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Malta's PM Muscat should resign now, European Parliament tells EU leaders

Added: 12.12.2019 23:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.

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Pressure mounts to grill Malta's Muscat at EU summit

Added: 12.12.2019 17:41 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Dutch prime minister and figures from the European Parliament are both piling on pressure for leaders at the EU summit to discuss the rule of law in Malta, as the presence of the island-nation's prime minister draws protests.

Malta's PM Muscat should resign now, European Parliament tells EU leaders

Added: 12.12.2019 16:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.

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EU climate change summit CHAOS as protestors scale Brussels building – VIDEO

Added: 12.12.2019 10:51 | 20 views | 0 comments

CLIMATE CHANGE activists scaled the European Parliament building in Brussels to unfurl a scathing banner denouncing lack of activity from Brussels as they fired up flares.

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[Magazine] Six priorities for human rights

Added: 11.12.2019 7:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

Belgian socialist MEP Marie Arena is chairing the European Parliament's sub-committee on human rights. Her biggest challenge? Finding ways to reach objectives that cover an enormous spectrum of issues - from climate to child protection.

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[Ticker] EP committee supports 'Future of EU Conference'

Added: 10.12.2019 13:28 | 2 views | 0 comments

The of the European Parliament agreed to support the "Conference on the Future of Europe." The committee offers to "host the conference on the premises of the European Parliament" but also stresses "the conference must go beyond an inter-institutional discussion", and should work with "a broad consultation". One of the topics should be "improving the lead candidate system and the issue of transnational lists".

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[Ticker] EU survey: climate change must be parliament's priority

Added: 10.12.2019 13:25 | 2 views | 0 comments

A published on Tuesday found that one-third of Europeans (32 percent) want the European Parliament to address climate change as its biggest priority, followed by social exclusion (31 percent), terrorism (24 percent) and unemployment (24 percent). However, EU citizens consider human rights (48 percent), freedom of speech (38 percent), gender equality (38 percent), and solidarity between EU countries (33 percent) as the core values of the EU.

Christine Lagarde gets European Parliament approval as next ECB chief

Added: 09.12.2019 19:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Christine Lagarde gets European Parliament approval as next ECB chief

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Zahradil conflict of interest probe may flounder

Added: 09.12.2019 15:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

The European Parliament's internal body, designed to sanction MEPs for conflicts of interests, has failed to deliver any meaningful verdicts. Some are hoping a future proposal for a new independent ethics body will help hold MEPs accountable.

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[Ticker] Greens demand Zahradil conflict of interest probe

Added: 09.12.2019 10:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Greens are demanding an by the European Parliament into Czech MEP Jan Zahradil following a story by this website on possible conflicts of interest in his role as lead negotiator on the EU trade deal with Vietnam. "These allegations reported by EUobserver are serious," said Belgian Green MEP Saskia Bricmont, in a statement, noting Zahradil should step down as rapporteur if the allegations are proven correct.

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