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#Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

#Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan climbed from 47th to 32th place in the IMD World Competitiveness ranking, evaluating business efficiency, public finance and domestic economy. The new ranking shows Kazakhstan surpassing states such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. “Kazakhstan has demonstrated the greatest progress on public finances and domestic economy indicators. The public […]

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EU’s #Tusk says Polish intelligence probe part of ‘smear campaign’

EU’s #Tusk says Polish intelligence probe part of ‘smear campaign’

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

European Council President Donald Tusk testified for eight hours on Wednesday (19 April) in a Polish intelligence probe by Warsaw’s right-wing government that he described as a smear campaign to discredit him, writes Marcin Goettig. Tusk was called as a witness in an investigation into former heads of military counter-intelligence (SKW) suspected of cooperating with […]

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Five member states progress towards full #visa reciprocity with the United States

Yesterday, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos met with government officials from five EU member states that aren’t allowed Visa-free travel in the Unites States.   The countries, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Poland and Cyprus allow US citizens to travel due to their participation in the Schengen zone. They are seeking fair and equal treatment for their citizens visiting […]

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#Poland warns it may not adopt EU's Rome declaration

#Poland warns it may not adopt EU's Rome declaration

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Poland may not accept the Rome declaration, which will chart the European Union’s course after Britain leaves, if the document does not touch upon issues Warsaw considers crucial, the country’s prime minister said. A draft of the declaration says EU leaders will work towards a Union which promotes economic and social progress as well as […]

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#Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome declaration

#Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome declaration

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Poland may not accept the Rome declaration, which will chart the European Union’s course after Britain leaves, if the document does not touch upon issues Warsaw considers crucial, the country’s prime minister said. A draft of the declaration says EU leaders will work towards a Union which promotes economic and social progress as well as […]

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President #Tajani promises 'commensurate penalty' for MEP’s insults to women

President #Tajani promises 'commensurate penalty' for MEP’s insults to women

Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke (NA) will receive a “commensurate penalty” for his unacceptable remarks about the gender pay gap, as soon as an investigation into them has been completed, promised President Tajani at the opening the March plenary session. This language, which “offended every woman in this house” will not be tolerated, he insisted, to […]

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President #Tajani promises ‘commensurate penalty’ for MEP’s insults to women

President #Tajani promises ‘commensurate penalty’ for MEP’s insults to women

Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke (NA) will receive a “commensurate penalty” for his unacceptable remarks about the gender pay gap, as soon as an investigation into them has been completed, promised President Tajani at the opening the March plenary session. This language, which “offended every woman in this house” will not be tolerated, he insisted, to […]

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