15 October 2019


Trump pledges to sanction Turkey over Syria incursion (2)
Donald Trump has announced sanctions against Turkish officials over Ankara's incursion against Syrian Kurds. He also criticized Europeans allies for not taking "Islamic State" prisoners. President Donald Trump has slammed Turkey's actions in Syria as "dangerous" and warned that "targeting of ethnic or religious minorities is unacceptable." "Turkey's military offensive is endangering civilians and threatening
Merkel's true fears revealed: Free UK will be 'major competitor' for EU after Brexit (1)
ANGELA MERKEL has expressed fears that the United Kingdom could emerge as a competitor to the European Union after Brexit. By Joe Barnes, Brussels Correspondent Joe Barnes The German Chancellor said the UK could join China and the USA on a list of the bloc's main trade rivals in the coming years.
The new mayor of Budapest has shown us how to defeat authoritarian populists like Viktor Orban (2)
Kar'acsony's outstanding victory shows how local politics can be made national, and how a scattered opposition can draw together Umut Korkut Monday 14 October 2019 14:30 {{ moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Budapest skyline by night ( istock ) Budapest has a new mayor, an event which rarely troubles the international press.
Does Germany's weak climate plan reflect a polarized public? (1)
October 15, 2019 On the day of the global climate strike that saw 1.4 million people take to the streets across Germany, the federal government released its €54 billion ($60 billion) climate protection package for 2030. The plan, proposed by Chancellor Angela Merkel's climate cabinet and now approved by her government, included a rising price on carbon starting from 2021, incentives to put up to 10 million electric cars on the road, flight
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