Tag archive for ‘EU’
Anna Gomes_European Parliament_May 2017
By nsnbc On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

EU parliament to hold conference on Iraqi Kurdistan

nsnbc : Anna Gomes, a Portuguese member of the European Parliament said Friday that the EU parliament has scheduled a conference about Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region and that Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Yusuf More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Macron and Le Pen move to Second Round in French Presidential Elections

nsnbc : With more than 95 percent of votes counted Emmanuel Marcron and Marine Le Pen move to the second round of the presidential election with 23.7% and 21.7% respectively. French voters unequivocally said “No” More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Google Caves to Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service, Agrees to Pay Fine

nsnbc : Google ultimately caved to Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service, agreeing to pay $7.8 million (438 million rubles) for violating antitrust laws. The corporate Colossus will also pay two other fines More...

By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

No “Problems” with Export of Iraqi – Kurdish Oil via Turkey and Drawing New Borders in the Middle East

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Amidst intense discussions about a referendum on the independence of northern Iraq’s predominantly Kurdish region, the Kurdistan Ministry of Natural Resources notes that there were More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Turkey Promises to Support Islamic Headscarf Wearers Abroad

nsnbc : Turkey promised to provide legal support to Turkish citizens living in Belgium and France in cases where firms in European countries ask employees not to wear political or religious symbols including an More...

Camilla Habsburg-Lothringen_2017_Austria
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Culture as a binding factor in our society, interview with Camilla Habsburg-Lothringen

Djoeke Altena (nsnbc) : We need culture to know where we came from, says her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Tuscany Camilla Habsburg-Lothringen. “In a time where society is More...

Leader of the Front National, Marine le Pen. (archives) Courtesy Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

No it didn’t happen in Turkey – EU Parliament Stripped Immunity of EMP Marine Le Pen over Tweet

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Marine Le Pen, the leader of the National Front party, Member of the European Parliament and National Front presidential candidate, on Thursday, was striped of immunity from prosecution More...

IGB Pipeline project_Bulgaria_Greece_EU
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Bulgaria – Greece IGB Gas Link Construction Expected in 2018: Nikolai Pavlov

nsnbc : Nikolay Pavlov the Energy Minister of Bulgaria, said during a visit to Azerbaijan that the construction of the gas pipeline link between Bulgaria and Greece is expected to start in the beginning of 2018. Speaking More...

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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...