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Thousands march in anti-fascist demonstrations across Italy

Added: 24.02.2018 13:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Tens of thousands of people marched in rival far-right and anti-fascist demonstrations across Italy on Saturday, with isolated clashes erupting as tensions threatened to boil over ahead of next weekend's election.

Source: www.france24.com

EU agrees budget to focus on defence, security and migration

Added: 23.02.2018 16:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

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EU leaders will try to adopt the next long-term budget this year - after the Commission's detailed proposal is revealed in May.

Tags: EU, Migration
Source: euobserver.com

EU leaders nix transnational lists, cool on 'Spitzenkandidat'

Added: 23.02.2018 15:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The 'Brussels bubble' ideas for transnational electoral lists was put on ice at the summit, while Jean-Claude Juncker's idea for an EU 'super president' was also rejected. The 'Spitzenkandidate' proposal backed by the European parliament also suffered a rebuff.

Source: euobserver.com

A secret business: Russian mercenaries in Syria

Added: 23.02.2018 14:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A paramilitary chief who serves as a contact for Russians who want to become mercenaries in Syria discusses the grim business of making war for profit. He spoke exclusively to FRANCE 24 only on condition of anonymity.

Source: www.france24.com

[Ticker] EU calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

Added: 23.02.2018 14:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

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European Council president Donald Tusk said Friday the EU was calling for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, as civilian casualties increased in the eastern Ghouta district ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire. Tusk said Russia and Iran were allowing a surge in attacks on rebel positions. French and German leaders Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel appealed to Russian president Vladimir Putin to stop bombardments.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] UK's post-Brexit vision is 'pure illusion', Tusk says

Added: 23.02.2018 14:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

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European Council president Donald Tusk said the UK's current position on its future relationship with the EU is "based on pure illusion". Speaking to reporters after Friday's EU summit, Tusk reiterated there can be neither single market "a la carte" nor cherry-picking. "It seems the is still alive," Tusk said, adding he hopes for a more detailed UK position when he meets with Theresa May next Thursday.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] EU leaders express solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey drill row

Added: 23.02.2018 14:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

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EU leaders on Friday expressed solidarity with Cyprus and Greece after Nicosia accused Turkey of threatening to use force against a drillship chartered by Italy's Eni in the eastern Mediterranea sea. European Council president Donald Tusk told reporters that leaders "urgently call on Turkey to terminate these activities" that have led to recent tensions, and said Greece and Cyprus had the "sovereign right" to explore for resources.

Source: euobserver.com

[Interview] Regions chief: calls for smaller EU budget are 'impossible'

Added: 23.02.2018 13:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

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President of Committee of the Regions wonders where the spirit of the Bratislava summit has gone if member states are arguing for a smaller EU budget - while also wanting to do more at EU level.

Tags: EU, President
Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] EU to double funding for Sahel forces

Added: 23.02.2018 11:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The European Union announced it will double its contribution, to €100 million, in support of the multinational G5 operation in West Africa's Sahel region at Friday's conference in Brussels, where 50 countries were represented. The force is aimed at fighting jihadists and support humanitarian and development work as the security situation in the region deteriorates. The EU money will be part of a total €414 million pledged by international donors.

Source: euobserver.com

French prime minister unveils new deradicalisation programme

Added: 23.02.2018 11:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The French government unveiled new deradicalisation plans on Friday, including isolating extremists within prisons and opening centres dedicated to reintegrating former radicals into society.

Source: www.france24.com

[Agenda] Election fever picks up This WEEK

Added: 23.02.2018 11:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Italian general elections, a German coalition in the balance, and the European parliament fighting to get a voice in nominating an EU commission president. This and much a week packed with intrigue.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] EU parliament president: 'The immigration problem is Africa'

Added: 23.02.2018 8:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Antonio Tajani, the European parliament's president, told reporters on Friday that millions of people will leave Africa in the coming decades should outstanding issues of poverty, war, and climate change not be resolved. "The immigration problem is Africa. As I said in front of the heads of state, in 2050 we will have 2.5 billion people living in Africa," he said.

[Opinion] EU-Morocco fishing deal casts doubt on EU future foreign policy

Added: 23.02.2018 8:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Not extending the EU fisheries deal with Morocco to fish off the disputed coast of Western Sahara could deprive the Sahrawi people of much-needed income - and throw into question future EU foreign policy in the name of human rights.

Tags: EU, Sahara
Source: euobserver.com

EU leaders put 'Spitzenkandidat' on summit menu

Added: 23.02.2018 3:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

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EU summit to feature debate about who gets to choose the next president of the European Commission. A row between leaders and parliament can be expected in 2019.

Source: euobserver.com

European far-right political party risks collapse

Added: 23.02.2018 3:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The Italian member of the Alliance of European National Movements reportedly wants to withdraw his membership. Such a move could see the party collapse.

Tags: EU
Source: euobserver.com

The key budget issues on EU leaders' table

Added: 23.02.2018 3:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

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As EU leaders gather on Friday to start discussing the future of the EU's spending after the UK leaves, major battle lines are already emerging among member states. Here is a look at the key issues.

Tags: UK, EU
Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] May to unveil EU departure strategy next week

Added: 23.02.2018 2:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

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UK prime minister Theresa May will unveil her vision for her country's departure from the EU next week, following eight hours of talks with key ministers at her country retreat on Thursday, UK media reports. Her government could fall if the opposition Labour party support a rebel Conservative amendment seeking to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU.

[Ticker] Pregnant workers may be dismissed, EU court rules

Added: 23.02.2018 2:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The European Court of Justice on Thursday that pregnant and breastfeeding women in the EU are not automatically protected from workplace dismissal in the event of a mass redundancy. Under EU law are employers normally barred from firing women from the start of pregnancy until the end of maternity leave. The court said that member states are free to grant higher protection to pregnant workers however.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Romanian minister demands anti-corruption prosecutor fired

Added: 23.02.2018 2:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Romania's social democrat justice minister, Tudorel Toader, called on Thursday for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, to be removed from her post when presenting a 36-page report on alleged abuses by prosecutors. The speech triggered new street protests. Romanian president Klaus Iohannis rejected Toader's report, saying it "lacked clarity". Iohannis has the final say on firing any senior prosecutor.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Luxembourg and Ireland pay highest minimum wages

Added: 23.02.2018 2:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The highest minimum wage (€1,199 per month) is paid in Luxembourg, followed by Ireland (€1,614), the Netherlands (€1,578) and Belgium (€1,563), according to a in 22 EU countries released on Friday. When eliminating price differences the highest monthly minimum wage was almost three times higher than the lowest, which is paid in Bulgaria (€261 per month), followed by Lithuania (€400) and Romania (€408).

Source: euobserver.com

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