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    Conservative choices for Parliament presidency
    Dec12

    Conservative choices for Parliament presidency

    The European People’s Party will choose its candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament from among four declared contenders in an internal election on Tuesday, as the largest group in the assembly tries to win back power after four years of Socialist leadership. The contest, triggered by the departure of Martin Schulz of...

    Poroshenko sees Lithuania’s role in Ukraine’s fight for freedom as important, symbolic  – The Baltic Times
    Dec12

    Poroshenko sees Lithuania’s role in Ukraine’s fight for freedom as important, symbolic – The Baltic Times

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko views Lithuania’s contribution to Ukraine’s fight against aggressors in seeking support in t…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Exclusive: Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft
    Dec12

    Exclusive: Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte wants EU leaders to say on Thursday that the bloc’s new agreement on closer ties with Kiev covers no extra security or financial obligations, a draft said. …read more Source:...

    Trade between Bulgaria and non EU countries declines
    Dec12

    Trade between Bulgaria and non EU countries declines

    Between January and October 2016 Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries has decreased with 10.6% as compared to the same period last year to EUR 5.62 billion, the National Statistical Institute informs. 49.2% of the country’s exports went to Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia and the USA. The import from non-EU countries has...

    Europe’s states of disorder
    Dec12

    Europe’s states of disorder

    Those optimistically talking about a “soft Brexit” are missing the bigger picture. Europe has entered one of its periodic states of protracted disorder. It is too early to gauge the full impact of the Austrian election and the Italian constitutional referendum. The increased majority for the Green-backed candidate in Austria shows a...

    History’s losers: intimate stories from survivors of the Soviet empire
    Dec12

    History’s losers: intimate stories from survivors of the Soviet empire

    Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich is an empathetic treatment of collective memory – and grief. Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2015, is not so much an oral history as a lament. The work is multi-vocal, like a chorus, pierced in places by the solo of an anguished voice. Readers are...

    Bulgaria’s Non-EU Exports 10.6% Down in Jan-Oct
    Dec12

    Bulgaria’s Non-EU Exports 10.6% Down in Jan-Oct

    Exports to third countries have shrunk by 10.6% between January and October compared to the same period of last year, national statistics show.The amount exported for that time was BGN 11.973 B, with Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia and the US being the main non-EU partners for Bulgarian goods.These accounted for 49.2% of exports to...

    ‘Putin’s new ghetto has no barbed-wire fence – just surveillance and harassment’
    Dec12

    ‘Putin’s new ghetto has no barbed-wire fence – just surveillance and harassment’

    A Crimean Tatar activist says the world is staying silent as his people are persecuted by RussiaThe Crimean peninsula, annexed by Russia in 2014, has swiftly degenerated into the scene of the greatest repression being conducted anywhere in the entire country.The targets of the Kremlin’s crackdown are the Crimean Tatars, the ethnic group...

    [Agenda] First summit THIS WEEK for Italy’s new PM
    Dec12

    [Agenda] First summit THIS WEEK for Italy’s new PM

    This week’s EU summit in Brussels will feature debates on migration, counterterrorism, defence, Syria, Russia, and the EU-Ukraine treaty. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU-Georgia visa deal expected this week
    Dec12

    [Ticker] EU-Georgia visa deal expected this week

    Member states and MEPs will agree to grant visa-free travel to Georgians at a “trilogue” meeting, expected to take place on Wednesday, Slovak foreign minister Miroslav Lajcak said on Monday in Brussels. “We really see no obstacles” to clinching an agreement on the same day, he said. “They will get the visa-free...

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