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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, Syria

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:20:00 PM

. By / February 20, 2018 / Comments Off NewsKitchen Publisher on Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, Syria. – Source: European Union.
Keynote speech by Commissioner Moscovici at the ‘Masters of Digital 2018’ event

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:20:00 PM

– Source: European Union. Headline: Keynote speech by Commissioner Moscovici at the ‘Masters of Digital 2018’ event. European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 February 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, dear guests, It is a great pleasure for me to join you today. Thank you for inviting me.
German court could open way to ban diesel cars

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:16:00 PM

One of Germany’s top courts will decide Thursday whether some diesel vehicles can be banned from parts of cities like Stuttgart and Duesseldorf to reduce air pollution, a possible landmark judgement for the “car nation”. Eyes have turned to the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig after years of....
Restive bond markets may complicate ECB’s exit plans

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:16:00 PM

LONDON: The European Central Bank has its work cut out this year to make sure markets don’t jump the gun on its policy normalization. Currency strength and a doubling of benchmark borrowing costs over just two months may be tightening euro zone financial conditions faster than the ECB would like,....
Why Europe's Google Rulings Don't Benefit Consumers

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:12:00 PM

Perhaps the most baffling aspect of the European Commission's ruling against Google last year, which included a 2.42 billion euro ($3 billion) fine, is that the remedial action Google was allowed to take didn't make the market in question, shopping searches, any fairer or any more accessible to smaller players than it was before the ruling.
Trade War in sight: Brussels braces for countermeasures as Washington threatens with steel tariffs

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:11:00 PM

. The EU is bracing for a reaction to threats of a 24% US tariffs on steel and 7,7% on aluminum. The European Commission is preparing for countermeasures in kind, Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Tuesday. Washington has directly threatened China, Russia, Vietnam and other emerging economies.
AFP - EU-Barroso-Goldman-ethics-banking-lobbying lead

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:05:00 PM

EU-Barroso-Goldman-ethics-banking-lobbying lead. Goldman's Barroso accused of breaking no EU lobbying vow ATTENTION - ADDS Goldman reax /// Brussels, Feb 20, 2018 (AFP) - Activists on Tuesday accused former European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso of breaking his pledge not to lobby the EU on behalf of his employer Goldman Sachs.
Ukraine authorities on EU's decision to scrap border project: Early and wrong to talk about it

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:01:00 PM

that the EU had decided to shut down a border checkpoint scheme with Ukraine, deepening doubts about Kyiv's ability to deliver reforms in return for billions in European aid. The project to upgrade six Ukrainian checkpoints on the EU's eastern frontier was launched in 2014.
Goldman's Barroso accused of breaking no EU lobbying vow Brussels (AFP) - Activists on Tuesday accused former European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso of breaking his pledge not to lobby the EU on behalf of his employer Goldman Sachs.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:53:00 PM

Brussels (AFP) - Activists on Tuesday accused former European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso of breaking his pledge not to lobby the EU on behalf of his employer Goldman Sachs. A coalition of NGOs accused the former Portuguese prime minister of meeting with a vice-president of the current....
Goldman's Barroso accused of breaking no EU lobbying vow

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:52:00 PM

Activists on Tuesday accused former European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso of breaking his pledge not to lobby the EU on behalf of his employer Goldman Sachs. A coalition of NGOs accused the former Portuguese prime minister of meeting with a vice-president of the current EU executive, Finland's Jyrki Katainen, in a hotel last year.
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