Tag: Judith Mischke

#GermanRegionalElections: Worrisome day for Angela Merkel – Conservatives lose two out of three regional elections

#GermanRegionalElections: Worrisome day for Angela Merkel – Conservatives lose two out of three regional elections

Sunday (13 March) was a very important day for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but a rather worrisome one. In three German federal states (Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony-Anhalt) almost 13 million people have been called upon to vote their regional parliaments. These elections have been of high importance as they can be seen as a first significant […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

Another European Council meeting (EU summit) has started in Brussels today (7 March), hosting the heads of states or governments of all 28 member states of the European Union. This time, a non-EU-member is in attendance too: Turkey, represented by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. The reason for having a ‘guest’ attending this European Council […]

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#IranianResistance: MEPs urge West to discontinue support for Iranian government

#IranianResistance: MEPs urge West to discontinue support for Iranian government

Many Western governments, including the EU and US, have been quick to applaud the recent Iranian elections and declare them a success. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) vehemently disagrees, write Jane Booth and Judith Mischke. On 26 February, Iran held elections for seats in the Iranian Parliament […]

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#Brexit: EU summit – last chance to get boat out of troubled water

#Brexit: EU summit – last chance to get boat out of troubled water

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

With this year’s first European summit starting today (18 February) expectations and opinions on Brexit rise again, writes Judith Mischke. David Cameron is striving for a good deal with the EU, probably the only way to keep Britain in the Union. It’s very likely that his visit to Brussels will be of success for him. […]

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