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Catalonia crisis – Puigdemont Ready to Go Back if Re-Elected on the 21st of December

 Deposed Catalan leader Carlos Puigdemont said on Tuesday that he would “run the risk” of going back to Spain if he won the election in Catalonia on the 21st of December next, Brussels Times reported.

World » EU | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1844

Nato Reappoints Jens Stoltenberg as Chief Until 2020

 NATO on Tuesday (Dec 12) reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until 2020, as the alliance undergoes its biggest revamp since the Cold War to counter the perceived threat posed by Russia.

World » EU | December 12, 2017, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3794

EU to Israel: Don't Expect Us to Move Embassies

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini told Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to expect EU states to follow the US in moving embassies to Jerusalem, EUObserver reported.

World » EU | December 12, 2017, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1664

German Intelligence Warns of Increased Chinese Cyber Spying

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency warned on Sunday that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information among lawmakers and officials, while Chinese hackers are increasingly attacking European companies through t

World » EU | December 11, 2017, Monday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1843

German Social Democrat Schulz called for United States of Europe

United States of Europe until 2025 and strong integration within the European Union (EU), said Martin Schulz, who was re-elected as leader of the German Social Democrats on Thursday.

World » EU | December 8, 2017, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1893

Brexit Border Deal Possible in 'Hours' as Talks Go Down to the Wire

The United Kingdom and Ireland could reach agreement in hours on how to run their post-Brexit Irish land border, paving the way for a deal that would remove the last obstacle to opening free trade talks with the European Union,Reuters reports.

World » EU | December 8, 2017, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1955

Poland Ready to Defend Migration Stance in EU Top Court

Poland is ready to defend its decision in the European Union’s top court to refuse to accept migrants from Africa and the Middle East under an EU plan to redistribute them, Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymanski said, reported by Reuters.

World » EU | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2960

The World Bank gives up to USD 200 Million in the Western Balkans

"We are ready to finance a trade and transport project in the Western Balkans region of up to USD 200 million", World Bank Executive Director Kristalina Georgieva said at a meeting of the leaders of the Western Balkans in Sofia, reports actualno

World » EU | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1717

Illegal Migrants in the EU are 63% less in 2017

The European Commission today reported a 63 percent decrease in the number of migrants illegally entering the EU compared to last year's data, 24chasa reports.

World » EU | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1850

The European Parliament Reassured: We will not Forbid Döner Kebabs

The European Parliament may veto the European Commission's legislative proposal to allow the use of phosphate additives in frozen meat (including Döners) because of health concerns.

World » EU | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3228

Russia's Putin Says to Decide Soon if He Will Run For Re-Election

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he would decide very soon whether to run for re-election next year, something he is widely expected to do and comfortably win, Reuters writes.

World » EU | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2909

Eva Maydell: Digital Technologies are Moving with the Free Movement of Data in the Union

The Bulgarian MEP from GERB / ​​EPP Eva Maydell met the Polish Minister of Digitization Christoph Schubert on Tuesday, December 5 in Brussels, reports 24chasa.

World » EU | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1858

Four Suspected ISIS Members Arrested in Raids in Spain and Morocco

Four people believed to belong to the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) have been arrested in Spain, according to Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido, El Pais reported.

World » EU | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 2463

Mogherini: Six Countries from the Western Balkans can Join the EU by 2019

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said six countries in the Western Balkans could join the EU by 2019, TASS reported.

World » EU | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2180

Donald Tusk: Without Reforms, Albania will not Enter the EU

European Council President Donald Tusk wrote on his personal Twitter profile that his meeting with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama in Brussels had gone well and that it was in view of the Western Balkans summit on 17 May next year in Sofia, said Confront

World » EU | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2290

Catalonia Faces a Crucial Election on December 21

Catalonia faces a crucial election on December 21 that will determine whether Spain is on-course to tackle the northeastern region’s independence push — its gravest political crisis in the past four decades — or be mired in uncertainty for months or years

World » EU | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1770

Germans See Trump as Bigger Problem Than North Korea or Russia

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World » EU | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1917

German SPD Agrees to Talks with Angela Merkel’s Conservatives

Germany’s center-left Social Democrats agreed to enter into talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives about possibly forming a new government, according to a report Monday.

World » EU | December 4, 2017, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1749

Germany Floats Bonus For Rejected Asylum Seekers to Go Home

The German government wants to encourage rejected asylum seekers to voluntarily return to their home countries with a cash incentive, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told newspaper Bild am Sonntag on Sunday, Deutsche Welle reported.

World » EU | December 4, 2017, Monday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1971

European Union and Russia Held Expert Consultations on the Balkans and the Enlargement of the EU

On Friday, another round of expert consultations on the Balkans and the enlargement of the European Union took place in Brussels, a Russian diplomat said on Tuesday, quoted by BGNES.

World » EU | December 2, 2017, Saturday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2167

Donald Tusk Gives Ireland Veto Over Brexit Deal

The European Union has handed Ireland an effective veto over any Brexit deal, increasing pressure on the prime minister to make further concessions on the border issue, The Times reports.

World » EU | December 2, 2017, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2275
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