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    EP’s Schulz Criticises Tsipras of Splitting Common EU Stance on Russia
    Jan29

    EP’s Schulz Criticises Tsipras of Splitting Common EU Stance on Russia

    European Parliament (EP) President Martin Schulz criticised on Wednesday the newly-elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of splitting the common European Union (EU) stance on Russia. Tsipras’s radical left party SYRIZA won the early parliamentary elections in Greece on Sunday and established a coalition government with the right-wing...

    Schulz Criticises Tsipras of Splitting Common EU Stance on Russia
    Jan29

    Schulz Criticises Tsipras of Splitting Common EU Stance on Russia

    European Parliament (EP) President Martin Schulz criticised on Wednesday the newly-elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of splitting the common European Union (EU) stance on Russia. Tsipras’s radical left party SYRIZA won the early parliamentary elections in Greece on Sunday and established a coalition government with the right-wing...

    [Ticker] Greek minister says Russia dispute was about ‘respect’
    Jan29

    [Ticker] Greek minister says Russia dispute was about ‘respect’

    Greece’s abjuration of an EU statement on Russia was not about “whether our new government agrees or not with fresh sanctions on Russia”, but about “respect for our national sovereignty”, Greece’s finance minister Varoufakis wrote Thursday on his blog. He added he’s “not qualified to speak on...

    More ethnic Poles hoping to flee war-torn Ukraine
    Jan29

    More ethnic Poles hoping to flee war-torn Ukraine

    Just two weeks after 178 ethnic Poles were successfully evacuated from eastern Ukraine, more have stepped forward pleading for refuge in Poland. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    EU to debate fresh Russia sanctions
    Jan29

    EU to debate fresh Russia sanctions

    EU foreign ministers are due to meet in Brussels to discuss imposing further sanctions on Russia amid an upsurge in fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Washington worried over Turkish Stream
    Jan29

    Washington worried over Turkish Stream

    Jonathan Elkind, acting Assistant Secretary for international affairs in the US Department of Energy, said that Washington is worried about the newly announced Russian plan to build a large gas pipeline to Turkey. Turkish Stream would substitute the now cancelled South Stream that was supposed to by – pass Ukraine and bring gas to central...

    European Council suspends Russian voting rights over Ukraine
    Jan29

    European Council suspends Russian voting rights over Ukraine

    Russia has had a ban on its right to vote at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe ==(PACE)== The chamber said it was in condemnation… …read more Source:...

    EU rocked by change in Greece
    Jan29

    EU rocked by change in Greece

    The European Union’s institutions are feeling the shockwaves of a change of government in Greece, which threatens to destabilise EU rules on eurozone membership, sanctions against Russia and plans to launch an energy union. The newly installed prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, the leader of the far-left Syriza party, wasted no time...

    Ministers pave the way for summit of EU leaders
    Jan29

    Ministers pave the way for summit of EU leaders

    Several high-level meetings are planned over the next two weeks to prepare for a European Union summit on 12 February that will try to agree a response to the growing threat of terrorism. Interior ministers are meeting in Riga, Latvia, today (29 January) to review policy options and lay the groundwork for a meeting of national leaders in Brussels...

    Tsipras’s cabinet alarms markets
    Jan29

    Tsipras’s cabinet alarms markets

    At its first meeting yesterday (28 January) the new Greek cabinet decided to freeze some privatisations and promised to reinstate sacked civil servants. The government of Alex Tsipras (pictured) was thereby halting or reversing measures introduced by the preceding government as part of a five-year-long bail-out programme that has channelled...

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