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EU Moves To Block U.S. Sanctions on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/19/2018 at 12:00pm
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The European Union is considering laws to protect European companies trading with Iran in the wake of new U.S. sanctions.

The EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced plans to enact a set of laws that “seek to prevent European companies from complying with any sanctions the US may reintroduce against Iran,” Germany’s state-run...

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New Migrant Surge Hits Greece Despite EU-Turkey Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 7:00am 5/18/2018 at 7:00am
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The European Union’s deal with Turkey is failing to stop migrants from crossing into Europe, German media reports suggest. “The number of refugees coming into Europe through Turkey has risen sharply,” writes the German weekly Der Spiegel citing EU officials. In the early months of 2018 over 15,000 migrant crossed over...

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EU statement opposing U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem blocked by “New Europe” Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:00am 5/13/2018 at 10:00am
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It is being reported by Barak Ravid of Israel’s Channel 10 news that Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania blocked a joint European Union statement criticizing the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

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US Envoy Tells German Companies to Wind Down Operations in Iran ‘Immediately’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/9/2018 at 3:00pm
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Following President Donald Trump’s decision to no longer abide by the Iran nuclear deal, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has urged the German businesses to stop trading with the Islamic Republic of Iran. “US sanctions will target critical sectors of Iran’s economy. German companies doing business in Iran should wind down...

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EU Stands By Iran Deal Despite Mounting Intel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 9:00am 5/1/2018 at 9:00am
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The European Union has come to the defense of the Tehran regime and the 2015 nuclear deal after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday revealed a cache of secret  Iranian plans to build nuclear weapons, almost three years after the signing of the deal.

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Merkel Headed for a ‘Cold Reception’ in Washington, German Press Fears

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am 4/24/2018 at 11:00am
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Ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s one-day visit to Washington scheduled for Friday, German media have complained about the lack of ceremonial pomp accorded to the visiting leader. German media outlets were incensed by the fact that French President Emmanuel Macron, who is also touring the US this week, was receiving an...

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EU Threatens Trade War Over Trump’s Tariff Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:00am 3/8/2018 at 11:00am
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Rattled by President Trump’s proposal to raise tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the European Union is threatening the U.S. with a full-blown trade war. “We will now impose tariffs on motorcycles, Harley Davidson, on blue jeans, Levis, on bourbon,” Jean-Claude Junker, President of the European Commission, warned earlier this week.

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Anti-EU Parties Make Huge Gains in Italy Election, But Still No Majority

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/5/2018 at 1:00pm
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Anti-European Union parties made a huge leap in Italy’s general election, but no party has (so far) come away with a majority. This means Italy faces a hung Parliament and can take a long time to form a government.

The situation mirrors the UK when Prime Minister Theresa May held snap elections...

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Merkel Reaches ‘Costly’ Deal to Form Coalition Government

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/8/2018 at 1:00pm
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Chancellor Angela Merkel has finally reached a coalition deal with the Social Democrats (SPD) four months after her conservative bloc failed to win a majority in German elections. The deal forced Merkel to hand over key ministries and make painful concessions to her left-wing coalition partner. The details of the final...

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Divided EU Won’t Back Abbas on Palestinian ‘Statehood’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:00am 1/24/2018 at 7:00am
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Study: Refugees Behind Surging Violent Crimes in Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 3:00pm 1/4/2018 at 3:00pm
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Unregulated migration may be responsible for the rise in violent crimes in Germany, a study commissioned by the German government claims. The researchers used the state of Lower Saxony to examine the correlation between the refugee arrivals and violent crimes between 2014 and 2016, a period during which such crimes surged by 10.4 percent....

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Turkey’s bad behavior may be rewarded with German Customs Union

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm 12/27/2017 at 2:00pm
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A week after voting against Israel at the United Nations, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is proposing an ambitious plan to strengthen relations with the Erdogan regime in Turkey. Gabriel, who also serves as Germany’s Vice Chancellor, wants an EU-wide customs union with Turkey, a move aimed at bringing the Muslim-majority country ‘...

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EU Launches Disciplinary Proceedings Against Poland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:30am 12/21/2017 at 11:30am
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The European Union has launched disciplinary proceedings against Poland, accusing the county of breaching the EU’s “core values” over a series of judicial reforms passed by the Polish parliament.

The European Commission, the EU’s executive body, triggered Article 7, also dubbed as the “Nuclear Option.” The process could lead to economic sanctions and...

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Germany: Merkel to Hold New Round of Talks in Bid to Form Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 12:30pm 12/5/2017 at 12:30pm
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Two weeks ago, Angela Merkel’s attempt to form a three-way coalition came to an abrupt end after her traditional ally, pro-Business Free Democrats (FDP), unexpectedly walked out of the talks, citing irreconcilable differences over immigration and other key issues. After failing to form the government in the first round, Merkel will...

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Catalonia Declares Independence From Spain, Madrid Imposes Direct Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 5:30pm 10/27/2017 at 5:30pm
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In a largely symbolic vote, the Catalonian parliament voted for independence from Spain on Friday, which caused the Spanish Senate to allow Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy direct rule over the region. From The Wall Street Journal:

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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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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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