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Trump’s cynical #tariff deception

Trump’s cynical #tariff deception

| December 17, 2018

In a bid to divert the threat of new tariffs on America’s luxury car imports, the German car bosses of VW, Daimler and BMW met in Washington, and emerged optimistic that “We made a big step forward to avoid the tariffs”. The long-anticipated meeting between Germany’s top car officials and White House economic adviser Larry […]

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Rejecting other #Brexit options, May sticks by her deal

Rejecting other #Brexit options, May sticks by her deal

| December 17, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with her deal to leave the European Union, her spokesman said on Monday (17 December), rejecting calls for a second referendum or to test support for different Brexit options in parliament,  write Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper. After a tumultuous week in which she survived a confidence […]

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EU regional Trust Fund in response to #Syria crisis – new projects worth €122 million adopted for refugees and local communities in #Jordan, #Iraq, and #Turkey

EU regional Trust Fund in response to #Syria crisis – new projects worth €122 million adopted for refugees and local communities in #Jordan, #Iraq, and #Turkey

| December 17, 2018

The EU Trust Fund has adopted projects worth €122 million to support access to education and basic health care for refugees and vulnerable local communities in Jordan, to provide livelihood opportunities in Turkey and make available critical health care services in Iraq. In view of the continued impact of the crisis and the current 5.6 […]

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Albania, Hungary, Malta and Turkey among key opinions adopted by #VeniceCommission

Albania, Hungary, Malta and Turkey among key opinions adopted by #VeniceCommission

| December 17, 2018

The final plenary session of the year for the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission included several high profile opinions, including for Albania, Hungary, Malta and Turkey.  The Venice Commission legal experts find that the power of the prime minister in Malta widely overshadows that of other government bodies, including the president, parliament, cabinet of ministers, […]

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No one will deter #Russia in Baltic region

No one will deter #Russia in Baltic region

| December 17, 2018

Recently, researchers and analysts of the RAND Corporation issued the report Exploring Requirements for Effective Deterrence of Interstate Aggression, writes Viktors Domburs. The stated aim of this report is “to provide a fresh look at the subject in this context, with two primary purposes: to review established concepts about deterrence, and to provide a framework for […]

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Bad time for #ICC ‘game’ and their accomplices

Bad time for #ICC ‘game’ and their accomplices

| December 15, 2018

Some Central African citizens and alleged perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity, who are on the side of anti-balaka, (an alliance of militia groups based in the Central African Republic) are currently experiencing bad times, for example the case of the two “big fish”, who go by the name of Alfred Yekatom (alias […]

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Sale temps pour les gibiers de la CPI et leurs complices

Sale temps pour les gibiers de la CPI et leurs complices

| December 15, 2018

Si certains citoyens centrafricains auteurs et coupables présumés de crimes de guerre et crimes contre l’humanité côté anti-balaka connaissent actuellement de sales moments, cas des deux gros poissons que sont Alfred YEKATOM alias ROMBOT déjà transféré le 17 novembre 2018 à la CPI à La Haye et l’autoproclamé « coordinateur national » des anti-balaka Patrice Edouard NGAISSONA […]

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