Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

Italy appeals for migrant help in Paris

Interior ministers from Italy and Germany met in Paris on Sunday, along with their French counterparts, to discuss the inflow of migrants and refugees disembarking from Libya. Italian interior minister Marco Minniti is asking for other EU states to open their ports to allow NGOs to unload rescued migrants. The three ministers agreed to a plan, which will be discussed among all 28 ministers at the end of this week.

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia to be invited into Nato as soon as it solves name dispute, but Russia-linked Greek nationalists could slow things down.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

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