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European Court of Human Rights ended 2018 with a stable caseload level

By the end of 2018 the European Court of Human Rights had a caseload of 56,350 pending cases, virtually unchanged from the 56,250 applications pending at the end of the previous year, President Guido Raimondi reported at the Court’s annual press conference on 24 January 2019.
25-01-2019, 12:30, Новости » Политика

Commission reports on the risks of investor citizenship and residence schemes in the EU and outlines steps to address them

For the first time, the Commission has presented a comprehensive report on investor citizenship and residence schemes operated by a number of EU Member States.
24-01-2019, 10:19, Новости » Политика

Secretary General to PACE : Russian people would suffer most if Russia leaves the Council of Europe

Addressing the Parliamentary Assembly for the last time during a January session, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland expressed his satisfaction that the European Court of Human Rights was now on firmer ground than when he was elected in 2009.
23-01-2019, 12:32, Новости » Политика

Plenary highlights: Brexit, driverless cars, investment, pesticides

MEPs called for safety rules for driverless cars during this year's first plenary session. They also urged the UK to clarify its Brexit position and backed a new investment fund.
22-01-2019, 10:28, Новости » Политика

NATO Secretary General thanks EUROCONTROL for continued cooperation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL) on Friday (18 January 2019) to meet Director General Eamonn Brennan and reaffirm the close collaboration between the two organisations.
21-01-2019, 11:52, Новости » Политика

US and Denmark take command of two NATO naval groups

A US Navy Admiral has assumed command of NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 1, taking over from a Royal Danish Navy Commodore.
20-01-2019, 13:31, Новости » Политика

French Gendarmerie capture key members of Armenian mafia

Over 27 house searches were carried out in Rennes, Gap, St. Etienne, Nancy, Strasbourg, Haguenau, Reims, Chalon-Sur-Saone, Paris, Nantes, Limoges and Brest.
19-01-2019, 15:47, Новости » Происшествия

Norway should improve the situation for prisoners in solitary confinement

The Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report on a visit to Norway carried out in spring 2018.
18-01-2019, 10:35, Новости » Политика

13 car thieves with expensive taste arrested by the French Gendarmerie

After almost two years of a complex and lengthy investigation, the French Gendarmerie, supported by Europol, swooped on a criminal network behind the trafficking of high-value vehicles, estimated of having generated €4 million in criminal revenue.
17-01-2019, 13:23, Новости » Происшествия

Criminal gang recruiting Portuguese women into sham marriages dismantled

An organised criminal group recruiting dozens of women into sham marriages was detected and dismantled by Belgian and Portuguese authorities, with the active support of Europol and Eurojust.
16-01-2019, 13:27, Новости » Происшествия