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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
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Oct 02, 2014

MEPS are divided over whether to quiz Irish hopeful on Childers

Political groupings in the European Parliament were last night split over whether to grill Irish Commissioner-designate Phil Hogan on the issue of legal letters he sent to Independent MEP Nessa Childers. Mr Hogan will today face robust questioning fr... #Phil Hogan (politician) #European Parliament #Europe #Liberal Democrats #Irish Independent #Fine Gael #Marian Harkin #Mairead McGuinness
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Oct 01, 2014

New Polish premier wants more US military presence

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's new prime minister said Wednesday that she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in the country as the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and U.S.-Polish relationship even more important. Later W... #European Union #Donald Tusk #Ewa Kopacz #Europe
Turkish PM vows to 'clean the square' of protesters

Oct 02, 2014

Noonan rescues Kenny, but Phil Hogan sparks fresh FG controversy

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has again come to the rescue of Taoiseach Enda Kenny, quelling a Fine Gael backbench rebellion over the Seanad nomination fiasco. Mr Noonan warned dissidents the party needed to get the focus back on the economy or els... #Enda Kenny #Fine Gael #Michael Noonan (politician) #European Union #John Tierney (politician) #Irish Independent #Phil Hogan (politician) #European Parliament