Showing posts with label European Parliament. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Parliament. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Hungary’s Orban isn’t a ‘bad European,’ fights ‘illegal’ immigration : Manfred Weber

Hungary’s Orban isn’t a ‘bad European,’ fights ‘illegal’ immigration
The leader of the largest political group in the EU Parliament and Angela Merkel ally, Manfred Weber, has defended Viktor Orban against critics who accuse Hungary’s Eurosceptic, anti-immigrant PM of being a “bad European.”

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

MEPs protest Syria strikes during Macron’s call for EU unity

A group of MEPs held placards reading “Hands off Syria!” during Emmanuel Macron’s address before the European parliament on Tuesday, overshadowing the French president’s call for greater European unity on security issues.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Brexit has ‘major issues’ unresolved on citizens’ rights : EU Parliament

“Major issues” must still be resolved on safeguarding citizens’ rights after Brexit
“Major issues” must still be resolved on safeguarding citizens’ rights after Brexit, the European Parliament’s negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, said on Wednesday.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

EU Parliament Urges Suspension of Turkish Accession Talks

The European Parliament on Thursday asked for Turkey's European Union accession talks to be suspended if Ankara implements a constitutional overhaul, backed by a referendum in April, which expands the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Duterte calls EU parliamentarians crazy for criticizing drug war

The president of the Philippines called members of the European Parliament crazy for criticizing his war on drugs and urged them to stop meddling in the country's affairs, according to media reports Monday.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

'1984': EU Resolution on Russian Media First Step Toward 'Total Censorship'

The resolution adopted by the European Parliament against Russia's media outlets is the first step towards imposing censorship against all media sources which express different views from those promoted by the EU leadership, Italian journalist Giulietto Chiesa warns.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Ankara Rejects European Parliament Report Calling for Genocide Recognition

Official Ankara on Thursday rejected a report by the European Parliament, which among other provisions called for Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide and sent a stern warning to Turkey over the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government’s “backsliding” on democracy and rule of law.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Abbas hails EU labeling of settlement goods

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hailed on Saturday the European Union's (EU) decision of labeling Israeli settlement products, saying that Europe proved that settlements and their products are illegal.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pillage of cultural sites – how can Europe help to stop it?

 [European Parliament  / News, 14-07-2015]
"Deliberately destroying and pillaging archaeological sites and trafficking art objects in war zones amount to « cultural genocide » and should be classified as war crimes, argued speakers in a public hearing held by the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee on Monday afternoon. MEPs and experts reiterated the need for harmonised international legislation in this area.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.