Tag: European Union

Orbán

EU Refers Hungarian Asylum Policies to European Court

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has been referred to the European Union’s highest court for perceived failings to comply with the bloc’s asylum rules and is facing censure for legislation criminalizing the support of asylum-seekers by civic groups.

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Larry Kudlow: E.U. President Coming with Free Trade Offer Next Week

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Wednesday that European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker will be coming to Washington, D.C. next week with a “free trade offer” for President Donald Trump’s consideration. He offered his remarks during a discussion with CNBC’s Jim Cramer at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York City, NY.

Sundar Pichai

European Competition Commission Hits Google With $5 Billion Fine

AFP — Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to

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Migrants Disembark in Sicily According to EU Sharing Plan

POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — About 400 migrants aboard two border patrol ships disembarked in a Sicilian port Monday after a half-dozen European countries promised to take some of them in rather than leave Italy alone to process their asylum claims.

Brexit

Trump Says His Brexit Negotiation Advice ‘Too Brutal’ for PM May, Warns Her on Trade

President Donald Trump offered Prime Minister Theresa May some kind words at their joint press conference at Chequers, but hinted he was not convinced she will take Britain out of the EU, and asked her to make sure she wins back the country’s trade powers if she does — and told the press she may yet take his “brutal” advice on how to deal with Brussels.

AYLESBURY, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint press conference at Chequers on July 13, 2018 in Aylesbury, England. US President, Donald Trump, held bi-lateral talks with British Prime Minister, Theresa May at her grace-and-favour country residence, Chequers. Earlier British newspaper, …

Trump: Brexit Happened Because of ‘Very Bad’ Immigration

U.S. President Donald J Trump has said that mass immigration is “very bad” for Europe and it is changing the culture of the continent, before saying that the UK vote to leave the European Union happened “because of immigration”.

Betting on youth: Nelson Chamisa, president of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)

Zimbabwe: Opposition Candidate Alleges Russian Interference in Election

As Zimbabwe prepares for its first Mugabe-free election in four decades at the end of July, opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa and his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party are already alleging election fraud by incumbent interim president Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ruling Zanu-PF party.