Category: Euro

G7’s “Most Difficult Meeting”

26 May 2017
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The quiet resort town of Taormina, Sicily has become the center stage for the world’s politics theater since this morning. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7), the world’s most powerful economic leaders, are meeting there to discuss the most crucial problems and international issues in today’s world – such as the fight against […]

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EU Leaders Agree on Final Brexit Negotiation Guidelines

23 May 2017
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EU leaders have reached the final agreement on their Brexit proposal. The last version has confirmed the terms, that senior EU officials had already underlined several times – no trade deal until there is an agreement on other key issues. “All 27 of us today have confirmed the position we’re going to defend,” Michel Barnier, […]

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How to Get a Free Castle in Italy?

22 May 2017
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Do you want a castle in Italy? How about one for free? It might sound like April’s Fool joke but Italy’s State Property Agency (SPA) is not joking. The SPA, together with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, has decided to implement a programme to save over hundreds of historical buildings by giving them for free. […]

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DHS to Expand The Laptop Ban Over European Flights

18 May 2017
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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering to expand the ban on laptops, tablets and larger smartphones on-board flights coming in from Europe. Representatives from the DHS met with European officials on Wednesday to discuss the new restriction. The meeting was an initiative by European administrators who asked for clarification on the parameters. […]

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The EU Keeps Firm Position Over Citizens’ Rights

21 Apr 2017
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There will be no Brexit deal if citizens’ rights are not guaranteed, according to the president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, who met with Theresa May yesterday. Tajani came to London to discuss the EU parliament’s position in the Brexit negotiations. He emphasized how important is to the institution he represents to keep the […]

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Theresa May Has a Cunning Plan

18 Apr 2017
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Theresa May pushed things forward once again in a surprising announcement this morning. She said that in the morning meeting of the cabinet it was decided that the UK General elections, scheduled for 7th of May 2020, will be held in a much shorter period of time. Much, much shorter. In just two months – […]

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Hard-core EU Opposition on Brexit

13 Apr 2017
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Almost half of EU member states want Britain to pay a high price upon leaving the Union, a survey developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows. Among the countries opposing easy negotiations and pushing for a costly bill for the UK are the oldest members of the organisation like Germany, France and Belgium, but […]

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The EU Foreign Ministers Stopped Proposed Sanctions to Russia

11 Apr 2017
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Germany and Italy stopped Boris Johnson’s initiative for additional sanctions towards Russia and Syria during the G7 meeting in Lucca, Italy on Tuesday. The Italian foreign minister, Angelino Alfano, expressed his satisfaction with the decision, admitting that it covered the initial position of his country. According to Alfano, Putin “must not be pushed into a […]

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Are We Heading to a New Cold War?

10 Apr 2017
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Donald Trump’s missile attack didn’t help the devastating situation in Syria but certainly stirred the pot of international politics. His move was supported by almost the entire world, including Saudi Arabia. The only two countries which saw the bombing of the Syrian base as “violation of international law” was Russia and Iran. Just a few […]

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European Leaders Tet-a-Tet Brexit Meetings

07 Apr 2017
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Theresa May welcomed Donald Tusk on Downing Street 10 for a tet-a-tet meeting to discuss the hottest topic in the first round of the Brexit negotiations – Gibraltar. The meeting helped in decreasing the tension which had been risen over the week after the EU council stated that the Brexit deal will not apply to […]

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