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    Digital and energy reforms head business wish-list
    Jul24

    Digital and energy reforms head business wish-list

    At the outset of a new legislative cycle, European business lobbies, sector-specific trade associations and individual companies are all setting out their recommendations and demands to the new MEPs and the incoming European Commission. There is an element of formalistic ritual to this process. Some of it is about using the external focus to...

    Bulgarian prime minister stands aside
    Jul24

    Bulgarian prime minister stands aside

    Plamen Oresharski yesterday (23 July) formally resigned as Bulgaria’s prime minister, clearing the way for a caretaker government to lead the country to early parliamentary elections – and bequeathing his successor problems that promise a summer of febrile political activity. Oresharski’s last cabinet meeting had been scheduled...

    Russian Defence ministry says Ukraine might have shot down MH17
    Jul24

    Russian Defence ministry says Ukraine might have shot down MH17

    Author(s): NENewsroom russia_defence_briefing.jpg Claiming that the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 deviated from it’s assigned air corridor and that a Ukrainian Sukhoi SU-25 military aircraft was sighted by radar close to the airliner around the time of the crash, the Russian Defence ministry attempts to point to the Ukrainian government as...

    EU steps up efforts to help Ukraine
    Jul24

    EU steps up efforts to help Ukraine

    The European Union has stepped up its efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with EU foreign ministers warning Russia that it faces economic sanctions unless it does more to stop pro-Russian rebels and unless it co-operates fully with an international investigation into the shooting down last week of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. A...

    A decision deferred on the EU’s high representative
    Jul24

    A decision deferred on the EU’s high representative

    The European Union will stumble through the summer without decisions on who will be its next foreign-policy chief and who will take other top posts, after the special European Council convened on 16 July to make these appointments broke down without agreement. The 28 prime ministers and presidents from the member states instead focused on the...

    EU strikes second regional trade deal in Africa
    Jul24

    EU strikes second regional trade deal in Africa

    The European Union has made a significant breakthrough in its economic relationship with Africa by concluding two regional trade deals encompassing 22 countries, including Nigeria and South Africa, the continent’s largest economies. The deals were each signed within a week of each other, after ten years of negotiations. Together they...

    TTIP tries to weather the mid-way squalls
    Jul24

    TTIP tries to weather the mid-way squalls

    Negotiators from the European Commission and the United States on Friday (18 July) completed another gruelling round of negotiations on the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), the sixth so far. Inside the European Commission’s meeting rooms and in a spillover facility, a specially hired conference hall near Châtelain, the...

    MH17 crash site: Australian foreign minister pushes for access
    Jul24

    MH17 crash site: Australian foreign minister pushes for access

    Julie Bishop says negotiations are under way amid reports Australian police and troops may be deployed to areaThe crash site of MH17 remains under the control of Russian-backed separatists and negotiations for access for international investigators are under way, the Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, has said. The Dutch foreign minister,...

    Federica Mogherini – Italy’s scapegoat
    Jul24

    Federica Mogherini – Italy’s scapegoat

    Even for a politician who has built a career around delivering grace under pressure, the intensity of the campaign against Federica Mogherini mounted over the past few weeks will have been unsettling. The youngest foreign minister in Italy’s republican history has been attacked for her politics (too left-wing), her views on Ukraine (too...

    Commonwealth Games open in Scotland
    Jul24

    Commonwealth Games open in Scotland

    Athletes from 71 nations have begun the 20th Commonwealth Games in Scotland. A minute of the opening ceremony was dedicated in silence to victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster over Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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