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Ship with 42 migrants defies ban and nears Italian port

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:45:00 PM

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini responded, saying he wouldn't allow any of the migrants to disembark, and threatened to deploy law enforcement. He has insisted the rescue ship should have continued on to Malta, Tunisia or northern European ports during a two-week standoff with the Italian government.
Ship with 42 migrants defies ban and nears Italian port

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:44:00 PM

MILAN (AP) — A German humanitarian ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago entered Italian waters Wednesday and was within sight of the southernmost island of Lampedusa in defiance of an explicit ban by the country's hard-line interior minister.
Iohannis: Universities selected by EC to become spearhead of European integration in higher education

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:43:00 PM

President Klaus Iohannis welcomes the inclusion of three Romanian universities in the list of academic networks benefiting from the first wave of funding from the European Universities Initiative. "The University of Bucharest, the National School of Political and Administrative Studies in Bucharest....
On Cue, Wall Street Challenges Bernie Sanders's Trading Tax Plan

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:41:00 PM

(Bloomberg) -- Bernie Sanders wants Wall Street to pay off America’s student debt. Wall Street, predictably, says that’s a bad idea.Patent self interest aside, Wall Street has a point, economists say. Even before Sanders formally made his proposal to cancel $1.
Vodafone set for EU go-ahead on Liberty Global deal: sources

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:40:00 PM

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Vodafone is set to secure EU antitrust approval for its $22 billion bid for Liberty Global’s cable networks in Germany and central Europe after offering concessions in May, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. Vodafone, the world’s No.
Ship with 42 migrants defies ban and nears Italian port

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:34:00 PM

MILAN (AP) - A German humanitarian ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago entered Italian waters Wednesday and was within sight of the southernmost island of Lampedusa in defiance of an explicit ban by the country's hard-line interior minister.
First European Dredger Conversion to Dual-Fuel Operation Delivered

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:33:00 PM

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has signed off on the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel operation on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and marine gas oil (MGO), and which is now powered by MAN 35/44DF engines. The conversion of the ‘Samuel de Champlain’ is the first of its kind in Europe and is part of....
EU launches probe into Broadcom over suspected antitrust violations

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:31:00 PM

The European Commission, the EU’s executive branch and the body responsible for antitrust enforcement, made the probe public today. Regulators are focusing their attention on how Broadcom has been maintaining its position as the dominant maker of chips for modems and TV set-top boxes.
Donald Trump attacks top EU tech watchdog for 'hating America'

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:15:00 PM

D onald Trump has lashed at at the European Union's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, for her regulatory campaign against American tech giants, accusing her of "hating the United States". The US president, without naming Ms Vestager, said the EU was out of line in "suing" US firms such....
EU steel industry says it faces existential crisis, urges tougher safeguards

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 08:14:00 PM

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Senior steel industry executives on Wednesday urged the European Commission to strengthen measures to protect against a surge in imports triggered by U.S. tariffs, saying the future of the European industry was under threat, particularly in Britain.
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