Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

Migrant surge noted on Greek islands

The European Commission said it was aware of a recent surge in migrants arriving at Greek islands from Turkey, but declined to speculate on the cause. Almost 400 people arrived in Chios, Kos, Leros, and Samos on Tuesday after some 650 arrived in Chios, Lesvos, and Samos at the weekend. The EU and Turkey agreed that Turkey would stem the flow of people, but EU-Turkey relations have deteriorated.

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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