European Union

  • French government will not sign TTIP agreement in 2015

    The European Commission may have changed its view over including investment arbitration in the EU-US trade agreement TTIP, a move that would be a wish-come-true for Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel and others, who fear the measure could lead to companies influencing government policy. EurActiv Germany reports....
  • From the deserts of the Middle East, into the droughts of the Balkans

    Britain detains asylum-seekers, which then live through a variety of systematic psychological tortures in privately owned detention centres. Due to a long-standing exemption from EU rules on border issues, Britain has pledged to accept about 20 thousand Syrians over five years time....
  • The US deal which would clear the way for further corporate domination.

    Most controversially, all financial services suppliers could transfer individual client data out of a TiSA country for processing, regardless of national privacy laws. This free flow of data across borders is true for the e-commerce annex as well; it breaks with thousands of years of precedent on locally kept...
  • People Rally in Skopje, Moscow accuses West for the crisis!

    Led by the Social Democratic party SDSM, the opposition wants Gruevski to step down and make way for a technical government that would prepare fair elections. Thirty people were charged for terrorism after the clash, which reignited ethnic tensions in Macedonia. The country of 2.1 million barely avoided civil war following...
  • HRW Calls EU to Investigate the 'Alleged Corruption Within EULEX '

    Fifteen years after the war, Kosovo is the poorest country in Europe with over 50% of the unemployed (the rate is dramatically increasing!) population. With an destroyed educational system, with a systematic procedure of installation of organised crime in the country’s public administration. The disclosure of NATO secret files...