Tag: EU

denmark-may-ask-syrians-to-go-home:-will-more-eu-countries-follow?
07

Jul
2020

Denmark may ask Syrians to go home: will more EU countries follow?Denmark may ask Syrians to go home: will more EU countries follow?

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator There are over 40,000 Syrians living in Denmark, a nation of 5.8 million, and the Danish government is reviewing residence permits for 900 Syrian refugees from Damascus who had Temporary Protected Status (TPS). With Damascus now safe from terrorist attacks there is no reason they can’t return home.  In December 2019 Denmark became the […]

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the-4th-eu-un-conference-on-syria-funds-al-qaeda-in-idlib
06

Jul
2020

The 4th EU-UN conference on Syria funds Al Qaeda in IdlibThe 4th EU-UN conference on Syria funds Al Qaeda in Idlib

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The European Union (EU) hosted a virtual conference titled “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” from June 22 through 30.  This is the fourth such conference focused on the crisis in Syria, #SyriaConf2020, and was co-chaired with the United Nations (UN). Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign […]

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scotland-could-place-english-in-quarantine-as-independence-debate-heats-up
04

Jul
2020

Scotland could place English in quarantine as independence debate heats upScotland could place English in quarantine as independence debate heats up

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… There’s no doubt that Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon has had a better pandemic than her English counterpart. Sturgeon’s ratings have been consistently high throughout the crisis, with one survey revealing recently that 82% of people think she has handled it well compared with 30% who praised […]

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former-german-chancellor-says-us.-eu-alliance-could-now-end
02

Jul
2020

Former German Chancellor Says U.S.-EU Alliance Could Now EndFormer German Chancellor Says U.S.-EU Alliance Could Now End

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker A German equivalent to UK’s Financial Times and America’s Wall Street Journal is the Dusseldorf Handelsblatt or “Commerce Sheet,” which headlined on June 30th, “Former Chancellor Schröder: USA Ending Transatlantic Partnership”. They reported: Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has condemned possible new US sanctions against the Nord Stream […]

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deutsche-bank-close-to-bankruptcy
09

Jun
2020

Deutsche Bank close to bankruptcyDeutsche Bank close to bankruptcy

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… It seems that collapse of the institution would destroy global financial system. Deutsche Bank, one of Europe’s largest banks, recently asked hundreds of its managers to voluntarily renounce receiving their monthly salaries, complying with the […]

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portugal-wants-to-become-a-“bridge”-between-us-and-eu
09

Jun
2020

Portugal wants to become a “bridge” between US and EUPortugal wants to become a “bridge” between US and EU

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… Among European countries, Portugal is one of the least affected by the new coronavirus pandemic. Despite having more than a thousand deaths, the country managed to stabilize the infection and carry out a great control of […]

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libyan-war-escalates-as-regional-powers-attempt-to-gain-stronger-influence
02

Jun
2020

Libyan war escalates as regional powers attempt to gain stronger influenceLibyan war escalates as regional powers attempt to gain stronger influence

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… Alarms are sounding in Europe as Turkey, Russia and Arab states could potentially agree on shared influence in Libya, and therefore the entirety of the eastern Mediterranean, according to some experts. This comes as European states have no influence over the war in Libya despite it […]

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macron’s-new-‘hate-speech’-internet-law-turns-france-into-authoritarian-state-(video)
29

May
2020

Macron’s new ‘hate speech’ internet law turns France into authoritarian state (Video)Macron’s new ‘hate speech’ internet law turns France into authoritarian state (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss France’s Avia law, which is setting up a system of censorship where private companies will be obliged to act as thought police on behalf of the French state or face heavy fines. The new law will use ‘hate’ as the pretext to systematically silence dissenting opinions, […]

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