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Pakistani Convict To Be Executed Despite International Pleas

Despite the appeals by the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), Indonesia on Thursday has decided to go on ahead to execute 14 drug convicts including foreigners, with growing speculation that they could face the firing squad in a few hours. The group consisting of Pakistani national, Zulfiqar Ali and citizens of Nigeria, India […]

EU approved new sanctions against Russia

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The Twenty-count on Friday with a new package of sanctions in response to Russian aggression against Ukraine. The new High Representative for Foreign Policy, Federica Mogherini has advanced today that the European Commission has almost finalized its proposal and must approve the Member States at the end of the week. ” We need to respond […]

EU to support Italy in Mediterranean border control


The European Commission announced Wednesday the creation of a European operation in charge of border management agency (Frontex) gradually substituted for the Italian Mare Nostrum Mediterranean. The operation, dubbed Frontex Plus by the Commissioner for Home Affairs in the EU, Cecilia Malmström, will take effect in late November and will depend on voluntary contributions from […]

New Turkish prime minister says membership of EU is a priority

Ahmet Davutoglu

The future prime minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, said Wednesday that the integration into the European Union is a strategic objective that his country strongly pursue. In an extraordinary congress of the government ruling Justice and Development (AKP, moderate Islamist), which owns Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President-elect, the new head of the Turkish government said the […]

European Union divided on shipment of arms to Kurds

European Unity

Divided without definite position on how Europe should act in Iraq. The permanent representatives of the 28 member states of the EU without agreement on Tuesday closed an extraordinary meeting to discuss the open conflict in the country, where the terrorist group Islamic State (EI) aims to establish an independent caliphate. The consensus among the […]

Russia stops importing fruits, vegetables and meat from EU and USA

russia bans mport of dairy and meat

Russia has imposed a ban on import of agricultural products from countries of the European Union, United States, Australia, Canada, Japan and Norway effective for the next 12 months. The measure was developed in response to the sanctions imposed by the USA and the EU on Russian government of Vladimir Putin for his role in […]

EU accuses Kosovo exguerrilla of crimes against humanity

Clint Williamson

An unknown number of extinct members of Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) will face charges of crimes against humanity before a European tribunal specially constituted to prosecute those responsible militiamen murder, kidnapping and rape by members of the Serb and Roma minorities; atrocities committed in the months following the end of the Kosovo war (June 1999). […]

Cameron toughens measures against EU immigrants

UK Prime Minister David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron, has presented this new Tuesdays ” severe measures ” against immigration, both legally come from the European Union and the illegally present in the UK from third countries. Although Cameron surrounded the presentation of great rhetoric, first with a long article in the newspaper The Daily Telegraph pro-conservative and then […]

U.S. and EU toughen sanctions on Russia


West shows his teeth. The EU agreed yesterday to toughen sanctions against Moscow for his role in the conflict in Ukraine, with strong action on the financial sector, energy and military. There was nothing like it since the end of the Cold War: to punch in the European table, which is after the downing of […]

Europe and U.S. finalize new sanctions against Russia

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The European Union and the United States have accelerated in the last hours the draft new sanctions on Russia after testing by proven direct military support from Moscow to Ukrainian separatist rebels. This was jointly agreed Monday in phone conversation between U.S. president, Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President […]

Russia raises interest rates to prevent capital flight

Russia increase interest rate

The Russian central bank gained unexpectedly Friday the benchmark interest rate from 7.5% to 8%, Reuters reports, with the aim of trying to prevent investors in anticipation of new sanctions by the West, pull their money in the country and avoid the higher prices caused by the sharp depreciation of the currency. It is the […]

EU finds stopping immigration hurts the economy

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The immigration debate in Europe has been popular myths. The aliens steal jobs from natives, collapse of social services, drain resources from public coffers… The European Commission disputes eight clichés like these in a work on the impact that immigrants have on the continent. The study, presented today in Brussels, provides numbers to counter the […]


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