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France Issues Rallying Calls to ‘Buy French’ as Coronavirus Erodes EU Single Market

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 5:00pm 3/29/2020 at 5:00pm
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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has called on his countrymen to buy domestic products as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak cripples the European single market. Describing his approach as “economic patriotism,” he urged French supermarkets to ‘stock French products.’

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Germany to Close Borders Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 4:30pm 3/15/2020 at 4:30pm
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With Europe now officially the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic, Germany has announced its decision to close its borders with France, Austria, and Switzerland starting Monday, German news agency dpa reports. The German borders will remain closed barring some exceptions. Daily commuters and movement of goods have been exempted from...

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Merkel’s Left-Wing Coalition Partner Calls for ‘Pact for Humanity’ as Migrants Amass at EU Borders

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00pm 3/8/2020 at 2:00pm
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With thousands of migrants amassing at Europe’s outer borders, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s left-wing coalition partner has called for a “Pact for Humanity” to bringing these asylum seekers directly into the country. Germany’s ruling Social Democratic Party wants to take in “unaccompanied minors” trying to enter into Greece from Turkey, German ...

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Greek Development Minister Calls Migrant Wave Surges ‘an Invasion’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 2:00pm 3/3/2020 at 2:00pm
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As thousands of illegal migrants force their way into Greece along its border with Turkey, a senior Greek minister has described the worsening situation as an invasion.

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Greece: Police Struggle to Push Back Migrant Wave

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/1/2020 at 12:00pm
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Police in Greece fought back on Saturday to repel thousands of illegal immigrants along the Turkish border. The push back comes as tens of thousands of migrants are beginning to amass along the Turkish-Greek border. Angry migrants pelted stones at Greek guards and attempted to cut through border fences, news...

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Massive Migrant Wave Hits Europe As Turkey Opens Border

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00pm 2/29/2020 at 2:00pm
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Europe has been hit by a massive migrant wave after Turkey opened border crossings on Friday. Thousands of migrants started amassing along the Greek and Bulgarian borders, with Turkish authorities offering free bus rides for illegal migrants to reach border crossings.

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Greek Islanders Clash With Police Over Forced Migrant Settlement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 11:00am 2/27/2020 at 11:00am

Greek islanders clashed with police for the third day on Thursday over their government’s plan to build more migrant camps on their islands.

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EU Summit Collapses as Members Fail to Fill $81 Billion ‘Brexit-Size Hole’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00pm 2/23/2020 at 2:00pm
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A summit of top European Union leaders failed on Friday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other heads of government left the conference without an agreement on how to fill the hole created in the bloc’s budget by Britain’s exit. The leaders of 27 EU member states had gathered in Brussels...

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UK: New policy restricts entry of non-English speaking and unskilled foreign workers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:00am 2/21/2020 at 7:00am
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The British government has announced an overhaul of immigration policy, restricting the entry of non-English speakers and unskilled foreign workers. The new immigration rules, based on the Australian-style points system, is part of a post-Brexit overhaul.

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Post-Brexit, France’s Macron Proposes EU Nuclear Doctrine

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00pm 2/8/2020 at 2:00pm
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Almost a week after the United Kingdom left the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday unveiled a pan-European nuclear doctrine as part of country’s new military strategy. “The vital interests of France now have a European dimension,” he declared during the graduation ceremony at the French War College, l’Ecole...

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Brexit Day: UK Leaves EU with Nationwide Celebrations

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00am 2/1/2020 at 10:00am

Thousands took to the streets all across the United Kingdom to celebrate the country’s exit from the European Union. “People dance in the street to celebrate Brexit as UK leaves European Union,” The Manchester Evening News, reported.

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EU, European Governments Funding Terror-Linked Palestinian NGOs, Says Watchdog

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:00am 1/31/2020 at 11:00am
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The European Union and European governments are funding several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) linked to a Palestinian terrorist group, the watchdog NGO Monitor disclosed.

The research done by the Jerusalem-based watchdog group exposed eight NGOs as having operational ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a U.S. and EU-designated...

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Iran Accuses Europe of ‘Racism’ Over Faltering Nuclear Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 9:00am 1/30/2020 at 9:00am
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Angered by Europe’s waning support for the nuclear deal, Iran has accused Britain, France, and Germany of “racism,” the French news agency AFP reported.

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UK Parliament Passes EU Withdrawal Bill, Paving Way for Brexit on January 31

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 11:00am 1/23/2020 at 11:00am
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is set to become law after both houses of parliament approved the EU Withdrawal Agreement on Wednesday.

The bill was cleared 342 to 254 in the Lower House after legislators rejected all amendments suggested by the House of Lords, including guarantees for accepting minor migrants...

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European Powers Trigger “Dispute Mechanism” Over Iran’s Nuclear Deal Breach

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 9:00am 1/14/2020 at 9:00am
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Germany, France and the United Kingdom have launched a formal dispute mechanism against Iran which could end up putting international sanctions on the regime. The measure was announced on Tuesday following recent Iranian violations of the 2015 nuclear deal. The dispute will now be brought before a Joint Commission made up...

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European Leaders ‘Relieved’ as President Trump Steps Away from Retaliating Against Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/8/2020 at 4:00pm
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President Donald Trump has rallied the support of the European and NATO allies in his remarks following the last night’s Iranian rocket attacks at U.S. bases in Iraq.

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Israel Urges EU to Stop Funding Terror-Linked NGOs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/3/2020 at 12:00pm
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Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan has urged the European Union to stop funding non-governmental organizations (NGOs) linked to Palestinian terrorist groups.

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