Oil demand will grow steadily in 2019 thanks to a solid global economy, but the world may face a large supply gap by late next year if OPEC cannot cover any supply shortfalls, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may face a no confidence vote in parliament over his decision to finally sign on a deal that allowed neighboring Macedonia to keep its name, which is identical to a northern province in Greece.
Italy's new economy minister Giovanni Tria postponed a meeting with his French counterpart in Paris on Wednesday as a diplomatic row spiraled over Rome's refusal to take in an overcrowded migrant ship.
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Wednesday that without an "official apology" from France, a planned meeting between Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday should be canceled.
Three former Polish presidents, including anti-communist icon Lech Walesa, on Wednesday urged the EU to defend the rule of law in their country, which they say is under threat from the current right-wing government.