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EP suspends Polish MEP Korwin-Mikke over sexist remarks

Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke has been suspended from the European Parliament ‘unprecedented’ sanctions. He will lose his daily allowance over sexist remarks he made in the chamber, Parliament President Antonio Tajani said Tuesday. Korwin-Mikke, who’s Euroskeptic, pro-Putin and not attached to a political group, told MEPs on March 1, “Of course women must earn …

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MEP Glezos tells ex-bookseller EP Schulz: “I fear the man of one book” in Ancient Greek & Latin (video)

Oldest Member of the European Parliament and veteran left politician Manolis Glezos had a very original idea on Tuesday morning. He sharply criticized the “I-talk-non -stop-and-scare-Greeks” European Parliament President Martin Schulz teaching him a lesson on how democracy works. Glezos addressed Schulz in Ancient Greek and added also a sentence …

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Greeks send resistance fighter Manolis Glezos, 91, to EP with more than 233K votes

Manolis Glezos, the WWII hero and resistance fighter, the man who took down the Nazi Flag from the Acropolis, is heading to the European Parliament after more than estimated 160,000 SYRIZA voters “crossed” his name on the ballot list. On Tuesday morning and with 31.14% of the ballots counted, Glezos …

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Troika-investigator MEP Karas sets the Greeks on fire

There is a news topic that it honestly surpasses me. It is complicated, it has lots of details of translation mistakes, pronunciations mistakes and lawmakers who don’t speak foreign languages and  to tell you the truth, I have no interest about. Yet I feel the need to post about it, …

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Irish MEP calls Olli Rehn to resign over Cyprus bailout fiasco

Nessa Childers, Member of the European Parliament from Ireland, called for Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn to resign over the Cypriot bailout fiasco. For this reason, Childers wrote a letter to European Commission President Jose Barroso. In her letter dated March 19th, 2013, Childers writes: “Today I have …

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