Tag: European Commission

The ” Lagarde List “

Editor’s Note (Ralph Turchiano) Re-Post Request for cross reference HSBC and Panama files. Original Post date 28 October 2012 Engineering Evil : Authenticity Still Requires further verification Being on a List does not imply guilt Current Source Info: Zougla Keep Talking Greece “Clicking on each image will open an […]

EU to help Ukraine pay Russian gas bill

EEV: ? 04 Mar   2014 Brussels (AFP) The European Union will help Ukraine pay the $2.0 billion it owes to Russian gas giant Gazprom, a top official said Tuesday, as part of an aid package reportedly worth more than one billion euros. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said […]

EU gives US six months to lift visas

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 The European Commission has requested that the US lift visas for citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. If within six months the problem is not solved, the EU could introduce visas for US diplomats, the Commission warned, reports EurActiv. The development comes […]

Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals

Green Fade-Out By Gregor Peter Schmitz in Brussels The EU’s reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking — jeopardizing Germany’s touted energy revolution in the process. The climate […]

Welfare debate stokes Germany-EU tensions

“The German social welfare system is not a self-service convenience store for all the Europeans that come to our country,” Does the German social welfare system contravene European law? The EU seems to think so. It has made a statement regarding the rights of migrants that has caused […]

Brussels Ignores Tip-Offs from Greek Official

Wasted EU Funds Anti-corruption officials in Brussels have failed to investigate reports of squandered EU funds at a training institute in Greece, a German paper reported Friday. Well-connected teachers were allegedly paid up to €610 per hour for up to 225 work hours per month. The European Anti-Fraud […]

Europe Has 880,000 Slave Laborers

A report by the European Parliament says there are 3,600 international criminal organizations in the European Union and that some 880,000 slave laborers live in the 27-nation bloc, including 270,000 victims of sexual exploitation. A European Parliament report seen by SPIEGEL estimates that 3,600 international organized crime organizations […]

Brussels’ Revolving Door for Top EU Officials

Conflicts of Interest By Christoph Schult and Christoph Pauly Senior European Commission officials have a penchant for changing sides when they join the private sector. They take up positions with Chinese companies, cigarette manufacturers or PR firms — and potential conflicts of interest are often ignored. When Karel […]

France ends Austerity measures

  Tuesday, 07 May 2013 Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici says French austerity measures are at an end, instead opting for growth. This further complicates the strained relationship between the eurozone’s two largest economies. “We’re witnessing the end of the dogma of austerity,” Moscovici told Europe 1 radio on […]

Germany forces EU countries to cede sovereignty

Фото: EPA German Chancellor is trying to use the economic crisis as a pretext for stripping the European countries of the last remnants of their sovereignty. The recent comments and demands made by Angela Merkel will surely anger the eurosceptics and fuel the rise of anti-German sentiments across […]

Eurozone breaks record on Jobless level

Friday, 01 March 2013 Italy’s voters gave their verdict on the austerity medicine they’ve been forced to take when they went to the polls earlier this week. By Friday, one of the reasons behind the protest was highlighted when the country’s unemployment hit its highest level in at […]

‘Red October’ has been spying on WORLD LEADERS for 5 years – researchers

New flavour of cyberespionage malware uncovered by security bods By John Leyden Posted in Security, 14th January 2013 18:04 GMT Free whitepaper – Shutterfly and Cleversafe Partner Case Study Security watchers have discovered a malware-based cyber-espionage campaign targeting diplomats, governments and scientific research institutions worldwide. Operation Red October has […]

Auto-immune disease: the viral route is confirmed

19.12.2012 –  Press release Europe           Health technologies Why would our immune system turn against our own cells? This is the question that the combined Inserm/CNRS/ Pierre and Marie Curie University/Association Institut de Myologie  have strived to answer in their “Therapies for diseases of striated muscle”, concentrating in particular […]

RT: Greece can easily slide into Civil War

Thursday, 08 November 2012 Greece risks sliding into a civil war, unless officials in Athens follow Iceland’s example and default on the country’s loans, journalist Charlie McGrath told RT. ­Charlie McGrath from Wide Awake News says Greece needs to admit to bankruptcy and start fresh from scratch. “The […]

BMJ and Daily Telegraph’s fake hip exposes failing European device regulation: EU Places Personal Profit over Safety

Contact: Stephanie Burns sburns@bmjgroup.com 44-020-738-36920 BMJ-British Medical Journal Responsible bodies more interested in attracting business than patient safety A joint investigation by the BMJ and Daily Telegraph has exposed the major flaws in the current EU system used for regulating medical devices, such as hip replacements and breast […]