Showing posts with label Referendum. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Referendum. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Italy ready to discuss more autonomy for Lombardy and Veneto ‘within the law’ : PM

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni
Rome is ready to begin discussions on greater autonomy for the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Tuesday while visiting an oil refinery near Venice.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Italy's northern regions back greater autonomy

Italy's northern regions back greater autonomy
The leaders of Italy's two wealthiest northern regions have claimed victory in a non-binding referendum, seeking greater autonomy from the central government in Rome.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Iraq, Iran, Turkey agree to counter Kurds' independence referendum

Kurds' independence referendum
Iraq, Iran and Turkey agreed on taking countermeasures if the semi-autonomous Kurdish region insisted to hold an independence referendum in northern Iraq, said an official statement on Thursday.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Spanish minister warns Catalan independence would lead to poverty

Catalan independence would lead to poverty
Spanish Minister for the Economy Luis de Guindos warned on Monday that the Catalan region in northeastern Spain would face poverty should its inhabitants declare independence.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Catalonia vows to push ahead with independence bid despite Madrid warning

Spain's Constitutional Court
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans prepared to rally in the streets of Barcelona today in what campaigners hope will be a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region's split from Spain.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Poll: Nearly one third of Bavarians favor independence from Germany

32 percent of Bavarians supports independence
Almost one in three people in southern German state of Bavaria favor independence from Germany, German media reported on Monday, citing a newly-released survey.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Catalonia sets date for landmark vote on independence from Spain

The autonomous region of Catalonia will have the decisive referendum on secession from Spain on October 1, the regional government announced on Friday. The move comes after a months-long standoff with Madrid, which decries the vote as illegal.

Germany sounds warning on Iraqi Kurds' independence vote

Germany's foreign minister has warned that plans for a referendum on Kurdish independence could worsen tensions in Iraq.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Polish president voices support for referendum on refugees

Poland’s president says he supports holding a referendum asking Poles if they want to accept refugees, but he says the vote should be held only in 2019 if the matter is still a “problem” then.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Merkel exclut tout référendum turc en Allemagne sur la peine de mort

La chancelière allemande Angela Merkel a "catégoriquement" rejeté la tenue sur le sol allemand d'une éventuelle campagne référendaire pour le rétablissement de la peine de mort en Turquie.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Poll finds more British voters believe Brexit a mistake

A YouGov poll for The Times newspaper has found that for the first time since June's Brexit vote more British voters believed that the decision to leave the European Union was a mistake than those who thought it was the right decision.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Italie: Lombardie et Vénétie prévoient un référendum sur leur autonomie

Deux riches régions italiennes, la Lombardie et la Vénétie, organiseront le 22 octobre un référendum consultatif concernant une plus grande autonomie de leur territoire par rapport au gouvernement de Rome.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Turkey referendum 'below international standards', says European observer mission

An international observer mission, who monitored voting in Turkey’s referendum on Sunday, said procedures "fell short" of the international standards Turkey had signed up to.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Turkey may hold referendum on EU accession process: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey may have a Brexit-style referendum on whether to continue European Union membership process after the April 16 constitutional referendum.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Merkel ally says Turkey's Erdogan 'not welcome' in Germany

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has crossed a line by comparing Berlin's government to the Nazis and is no longer welcome in Germany, a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Italian PM announces resignation after defeat in constitutional referendum

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on early Monday announced resignation, as exit polls suggested a large defeat in the referendum on cabinet-backed constitutional reform which was held on Sunday.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

German Chancellor 'Merkel is Responsible' for Rise of Euroscepticism in EU

Euroscepticism is becoming increasingly popular in Europe as the EU authorities fail to meet people’s expectations and solve their problems, experts told Sputnik, commenting on a recent poll that showed the idea of Brexit-like referendums is gaining popularity across the European Union.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Victory in constitutional referendum to stabilize Italy: FM

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Tuesday said a victory of the "Yes" side in the upcoming constitutional referendum would further accelerate the reform path and help stabilize the country.

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.