Tag archive for ‘EU’
Kurdish Parties in Syria_2016_PYD - TEV Dem (r)_KNC(l)
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Kurds Divided Along Geopolitical Fault Lines

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC) claimed three of its members were arrested by security forces linked to the Democratic Union Party (PYD). The PYD rejects these reports as false. More...

EU_Malta_Feb 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

EU Agrees on Measures to Mitigate Human Trafficking and Migration

nsnbc : Member states of the European Union agreed today at a meeting in Malta, on a set of collaborative efforts with Libya and neighboring states to stop the trafficking of migrants through the central Mediterranean. During More...

European Council President Donald Tusk (archives) - Courtesy REUTERS, Bernadett Szabo
By nsnbc On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

No Place For Brexit Pick-And-Choose Tactics: Tusk

nsnbc : European Council President Donald Tusk warned on Wednesday that there won’t be any place for pick-and-choose tactics in the upcoming Brexit negotiation between Britain and the EU. European Council More...

Courtesy of Shutterstock.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
1 Comment

Russian Officials Deny Cyber Warfare – Everybody Does It

nsnbc : Russia’s Ministry of Communications, on Tuesday, denied any knowledge of a Russian “cyber corps” carrying out attacks on foreign computer systems. Deputy Communications Minister Alexey More...

By Ellen H. Brown On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

The Italian Banking Crisis: No Free Lunch – Or Is There?

Ellen Brown (nsnbc) : It has been called “a bigger risk than Brexit”– the Italian banking crisis that could take down the eurozone. Handwringing officials say “there is no free lunch” and “no magic bullet.” More...

Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters
By nsnbc On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?

Nengye Liu (TC) : China has become more active in global governance issues. Its involvement in new regulations about the changing environment of the Arctic is no exception. Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters Arctic More...

ExoMars close-up of a large unnamed crater north near the Mars equator. ESA/Roscosmos/ExoMars/CaSSIS/UniBE, CC BY-SA
By nsnbc On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Decades of attempts show how hard it is to land on Mars – here’s how we plan to succeed in 2021

Andrew Coates (TC) : Europe has been trying to land on Mars since 2003, but none of the attempts have gone exactly according to plan. A couple of months ago, the ExoMars Schiaparelli landing demonstrator crashed More...

Northern bites not northern lights. Alwyn Ladell/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
By nsnbc On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

It’s Iceland vs Iceland as trademark row erupts between country and frozen supermarket chain

Luke McDonagh (TC) : Under European trademark law it is possible to obtain wide-ranging protection for a single word such as “Apple”, “Google” or “Gucci” – which gives the owner the exclusive right More...

By IMEMC On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
1 Comment

Israel Condemns French Decision to Label Settlement Products

IMEMC : The Israeli government has condemned France’s decision to label settlement products, according to Israeli public radio. The Foreign Ministry said that, with this decision, France may strengthen measures More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

EU Parliament Backs Freezing of Talks on Turkey’s Membership

nsnbc : The Parliament of the European Union, on Thursday, adopted a freeze of EU membership talks with Turkey over its crackdown and purges following the failed military mystery coup earlier this year. The EU More...