Tagged: European Union

Cornered government could seek polls

The government’s fear that a compromise between the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to secure the latter’s participation in the Greek bailout program will lead to a new batch of measures in 2018 through 2020 has prompted Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to revive the prospect of snap polls. Tsipras was apparently hoping that […]

Scotland to start talks to remain in EU!

After 1 million people signed a petition calling for a rerun of a the EU referendum and a movement for the secession of London from the rest of the UK, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her government will seek to enter into “immediate discussions” with Brussels to “protect Scotland’s place in the EU” in […]

Austrian minister calls for tighter border controls for EU citizens

Austria’s interior minister has called for tougher measures to protect the European Union’s borders from returning jihadi fighters, Austrian newspaper Oesterreich reported on Sunday. “We know that more than 5,000 people traveled to Syria and Iraq to be trained or even to fight,” Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner told the paper. ”So it’s more pressing than […]

Greece’s borders to remain open until March 6

Upon the completion of European Council’s meeting, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that “it was a difficult meeting” on two very important issues, ‘Brexit’ and refugee crisis. The meeting with the European leaders gave the opportunity to Alexis Tsipras to ask for joint actions in solving the problems, while he also stressed the need […]

Soros: “The EU is on the verge of a collapse and Greece is still a problem”

American investor George Soros has estimated that Greece will continue to be a problem for the Eurozone and argued that the Greek economy will not see significant growth unless it leaves the single currency zone. In an interview he gave to the New York Review of Books, the US investor underlined that the refugee and […]