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    Geert Wilders’ American connections
    Feb14

    Geert Wilders’ American connections

    AMSTERDAM — Geert Wilders is approaching the Dutch election bolstered by the shock victory of a like-minded campaign in the United States, and with something of his worldview reflected in Donald Trump’s White House. Trump’s order barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States...

    European Commission lowers Poland’s GDP forecast
    Feb14

    European Commission lowers Poland’s GDP forecast

    European Commission revised GDP forecasts for Poland to 3.2 percent in 2017 (down from 3.4) and to 3.1 percent in 2018 (down from 3.2 percent). “The economy is expected to gather momentum in 2017 and 2018 as investment gradually recovers from a substantial contraction in 2016. Private consumption is set to remain the main growth driver, and the...

    Boris Johnson in new row over ‘siphoning off’ from foreign aid budget
    Feb14

    Boris Johnson in new row over ‘siphoning off’ from foreign aid budget

    Foreign secretary criticised for diverting new £700m ‘empowerment fund’ away from countries in Africa and Middle EastBoris Johnson has been criticised for “siphoning off” from the UK’s foreign aid budget to fund diplomacy in former Soviet states and the Middle East via a new £700m “pro-democracy” fund.The row came as the...

    Dutch approval of Ukraine-EU treaty delayed until after elections: ANP
    Feb13

    Dutch approval of Ukraine-EU treaty delayed until after elections: ANP

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A landmark cooperation agreement between the European Union and Ukraine will delayed and might even be voided as the Netherlands puts off approving the treaty. …read more Source:...

    Out of time: no Ukraine treaty vote before the election
    Feb13

    Out of time: no Ukraine treaty vote before the election

    The Dutch parliament will not take a decision about whether or not to ratify the EU’s treaty with Ukraine before… …read more Source:...

    White House official refuses to say if Donald Trump supports Michael Flynn
    Feb13

    White House official refuses to say if Donald Trump supports Michael Flynn

    Stephen Miller says ‘it’s not for me to tell’ whether Trump supports national security adviser, who reportedly spoke with Russia about sanctions reliefA senior White House official has refused to say if Donald Trump supports his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who reportedly spoke with Russia’s ambassador about...

    Brexit—take back control
    Feb13

    Brexit—take back control

    ©Archimboldus, Doublebubble Rex/Shutterstock The marriage metaphor is apt. We have not yet taken even the first formal step. But already the decision to begin divorce proceedings with the European Union is clogged with past resentments, fears for the future, and the steady ambivalence that characterised the marriage. It was a finely balanced...

    Ukraine’s economy remains a prisoner of socialism
    Feb13

    Ukraine’s economy remains a prisoner of socialism

    Why is the media, especially the Western press, which wrote about Ukraine so triumphantly three years ago, today so deeply disappointed with the lack of reform? Why, following the Euromaidan revolution, have attempts to fix Ukraine’s economy failed? Are Ukrainians themselves to blame? The answer to the last question is yes and no. The...

    Pahor feels much will still needed in Ukraine-Russia situation
    Feb12

    Pahor feels much will still needed in Ukraine-Russia situation

    President Borut Pahor met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Sunday on the last stop of a tour that also included visits to Germany and Russia. Pahor said after the talks, which also touched on the Ukraine-Russia dispute, that the “situation may still require a lot of political will in the future”. …read more...

    Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte serves liturgy in Plovdiv
    Feb12

    Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte serves liturgy in Plovdiv

    The Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte led todaya holy liturgy at the metropolitan cathedral of Saint Marina in Plovdiv.The service that was honored by guests from other East Orthodox churches was held to mark the10th anniversary since the enthronement of Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolay. The two-day events are dedicated to Saint Luke of Crimea – a...

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