Posts by Vijeta Uniyal  (Page 20)
 

Anti-Establishment “Trump-style” Billionaire Wins Czech Election

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Posted by    Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 11:12am 10/22/2017 at 11:12am
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It is getting lonely for Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on the European stage as another EU member country elects an anti-establishment government. Less than a week after the stunning electoral performance by  Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party, the Czech Republic has elected the anti-EU candidate Andrej Babis and his party in yesterday’s...

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French Parliament Passes ‘Tough’ Anti-Terror Law

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Posted by    Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:30am 10/19/2017 at 11:30am
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France’s parliament on Wednesday passed a new anti-terrorism law that gives law enforcement sweeping powers to search homes, carry out surveillance, and set up borders checks. The new law replaces the state of national emergency that came into effect after the 2015 Paris attacks, which killed 130 people. The state of...

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Austria’s Student Union Rejects Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/17/2017 at 1:00pm

Last week, Austria’s National Union of Students (ÖH), the country’s leading student body, passed a sternly worded resolution condemning the anti-Israel boycott campaign — or the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” Movement — trying to get a foothold in the country. The student body raised concerns about the “growing presence of the...

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Right-wing Party Surges in Austria’s Election, Set to Join Coalition Govt

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Posted by    Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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Just two weeks after the right-wing AfD Party’s surge in the German election, Austria’s Freedom Party (FPÖ) is set to join the country’s next coalition government. The Freedom Party, Europe’s oldest surviving right-wing party, which ran on an anti-Islamization and anti-mass migration platform received 26 percent of the votes, party’s strongest...

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Germany: Merkel Gov, Media Slam Trump on Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:30am 10/15/2017 at 11:30am
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Not just former US President Obama, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, too, regards the nuclear deal with Iran as her greatest diplomatic accomplishment. The prominent German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung summed up the central role played by the Merkel government, writing, “Among all the parties working to bring about a negotiated deal, Germans enjoyed...

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What Could Go Wrong? Merkel’s New Foreign Policy Chief Organized Her Refugee Policy

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00am 10/13/2017 at 7:00am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted the architect of her open borders policy to her new chief foreign policy adviser. Merkel’s hand-picked Jan Hecker, widely regarded as the man enforcing Germany’s ill-advised refugee policy, has no foreign policy experience. Mainstream media that nitpicked President Trump on every single appointment, is...

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Europe: Tunisia Turning into the New “Springboard” for Illegal Migrants

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/11/2017 at 1:00pm
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The North African country of Tunisia is turning into a “springboard” for illegal immigrants trying to get to Europe, according to the German newspaper Die Welt. The Muslim-majority country, destabilized in the wake of the “Arab Spring”, was becoming a serious security threat to Europe since the Tunisian government was encouraging its...

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Bavarian Green Party compares anti-Israel BDS boycott to Nazi-era “Don’t Buy From Jews”

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Posted by    Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11:30am 10/9/2017 at 11:30am
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In a strongly worded resolution passed by the Green Party in the southern German state of Bavaria, the state unit of the party has rejected the anti-Israel boycott campaign, or the BDS Movement as antisemitic.

The resolution titled “No to Antisemitism, no to BDS” (embedded and translated below) declared the Bavarian Green Party’s...

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Austria’s Right-Wing Party Sees Polling Surge Days Before the Election

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Posted by    Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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With 10 days until the Austria’s election, the right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) is surging in polls. According to the pollsters, the party could win up to 25 per cent of the vote in October 15 parliamentary election. Such a strong showing at the ballot box could propel the party to the position...

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EU Silent Over Spain’s Crackdown on Catalonia Independence Vote

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/3/2017 at 1:00pm
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A series of strikes and protests have disrupted the economic life in Catalonia, Spain’s wealthiest and most industrialized region. The protests come after Spanish police cracked down on Sunday’s independence referendum held in Catalonia region, which Madrid declared as illegal. Catalan authorities say around 900 people were injured after police raided polling stations, carrying...

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City of Jerusalem Seeks Technology Ties With India

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Posted by    Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/28/2017 at 2:30pm
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An initiative sponsored by the Embassy of Israel in India seeks to connect Jerusalem’s startup ecosystem with India’s technology scene. Contrary to the popular perception, Jerusalem is fast catching up with Tel Aviv as a leading technology center in the world. In 2015, TIME magazine named Jerusalem as one of the world’s...

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What Four More Years of Merkel Mean

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 11:30am 9/26/2017 at 11:30am
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At the White House press briefing yesterday, a German reporter wanted to know why President Trump hasn’t called Chancellor Merkel to congratulate her on election victory. “We’re just working on the logistics,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded.

The White House may have been trying to gloss over the issue of frosty...

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German Election: Merkel Wins Re-Election Bid, Right-Wing AfD Becomes Third Largest Party

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Posted by    Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:43pm 9/24/2017 at 4:43pm
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Despite her party’s worst showing since 1949, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has managed to secure her re-election bid. Merkel’s main rival, the Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz conceded defeat earlier this evening.

Merkel was quick to stake her claim to the Chancellorship, saying, “We are the strongest party, we have the mandate...

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Book Review: “United Nation: The Humanitarian Spirit of Israel”

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Posted by    Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:36am 9/22/2017 at 11:36am
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At a time when smear campaigns against Israel often go unchallenged on college campuses and anti-Israel activists hijack protest movements across the U.S. to attack of the Jewish State, a newly published book tells the story of Israel’s 69-year silent journey to impact the world and serve those in most need. “United Nation: The Humanitarian Spirit of Israel” written by the Israeli entrepreneur David Kramer, is a collection of 40 stories, each illustrating the benevolent and altruistic side of Israel that the mainstream media and the 24-hour news cycle don’t care to show.

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Germany’s Right-wing AfD Set to Become Third Biggest Party, Polls Suggest

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/19/2017 at 1:00pm
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Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD)  is set to become the third largest party in this month’s parliamentary election, the latest polls suggest. The anti-mass immigration party is polling around 12 percent in most polls.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, still ahead of the competition, is widely tipped to form the next government. But...

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EU Tells Poland To Roll Back Judicial Reform, Issues One-Month Ultimatum

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Posted by    Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In a drastic move that would further exacerbate the European Union’s east-west divide, the European Commission, the EU executive arm, has given a month’s notice to the Polish government to roll back its national judicial reform. Poland risks forfeiting its voting rights within the EU if it does not back down in...

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Israel, India to Boost Start Up Cooperation 

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 11:30am 9/12/2017 at 11:30am
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India wants to strengthen ties with Israeli start ups, a visiting delegation of Indian IT companies to the Jewish State stressed. The delegation was organised by Nasscom, Indian association representing software companies, and the global consulting firm Accenture. “The Nasscom Product Council and IT consulting major Accenture plan to collaborate with Israel Innovation Authority...

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