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    Additions to the EU transparency register (November 5-12)
    Nov14

    Additions to the EU transparency register (November 5-12)

    Last week, 72 new orgainizations signed up in the joint transparency register of the European Commission and the European Parliament. New entries include: Advanced Micro Devices African Pineapples and Bananas Association AIRC International ANH International Anigmoteh d.o.o. Anteja ECG d.o.o. ANTIPOLLUTION S.A. Association of Veterinary...

    Merkel’s conservatives pave way for Steinmeier presidency
    Nov14

    Merkel’s conservatives pave way for Steinmeier presidency

    BERLIN — Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany’s Social Democrat foreign minister, was poised to become Germany’s next president after Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc dropped its resistance to his candidacy early Monday. The decision clears the way for Steinmeier, a career politician who has served in a variety of senior government...

    America loses its ardour
    Nov14

    America loses its ardour

    President Barack Obama and President Elect Donald Trump shake hands after meeting in the Oval Office on 10th November, 2016. ©Ron Sachs/DPA/PA Images When Franklin Delano Roosevelt outlined his vision of the future in 1944, shortly before winning his fourth presidential term, he committed the United States to “a long and arduous task, which will...

    German officials order Donald Trump NOT to ignore Putin’s actions over Crimea and Syria
    Nov14

    German officials order Donald Trump NOT to ignore Putin’s actions over Crimea and Syria

    DONALD Trump’s new administration cannot ignore Russia’s actions in Crimea and Syria when he takes over the US presidency next year, German officials have claimed. …read more Source:...

    Moldova elects pro-Russian Igor Dodon as president
    Nov14

    Moldova elects pro-Russian Igor Dodon as president

    Igor Dodon, the pro-Russian leader of the Party of Socialists, on Sunday became Moldova’s first directly elected president in more than two decades. Dodon won almost 55 percent of votes cast, defeating pro-EU candidate Maia Sandu, who was backed by the European People’s Party. Just over half of eligible Moldovans turned out to polling...

    Bulgaria’s PM quits after pro-Russian candidate wins presidency
    Nov14

    Bulgaria’s PM quits after pro-Russian candidate wins presidency

    Bulgaria looks set to veer sharply back into Moscow’s strategic orbit after Socialist candidate Rumen Radev won the presidency in a landslide on Sunday, forcing the resignation of center-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. According to exit polls after the runoff, Radev won almost 60 percent of the vote. Tsetska Tsacheva, from...

    Italian FM: Trump’s Russia outreach good for Rome
    Nov13

    Italian FM: Trump’s Russia outreach good for Rome

    Italy will benefit from Donald Trump‘s aim to improve U.S. relations with Russia after the president-elect moves to the White House, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Sunday. Speaking to public broadcaster RAI, Gentiloni said, “If he will manage to have a better relation with [President Vladimir] Putin, without giving up on principles, it...

    There’s a ‘New Political Sutuation in Bulgaria,’ President-Elect Says
    Nov13

    There’s a ‘New Political Sutuation in Bulgaria,’ President-Elect Says

    “It is clear to everyone that there is a new political situation in Bulgaria and there’s nothing dramatic about it,” Bulgarian president-elect Rumen Radev has said. “Despite the bluffs of powers-that-be [who predicted] an apocalypse you voted for change,” he has told Bulgarians at a press conference after first exit...

    Moldova Votes for President in Runoff
    Nov13

    Moldova Votes for President in Runoff

    Voting is underway in Moldova where the two candidates have differing views on the country’s future. For the first time since 1997, the head of state will be elected by voters themselves and not by Parliament. Moldovans are choosing between Socialist Party leader and ex-Trade Minister Igor Dodon, who has indicated he would pursue closer...

    Communists vs Anti-Communists: Is Bulgaria Still Divided?
    Nov13

    Communists vs Anti-Communists: Is Bulgaria Still Divided?

    As Bulgaria’s presidential candidates have been trading increasingly vicious blows bidding to become the next head of state on Sunday, an issue that long dominated the public debate has resurfaced: the division of “communists” and “anti-communists” in the public space. To raise the issue twenty-seven years into democracy – an anniversary...

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