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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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Europe 2018: A Year of Failed Multiculturalism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/31/2018 at 1:00pm
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The year began with an ominous warning from the German authorities. A team of researchers commissioned by the Ministry of Family Affairs found a “correlation between the refugee arrivals and violent crimes.” Not that anyone needed a report to prove the obvious. The ma...

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The Breunion Boys Really Want Britain to Come Back

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 4:00pm 12/23/2018 at 4:00pm
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This is not Saturday Night Live. This is not The Onion or Babylon Bee. A Dutch animation artist put together a boy band to encourage the United Kingdom to stay in the European Union.  From NME:

“I cannot believe this is the end,” they pine on the song’s opening lines. “I still...

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Is UK Heading for a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:00am 12/21/2018 at 7:00am
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With British Prime Minister Theresa May failing to get parliamentary support for her plan to leave the European Union and only 100 days until the deadline, Britain is veering towards a “no deal” Brexit.

In case of a no deal Brexit, the UK will leave the EU without any formal agreement on...

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UN Adopts Global Migration Pact Despite Last-Minute Withdrawals

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 7:00am 12/12/2018 at 7:00am
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Representatives from around 150 countries signed the United Nations migration pact in Morocco on Monday. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, as the agreement is formally known, aims to create a legal framework to handle growing migration from impoverished third world countries to the Western world — overriding the immigration...

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