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Austrian Vice Chancellor resigns

Saturday, May 18, 2019 09:20:00 PM

Heinz-Christian Strache, leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party leader and Austrian Vice Chancellor resigned Saturday afternoon, amid a crisis at the heart of Austria's right-wing coalition government. Strache's resignation followed in which he offered to trade lucrative government contracts....
Italy’s Salvini stakes out post as Europe’s populist leader

Saturday, May 18, 2019 09:20:00 PM

MILAN. Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics. Salvini, the head of Italy's right-wing League party, has positioned....
Italy's Salvini stakes out post as Europe's populist leader

Saturday, May 18, 2019 09:11:00 PM

Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament election s in their bid to transform European politics. Salvini, the head of Italy 's right-wing League party, has positioned himself....
The Weekly Rundown: Targeting Huawei, Tensions With Iran and Colombia's Fragile Peace Deal

Saturday, May 18, 2019 09:09:00 PM

On Our Radar. U.S. Declares War on Huawei. The White House launched a double whammy against Huawei this week. President Donald Trump signed an executive order blocking Huawei equipment from being sold in the United States but more importantly, the U.S.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Zagreb

Saturday, May 18, 2019 09:08:00 PM

epa07582064 The lead candidate for next European Commission President, Manfred Weber (C) attends the pre-election rally of Plenkovic's Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), during German Chancellor Merkel's one-day visit in Zagreb, Croatia, 18 May 2019. German Chancellor Merkel and the lead candidate for....
Italy’s Salvini stakes out post as Europe’s populist leader

Saturday, May 18, 2019 08:57:00 PM

He pledged to close Europe’s borders to migrants if the League wins not just the most votes of any party in Italy, but also of Europe. Salvini was joined by 10 other nationalist leaders, including include far-right leaders Marine Le Pen of France’s National Rally party and Joerg Meuthen of the Alternative for Germany party.
Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe

Saturday, May 18, 2019 08:50:00 PM

League party leader Salvini is staging a rally on Saturday of nationalist and far-right movements from 12 countries, looking to forge an alliance of eurosceptic groups that can shape policy-making across the 28-nation European Union. “I think lots of things will change in Europe,” Salvini told....
Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Saturday, May 18, 2019 08:03:00 PM

The decision marked a temporary reprieve from what would have been a sizable escalation in Trump's multi-front trade wars. Trump's threat targets a major chunk of global economic activity with profound disruptions. Hundreds of billions of dollars in autos are manufactured, shipped and sold internationally every year.
Trump delays vehicle tariffs decision

Saturday, May 18, 2019 07:37:00 PM

US President Donald Trump on Friday announced a six-month delay on imposing steep tariffs on vehicle imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining-table concessions on trade. The decision marked a temporary reprieve from what would have been a sizable escalation in Trump’s multifront trade wars.
Laois misses out on public wifi hotspot money from Europe

Saturday, May 18, 2019 07:27:00 PM

Laois has missed out the latest round of European money to install free public WiFi hotspots. The European Commission has confirmed that Ireland has secured 22 so-called 'vouchers' worth €330,000 to install free public WiFi hotspots in centres of public life across the country.
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