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The benefits of regional defense cooperation are regional, according to a Tory MEP. This morning, David Campbell Bannerman tweeted his support for the Arab League’s agreement to create a joint military force, adding he would like to see a similar approach among Commonwealth nations. Good news Arab League to form own military force to tackle… » read more

  Posted by Heard in Europe

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Das Herausragende an diesem Wahlergebnis ist das gute Abschneiden der Konservativen mit ihren Bündnispartnern im Zentrum. Nicolas Sarkozy sitzt damit fester im Sattel, als es seinen parteiinternen Mitbewerbern um die Präsidentschaftskandidatur lieb sein dürfte. Der extreme Front National hat es nicht vermocht, die UMP-Wähler in dem Maße an sich zu ziehen, wie es Marine le… » read more

  Posted by KARPFENTEICH

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As Kader Sevinç said in her paper for Euractiv , one of the main challenges for our generation is to better conduct the transition toward a transnational world in order to be able to providing solutions in accordance with our expectations and values. EU has difficulties to find solutions, and should deal with institutional and… » read more

  Posted by Kader Sevinc - Turkish Progressive View - Brussels

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Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva and Dimitar Berbatov, the Bulgarian striker for AS Monaco, will be candidates for President and Vice President in the country’s elections due next year. The two most famous Bulgarians living abroad met on 27 March in Brussels to discuss the difficult political situation in their home country [see photo gallery].… » read more

  Posted by Reuniting Europe

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  Two leading political figures of the Syriza government have gathered the attention of domestic and global media for visiting Moscow and Beijing respectively. Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis and Vice President of the government Yiannis Dragasakis are endeavoring to broaden and deepen bilateral relations with Russia and China in a truly unsteady European geopolitical and economic… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

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Guest blogpost by Dr. Gülistan Gürbey, Associate Professor at Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science, Free University Berlin, Germany. The civil war in Syria, the advance of the IS and the Kurdish resistance against the IS, particularly in the Syrian-Kurdish town Kobane, has significantly increased both internal and external pressure to conform to the Turkish government’s stance on… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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The recent International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publication on glyphosate (a chemical found in Monsanto’s Roundup) once again illustrates how international scientific bodies continue to put politics over science, run anti-industry witch-hunts and have become the playground for environmental activist predators using the cloak of an international body to try to give their… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

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Guest blogpost by Hans Luzius Schmid from the Our New Europe initiative. Brexit, Grexit, animosities, frustrated citizens, a rising euro-scepticism, the Ukraine, a permanent EU crisis – all this calls for a fundamental debate among citizens throughout Europe on the future of our continent, to find a way towards a free, democratic, prosperous common Europe. The… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Chronique du 26 mars 2015   Y-aurait-il, en matière de politique étrangère, un rapport de force invisible aux yeux des citoyens entre chefs d’états et de gouvernements et Commission européenne ? Tout au moins une compétition entre le président de la Commission dont les compétences sont clairement établies par les Traités et certains hauts responsables… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

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Guest blogpost by Stela Mocan, Executive Director, e-Government Center/Government CIO, www.egov.md, Moldova. The Republic of Moldova has emerged in the past few years as one of the top 10 countries in Europe with the highest Internet speed and one of the cheapest in terms of price per megabit. It succeeded through deploying advanced information and communications infrastructure… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog