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France’s EU Minister Names Cat Brexit ‘Because He Wants to Go Out,’ But ‘Stays Put’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/19/2019 at 12:00pm
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Troll level EXPERT. Nathalie Loiseau, France’s European Affairs Minister, named her cat Brexit because he appears to exhibit the same behavior that has roared through the UK parliament these past two years. From

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Brexit: Parliament Rejects Leaving EU Without Deal, Will Vote to Extend Deadline

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8:00pm 3/13/2019 at 8:00pm
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Okay, let’s see if I can keep this straight because Brexit has become a circus.

On Tuesday, the Members of Parliament (MP) voted against British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit De...

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Parliament Rejects Theresa May’s Brexit Deal a Second Time

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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Parliament handed beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May another defeat as the members rejected her Brexit deal for a second time.

They shot it down 391-242, even though May sought out “last minute legal assurances on the backstop from Brussels.”

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Theresa May Heads To Strasbourg To Meet EU Leader Ahead of Tuesday’s BREXIT Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/11/2019 at 5:00pm
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Last month, Mary wrote that British Prime Minister Theresa May Will Give Parliament a Chance to Delay Brexit if They Reject Withdrawal Plan.  The withdrawal plan comes up for a vote on Tuesday, March 12, and May has traveled to Strasbourg to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Poland plows through with Baltic canal project, despite green activist anger and EU demands

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 9:27am 3/7/2019 at 9:27am
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The last time we visited Poland, eco-activists were upset with its continued reliance on coal power.

The shrieks of green justice warriors will likely grow louder. Poland will continue with plans to dig a canal between its main eastern coastline and the Baltic Sea despite concerns among activists and in the European...

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Theresa May Will Give Parliament a Chance to Delay Brexit if They Reject Withdrawal Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:00am 2/27/2019 at 9:00am
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The United Kingdom is supposed to leave the European Union next month, but even after two years of negotiations and talks, it may not happen on time.

This is why British Prime Minister Theresa May told Parliament if the members reject her Brexit deal on March 12, she will give them an ...

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EU Seeks to End Dollar ‘Monopoly’ in Oil Trade

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00am 2/15/2019 at 7:00am
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The European Union wants to challenge the longstanding dominance of the U.S. dollar in oil trade, the French broadcaster EuroNews reported. Brussels has created a working group comprising of representatives from European trade and industry to “challenge the dominance of the dollar” in energy trade and promote the use of euro to price oil...

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EU Election: Study Says Right-Wing Gains Could ‘Paralyze’ the Bloc

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00am 2/13/2019 at 7:00am
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The anti-EU parties are poised to win one-third of the seats in the EU Parliament election in May, according to a study titled “The 2019 European Election: How anti-Europeans plan to wreck Europe and what can be done to stop it,” released by a pro-EU think-tank.

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Germany, EU ‘Aghast’ as U.S. Withdraws from Missile Treaty with Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/2/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Trump administration’s decision to suspend the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russian triggered sharp responses from Germany and the European Union. “Europeans aghast as end to INF treaty looms,” the German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported, adding that the “EU leaders are concerned that the US withdrawal from the INF treaty could...

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Top EU Court Prohibits Passport Checks on Cross-Border Buses Entering Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00am 1/30/2019 at 7:00am
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The top EU court has prohibited bus companies from checking passenger passports on cross-border buses, making it difficult for German police to identify illegal immigrants entering the country, say local media.

The ruling by the European Court of Justice could prevent the German police from stopping thousands of illegal border crossings and embolden the...

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Israel Slams EU for Funneling Millions to BDS Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:00am 1/23/2019 at 11:00am

Israel has called out the European Union for continuing to finance the boycott movement against the country. The EU funneled millions of euros to organizations and activists running the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign between 2017 and 2018, a detailed report issued by the country’s Minister of Strategic Affairs revealed.

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Europe ‘Tiptoes’ Towards Trump’s Iran Policy, Reuters Reports

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/19/2019 at 2:00pm
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In what can only be described as another foreign policy win for President Donald Trump, the European countries are ‘tiptoeing’ towards Washington’s position on Iran, Reuters reported Friday. Describing the recent shift in European diplomacy, the news agency noted that the “new approach moves Europe closer to U.S. President Donald Trump’s...

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EU Tells Theresa May to Cancel Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:00am 1/16/2019 at 11:00am
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Following the British parliament’s rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the EU Council President, Donald Tusk, has told the country to stay in the bloc.

“If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only positive solution is?” the...

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Germany’s AfD Party Pushes for German Exit from EU

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00am 1/15/2019 at 11:00am
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Germany’s biggest opposition party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD), is pushing for the country to leave the European Union ahead of the EU parliament election. According to the manifesto drafted for the EU election scheduled for late May, the AfD called for Germany to leave the EU if party’s demands for...

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EU-Iran Trade in Decline as US Sanctions Bite

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 4:00pm 1/12/2019 at 4:00pm
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Trade between Iran and the European Union is in sharp decline, official Iranian figures show. The drop comes despite EU’s ongoing efforts to bypass the U.S. sanctions. In November, President Donald Trump imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran’s oil, shipping and banking sectors.

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EU Election: Italy’s Salvini Seeks Alliance with Polish Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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The leader of the Italian League party, Matteo Salvini, plans to form an electoral alliance with Poland’s ruling conservatives in the run-up to the upcoming European Union elections. Salvini is spearheading a campaign to build an anti-establishment alliance ahead of the election. In October, he teamed up with Marine Le Pen’s...

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Germany Wants UN Security Council Seat for the EU

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 9:00am 1/3/2019 at 9:00am
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Berlin will be lobbying the United Nations to secure a permanent seat at the Security Council for the European Union, German state media said.

“Over the next two years, Germany’s main concern will be to try and ensure that the European Union as a whole is given a permanent seat,” public broadcaster Deutsche ...

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