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EU votes to offer protection to 'human rights defender' Snowden from extradition, he hails it as 'extraordinary'

Oct 30, 2015

EU votes to offer protection to 'human rights defender' Snowden from extradition, he hails it as 'extraordinary'

US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden on Thursday hailed a European Parliament vote urging EU member states to take him in and offer protection as an "extraordinary" gesture of support. #United States #NewsTracker #Russia #EU #European Parliament #US Surveillance #Edward Snowden #Snowden
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. #NewsTracker #Greece #International Monetary Fund #Eurozone #European Commission #Jean-Claude Juncker #Alexis Tsipras #European Parliament #Economy
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 adopts resolution for return of Italian marines, India disapproves

Jan 16, 2015

European Parliament adopts resolution for return of 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. #NewsTracker #Italy #MEA #resolution #Italian Marines #Syed Akbaruddin #European Parliament #Ministry of External Affair #World #India
European Parliament may force Google to break up

Nov 25, 2014

European Parliament may force Google to break up

In a move to curb the dominance of the search giant, the European Parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, the Financial Times reported. #Google #Europe #Eurozone #search engine #European Parliament
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