Tag: Holy Roman Empire

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Into 2019

Russian-held Crimean businesses will remain under European Union (EU) sanctions for another year after the bloc agreed to extend its economic actions until mid-2019.The EU joined the United States in 2014 in blacklisting a range of Russian industries following Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. It has since extended the measures in […]

Flight from Pyongyang lands in Singapore ahead of North Korean leader’s arrival

A rare direct flight from Pyongyang landed in Singapore on Saturday ahead of the expected arrival of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss ending the North’s isolation and its nuclear program.Roadblocks are set up outside St Regis Hotel in Singapore June 9, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar SuThe […]

Merkel: Germany will exert its influence to push Iran out of Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged from their 90-minute meeting in Berlin on Monday still disagreeing about the merits of the Iranian nuclear agreement, but in accord about the need to push Iran out of other countries in the Middle East.Germany, Merkel said at a press conference with Netanyahu after their […]

NATO to focus on deterrence, ‘managing’ Russia ties at July summit

NATO said Monday (28 May) it will focus on five key areas from deterrence to modernisation and EU relations at its July summit, with measures to…   Source: NATO to focus on deterrence, ‘managing’ Russia ties at July summit – EURACTIV.com

Switzerland Fights European Union on Gun Right Sovereignty

Switzerland is embroiled in a fight to protect the rights of its armed citizenry. European Union (EU) politicians and the Swiss Federal Council are attempting to enact legislation and potential legal sanctions to strangle sovereign constitutional rights from the Swiss people, who are fighting back against this onslaught.Unlike other European countries, Switzerland is a neutral […]

European groups at risk of US sanctions over Iran

European companies risk being hit by US sanctions if they defy Donald Trump’s calls for commercial links with Iran to be severed, the White House national security adviser warned on Sunday.John Bolton said he expected Europe ultimately to go along with the US after the president’s decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran following his withdrawal […]

Macron gets Charlemagne Prize on first anniversary in office

French President Emmanuel Macron will receive the Charlemagne Prize, the EU’s version of the Nobel Peace Prize, on 10 May. The award was announced on 7 May, the first anniversary of the French President taking office. “Macron is a head of state with a claim to European leadership”, states the Board of Directors of the […]

Germany, France ‘optimistic’ on having plan for EU reforms by June

The finance ministers of Germany and France have reaffirmed their intention to present a plan for reforming the Eurozone by this summer.”France and Germany have the same goal: a more robust and strongly integrated Eurozone,” France’s Bruno Le Maire said Saturday in Sofia at an informal meeting of EU finance ministers.A joint plan should be […]

Bulgaria: The European country still hoping to join the euro

The eastern European nation of Bulgaria has provided the EU with some much-needed confidence, forging ahead with more integration despite rising anti-euro sentiment across the continent.   Bulgaria, who’s been a member of the EU since 2007, wants to move forward with its European integration and join the euro area as soon as possible. The […]

Pro-EU candidate wins Montenegro’s presidential election: Pollster CeMI

Djukanovic — a candidate for the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS)— said his win marked “another important victory for (Montenegro’s) European future,” on Sunday, adding that the results confirmed voters’ “strong determination to continue on the European road”.The 56-year-old was favourite to win Sunday’s elections.Milos Nikolic, a DPS parliamentary deputy, told reporters at the […]