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Google breakup suggested by European parliament, Financial Times says - San Francisco Business Times (blog)

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:26pm

San Francisco Business Times (blog)

Google breakup suggested by European parliament, Financial Times says
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
The parliament of the European Union has drafted a motion calling for a breakup of Google Inc., the Financial Times reported. The motion may increase pressure on the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, to take a tougher line against the world ...
Europe's parliament “poised to call for a break-up of Google”Ars Technica
Google break-up plan emerges from BrusselsFinancial Times
Europe is about to go nuclear on GoogleBGR
Reuters -Business Insider
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EU investment plan to take shape next week - Reuters

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:06am

TODAYonline

EU investment plan to take shape next week
Reuters
BRUSSELS, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Jean-Claude Juncker will unveil a much anticipated 300-billion-euro ($370 billion) investment plan on Wednesday that is meant to trigger economic growth in the European Union. With Europe's ... French Finance Minister ...
EU's Juncker to unveil giant investment plan WednesdayYahoo Finance UK

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Euro Maidan must not become another Orange Revolution - European Council on Foreign Relations

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:18am

Euro Maidan must not become another Orange Revolution
European Council on Foreign Relations
Twelve months ago a young journalist turned activist, Mustafa Nayem, took to Facebook after President Yanukovych announced he would not be signing an Association Agreement with the EU. “Come on guys,” he wrote, “let's be serious, don't just like this ...

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Ukip Rampage Returns EU Crisis to Centre Stage - Newsweek

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:42am

Newsweek

Ukip Rampage Returns EU Crisis to Centre Stage
Newsweek
That, however, is where the similarities between the UK Independence Party leader and European Commission president end. “I'm for dark, secret debates,” said Juncker in 2011, as leader of the Eurogroup, the Eurozone finance ministers trying to secure ...

Ukip Rampage Returns EU Crisis to Centre Stage - Newsweek

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:35am

Newsweek

Ukip Rampage Returns EU Crisis to Centre Stage
Newsweek
That, however, is where the similarities between the UK Independence Party leader and European Commission president end. “I'm for dark, secret debates,” said Juncker in 2011, as leader of the Eurogroup, the Eurozone finance ministers trying to secure ...
EU's Juncker to unveil giant investment plan WednesdayYahoo Finance UK
Document leaks put the EU's new chief in the hot seatUSA TODAY
EU's Juncker to unveil giant investment plan on WednesdayZee News
EUobserver
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The European Union's response to Ebola emergency - StarAfrica.com

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:29pm

The European Union's response to Ebola emergency
StarAfrica.com
On 24 October 2014 the European Council appointed Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, as EU Ebola Coordinator. Between 12 and 16 November, ... The EU's total financial contribution to fight the epidemic is ...

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European Union's response to Ebola emergency - The Pharma Letter

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:45am

U-T San Diego

European Union's response to Ebola emergency
The Pharma Letter
It has mobilised political, financial and scientific resources to help contain, control, treat and ultimately defeat Ebola. On October 24 the European Council appointed Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management ...
The European Union's response to Ebola emergencyStarAfrica.com
EU: many more health workers needed for EbolaU-T San Diego
EU Announces New Funding of €29 Million for Anti-Ebola AidAllAfrica.com

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How should Europe respond to Russia? The Italian view - European Council on Foreign Relations

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:04am

BBC News

How should Europe respond to Russia? The Italian view
European Council on Foreign Relations
This explains Italy's enthusiasm for the establishment of the NATO-Russia Council in 2002, as well as its relative passivity in the face of Russia's aggression towards Georgia in the summer of 2008. It seemed as though the Italian reaction to the ...
Ukraine: EU fails to agree on new Russia sanctionsBBC News
Ukraine's Naftogaz aims to avoid importing gas from RussiaReuters
European leaders fear growth of Russian influence abroadThe Guardian
Yahoo News -FT.com (registration) (blog) -International Business Times UK
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Financial Regulatory Developments 14 November - Council of the European ... - Lexology (registration)

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 1:30pm

Financial Regulatory Developments 14 November - Council of the European ...
Lexology (registration)
Council agrees IMD 2 position: The Council has confirmed its agreement to the general approach on the Insurance Distribution Directive (IMD 2) and invites the Parliament and Presidency now to reach agreement on the text at first reading. (Source ...

Immigration fight poisoning the well on tax reform EU Commission President ... - Politico

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:07am

European Council on Foreign Relations

Immigration fight poisoning the well on tax reform EU Commission President ...
Politico
EU COMMISSION PRESIDENT JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER UNDER FIRE: The Financial Times reports, “Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, has fended off criticism over his role in turning Luxembourg into a tax shelter for some of the world's ...
RPT-The $375 billion Europe wants to invest but doesn't haveReuters
The $375 billion Europe wants to invest but doesn't haveMSN News
Europe's big tax scamEuropean Council on Foreign Relations
BBC News -International Financing Review
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EU Commission clears Etihad's 49 percent buy of Italian airline Alitalia - Yahoo Finance UK

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:30pm

euronews

EU Commission clears Etihad's 49 percent buy of Italian airline Alitalia
Yahoo Finance UK
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Etihad Airways secured European Union approval on Friday to acquire 49 percent of loss-making Italian airline Alitalia [CAITLA.UL], the latest in a series of acquisitions made by the Abu Dhabi-based airline to expand its network ...
UPDATE 1-EU Commission clears Etihad's 49 pct buy of Italian airline AlitaliaReuters
European Union Commission clears Etihad's 49 percent buy of Italian airline ...euronews
Clearance from the European Commission for major Airline Merger It's official ...eTurboNews
Reuters UK
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EU says Starbucks' 'very low' Dutch tax deal may be illegal - Reuters

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:45am

Reuters

EU says Starbucks' 'very low' Dutch tax deal may be illegal
Reuters
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - A tax deal the Netherlands cut with Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) may be illegal state aid, European Union regulators said on Friday, part of a crackdown on members attracting investment by helping companies to avoid tax.
Starbucks and Netherlands Are Accused by EU of Making Unfair Tax DealNew York Times
Starbucks Dutch Tax Deal Clashes With Global Rules: EUBloomberg
EU says Starbucks' Dutch tax deal may be illegalKFGO

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EU disburses 260-million-euro loan to Ukraine - Press TV

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:23am

Press TV

EU disburses 260-million-euro loan to Ukraine
Press TV
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, disbursed the loan to Ukraine as part of the EU Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) for the country, the Commission reported on its website Wednesday. The loan is aimed at helping Ukraine with its financial ...
European commission disburses 260 million euros of EU macro-financial ...Kyiv Post
EU increases aid to UkrainePrague Post
EU Says Transferred $324 Mln to Ukraine as Part of Financial AssisstanceCihan News Agency
ITAR-TASS -RTT News -Kuwait News Agency
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Jean-Claude Juncker: I will lead EU campaign against tax avoidance - The Guardian

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:12am

The Guardian

Jean-Claude Juncker: I will lead EU campaign against tax avoidance
The Guardian
Less than a fortnight into his five-year term as the new president of the European commission, Juncker broke his silence on revelations in the Guardian and other newspapers showing how the Luxembourg tax authorities exploited complex loopholes to ...
Senior EU aide defends Juncker on Luxembourg tax dealsEurActiv
EU's Juncker conciliatory on Luxembourg tax, Germany wants actionReuters UK
Juncker scandal prompts sniping at European Commission election systemWashington Post
Reuters -Deutsche Welle -Businessweek
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Russia snubs UN support for EU troops in Bosnia amid Ukraine crisis - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:04pm

Deutsche Welle

Russia snubs UN support for EU troops in Bosnia amid Ukraine crisis
Deutsche Welle
The UN Security Council voted on Monday to extend the European Union peacekeeping mission in Bosnia for another year. Russia abstained from voting, instead of using its veto power as a permanent member of the Security Council. It was the first time in ...
UN Security Council renews multinational stabilization force in Bosnia for one ...Shanghai Daily (subscription)
Russia balks at UN support for Bosnia amid Ukraine riftYahoo News
After the Bosnian elections: Dodik's uncertain futureHurriyet Daily News

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Court Lets EU Nations Curb Immigrant Welfare - New York Times

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:53pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Court Lets EU Nations Curb Immigrant Welfare
New York Times
The decision may also provide a safety valve of sorts to relieve pressures within the European Union over immigration, which have grown more profound during the long economic crisis and as the bloc has expanded to include poorer members, like Romania ...
Top EU court rules against 'welfare tourism'Yahoo Finance UK
EU court ruling backs curbs on 'benefit tourism'The Guardian Nigeria

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It is possible the EU Commission to trigger procedure against Bulgaria over ... - Focus News

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:03am

Focus News

It is possible the EU Commission to trigger procedure against Bulgaria over ...
Focus News
So, we realize that there is a threat for triggering an infringement procedure against Bulgaria over excessive deficit,” Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov said at a press conference after an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers, a ...
Bulgaria May Face Excessive-Deficit Rules on Budget ShiftBloomberg
New Bulgarian government adopts budget amendmentsStandart News
Bulgaria Govt Raises Budget Deficit Target to 3.7%/GDP, Amends VAT LawNovinite.com
The Sofia Globe
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Russia, Ukraine sign interim gas supply agreement - Oil & Gas Journal (subscription)

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:08am

Russia, Ukraine sign interim gas supply agreement
Oil & Gas Journal (subscription)
It also will pay $1.5 billion in advance, with help from the European Commission, for as much as 4 billion cu m at a reduced price with no take-or-pay obligation after Russia agreed to lower export duties. "Unprecedented levels of [European Union] aid ...

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The Brussels Embargo on Russia Will Hurt Europe More - Foreign Policy Journal

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 8:40am

The Brussels Embargo on Russia Will Hurt Europe More
Foreign Policy Journal
Wrecked by the economic crisis, Europe's priorities have been to implement low-budget solutions to counter Moscow's threats. Instead of multi-billion euro pledges to increase defense spending and play chicken with the Russians, the Union has so far ...
Three causes and two ways to break the European UnionPravda
Hungary is helping Putin keep his energy chokehold on Europegulfnews.com

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Lux Leaks: Jean-Claude Juncker Facing Credibility Crisis After Latest ... - International Business Times UK

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:36am

International Business Times UK

Lux Leaks: Jean-Claude Juncker Facing Credibility Crisis After Latest ...
International Business Times UK
The EU Commission said it would pursue Luxembourg over the allegations, but that Juncker would not be involved in this. "The whole of Europe faces a financial crisis," Richard Murphy, a tax expert and campaigner who runs Tax Research UK, told IBTimes ...
Leak shows scale of Luxembourg's sweet tax dealsDothan Eagle
Luxembourg finance minister defends 'totally legal' tax regimeIrish Times
Luxembourg and Juncker under pressure over tax dealsThe Guardian
Fortune -Yahoo News -Financial Times
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