not to retreat into nationalism but to build the European Union as...
British PM urge her party to back EU Brexit plan – Spokesman

PM May wants to give parliament time to debate Syria strikes: spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May wants to give parliament plenty of time on Monday to scrutinize her decision to join U.S. and French air strikes...
Merkel pledges to boost defence spending amid criticism from U.S.

Germany wants to avoid restrictions or bans for diesel cars – Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the Federal Government wanted to avoid driving restrictions or even bans for highly polluting diesel cars. Speaking...
Spy poisoning: Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats as Royal Family to boycott Fifa World Cup

Spy poisoning: Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats as Royal Family to boycott Fifa World Cup

….Increasing checks on private flights, customs and freight ….Freezes Russian state assets in UK ….Suspending all planned high-level bilateral contacts between the UK and Russia ….Plans to...
Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing the launch of the “petro” backed by...
Macron’s proposed visit to Nigeria will boost inbound tourism, says stakeholders

Macron says leaders agree on migrants evacuation in Libya

President Emmanuel Macron of France has said that nine European and African nations, along with the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and...
France will no longer dictate to Africans, Macron says

France will no longer dictate to Africans, Macron says

President Emmanuel Macron of France told African youths on Tuesday that he belonged to a new generation of French leaders who would build partnerships...
Oil prices rise after Libya declares force majeure on some supplies

Thai Oil’s refinery to produce only clean fuels from 2022

Thailand’s largest refiner Thai Oil PCL will stop producing fuel oil from 2022 once it completes a $4-billion upgrade that will boost output of...
Merkel pledges to boost defence spending amid criticism from U.S.

Merkel heads to EU-AU summit with eye on migrant issue at home

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will focus on expanding business ties and trying to regulate migration with Africa during an EU-AU summit in Abidjan. The fifth...
EU ready to support Zimbabwe’s democratic aspirations after Mugabe resigned – Mogherini

EU ready to support Zimbabwe’s democratic aspirations after Mugabe resigned – Mogherini

The European Union is ready to assist Zimbabwe in its transition to democratic elections, inclusive dialogue after resignation of Robert Mugabe, EU foreign affairs...