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European parliament passes Qatar World Cup resolution

Nov 22, 2013

European parliament passes Qatar World Cup resolution

"MEPs appeal to the European corporations involved in building stadiums or other infrastructure projects in Qatar to provide working conditions that are in line with international human rights standards." #Sports #football #FIFA #Qatar #KickingAround #migrant workers #Human Rights #European Parliament #2022 Qatar World Cup
Check out the 3-year-old attending European Parliament

Nov 21, 2013

Check out the 3-year-old attending European Parliament

Check how this three year old has been attending Parliament and joining in the voting since she was a toddler. #Italy #ImagesOfTheDay #MP #girl #European Parliament #Vittoria #Licia Ronzulli
Merkel accuses US of unacceptable breach of trust in phone tapping case

Oct 25, 2013

Merkel accuses US of unacceptable breach of trust in phone tapping case

Arriving for a two-day summit in Brussels overshadowed by the allegations of eavesdropping by the US National Security Agency against Italy, France and Germany, Merkel said she had told President Barack Obama in a telephone conversation late on Wednesday that the acts were unacceptable. #facebook #White House #Barack Obama #Yahoo! #Google #US #Jay Carney #Brazil #Angela Merkel #Germany #Microsoft #EU #Surveillance #Washington #Saudi Arabia #National Security Agency #Spying #data privacy #European Parliament #NSA #Edward Snowden #The Guardian newspaper
Snowden, Malala short-listed for European rights prize

Oct 01, 2013

Snowden, Malala short-listed for European rights prize

Snowden was nominated for the Sakharov Prize by the Green group in the European Parliament for what it said was his "enormous service" to human rights and European citizens when he disclosed secret US surveillance programmes. #World #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Russia #Surveillance #Human Rights #Malala Yousufzai #European Parliament #NSA #Edward Snowden #Sakharov Prize
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Jun 13, 2013

Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Turkey's prime minister ordered Thursday that "troublemakers" be removed from Istanbul's Taksim Square within 24 hours, while lashing out at the European Parliament over their planned resolution that condemns the excessive use of force by the police #Turkey #Protests #Istanbul #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #European Parliament

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Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Jul 22, 2014

Members of UK Parliament call for judicial review of data retention law

Two members of the British Parliament are seeking judicial review of a surveillance law that extends U.K. data retention rules and was rushed through by the government. David Davis and Tom Watson are working with U.K. human rights organization Libert... #European Union #David Davis #UK Houses of Parliament
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Jul 15, 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker HECKLED by MEPs before being voted in as Commission president

Jean-Claude Juncker faced angry jeers from Eurosceptics in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, but it did not stop him being voted in by a majority of 422-250... #Strasbourg #Jean-Claude Juncker #European Parliament
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Jul 24, 2014

Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

(AP) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in F... #Arseniy Yatsenyuk #European Union #Europe #Viktor Yanukovych #Petro Poroshenko #Carnegie Endowment for International Peace