#Cyberculture agenda: “#DeleteUber: Users angry at Trump Muslim ban scrap app…

#DeleteUber: Users angry at Trump Muslim ban scrap app  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH)   Uber provided rides at JFK airport while other taxi drivers held strike over Trump’s ban on Muslim travellers. 2 big names in video games take on Trump’s immigration ban Mashable! by Adam Rosenberg   The Trump administration’s immigration ban has prompted a … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Germany to take 7,200 refugees a day…

Germany to take 7,200 refugees a day  EurActiv.com After a prolonged period of uncertainty, there are now clear rules and regulations in place. Germany is now ready to take 7,200 refugees a day via five fixed, official crossing points. Cameron to Deliver Strongest Warning of U.K. Exit From EU Newsweek Columnists: Christopher Dickey LONDON (Reuters) – British … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Socialist Jeremy Corbyn, new leader of British Labour Party….”Saving Desperate Syrians in the Age of Peer-to-Peer Aid…

Socialist Jeremy Corbyn is elected as leader of British Labour Party Mashable! by Liza Hearon UPDATED: 2:15 p.m. BST, Sept. 12 Leader Corbyn vows Labour ‘fightback’ BBC News | Europe | World Edition Left-winger Jeremy Corbyn sweeps to a landslide victory in Labour’s leadership contest – promising to lead the party’s “fightback”. What are the implications of Corbyn’s … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Merkel says refugee crisis tests Europe’s core ideals…

Merkel says refugee crisis tests Europe’s core ideals  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) German chancellor puts pressure on European countries who refuse to take in refugees, saying it betrays EU’s values. France: Hungary refugee fence not even fit for animals AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Paris slams Hungary, gateway to EU from eastern Europe, for erecting 175km … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Greek bank stocks down for third day…

Greek bank stocks down for third day BBC News | Europe | World Edition Greek bank shares have fallen sharply for a third day, continuing the trend seen since the stock exchange re-opened at the start of the week. Anger at Sweden anti-begging adverts  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Far-right party’s metro adverts apologise to … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “EU at odds over refugee quotas

MAIN FOCUS: EU at odds over refugee quotas | 12/05/2015 euro|topics The European Commission will present plans for a quota system that distributes refugees among the 28 member states on Wednesday. Several countries oppose the initiative. This is the right response to the refugee crisis, some commentators note approvingly. Others argue that Brussels is overstepping its … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Juncker presents investment plan…Pope’s Haggard Europe…

  VIDEO: Pope claims Europe appears ‘elderly’ BBC News | Europe | World Edition Pope Francis warns that the world sees Europe as “somewhat elderly and haggard” during a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Pope complains of ‘haggard’ Europe  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Pope Francis warns that Europe appears “somewhat elderly” and … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: “Greece ‘may need 10bn euros more’

Gibraltar criticises Spain over dive Gibraltar strongly criticises Spanish police for sending divers to inspect an artificial reef in waters claimed by the British territory. Greece ‘may need 10bn euros more’ Greece may need a third bailout worth about about 10bn euros (£8.6bn; $13.4bn) but would not accept new austerity measures, the Greek finance minister … Read more

“Jürgen Habermas lecture in Leuven about the European crisis… and a Eurosphere roundup…

Footnotes on Jürgen Habermas lecture in Leuven about the European crisis from Blogactiv by Protesilaos Stavrou   Mopping up after Sarkozy from Blogactiv by Florian Pantazi François Hollande, the French president, is currently back from a state visit to China. Hollande hopes to expand trade in Asia, as France?s current account deficit has reached 75 … Read more

Today: Anti-austerity protests sweep Europe- Eurosphere roundup

Anti-austerity protests sweep Europe from FT.com – World, Europe Unions across Europe stage day of co-ordinated action, with general strike halting public transport, air travel and closing schools in Portugal and Spain MAIN FOCUS: Southern Europe strikes against austerity | 14/11/2012 from euro|topics Employees in Spain and Portugal are protesting against their governments’ austerity policies … Read more

PM Erdoğan stops by Lebanon

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri (R) greet their supporters during the inauguration ceremony of a hospital funded by Turkey in Sidon, southern Lebanon, November 25, 2010.? Read more » REUTERS/ Sharif Karim Why is Erdoğan so popular in Lebanon? by Ruşen Çakır While watching Prime Minister Recep … Read more

Interview with the Turkish ambassador to Austria

Tezcan: ?Why Have You Naturalized 110,000 Turks?? from ACTURCA by acturca Die Presse (Austria) 10 Novembre 2010                                  Deutsch Interview with Kadri Ecvet Tezcan, Turkish ambassador to Austria, by Christian Ultsch Kadri Ecvet Tezcan – Do you want me to respond in the interview as a diplomat, which will be boring? Or should I respond as … Read more

Turkish Judiciary and the European Commission; Mesut Özil as an immigration success story…

Turkey?s judiciary: how much sense does the European Commission make? from istanbul notes There were few surprises in the European Commission?s 2010 progress report for Turkey, which was published on November 9th. On the issue that has most divided Turkey over the past year?the effect of September?s constitutional reforms on the judiciary?the Commission?s report formalises … Read more

Euro roundup: “Red Ed” shifts Labour to the left, Greek economy etc…

Ed Miliband… MAIN FOCUS: “Red Ed” shifts Labour to the left | 27/09/2010 from euro|topics Ed Miliband has edged out his brother David to win the elections for the position of chairman of the British Labour Party. The victory of Ed Miliband – situated on the party’s left – means a change in direction for … Read more

American Anthropological Association denounces the New Arizona Immigration Law!

[What is Arizona Senate Bill 1070?] AAA Challenges New Arizona Immigration Law from American Anthropological Association by damondozier In a strongly-worded resolution passed by its Executive Board on May 22, 2010, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) condemned the enactment of a new law in Arizona that would allow law enforcement to investigate an individual?s immigration … Read more