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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

Sep 21, 2014

Lets not fear the F-word or the C-word: we should move to a federal Britain in a confederal Europe

An all-British referendum must settle the powers we want at every level, from Brussels to local councils Its a pity that FKB sounds like one of Vladimir Putins secret services, because the Federal Kingdom of Britain is what the British now need. Othe... #Europe #United Kingdom #Northern Ireland #David Cameron #Wales #European Union #Scotland
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Sep 19, 2014

Catalans continue independence push

Catalonia's president Artur Mas says Catalans want the same chance as Scots who were given the right to vote for independence. The regional president said he was hoping for a Yes vote in Scotland but insisted that the result of the referendum, with S... #European Union #Europe #United Kingdom #Mariano Rajoy
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Sep 19, 2014

Poland picks new foreign minister in reshuffle

(AP) -- Poland's prime minister-designate on Friday named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been vocal internationally on the conflict in Ukraine. Grzegorz Schetyna, a 51-year-old former interior minister who recently headed t... #Donald Tusk #Radek Sikorski #Ewa Kopacz #Grzegorz Schetyna