Posts Tagged ‘Angela Merkel’

Turkey ‘needs to fulfil deal’ to gain visa-free EU travel

(Media Release) A deal to allow Turks visa-free travel within Europe will collapse if Turkey does not fulfil its commitments, the European Commission president has said. Jean-Claude Juncker said changes to Turkey‘s laws on terrorism were one of a number of conditions that needed to be met for visa liberalisation. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has […]

Isis executes 8 Dutch members who tried to desert

(Media Release) Isis has killed eight Dutch members after they allegedly tried to desert the jihadist group, Syrian activists said on Monday. “Isis executed 8 Dutch fighters on Friday, 26 of Feb, after fights with Iraqi leaders in Raqqa and they arrested more Dutch fighters,” Abu Mohammed, a member of the citizen journalist group Raqqa […]

COP21: Paris climate deal is ‘best chance to save planet’

(Media Release) The climate deal reached in Paris is “the best chance we have to save the one planet we have”, US President Barack Obama has said. He said it could be a “turning point” towards a low-carbon future. China, the world’s biggest polluter, also hailed the deal, as did India. But some campaigners said […]

Turkish military releases recording of warning to Russian jet

(Media Release) The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of a warning it gave to a Russian fighter jet before the aircraft was shot down near the Syrian border, hours after the surviving Russian crew member insisted there had been no contact. A voice on the Turkish recording can be […]

Reports: Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks identified

(Media Release) PARIS — A French official identified the suspected mastermind of the attacks that killed 132 people in Paris on Friday as Belgian national Abdelhamid Abaaoud, and said he is believed to be linked to thwarted attacks on a high-speed train bound for the French capital and a church in the Paris area, according to […]

Uproar in Athens over ‘secret Grexit plan’

(Media Release) Opposition parties in Greece are demanding answers following media reports of a secret government plan in Athens to leave the euro. The plan allegedly involved hacking into accounts and arresting the top central banker. It is not clear how seriously the plan, attributed to former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and former Energy Minister […]

German media: ‘End of the road’ for Greece

(Media Release) Greeks have rejected the referendum, but want to continue negotiating in the bailout row. After the celebration, both the government and the voters should face the harsh reality, German newspapers claim. After the overwhelming rejection of the cash-for-reforms proposal in Greece, Prime Minister Tsipras described the Sunday referendum as a “victory of democracy” […]

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