Poland will withdraw from the Eurocorps force by 2020, a spokesman for the Strasbourg-based intergovernmental military body said Tuesday.
Leaders from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland rejected on Tuesday what they called Brussels’ use of “blackmail and diktat” over planned resettlements of migrants across the EU.
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pledged Tuesday to invest 4.2 billion euros ($4.6 billion) in Catalonia by 2020 as a battle for hearts and minds rages between Madrid and regional authorities that want independence.
A political deal to end the Syrian conflict is not possible without a strong US role, the opposition’s chief negotiator told AFP, warning that Washington’s absence was threatening ongoing peace talks.
Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, one of Nelson Mandela’s closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule and a fellow Robben Island prisoner, died Tuesday aged 87.
NATO ambassadors will meet the Russian envoy on Thursday in a new bid to ease tensions on the eve of the alliance’s first talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders Tuesday to set aside their differences to confront Syria’s six-year conflict, as he toured a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.
French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon took his call to broaden decision-making in the eurozone to Berlin Tuesday in talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a “miraculous” victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.
Scotland’s parliament is poised to call for an independence referendum Tuesday, another headache for Prime Minister Theresa May as she battles to keep the country united just a day before triggering Brexit.
Clashes raged around a key northern Syrian town on Tuesday after the Islamic State group launched a counter-attack to fend off a US-backed advance near the jihadists’ stronghold Raqa.