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    Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads
    Apr07

    Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads

    Members of the media outside the UEFA headquarters in Nyon July 29, 2011. REUTERS ZURICH/REYKJAVIK: Swiss police raided the European soccer body UEFA on Wednesday to seize information about a contract disclosed in the Panama Papers that was signed by Gianni Infantino, now head of the global soccer body FIFA. The impact of the leaked documents...

    Leaked papers: Panama vows review
    Apr07

    Leaked papers: Panama vows review

    Panama will form an independent commission to review the country’s financial practices in the wake of the #PanamaPapers scandal. ||| Panama City – Panama said on Wednesday it would form an independent commission to review the country’s financial practices following the leak of information from a local law firm that has...

    Kyiv, Washington Agree: Russian Threat Isn’t Going Away
    Apr07

    Kyiv, Washington Agree: Russian Threat Isn’t Going Away

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Ukraine war is going into its third year, and leaders in Washington and Kyiv are bracing for the possibility that Russian military brinksmanship may be the new status quo in Eastern Europe. In Ukraine, some worry the time soon may be ripe for an uptick in the Russian-backed war in the eastern part of the nation. Warm summer...

    Dutch voters deliver ‘humiliating rejection’ to EU referendum, with  result hailed by ‘Brexit’ camp
    Apr07

    Dutch voters deliver ‘humiliating rejection’ to EU referendum, with result hailed by ‘Brexit’ camp

    Dutch voters have rejected a treaty between the European Union and Ukraine by a margin of nearly two to one, in a referendum that exposed the extent of anti-EU sentiment in one of the bloc’s founding members. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Dutch Voters Solidly Reject European Union Pact With Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch Voters Solidly Reject European Union Pact With Ukraine

    The Dutch government said it may have to reconsider ratifying a treaty establishing closer European Union ties with Ukraine after a strong majority of voters rejected the pact in a non-binding referendum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Now For Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement?
    Apr07

    What Now For Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement?

    A largely symbolic vote in the Netherlands has sent shivers through the European Union and reminded Ukraine that it remains an outsider to many Europeans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch Ukraine vote tests strength of anti-EU mood
    Apr07

    Dutch Ukraine vote tests strength of anti-EU mood

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch voters cast ballots in a referendum on Wednesday on the European Union’s treaty with Ukraine, providing a gauge of anti-EU sentiment weeks before Britain puts its membership of the bloc on the line. Launched by eurosceptic… …read more Source: The News...

    The Dutch Hit Back at the EU (Via Ukraine)
    Apr07

    The Dutch Hit Back at the EU (Via Ukraine)

    As tends to happen when EU voters are given a direct say on the European project, Brussels has just lost another referendum.This time, Dutch voters have said ‘nee’ to the EU’s association agreement (a trade deal and much more besides) with Ukraine. I posted a bit about the coming vote here on the Corner in January, drawing heavily on...

    NATO Challenged by More Assertive Russia, Militants
    Apr07

    NATO Challenged by More Assertive Russia, Militants

    NATO is preparing to step up its response to Islamic State and a more assertive Russia responsible for aggressive actions in Ukraine. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke with VOA’s Serbian Service about the alliance’s future this week in Washington. “That is the two main challenges we face and they are very different. But at...

    Dutch Voters Reject European Union’s Trade Deal With Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch Voters Reject European Union’s Trade Deal With Ukraine

    In a nonbinding referendum, voters said no to a trade and cooperation pact. All 28 member countries must approve the deal. …read more Source: The New York...