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The EU Hesitates To Act Over Ukraine
The EU Hesitates To Act Over Ukraine By
LISBON, Portugal — As tension mounts in eastern Ukraine, Europe’s declarations of a strong and united response are starting to sound as credible as Russia’s claims not to be involved in fomenting the unrest. On Monday,...
Internet Access Providers May Be Ordered To Block Copyright-infringing Website, European Court Rules
Internet Access Providers May Be Ordered To Block Copyright-infringing Website, European Court Rules By
BRUSSELS — In an historic ruling aimed at limiting online piracy, the European Court of Justice ruled on March 27 that Internet service providers in the EU can be ordered to block access to websites that infringe on copyrights. The Court of Justice — competent...
(Video) Dozens Leave Offices Seized By Ukraine Separatists
(Video) Dozens Leave Offices Seized By Ukraine Separatists By
http://www.mintpressnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/dv-ukraine-08_Muha.flv LUHANSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday warned that they are prepared to use force to clear several government buildings seized by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the...
Sergei Lavrov: ‘It Is Not Russia Destabilizing Ukraine’
Sergei Lavrov: ‘It Is Not Russia Destabilizing Ukraine’ By
Following a day in which uprisings in the east of Ukraine were consistently blamed on Russian interference by both leaders of the new government in Kiev and the White House, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov took to the world media to deliver a message: ‘It...
EU Court Scraps NSA Style Spying Legislation
EU Court Scraps NSA Style Spying Legislation By
BRUSSELS — The European Union’s top court on Tuesday dealt a blow to law-enforcement agencies’ spying on phone and internet records, saying the lives of citizens should not be “the subject of constant surveillance.” The European Court of Justice...
Europe Scrambles For New Natural Gas Source
Europe Scrambles For New Natural Gas Source By
Russia caught the world off guard when it sent soldiers into Crimea on Feb. 28. Europe considered economic sanctions against Russia, but ultimately targeted only a few government officials. This was considered a weak response, but the European Union relies too heavily on...
Forget Russian Gas, Just Frack Europe: Obama
Forget Russian Gas, Just Frack Europe: Obama By
Speaking after a meeting with European leaders at the EU-US summit in Brussels on Wednesday, President Barack Obama suggested that the U.S. is open to exporting fracked shale gas, once promised as the source of American “energy independence,” to the EU  and...
Obama Calls For Trans-Atlantic Unity To Isolate Russia
Obama Calls For Trans-Atlantic Unity To Isolate Russia By
BRUSSELS, Belgium — US President Barack Obama made a rallying call Wednesday for countries around the world to defend the international order, which he says has been profoundly challenged by Russia’s annexation of Crimea and ongoing threat to the rest of Ukraine. “Russia’s...
Shocking Video Of Street Battles Between Riot Police And Protestors In Madrid
Shocking Video Of Street Battles Between Riot Police And Protestors In Madrid By
With unemployment in Spain hovering over 50%, disenfranchised youth and anti-austerity protestors continue to fight for political reform as police crack down on protests with increasingly more force.
A War Of Words: Media Coverage Of Ukraine
A War Of Words: Media Coverage Of Ukraine By
The voices are clear, but the tone is downhearted and dispirited. The call, in English, apparently came from EU Foreign Minister Catherine Ashton’s office on Feb. 26, seeking an update from Estonian Foreign Minister Umas Paet the day after he visited Ukraine. It is not...