PoliticsPortugal

Portugal: Costa announces UK flight ban

The Portuguese prime minister has announced that, as of Saturday, there will be a total interruption of flights between Portugal and the United Kingdom, except for humanitarian flights or to repatriate Portuguese and British citizens. António Costa announced this measure…
PoliticsPortugal

Education ministers meet remotely on Friday

On Friday, the ministers of education, Tiago Brandão Rodrigues, and higher education, Manuel Heitor, are to chair the informal Council of Education Ministers of the European Union on the role of education and training in the European social model. The meeting, which was…
PoliticsWorld

Trump halts deportation of Venezuelans for 18 months

On his last night in the White House, outgoing President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday suspending the deportation of Venezuelans from US territory for a period of 18 months, citing the ongoing crisis in their own country “I have determined that it…
PoliticsWorld

Costa to debate H1 priorities with European Parliament

Portugal’s prime minister, António Costa, as the acting president of the Council of the EU, on Wednesday discusses the priorities of the Portuguese presidency for the first half of the year with the European Parliament in Brussels Less than a week after…
PoliticsWorld

Qatar calls for Gulf talks with Iran

Qatar has called for Gulf Arab countries to hold talks with Iran, the foreign minister said in an interview aired Tuesday, after Doha reconciled with its neighbours following a rift. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, who has previously called for…