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Varoufakis to run in Greece’s next parliamentary elections

Former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis revealed that he will run in the next parliamentary elections in Greece. Speaking to private ANT1 TV magazine Kalimera Ellada, Varoufakis said that his pan-European party Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) will held a conference in Greece in order to prepare for the new …

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EP Vice hits out at EPP Weber comment “Communist Prime Minister” of Greece

European parliament vice-president and head of SYRIZA fraction Dimitris Papadimoulis hit out at the chairman of EPP, Manfred Webber, who claimed the problem of Greece was the “communist Prime Minister.” “Weber is again completely out of step with the majority of the European Parliament as well as Jean-Claude Juncker and …

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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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PETITION to kick sexist, fascist Polish MEP out of the EP

International Women’s Day?  A member of the the European Parliament, Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women should earn less because they “are weaker, smaller and less intelligent”! On another occasion, the European (?) Korwin-Mikke had made the Nazi salute in the EP chamber. Let’s have the EP send this …

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Controversial Trump’s EU candidate Ted Malloch shocks Greeks

Short and shocking. But possibly also just stupid. Trump’s leading candidate for the post of US ambassador to the European Union, Ted Malloch, is said to have revealed the intentions of the US administration to Greece’s debt crisis. Malloch’s statement have set at least the Greek media on alert, his …

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ESM’s Regling: No need for 4. bailout, if Greece implements agreement

We work effortlessly to achieve an agreement with Greece and completed the second assessment together with the International Monetary Fund, the head of the European Support Mechanism (ESM), Klaus Regling said on Wednesday. Speaking at the European Parliament, Regling stressed that if Greece adheres to what has been agreed upon …

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Battle won: End of roaming charges when traveling within the EU

Long awaited …To be implemented soon. Groundbreaking decision on roaming charges within the European Union! EU negotiators agreed on wholesale prices, the final piece to make it happen. With the new agreement, when traveling in the European Union consumers will be able to call, send SMS or surf on their …

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Biased and short-sighted Schaeuble could destroy Eurozone, not just Greece

The sudden suspension of Greece’s short-term debt relief measures on Wednesday evening (14 December) has sparked fierce criticism by a number of EU officials. EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici, European Parliament president Martin Schultz, French president Hollande and finance minister Michel Sapin, along with many MEPs from the GUE/NGL, S&D and …

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ECB’s Draghi: Solution for Greek Debt is in the interest of the Eurozone

A solution for the Greek Debt is in the interest of the eurozone, chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi said on Monday, speaking at the Economic and Monetary Committee of the European Parliament. Answering a question posed by Giorgos Kyrtsos, MEP of conservative New Democracy, Draghi stressed  that …

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Turkey threatens to “flood the EU with migrants”

“The damage will be multiple for the European Union,” Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim warned and threatened that “without the help of Ankara, EU member states may be flooded with waves of migrants.” In the same wave length, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened that “if Europe goes too far, …

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EP President M Schulz blocks Turkey’s visa-free bid

The President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, announced on Wednesday that he has stopped procedures involving the liberalisation of visas for Turkish nationals. Schulz informed reporters that he had not sent the necessary document concerning the visa liberalisation to the appropriate committee. He said that Turkey had failed to …

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