In the night from Saturday to Sunday, as happens every year, the clocks go back one hour and 03.00 becomes 02.00 again, in the change to winter time – but is this the last time that will happen?
The reaction of EU and its Member States to the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul is characterised by a careful balance between interests and values. EU is demanding an investigation of the murder while avoiding any talk about possible sanctions.
The European Commission has opened an “in-depth investigation” into agreements concluded by Ryanair to use Francfort-Hahn Airport, the Commission said on Friday in a press release.
Members of the European Parliament’s Commission on Civil Liberties made it clear on Monday evening that they wanted to reduce the exemptions that currently allow six member States to conduct checks at internal borders within the Schengen area.
The EU Head of European Diplomacy, Federica Mogherini, has not responded to the pressing requirements of numerous MEPs who were, on Tuesday in Strasbourg, demanding a European reaction.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament (“EP”) adopted the review of the directive on the quality of drinking water.
Kazakhstan is moving towards the status of a welfare state, developing into the “Nordic model.”

Global trend towards smaller families

Monday, 22 October 2018 11:14
UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, published last week a report on reproductive rights and the demographic transition in the world. The report explains a global trend towards smaller families as a reflection of people making choices to have as few or as many children as they…
Mediation often proves very effective in resolving cases of cross-border parental abductions, which account for more than one-fifth of cases treated by Missing Children Europe, the organization said on Thursday.
The European Parliament’s Commission on Environment on Thursday adopted a tougher stance than the European Commission on the reduction of CO2 emissions by heavy-duty vehicles.