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Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Austrian author Peter Handke

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Austrian author Peter Handke. He was born in 1942 in southern Austria. He started studying...

Richard Grenell named U.S. special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo

U.S. President Donald Trump's Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell will take on a second job: special envoy for peace negotiations between Serbia and Kosovo. The...

EU: New UK proposals ‘do not provide a basis’ for Brexit deal

EU countries agree that new UK proposals for a Brexit deal "do not provide a basis for concluding an agreement", according to the European...

Brexit: Boris Johnson sets out deal to MPs

Boris Johnson is setting out his proposals for a Brexit deal in Parliament, while EU leaders also consider their response. He outlined plans on Wednesday...

Von der Leyen picks her team

EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have...

Ann Linde to become new Swedish foreign minister

Sweden’s prime minister Stefan Lofven as expected named trade minister and Social Democratic party veteran Ann Linde as new foreign minister in a speech...

Matthew Palmer’s Appointment as the U.S. Special Representative for the Western Balkans

The U.S. Secretary of State has appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew Palmer as his Special Representative for the Western Balkans. According to the U.S. Department...

G7 Summit: Leaders’ Declaration

Over the past two days, Biarritz, France has hosted the G7 Summit. Initially a meeting behind closed doors for seven Heads of State and...

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Resigns

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the...

Secretary Michael Pompeo Met with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met in New York City with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. Secretary Pompeo praised the strong U.S.-Serbia relationship. The Secretary and President Vucic...

Europe’s new agenda in the Western Balkans

The main message for the Western Balkans is clear: countries in the region need to demonstrate a sufficient level of political governance before any...

Serbia and Italy bound for Tokyo Olympics after women’s volleyball qualifiers

It was all smiles for Serbia and Italy on Sunday as they were the last two teams to advance to the women's volleyball tournament...

Europeans upbeat about the state of the European Union

A new Eurobarometer survey shows a strong increase in citizens' positive perception of the European Union across the board – from the economy to...

Burqas banned in Dutch government buildings

A ban on wearing face-covering garments such as a burqa or niqab in government buildings, schools and on public transport comes into effect in...

The New Leaders Nominated to Head the EU

Following a three-day marathon summit, European Union leaders elected five key positions to head the EU, with German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyden poised to take over the European Commission presidency

Brexit Leader Boris Johnson Wins Race For UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat Jeremy...

Ursula von der Leyen the future President of the European Commission

On 16 July 2019, the European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen the future President of the European Commission. She is the first woman...

Novak Djoković Wins Wimbledon 2019

Novak Djoković beats Roger Federer in longest Wimbledon singles final. Novak Djoković saved two championship points in Wimbledon's longest singles final to retain his title...
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