Eurosphere agenda: Front National wins regional polls; defeated in key vote…

French far right defeated in key vote BBC News | Europe | World Edition France’s far-right National Front fails to win a single region, despite leading in nearly half in the first round of voting. MAIN FOCUS: Front National wins regional polls | 07/12/2015 euro|topics The far-right Front National won the first round of France’s regional elections … Read more

#TurkeyElections – Blackmailing worked. Erdoğan and his party is back- In fact they were never gone…

There is probably some rigging, but in the end this is what citizens want. I felt really bad after witnessing 5 months of violence. Many young and old citizens lost their lives, because June 7 election was not satisfactory for the One. Many gross violations of freedom of expression occurred in the mean time. AKP continued to … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Erdogan in Brussels for migrant talks While bringing Turkish election campaign to Strasbourg, Brussels

Erdogan in Brussels for migrant talks  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to hold key talks with EU officials on how to deal with the migrant crisis. MAIN FOCUS: Erdoğan and EU haggle over refugee policy | 05/10/2015 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet with EU representatives in … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “France launches Syria anti-IS strikes

France launches Syria anti-IS strikes BBC News | Europe | World Edition France says it has carried out its first air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria France launches first air strikes against ISIL in Syria  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Announcement comes after Hollande unveiled change of strategy due to growing concern over Syrian refugee … Read more

As citizen journalism collective @dokuz8haber also under pressure “Turkish journalism ‘agonizing under unbearable pressure’

It looks like our citizen journalism collective Dokuz8Haber’s Twitter account wanted to be blocked. So far Twitter did not respond positively to Turkish judiciary…  Turkish journalism ‘agonizing under unbearable pressure’ International Press Institute – Sep 24 Category: Press Releases, Europe, Turkey VIENNA, Sep 24, 2015 – Journalism in Turkey is “agonizing under unbearable pressure”, leading … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Covering the refugee crisis on Snapchat and Periscope

Credit: Image by Patrick Witty for TIME. ‘A day-by-day digital documentary’: Covering the refugee crisis on Snapchat and Periscope The BBC, Bild and TIME have been using Snapchat and Periscope to broadcast raw, unedited footage of their travels with refugees during their journey through Europe… read more   Informal meeting of EU heads of state … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Techfugees aims to crowdsource solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis

Techfugees aims to crowdsource solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis The Next Web by Amanda Connolly Over the past few weeks, we have highlighted the need for the tech community to look outside its bubble at the European migrant crisis. Today, Mike Butcher, Editor-at-large of Techcrunch, has taken this a step further and launched “Techfugees” – a … Read more

Turkey, one of the provocateurs of war in Syria, blames international community, Europe for refugee crisis… Eurosphere agenda…

Turkish PM blames international community, Europe for refugee crisis European leaders must understand that the refugee crisis is no longer a legal or political matter but is about the future of humanity, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said, accusing the international community of not doing enough to address the problem. Syrian refugees continue to Europe ‘journey’ … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: ” a game about the human cost of Europe’s migrant crisis” “Drones as flight safety threat …

Passengers is a game about the human cost of Europe’s migrant crisis Boing Boing by Leigh Alexander The ongoing European Migrant Crisis sees death tolls rise as refugees take expensive and often extremely-dangerous trips with smugglers, often to be displaced again or even arrested when they arrive. Europe faces up to flight safety threat posed by drones … Read more

Yanko Tsvetkov’s Atlas of Prejudice… Eurosphere agenda…

via: ******* New EU cybersecurity rules to hit US internet firms 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. Hollande and Tsipras want … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Pirates of the European Union

Pirates of the European Union  open Democracy News Analysis – by Louise Olsson Only when we approach gender equality mainstreaming in a more strategic way can we claim that gender equality is a fundamental principle of European Union Common Security and Defence Policy missions. MAIN FOCUS: Hollande wants a government for the Eurozone | 21/07/2015 euro|topics Against … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Bosnia marks Srebrenica massacre anniversary…. “Athens presents new reform proposals

MAIN FOCUS: Athens presents new reform proposals | 10/07/2015 The Greek government sent a new reform plan to its negotiating partners on Thursday. After examining the list, the EU leaders plan to decide on a new aid package on Sunday. This emergency summit is the last chance to prevent the collapse of Europe, some commentators … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Greeks say No #Grefenderum

Greek voters reject bailout offer  BBC News | Europe | World Edition With almost all the votes from a crucial referendum counted, Greeks overwhelmingly reject bailout terms offered by international creditors. No in Greek referendum marks profound change for Europe no matter what happens next  Open Europe blog by Raoul Ruparel No in Greek referendum marks profound … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “the new far-right political group in the European Parliament…”Grexit talks…

Teen jailed for German student death  BBC News | Europe | World Edition An eighteen year-old man is given three years in youth custody over the death of a German student teacher who was hailed as national hero. Dissolve the eurozone, says new extreme right group Marine Le Pen has presented her new Polish and British … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Greek PM asks creditors to drop ‘irrational’ demands

Greek PM asks creditors to drop ‘irrational’ demands  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Alexis Tsipras says his country close to debt deal but urges EU-IMF to drop “absurd” demands for further austerity cuts. Leaked: Greece’s new debt restructuring plan  Brussels Blog by Peter Spiegel Tsipras, left, with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday How Greece hopes to … Read more