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EU Juncker to propose stop switching time, Summer Time forever

“Millions of  EU citizens said they don’t want keep changing the clocks anymore,” the President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker told German state broadcaster ZDF on Friday morning. A survey conducted by the EU Commission in revealed that 80% of EU citizens wants the end of the practice to switch …

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Trump threatens Erdogan with new sanctions if Brunson not released by Sun afternoon

The crisis between Turkey and US escalates, as President Donald Trump has given an ultimatum to Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to release US pastor Andrew Brunson by Sunday afternoon or face more sanctions, Turkey’s president revealed late on Saturday. Erdogan’s response was a “warning” that the United States is …

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Majority of FYROM population supports name change, poll reveals

The majority of population in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) supports Macedonia agreement with Greece and intends to vote Yes in the relevant referendum on September 30, a poll revealed. A new survey showed that FYROM’s population supports both the NATO and EU membership bids and the new …

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Petition could help UK nationals retain EU citizenship after Brexit

The European Commission has allowed a group to launch a petition calling for permanent EU citizenship after Brexit. The proposed petition on “Permanent European Union Citizenship” is to be registered on July 23 as a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), the Commission announced. “The main objective of the proposed initiative is …

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EU Commission refers Greece, Ireland and Romania to Court of Justice

The European Commission refers Greece, Ireland and Romania to the Court of Justice for not implementing anti-money laundering rules, Brussels said on Thursday.  According to a statement issued by the Commission,  Greece and Romania have failed to implement the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive into their national law. Ireland implemented only …

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Juncker stumbles and sways at NATO Summit gala dinner (videos)

European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker was attending a gala dinner at the NATO summit in Brussels with world leaders including US President Donald Trump. A photo shooting was to take place. Juncker was seen stumbling, walking awkwardly and losing his balance several times. Juncker was swaying to the extent that …

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German neo-Nazi member sentenced for murders of one Greek, nine Turkish citizens

A German court found neo-Nazi NSU member Beate Zschäpe guilty of murder on ten people and sentenced her to life in prison. The surviving member of the neo-Nazi terrorist group the National Socialist Underground (NSU), Beate Zschäpe, has been found guilty of 10 counts of murder. Nine of the terror-organization …

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Erdogan takes oath a executive President of Turkey with a big fiesta

Turkey has officially switched to an executive presidential system after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took the oath of office on July 9. The old/new President took his oath in the Parliament following the elections on 24. June where he won 52% of the votes. In his oath, 64-year-old Erdogan said …

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