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    Martin Schulz: Brexit could trigger ‘implosion’ of EU
    Apr12

    Martin Schulz: Brexit could trigger ‘implosion’ of EU

    Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament, has warned of an “implosion of the EU” if Britain were to leave the European Union after the June 23 referendum. In an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published on Tuesday, Schulz said that as a result of a Brexit other member countries will want “escape...

    Dutch gave ‘old parties,’ not Ukraine, the middle finger
    Apr09

    Dutch gave ‘old parties,’ not Ukraine, the middle finger

    To anyone paying attention to the tone of Dutch politics or the mood across Europe, the outcome of the Dutch referendum on the association agreement between the EU and Ukraine — in which 61 percent voted No — did not come as a surprise. If elections were held in the Netherlands today, polls show Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom — equally...

    NATO and Russia try to break the ice (again)
    Apr08

    NATO and Russia try to break the ice (again)

    The NATO-Russia Council will meet in two weeks time, according to a statement Friday. Sources told POLITICO the meeting will take place on April 20. The crisis in and around Ukraine and the need to fully implement the Minsk Agreements will be on the agenda at meeting at the Alliance’s Brussels headquarters, the NATO statement said. Military...

    German In the loop April 7: Referendum
    Apr07

    German In the loop April 7: Referendum

    Die Niederländer haben in einem Referendum das Assoziierungsabkommen zwischen der EU und der Ukraine abgelehnt. Mark Rutte, den niederländischen Regierungschef, trifft nun der Vorwurf, er habe nicht aktiv genug für das Abkommen geworben, sei regelrecht abgetaucht. Rebecca Harms, Fraktionsvorsitzende der Grünen im Europaparlament, sieht eine...

    ‘Little Englanders’ take comfort from Dutch ‘No’ to EU
    Apr07

    ‘Little Englanders’ take comfort from Dutch ‘No’ to EU

    LONDON — The organizers of a shock Dutch vote against the EU have struck a deal with British Euroskeptics to campaign in the U.K. ahead of this summer’s historic Brexit referendum. In a boost for the “Leave” campaign, Nigel Farage, the MEP and leader of the anti-EU U.K. Independence Party, said he had been contacted by the leaders of the...

    Juncker is ‘sad’ about Dutch No vote
    Apr07

    Juncker is ‘sad’ about Dutch No vote

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is “sad” about the results of a Dutch referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal, an emotion shared Thursday by many European politicians to what is being seen as another sign of voters’ antipathy to Brussels. Dutch voters on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a cooperation agreement between the EU and...

    Dutch reject EU-Ukraine deal
    Apr06

    Dutch reject EU-Ukraine deal

    The Dutch rejected an EU deal with Ukraine in a referendum on Wednesday, with 64 percent voting No, according to an exit poll. According to the broadcaster NOS, the turnout was 29 percent when polling stations closed at 9 p.m. The final result will come in late Wednesday evening, polling organization Ipsos said. The result of the referendum is...

    Journalist at center of Panama leaks: ‘Nobody hiding offshore is safe’
    Apr05

    Journalist at center of Panama leaks: ‘Nobody hiding offshore is safe’

    For months, as they worked in secrecy to pull together a huge trove of leaked data from a Panamanian law firm, the investigative team at Süddeutsche Zeitung knew they had an explosive scoop. Even so, the international reaction has been “far above what we expected,” Frederik Obermaier, one of the German newspaper’s investigative reporters,...

    5 ways the Panama Papers swept up EU figures
    Apr04

    5 ways the Panama Papers swept up EU figures

    European politicians and their families did not escape scrutiny in the huge leak of confidential documents revealing how tax havens are used to hide wealth. More than 11 million records from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca provide a look at the secretive world of offshore finance, and some prominent politicians have been caught up in the...

    Obama reassures NATO leader after Trump rants
    Apr04

    Obama reassures NATO leader after Trump rants

    Barack Obama wants NATO to know that, unlike Donald Trump, he’ll never let go. The president met with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House on Monday, a gathering that drew heightened interest in the wake of suggestions by Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, that it may be time to leave the decades-old security...

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