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In spite of Trump, #Qatar investments highlight Germany’s resilience

In spite of Trump, #Qatar investments highlight Germany’s resilience

| September 11, 2018

When the head of a prominent German industry body opined last month that there was a “thunderstorm coming from the west”,  he encapsulated the trepidation spreading across Europe over Donald Trump and the seemingly reckless bullishness of his international trade policy. This stance seemed particularly threatening for Germany and its automotive industry, which sells around […]

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In spite of Trump, #Qatar investments highlight Germany’s resilience

In spite of Trump, #Qatar investments highlight Germany’s resilience

| September 10, 2018

When the head of a prominent German industry body opined last month that there was a “thunderstorm coming from the west”, he encapsulated the trepidation spreading across Europe over Donald Trump and the seemingly reckless bullishness of his international trade policy. This stance seemed particularly threatening for Germany and its automotive industry, which sells around […]

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Phony Protests Against #Qatar Raise the Spectre of Staged Activism in Europe

Phony Protests Against #Qatar Raise the Spectre of Staged Activism in Europe

| July 24, 2018

  For years, the spectre of fake protesters paid off by some murky outside force has haunted Europe. Last year, as hundreds of thousands of people spilled into Bucharest’s streets in the largest protests in the Romanian capital since the fall of communism in 1989, pro-government television made the wild accusation that George Soros was […]

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Qatar-Saudi clash in France: From luxury hotels to #UNESCO

Qatar-Saudi clash in France: From luxury hotels to #UNESCO

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Conventional wisdom has it that the ‘Gulf crisis’ began when several Arab countries abruptly cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar in June. But the long-simmering animosity between Doha and its Arab neighbours has been fought for years, mostly in stealth mode, on different battlegrounds around the world. It is safe to say, however, that no […]

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#Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

#Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Qatar’s ruler postponed an address to his country on Tuesday (6 June) over its sudden and damaging diplomatic isolation from other leading Arab nations, in order to allow Kuwait some time and room to mediate, write Tom Finn and Sylvia Westall. In a sign of the potential consequences for the Qatari economy, a number of banks in […]

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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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#ISSG: Statement of the International #Syria Support Group

#ISSG: Statement of the International #Syria Support Group

Meeting in Vienna on 17 May as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United Nations, […]

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