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    The Netherlands one of five lands blocking Ukraine EU membership
    Apr01

    The Netherlands one of five lands blocking Ukraine EU membership

    The Netherlands is one of five European countries which have consistently blocked moves to open the way for Ukraine to… …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Adolescents Show Alarming Rates of Smoking, Drinking in WHO Report
    Apr01

    Bulgaria’s Adolescents Show Alarming Rates of Smoking, Drinking in WHO Report

    Bulgaria tops or is ranks high in lists of countries based on the share of adolescent drinkers and smokers, according to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) study on youth behavior.The WHO paper includes 40 countries, most of them in Europe, but also Israel and Canada. As many as 220 000 people aged 11, 13 and 15 have taken part in the WHO...

    Netherlands, four others blocked Ukraine’s path to EU membership
    Apr01

    Netherlands, four others blocked Ukraine’s path to EU membership

    A group of five European Union Countries, including the Netherlands, fought against the Ukraine getting membership to the EU during the negotiations on the association agreement with the country, French diplomat Pierre Vermont said in an interview with the Volkskrant. The post Netherlands, four others blocked Ukraine’s path to EU membership...

    Bulgaria PM ‘Bans’ Talk about Presidential Elections until Summer
    Apr01

    Bulgaria PM ‘Bans’ Talk about Presidential Elections until Summer

    Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Thursday said he had “forbidden” the issue of presidential elections until June. The vote is due in the autumn. An open race for the office of the President, an office of predominantly ceremonial functions, is not expected to begin before the summer, but some parties are already putting...

    Europe to US: Ignore Donald Trump, we need NATO
    Apr01

    Europe to US: Ignore Donald Trump, we need NATO

    WASHINGTON — The disconnect was striking. As Donald Trump doubled down on his disdain for an “obsolete” NATO this week, Eastern European and Baltic leaders were pitching a very different message to U.S. leaders: American support for the 66-year-old alliance is more vital than ever. “It is in the interest of the United States not to have war in...

    5 things you must know about Ted Cruz
    Apr01

    5 things you must know about Ted Cruz

    WASHINGTON — More than halfway through the Republican presidential primary season, Donald Trump continues to bewilder political experts, terrify party elders and astonish foreign leaders with his dominance. But Trump isn’t a sure thing for the nomination and Republicans who oppose the bombastic businessman are coalescing around 45-year-old...

    Dutch referendum on Vladimir Putin
    Apr01

    Dutch referendum on Vladimir Putin

    AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands holds a referendum next week on whether the EU should work more closely with Ukraine, but the campaign is just as much about Vladimir Putin. On the surface, Dutch voters will decide if they should accept a treaty to strengthen political and economic ties with the country of 46 million. The agreement was the spark for...

    Biden tells Ukraine’s Poroshenko U.S. to give $335 million in security aid
    Apr01

    Biden tells Ukraine’s Poroshenko U.S. to give $335 million in security aid

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday that the United States was moving forward with an additional $335 million in security assistance, the White House said in a statement. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine must press the reset button
    Mar31

    Ukraine must press the reset button

    KIEV — Ukraine’s complex, at times Byzantine, politics continues to confound and confuse. Since independence, the main drivers of positive change in the country have been mass civic movements, Western economic pressure and incentives, and the necessity to act to avert economic disaster. Nothing that will happen under a new government is...

    Eurostat: US regaining trade market share in EU
    Mar31

    Eurostat: US regaining trade market share in EU

    The United States’ share of total trade in goods with the European Union has risen markedly since 2013, while Russia’s share has fallen sharply over the same period, the EU’s statistics agency said today. The United States captured 18 percent of goods trade with the EU in 2015, compared to about 14 percent in 2011, the Eurostat...

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