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Greece races against clock to submit reform proposal

Jul 08, 2015

Greece races against clock to submit reform proposal

Tsipras insisted last Sunday's referendum result, in which voters soundly rejected a previous creditors' reform proposal, does not mean a break with Europe. #Economy #NewsTracker #Greece #International Monetary Fund #Eurozone #European Commission #Jean-Claude Juncker #Alexis Tsipras #European Parliament
After Modi's call for International Yoga Day at UN, Ravi Shankar to hold special event in Brussels

Apr 14, 2015

After Modi's call for International Yoga Day at UN, Ravi Shankar to hold special event in Brussels

Spiritual guru Ravi Shankar to lead International Day of Yoga celebrations in the European Parliament (EP), Belgium on 21 June #NewsTracker #Sri Sri Ravi Shankar #Brussels #European Parliament #International Day of Yoga
European Parliament adopts resolution on Italian Marines, India disapproves

Jan 16, 2015

European Parliament adopts resolution on Italian Marines, India disapproves

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution asking India to allow the return of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen, drawing a sharp reaction from New Delhi which termed the step as not "well advised" as the matter was sub judice. #NewsTracker #Europe #Italy #Italian Marines #European Parliament #Italian marines case #Italian envoy
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
Turkey protesters consider PM's promise and potential referendum

Jun 14, 2013

Turkey protesters consider PM's promise and potential referendum

Activists leading a sit-in in a coveted Istanbul park on Friday were considering a promise made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in talks with activists overnight to let courts and a potential referendum decide about a park redevelopment project that has sparked Turkey's biggest protests in decades #Turkey #Protests #Istanbul #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #European Parliament
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
EU Parl passes resolution against India caste discrimination

Dec 16, 2012

EU Parl passes resolution against India caste discrimination

The European Parliament in Strasbourg passed a strongly worded resolution recently against caste discrimination in India, noting that inhuman practices like manual scavenging continue, despite laws banning the practice. #India #NewsTracker #European Parliament #International Dalit Solidarity Network #Caste discrimination