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#EuropeanElections2019 – What’s next?

#EuropeanElections2019 – What’s next?

| May 30, 2019

What happens after the new Parliament is elected? Learn more about the next steps in this infographic from the European Parliament. Between 23 and 26 May, Europeans voted to elect the 751 MEPs to represent them for the next five years. It will then be up to those MEPs to elect the next European Commission President […]

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#Albania: Prime Minister Edi Rama confirms 18 June election date

#Albania: Prime Minister Edi Rama confirms 18 June election date

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has confirmed that parliamentary elections will proceed on 18 June as required by the nation’s constitution, writes Martin Banks. This follows the opposition Democratic Party’s rejection of a European Union-proposed solution to the party’s disagreements with the Socialist Party Government, The announcement followed talks involving German MEP David McAllister, Chairman of […]

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MEPs to #DRC and #Gabon presidents: ‘Respect the rule of law’

MEPs to #DRC and #Gabon presidents: ‘Respect the rule of law’

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The results of 2016 Gabon’s presidential election are “non-transparent and highly doubtful”, say MEPs in a resolution, voted on Thursday, on the rule of law crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in Gabon. They also call on the Congolese authorities to hold credible elections before the end of 2017. Condemning all the election-related […]

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#French economy shows no sign of election angst, ends year on robust footing

#French economy shows no sign of election angst, ends year on robust footing

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The French economy ended last year on a strong footing, picking up speed in the final quarter after a lackluster performance in the previous two quarters thanks to more buoyant consumer and investment spending which showed no sign of abating ahead of this spring’s presidential election, writes Michel Rose. Economic output in the euro zone […]

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#Biden calls #Russia biggest threat to international order

#Biden calls #Russia biggest threat to international order

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

US Vice President Joe Biden, in his last major speech before leaving office, described Russia on Wednesday as the biggest threat to the international liberal order and said Washington must work with Europe to stand up to Vladimir Putin, writes Noah Barkin. Biden was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos two days before […]

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López-Istúriz: #Tajani’s and the EPP’s victory a triumph for Europe

López-Istúriz: #Tajani’s and the EPP’s victory a triumph for Europe

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Secretary General of the European People’s Party (EPP) Antonio López-Istúriz MEP has said that the election of Antonio Tajani (pictured) as the new president of the European Parliament is excellent news for the institution, for Europe and for all Europeans. “Today’s victory of Antonio Tajani is also a triumph for the European Parliament. From now […]

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#USElections: Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

#USElections: Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face the judgment of the voters on Tuesday (8 November) as millions of Americans turn out on Election Day to pick the next U.S. president and end a bruising campaign that polls said favored Clinton, writes Steve Holland. In a battle centered largely on the character of the […]

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