• Will Greenland follow Alaska?

    An idea to purchase Greenland  from Denmark came one and a half century after the successful operation of acquisition of Alaska from Russia (1867) for an amount of USD7,2 million. The other

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  • Italy PM Conte announces resignation

    The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte  (pictured) announced his resignation to the Senate on August 20. In his speech in presence of both political leaders  Luigi Di Mayo (M5S) and Matteo Salvini  (Lega) he has vigorously

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  • Prosecutor orders seizure of Open Arms vessel

    Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (Socialist) has sent a vessel to escort Open Arms from the surroundings of Lampedusa to Palma, Mallorca. This gesture has been intended to end standoff between

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  • Juncker will not attend Biarritz G7

    Urgent hospitalisation prevents Jean-Claude Juncker (64), the incumbent president of the European Commission from attending the G7 summit in Biarritz (France) on August 24-26, a spokesperson said. (Image: archive) ⌛D-5#G7Biarritz will start on

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  • UK Consulate employee detained in China

    The UK “extremely concerned” by reports an employee of its Consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China, according to AFP news agency. #BREAKING UK says 'extremely concerned' by reports an employee

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  • INF: Moscow in reciprocity mode

    Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu said on August 18, reacting upon

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  • Open Arms refuses to navigate to Spain

    The Mediterranean Open Arms migrant rescue vessel has firmly rejected an offer of a safe port in Spain, explaining that the six day journey to Algeciras would be too risky

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  • Open Arms: 27 migrants allowed ashore

    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has agreed to let ashore 27 migrants from Mediterranean NGO rescue ship Open Arms, all of them claim that they are “unaccompanied teenagers”. #OpenArms #Updated

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  • Juncker urgently hospitalised

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has interrupted his summer holiday in Austria to be urgently submitted to hospital to remove his gallbladder. According to the press-release of the European Commission

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  • EU joins UN in wildlife protection

    World Wildlife Conference: EU pushes for better protection of the world’s most threatened species CITES #CoP18 kicks off in Geneva this weekend – maybe literally. There’s some tough calls for

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