The EU believes Theresa May’s ‘unstable’ government could collapse before Brexit

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Gabriele Zimmer MEP.YouTube/emagazine BRUSSELSDIPLOMATIC The European Union believes Theresa May’s government could fall before Brexit negotiations finish, a leading MEP has suggested. Gabriele Zimmer — who sits on the European Parliament’s Brexit group — told BI the EU fears the … Read More

Palestinian President says Jewish behavior caused the Holocaust, sparking condemnation

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council in Ramallah on Monday. (Majdi Mohammed/AP) In a speech broadcast live on Palestinian TV on Monday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered what he called a “history … Read More

EU budget: Commission proposes a modern budget for a Union that protects, empowers and defends

The Commission is today proposing a pragmatic, modern, long-term budget for the 2021-2027 period. It is an honest response to today’s reality in which Europe is expected to play a greater role in providing security and stability in an unstable … Read More

Christian ministry cancels California event fearing the state ‘will forbid some of what it teaches’

In an increasingly interconnected world, the refugee crisis has become a central issue for governments worldwide. Especially after the outbreak of the Syrian crisis, which caused more than one million refugees to cross into Europe in 2015 alone, the debate … Read More

‘We’re NOT doing business with these guys’ Donald Trump THREATENS EU

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DONALD Trump blasted the EU and other nations at a rally in Michigan by threatening to “take on” the bloc and claims it takes “advantage” of the US. The US president said the EU “sounds so nice” but it was … Read More

Tackling online disinformation: Commission proposes an EU-wide Code of Practice

Today, the Commission is proposing measures to tackle disinformation online, including an EU-wide Code of Practice on Disinformation, support for an independent network of fact-checkers, and a series of actions to stimulate quality journalism and promote media literacy. The recent … Read More

Can Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron save the Iran nuclear deal?

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During separate talks with President Donald Trump this week, Macron and Merkel will urge the US to stick to the Iran nuclear deal. In an interview with Fox News, the French leader warned there is no “Plan B.” When French … Read More

Over 85 countries, organizations to attend Brussels meeting on Syria – EU

BRUSSELS, April 22 (KUNA) — The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) will co-chair the second Brussels conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region’, on April 24-25, the bloc announced Sunday. The conference will bring … Read More

Iran says will make or buy and weapons it needs, blasts ‘invading powers’

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“We are not living in a normal region, and we see invading powers have built bases around us. Disregarding the principles of international law, they intervene in regional affairs.”  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Muslim leaders and … Read More

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