Tag Archives: European Union

UK Blocks EU Support For Israel-Palestine Peace Talks By
(REPORT) — The UK has moved to block an EU decision to support the closing statement of the Israel-Palestine peace conference in Paris, a day after it refused to sign the conference’s closing statement backing the two-state...
NATO Report Blames Russia For Worldwide Rise Of Populism By
(ANALYSIS) — A new report from NATO is following a narrative trend which began in the US and has since spread across Western Europe, accusing Russia of being to blame for the rise of populism worldwide, as an effort to undermine NATO and the European Union. This report...
Theresa May Seeks To Pull UK From European Convention On Human Rights By
(REPORT) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will campaign to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in 2020, according to new reports. May is expected to make the withdrawal a central mandate of her campaign to be formally...
Top EU Court Issues Ruling Delivering “Major Blow” To Mass Surveillance By
(REPORT) — The European Union’s highest court on Wednesday issued a landmark ruling against mass surveillance in a judgment that challenges key portions of the U.K.’s so-called “Snooper’s charter,” a sweeping surveillance bill that was...
The Ongoing ‘Fake News’ Battle Obscures The Truth About Fake Democracies By
ATHENS, Greece — (Analysis) Voters in Britain cast their ballots in favor of a “Brexit.” In the United States, the electorate rejected the neoliberal corruption personified by Hillary Clinton. Even voters in Greece, in their own confused and muddled way, overwhelmingly...
Chomsky: Neo-Liberalism Drives Europe’s Far-Right, EU’s Demise By
In an interview Wednesday with RT, world-renowned linguist and dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky said that the inevitable impacts of neoliberal policies are driving the rise of Europe’s far-right and threatening the collapse of the European Union, something he said...
Moscovici: Anti-Establishment Populism Pushing EU Into Unknown By
The current revolt against the political establishment and globalization in Europe could send the EU into a US-style leap into the unknown and potentially rip apart the European Union, EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has warned. Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic...
CETA: Canada Has Challenged The EU’s Chemical Regulations 21 Times By
The Canadian government raised concerns over the European Union’s regulations on chemicals on more than 20 occasions over the course of a decade, according to a letter seen by Energydesk. In a note sent to the Belgian government on October 19, the Center for International...
German FM: EU In ‘Violent Turmoil’ That ‘Might End Up With Union’s Collapse’ By
The German Federal Foreign Office is set to open up a public debate on the future of the EU in a bid to secure the union’s future; financial crisis, refugee influx and the shock from the Brexit referendum has sent the block into “violent turmoil” which...
Israel Razes More EU-Funded Homes For Palestinians By
More than 20 Palestinians were made homeless on Tuesday after Israel destroyed five homes in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank — three of which were funded by the European Union — Israeli human rights group B’Tselem reported. Photos and videos posted to...