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Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides delivers statement on deadly #ForestFires and storms in several member states

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides delivers statement on deadly #ForestFires and storms in several member states

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Today all our thoughts are with our citizens who are suffering from the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain and the storms affecting Ireland and the United Kingdom. “Our condolences go to all those that have sadly lost loved ones and we commend the brave first responders working in difficult conditions to save the […]

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MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

On 26 June, MEPs from more than 20 EU member states and five European political groups have backed a pledge to increase support for Holocaust survivors and their families seeking the return of stolen and looted WW2 property. Seventy-one MEPs, representing a wide range of groups from across the political spectrum, issued a joint declaration promising […]

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EU launches Civil Protection Mechansim to help #Portugal

EU launches Civil Protection Mechansim to help #Portugal

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides has issued a statement on the deadly forest fires in Portugal. “The EU has activated its Civil Protection Mechanism. “All our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected by the deadly forest fires that have struck several parts of Portugal. “We express our condolences […]

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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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#Portugal breaks ranks as star eurozone bond performer

#Portugal breaks ranks as star eurozone bond performer

| May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a major turnaround, Portugal has emerged as the year’s best performing eurozone bond market outside little-traded Greece, helped by its improving economy and shrinking budget deficit and by the fading threat of a break-up of the bloc, writes Dhara Ranasinghe. Benchmark 10-year Portuguese bonds have returned just over four percent so far this year, while returns […]

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Portugal PM demands #Dijsselbloem step down over ‘xenophobic’ remarks

Portugal PM demands #Dijsselbloem step down over ‘xenophobic’ remarks

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Portugal’s Prime Minister demanded the resignation of eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Wednesday (22 March) over remarks he called “racist, xenophobic and sexist” and said Europe would only be credible once he left. Dijsselbloem suggested in an interview at the weekend with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that southern European countries that received EU financial […]

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Portugal PM demands #Dijsselbloem step down over 'xenophobic' remarks

Portugal PM demands #Dijsselbloem step down over 'xenophobic' remarks

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Portugal’s Prime Minister demanded the resignation of eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Wednesday (22 March) over remarks he called “racist, xenophobic and sexist” and said Europe would only be credible once he left. Dijsselbloem suggested in an interview at the weekend with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that southern European countries that received EU financial […]

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