European Union  (Page 1)

Theresa May Faces More Brexit Problems as Cabinet Members Resign

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/16/2018 at 1:00pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May remains on shaky grounds after two cabinet members resigned a day after she announced that the cabinet backed her proposal on Brexit.

She has now lost a total of 12 cabinet members in the last year. From

Read More...
 
 
 

EU, Iran Push for Non-Dollar Trade, Defy US Sanctions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Orwk1bf6dg&t=452s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:00am 11/16/2018 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Orwk1bf6dg&t=452s

The European Union may switch to non-dollar transactions to protect its trade with Iran in the wake of the latest U.S. sanctions, Reuters news agency reports. The news comes as Iran’s European trading partners are working to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle, which is a payment clearance house where Iran’s proceeds from...

Read More...
 
 
 

EU Hails Democrats’ Gains in the Midterms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UnX8EYWPk8
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 11:00am 11/8/2018 at 11:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UnX8EYWPk8

Doing away with diplomatic niceties, the top European Union officials have welcomed the gains made by the Democrats in the US midterm elections. Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans hailed the electoral results while attacking the Trump administration for its “racism” and “rudeness.” “Inspired by voters in the U.S....

Read More...
 
 
 

Le Pen party overtakes Macron in EU Election Poll

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYIVXUESD64
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00am 11/6/2018 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYIVXUESD64

Marine Le Pen’s right-wing National Rally has overtaken French President Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche for the first time ahead of the next year’s EU Parliament elections. The latest poll numbers place France’s ruling centrist En Marche party at 19 percent, and the newly constituted National Rally — formerly the Front National — at...

Read More...
 
 
 

SWIFT Suspends Some of Iran’s Access as Trump Admin Restores Sanctions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwClqlFU2wM
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/5/2018 at 5:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwClqlFU2wM

President Donald Trump’s administration has officially restored sanctions on Iran that went away with the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.

At the same time, SWIFT, a financial messaging service based in Belgium, announced it will suspend “some unspecified Iranian banks’ access to its messaging system in the interest...

Read More...
 
 
 

Austria Won’t Sign UN Migration Pact, Vows to ‘Defend National Sovereignty’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svjDMlCxhi0&t=50s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:00am 11/2/2018 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svjDMlCxhi0&t=50s

Austria has decided to follow the United States and Hungary in pulling out of the United Nations migration pact that is set to be ratified in December.

The Austrian government was pulling out of the UN-sponsored pact to “defend its national sovereignty,” local news reports

Read More...
 
 
 

Merkel to Quit Party Leadership After Key Losses in State Elections

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSyNx2nL9Y0
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/29/2018 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSyNx2nL9Y0

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced she will step down as leader of her Christian Democratic party (CDU) after massive losses in Sunday’s election in the key German state of Hesse. Germany’s ruling CDU suffered a second electoral drubbing in almost a fortnight, after voters in Bavaria and Hesse abandoned the party...

Read More...
 
 
 

Le Pen, Salvini Form ‘Freedom Front’ Ahead of EU Elections

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPr9zgsE4Pk
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:00am 10/10/2018 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPr9zgsE4Pk

France’s nationalist politician Marine Le Pen and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini have announced plans to create a “Freedom Front” electoral coalition ahead of next year’s European parliamentary vote. Speaking with Le Pen at a press conference on Monday, Salvini called for a “common sense revolution” to defeat EU’s political elite in the May...

Read More...
 
 
 

Czech Republic Remains Closed to Economic Migrants, PM tells EU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z6baZO7HpM&t=11s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/25/2018 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z6baZO7HpM&t=11s

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis told the European Union that his country will not take another economic migrant. Refusing to submit to the EU’s demand to accept immigrants crossing into European outer borders, the Czech Prime Minister refused to acknowledge any responsibility for foreign migrants. “I went into politics mainly to look after...

Read More...
 
 
 

European Union Parliament Votes to Sanction Hungary Due to ‘Breaches of the EU’s Core Values’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhC-nJCP7F4
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11:00am 9/13/2018 at 11:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhC-nJCP7F4

The European Union parliament has overwhelmingly voted to censure Hungary over alleged “breaches of the EU’s core values.” The vote triggered the “Article 7” procedure of the EU constitution, paving the wave for economic sanctions and other punishing measures.

The EU parliamentarians voted 448 to 197 in support...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sweden Faces Deadlock as Nationalist Party Gains in Sunday’s Elections

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVYe8qH3UdA&t=99s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 10, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/10/2018 at 4:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVYe8qH3UdA&t=99s

Sweden faces political impasse after ruling left-wing coalition and the opposition center-right alliance failed to win a clear majority in Sunday’s election. The biggest winner of the night was the nationalist party, the Swedish Democrats, who won 18 percent of the vote, compared to 12 percent in the 2014 elections.

“We see that we are this...

Read More...
 
 
 

Right-Wing Sweden Democrats Surge in Polls Ahead of Sunday’s Vote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1jkJ2tl0P8
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 3:00pm 9/6/2018 at 3:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1jkJ2tl0P8

The right-wing Sweden Democrats (SD) are surging in polls ahead of the Swedish general election on Sunday. The final YouGov poll suggests the party will win nearly 25 percent of the vote becoming the largest party in parliament, beating the ruling Social Democrats (SAP). So far, most polls show Sweden Democrats emerging...

Read More...
 
 
 

Germany Calls on the EU to Form a ‘Counterweight’ to the U.S.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RWOXJSbleI&t=914s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 24, 2018 at 9:00am 8/24/2018 at 9:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RWOXJSbleI&t=914s

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has laid out an ambitious plan to counter the United State at the world stage.

In an article titled “Making Plans for a New World Order,” Minister Mass talked about forming a “counterweight” to...

Read More...
 
 
 

EU, Trump Come to an Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzORDMXlFf4
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/26/2018 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzORDMXlFf4

President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced that the two sides have agreed to terms to simmer down a potential trade war that is already taking place between China and America.

But let’s take a deep breath and look closer before we pop the champagne.

(more…)

 
 
 

Bannon’s European Alliance Irks Germany’s Ruling Coalition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJDOnGtWar4&t=2285s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7:00am 7/25/2018 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJDOnGtWar4&t=2285s

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon’s plans to launch a foundation aimed at supporting populist and nationalist causes in Europe has triggered a sharp repose from Germany’s establishment politicians and the country’s mainstream media. 

“German politicians want to aggressively counter US right-wing populist Steve Bannon’s plans to support like-minded parties in...

Read More...
 
 
 

Hungary Quits UN Migration Pact, Calls it a ‘Threat to the World’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaLzoVsA-KI&feature=share
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:00am 7/20/2018 at 9:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaLzoVsA-KI&feature=share

Hungary has decided to quit the United Nations migration pact ahead of its final approval. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto slammed the UN-backed accord as a “threat to the world” and “entirely against” his country’s national interests.

“This document is entirely against Hungary’s security interests,” he said. “This pact poses a threat...

Read More...
 
 
 

Trump: Britain ‘Losing its Culture’ Because of Mass Immigration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HPshG5IlcI&t=413s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/13/2018 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HPshG5IlcI&t=413s

President Donald Trump criticized Europe’s open border policy, saying that mass immigration was permanently changing the continent for the worse. The UK is “losing” its culture as a result, he added.

“I think it changed the fabric of Europe and, unless you act very quickly, it’s never going to be what it was...

Read More...