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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.

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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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France Identifies Christmas Market Shooter, Claimed He Yelled “Allahu Akbar” as He Opened Fire

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 5:30pm 12/11/2018 at 5:30pm
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The French authorities have identified the Strasbourg Christmas Market shooter as 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt. Witnesses claimed he screamed “Allahu Akbar!” as he opened fire.

He killed four and injured several others in Strasbourg on Tuesday evening.

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Theresa May Cancels Crucial Vote on Brexit Deal In Face of Possible Defeat

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00am 12/10/2018 at 11:00am
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the House of Commons that she will defer the vote tomorrow for her Brexit deal after many within her own party wouldn’t support her deal due to the backstop.

The Guardian reported that “the backstop is a device intended to ensure that there will not...

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EU in Disarray Over Global Migration Pact

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7:00am 12/7/2018 at 7:00am
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The European Union is in the midst of a political turmoil over the ratification of the United Nations pact on migration. The resistance to the pact is galvanizing in Europe ahead of the December 10 deadline when the representatives from some 180 UN member states will meet in Morocco, a Muslim-majority country in...

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Theresa May Faces More Brexit Problems as Cabinet Members Resign

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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

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

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:00am 11/16/2018 at 7:00am
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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...

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EU Hails Democrats’ Gains in the Midterms

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 11:00am 11/8/2018 at 11:00am
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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....

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Le Pen party overtakes Macron in EU Election Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00am 11/6/2018 at 7:00am
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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...

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

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/5/2018 at 5:00pm
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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...

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

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:00am 11/2/2018 at 7:00am
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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

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