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By nsnbc On Monday, October 16th, 2017

EU hits North Korea with new sanctions, targets citizens more than regime

nsnbc : The European Union has imposed new sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea a.k.a. North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Foreign ministers of the European More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Catalonia declared independence; Suspends it for talks with Francoesque Madrid

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont, Tuesday evening, made a formal declaration of independence from Spain to then have it suspended to allow talks with Madrid. The situation in Spain More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

EU insists on separate anti-corruption court in Ukraine, ready to help in selecting judges

nsnbc : The European Union insists on the need to create a separate anti-corruption court in Ukraine and is ready to help in selecting judges, according to a letter sent by the EU Delegation to Ukraine in response More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Belarus and EU agree on peer review of tests of nuclear power plant

nsnbc : Belarus and the European Commission have agreed on the timeline of the peer review of results of the stress tests of the nuclear power plant located near Ostrovets, Belarus. Safety tests and standards for More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 1st, 2017

Theresa declares “Mayday” as BREXIT negotiations enter deep waters

nsnbc : British Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to appeal to her counterparts in the European Union to try to break an impasse in Brexit talks. After four days of negotiations, the third round of formal Brexit More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Death of terrorism suspects in Spain continues trend of extrajudicial killings

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Police in Spain, on Monday, stated that Younes Abouyaaqoub, the main suspect in Thursday’s vehicle ramming attack in Barcelona, was shot dead in a police operation. Thirteen were More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Santos appointed Colombia’s Peace Commissioner to post as new Ambassador to the EU

nsnbc : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has appointed now former Colombian Peace Commissioner Sergio Jaramillo to the post as Colombia’s new ambassador to the European Union. Sergio Jaramillo has in More...

Juncker's July U-turn now reversed.
By nsnbc On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

NGOs lambast Juncker for waiving EU’s condition that Ukraine establish anti-corruption courts

nsnbc : The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and an alliance of other NGOs, on July 13 – 14, issued statements blasting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for backtracking More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Barzani and Iraqi – Kurdish Referendum Council visit Belgium

nsnbc : A high-level delegation of the referendum committee from Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR), headed by KAR President Masoud Barzani, held its first official meeting on Tuesday, with the Belgian More...

People at an anti-Erdogan rally in Denmark, in November 2016. People voting with their feet.
By nsnbc On Friday, July 7th, 2017

EU MPs recommend suspending talks on Turkey’s EU membership

nsnbc : The European Union Parliament has recommended that accession talks for Turkey into the EU be suspended. The EU MP’s stressed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s expressed support for the More...