#Europe agenda: “US alt-right joins Russia in anti-Macron attack [in French Elections]

US alt-right joins Russia in anti-Macron attack EUobserver.com – Headline News Right-wing US and UK social media users have tried to start an online “war” to stop Macron being elected, but with little success. Populism: The French election’s big winner AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) How outsider candidates threw the traditional left-right battle into disarray. Macron pushes republican … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application… “Fancy Bears hackers…

EU accepts Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application EurActiv.com by Georgi Gotev The European Union’s 28 member states yesterday (20 September) accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application and ordered the Commission to prepare an assessment of the Balkan country’s readiness to join the bloc. Fancy Bears hackers: What we have learnt from the leaks  BBC News | Europe … Read more

#Brexit roundup: “Merkel says ‘no need to be nasty’ in leaving talks…

Brexit: Six key questions after Britain’s vote to exit the EU  BBC News | Europe | World Edition When will it happen? Will it break up the UK? We take a look at six key questions following the UK’s shock exit from the EU Brexit: Highlights of European Parliament debate in Brussels BBC News | Europe | … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Europe’s Destructive Spirals of Distrust by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

German churches get wi-fi ‘Godspots’ BBC News | Europe | World Edition Wi-fi hotspots will be installed at 220 Protestant churches across the Berlin and Brandenburg region. Europe’s Destructive Spirals of Distrust SAPIENS by Thomas Hylland Eriksen On February 6, 2016, thousands of people protested the immigration of Muslims, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and other cities across Europe. … Read more

Foreign envoys at journalists’ trial were the last target of Erdoğan’s wrath…

Turkish President Erdoğan slams foreign envoys at journalists’ trial Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has severely criticized a group of Western diplomats who attended the trial of Cumhuriyet’s Can Dündar and Erdem Gül on March 25 Turkish Journalists Speak Out Before Trial NYT > Turkey by By REUTERS Can Dundar, editor in chief of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, … Read more

#Karadzic gets 40 years of jail, yet another happy moment due to justice found abroad…

Karadzic guilty of Bosnia genocide, jailed for 40 years Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been sentenced to 40 years in jail by U.N. judges who found him found guilty of genocide for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, as well as on nine other war crimes charges Two Belgian ministers offered to resign over bomb suspect EurActiv.com … Read more

EU- Turkey Summit- Turkey [of course] Makes [more] Demands

EU to lift visa regime by June, double financial aid to Turkey: Draft agreement Turkey and the European Union apparently reach a deal on refugees under which Ankara will receive 3 billion more euros in aid Resettling Syrians, aid and visa changes on table at EU-Turkey migration summit World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Jennifer Rankin in … Read more

EU-Turkey summit. Bowing down to increasing tyranny because of the refugee crisis?

Turkey faces criticism on press freedom at EU summit Turkey has faced criticism from EU officials and politicians over the seizure of the Zaman media group at a Brussels summit as part of efforts to implement a joint action plan on illegal migrants, while critics accuse the EU of turning a blind eye to Turkey’s worsening … Read more

In case you missed, “Leaked Brexit summit text…”Facing facts about the EU referendum…

Leaked Brexit summit text: Full annotated document Brussels Blog by Alex Barker We’ve got our hands on the final pre-summit draft of the UK’s “new settlement” deal, sent to member states by Donald Tusk, the summit’s host, in the early hours of this morning. There are not many changes from Tusk’s first version, published two weeks … Read more

Quite an interesting solution to #RefugeeCrisis: “Don’t come to Europe”- Eurosphere agenda

Tusk warns refugees away from Europe EurActiv.com by Georgi Gotev Speaking in Athens on Thursday (3 March), Council President Donald made a pathetic appeal to ‘economic’ migrants not to come to Europe. EU asylum seekers ‘doubled in 2015’ BBC News | Europe | World Edition The number of people seeking asylum in the European Union in 2015 … Read more

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Hoax map’ fights migrant myths BBC News | Europe | World Edition Online map highlights false stories and rumours about migrants in Germany. Press conference: DiEM25 launched by Yanis Varoufakis and Srecko Horvat open Democracy News Analysis – by Srećko Horvat and Yanis Varoufakis The Democracy in Europe Movement 25 was launched by Yanis Varoufakis at the Volksbühne in Berlin … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: as “over 10,000 migrant children missing”, “EU calls on Turkey to let in refugees…

Over 10,000 migrant children missing: Europol Over 10,000 unaccompanied migrant children have disappeared in Europe, the EU police agency Europol said on Jan. 31, fearing many have been whisked into sex trafficking rings or the slave trade EU calls on Turkey to let in refugees  BBC News | Europe | World Editio Officials in the EU urge … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: In case you missed- “‘Hundreds’ of masked men rampage through Stockholm station beating up refugee children…

Hundreds of men were part of the mob, which marched through Stockholm’s main train station, reportedly targeted refugees via Aftonbladet ‘Hundreds’ of masked men rampage through Stockholm station beating up refugee children independent.co.uk – Jan 30, 5:14 AM Hundreds of masked men marched through Stockholm’s main train station on Friday evening, reportedly beating up refugees and … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Spain and Portugal top the list as holidaymakers seek safety…

Spain and Portugal top the list as holidaymakers seek safety World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Bob Atkinson The Iberian peninsula, Malta and Greece have been the beneficiaries of tourists’ changed travel plans   MAIN FOCUS: Macedonia urged to protect EU external borders | 20/01/2016 euro|topics In view of the consistently high number of refugees who arrive … Read more

Turkey’s malleable public opinion: “Russia replaces Israel at top of threat list for Turks: Survey

Russia replaces Israel at top of threat list for Turks: Survey Most Turks see Russia as the biggest threat to Turkey, according to a survey recently conducted by a university in Istanbul Turkey has a long way to go before EU membership: Merkel Turkey still has a long way to go in its bid to become a … Read more