Large US-based internet firms such as Cisco, Google and Amazon will be subject to a new EU cybersecurity law forcing them to adopt tough security measures and possibly report serious breaches to national authorities, according to a document seen by Reuters.
A new bailout should be agreed by late August, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and French President François Hollande said on Thursday (6 August). Greece is in negotiations with the European Union and International Monetary Fund for as much as €86 billion in fresh loans to stave off financial ruin and economic collapse.
Andrzej Duda of the national conservative PiS was sworn in as Poland’s new president in the Sejm on Thursday. Some commentators fear a shift to the right while others believe Duda will surprise his detractors with a strong presidency.
Syriza’s extraordinary problem – which would not be faced by any other political party in government – was to alter internal institutional frameworks under conditions of external institutional assault.