Europe

NEW YORK | Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

NEW YORK — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain’s impeding departure from the European Union also darkened traders’ moods. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 563 points. On the benchmark … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

ATHENS, Greece | Rights groups urge Greece to scrap EU-Turkey migrant deal

ATHENS, Greece  — Human rights and migrant welfare groups are urging Greece to scrap its part of a deal between the European Union and Turkey, designed to reduce unchecked migration to Europe from the east. In a statement Thursday, 20 groups sharply criticized the winter living conditions in Greece’s eastern Aegean island migrant camps, where … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Rights groups urge Greece to scrap EU-Turkey migrant deal

10 Must Go Europe Countries to Visit in 2019

It’s that time of the year again:  your knees deep in work and the only thing that keeps you going is fantasizing about the well-deserved break you’ll treat yourself with. Whether you’ve been allured with all of the instagram pictures you’ve seen around Europe, or the thousand years old culture and history, antique architecture, outstanding … Continue reading 10 Must Go Europe Countries to Visit in 2019

Top 5 Ways To Spend Your Holidays Wisely

Choosing your holiday destination can be daunting; deciding how to use those few and precious days you’ve been banking all year can be a tricky decision.  Luckily, with the many vacation sites and tools available today, it’s possible to easily plan a holiday tailored to your specifications.  With a little planning, and recognition of your … Continue reading Top 5 Ways To Spend Your Holidays Wisely

United States | “100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers-None Swifter than These” Exhibition Opens at the U.S. Diplomacy Center on November 7

United States  – The Department of State’s Diplomatic Courier Service will launch the “100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers—None Swifter than These” exhibition at the U.S. Diplomacy Center at the U.S. Department of State on November 7. This exhibition includes photos, videos and objects documenting the birth and evolution of the Department’s Diplomatic Courier Service – … Continue reading United States | “100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers-None Swifter than These” Exhibition Opens at the U.S. Diplomacy Center on November 7

BRUSSELS | EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders are set to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with North African countries and beef up the bloc’s borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe. A draft statement prepared for their summit Thursday emphasizes the need to step up cooperation with countries that people leave and transit … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants