Saturday, October 19, 2019

Europe Politics

Trudeau wears bulletproof vest in election campaign

Canadian presidential candidate Justin Trudeau is under strict security during the election campaign and advised to wear bulletproof vest, after receiving threats, well-informed source told Canadian official broadcaster CBC. Trudeau was seen wearing body armor under a shirt and jacket,...

EU and UK launches intensive round of negotiations on Brexit

The European Union sees new opportunities for agreement and launches another intensive round of negotiations with Great Britain. The diplomat sources confirmed on Friday, the German Press Agency reported in Brussels. New round of negotiations further brings the hope of...

Johnson, Irish counterpart agrees a way of possible agreement to Brexit crisis

Boris Johnson and Leo Eric Varadkar has agreed there was a "way of a possible agreement" to resolve the Brexit crisis. Johnson received his Irish counterpart on Thursday at Thornton Farm in England, where they discussed EU exit issues. A...

Romania: Dancila’s government overthrown after no-confidence vote

Social Democratic government of Romania under Prime Minister Viorica Dancila was voted out of office by the parliament on Thursday. The motion of no confidence brought by 238 MPs and Senators of six political parties. The opposition parties accused...

Johnson rules out further Brexit postponement

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ruled out a further shift of Brexit. The EU should not "erroneously" assume that Britain will remain in the state union beyond the current exit date at the end of October, Johnson...

The Independent: Scotland’s judiciary is looking into the possibility of Johnson conviction and imprisonment for Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces new legal challenge to Brexit 10 days after being insulted by the Scottish Supreme Court. Scotland's High Civil Court is scheduled to hear a lawsuit asking Johnson to extend negotiations on the EU exit...

Canada: Opposition leader Andrew Scheer under hot water after revealing US citizenship

Canadian opposition leader Andrew Scheer is facing sharp criticism in the country for holding dual US-Canadian citizenship as he seeks to win the next election and become prime minister. A spokesman for Scheer says he is now relinquishing that nationality,...

Canada: Liberal and Conservative parties focuses their campaigns in Ontario

The leaders of both the Liberal and Conservative parties in Canada focused their campaigns on the main province of Ontario, while the leader of the New Democratic Party, Jagmeet Singh, continued his campaign against the British Columbia province of...

Boris Johnson to submit final proposal for a withdrawal agreement to the EU today

A few weeks before the deadline, Boris Johnson wants to make his final proposal for a withdrawal agreement to the EU. His offer is described by the PM as a "fair compromise". At the same time he threatens with...

Johnson may cancel the suspension of parliament if the Supreme Court considers it illegal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could overturn the suspension of parliament if the country's highest court ruled illegal, a British government lawyer said Tuesday. The statement came after judges heard arguments that Johnson made the move because parliament was an...

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Does Turkey get what Erdogan wants?

Turkey had long vainly campaigned for the establishment of a "security zone" along its border with Syria. The agreement...

Scientists propose a new type of battery operated by artificial crystals

Scientists of the University of St. Petersburg, together with their foreign colleagues, have proposed a new type of battery operated by artificial crystals, an...

Olaf Schulz: Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency should be banned

German Finance Minister Olaf Schulz on Friday renewed his criticism of Facebook's plans to launch its cryptocurrencies, Libra, and said a new world currency...

The British royal couple brought back memories of Princess Diana in Pakistan

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton spoke with CNN in Lahore, Pakistan on Thursday, where the royal couple were visiting a village SOS for...

Johnson: We have a great new deal that puts us in control

Boris Johnson said on twitter: "We have a great new deal that puts us in control, now Parliament should finish Brexit on Saturday, so...