Eurosphere agenda: “Once asylum beneficiaries in 1956, Hungarians now reject migrants”

Once asylum beneficiaries in 1956, Hungarians now reject migrants Sixty years ago, Soviet tanks crushed an anti-communist uprising in Budapest, sending 200,000 Hungarians – men women and children – fleeing across the border into Austrian refugee camps, then onwards into a welcoming Western world. A Progressive Political Alliance for Europe  Project Syndicate by Kemal Derviş If … 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

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: Tsipras’s tough domestic test….

Greek PM defends ‘harsh’ debt deal  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vows to implement eurozone deal, but makes clear he does not believe in it Greece’s Tsipras’s tough domestic test BBC News | Europe | World Edition After the marathon, Greek PM faces sprint to reform Leaked IMF report says Greece … 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: “Greece to hold referendum on bailout

Greece to hold referendum on bailout Greek PM Alexis Tsipras calls a referendum on 5 July on a bailout plan offered by international creditors that he condemns as “unbearable”.  BBC News | Europe | World Edition / Greece and migrants to dominate EU summit Crunch summit on Greece and migrants loom  BBC News | Europe … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Tsipras to play his last cards…

MAIN FOCUS: No new reform list from Athens for now | 16/06/2015 euro|topics Athens will not present a new reform list at the meeting with the euro finance ministers on Thursday, Greek Finance Minister announced after inconclusive talks with EU Commission President Juncker and the IMF. The negotiations are proving so tough because the IMF and … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “IMF breaks off talks with Athens…”EU Parliament puts off TTIP debate…

MAIN FOCUS: IMF breaks off talks with Athens | 12/06/2015 euro|topics The IMF representatives pulled out of talks with Athens in Brussels on Thursday. A spokesman for the organisation complained that the differences of opinion were too great. It is unclear when the negotiations will be resumed. In the end the creditors won’t abandon Greece to … 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

Eurosphere agenda: “Academic work and careers in Europe

Academic work and careers in Europe  Ideas on Europe Changing working conditions at European universities are studied in a recent book ‘Academic Work and Careers in Europe – Trends, Challenges, Perspectives’, edited by Tatiana Fumasoli, Gaële Goastellec and Barbara Kehm. Tatiana Fumasoli tells about the main findings presented in the book. The Mediterranean migrant crisis: What can … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “EU tackles Google.. “400 immigrants drown off of Libya…”France opens Rwanda genocide archive….

EU tackles Google over search ‘abuse’  BBC News | Europe | World Edition The European Union’s competition commissioner has announced details of its case against Google over its search engine. 400 immigrants drown off of Libya, say survivors Up to 400 illegal migrants died after their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday (12 April), … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Rapprochement between Greece and Russia…

Germany snubs Greece’s war reparations call as ‘dumb’ Germany snubbed Greece’s call for more than 278 billion euros ($306 billion) in war payments April 7, calling it “dumb” to mix World War II claims with Athens’ negotiations for more aid. MAIN FOCUS: Moscow lures Athens with investments | 09/04/2015  euro|topics Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “How the Pirates in Germany have lost their way… “Milk quotas come to an end…

How the Pirates in Germany have lost their way  open Democracy News Analysis – by Alessio Colonnelli Is there any connection between the decline of the Pirate Party and the rise of the right-wing Alternative for Germany?   MAIN FOCUS: Milk quotas come to an end | 01/04/2015 euro|topics The EU will abolish the milk quota system … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: A quarter of French voters support Front National, the far-right party…

MAIN FOCUS: Merkel and Tsipras seek conciliation | 24/03/2015  euro|topics   Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel adopted a conciliatory tone in Berlin on Monday, after politicians and media in both countries repeatedly attacked each other in recent weeks. Finally Tsipras has realised that he needs Merkel, some commentators write in delight. … Read more

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