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HUNGARY POLITICS: Migrants Unlawfully Detained By Hungary: European Court Says

HUNGARY POLITICS: Migrants Unlawfully Detained By Hungary: European Court Says

Hungary unlawfully kept two migrants in a transit zone on its frontier with Serbia, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, in a finding which could affect its plans to detain thousands of asylum seekers in border camps.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Turkey, Netherlands Row Takes Center Stage

TURKEY POLITICS: Turkey, Netherlands Row Takes Center Stage

President Tayyip Erdogan, who is seeking Turkish voters’ support in an April 16 referendum on boosting his powers as head of state, has previously accused the Dutch government of acting like “Nazi remnants” for barring his ministers from addressing expatriate Turks to drum up votes.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Right to Launch EU Divorce Talks

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Right to Launch EU Divorce Talks

Prime Minister Theresa May has the right to begin what could be Britain’s most complex negotiations since World War Two.

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EUROPE POLITICS: European Court of Justice to Give Ruling on Islamic Headscarf Bans

EUROPE POLITICS: European Court of Justice to Give Ruling on Islamic Headscarf Bans

European Court of Justice (ECJ) will determine whether an employer can prohibit staff from wearing Islamic headscarf in the first case before EU top court.

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POLAND POLITICS: Poland Vows to Obstruct EU After Donald Tusk Vote

POLAND POLITICS: Poland Vows to Obstruct EU After Donald Tusk Vote

“One has to state it openly: EU policy turned out to be a policy of double standards and cheating,” Waszczykowski told tabloid Super Express.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Will Not Oppose Second Referendum

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Will Not Oppose Second Referendum

Labour Party will not oppose for second Scottish independence referendum if the plan wins support from Scottish parliament, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

“If Scotland is to have real choice that choice must be between autumn of next year 2018, and spring of 2019,” Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Has Brexit Backup Plan if Divorce Talks Fail: David Davis Says

UK POLITICS: Britain Has Brexit Backup Plan if Divorce Talks Fail: David Davis Says

“I don’t think, firstly, that is remotely likely,” Davis told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, responding to the report. “It’s in absolutely everybody’s interest that we get a good outcome.”

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GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Meets Trump in Clash of Policy, Values

GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Meets Trump in Clash of Policy, Values

It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, and Donald Trump, the new president of the United States.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Splits Over Post-Brexit Europe

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Splits Over Post-Brexit Europe

27 EU leaders without British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled to draft a declaration to be unveiled March 25 summit in Rome to mark EU’s 60th birthday

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GERMANY POLITICS: Essen Terror: Police Close Shopping Mall Over Fears of Terrorist Attack

GERMANY POLITICS: Essen Terror: Police Close Shopping Mall Over Fears of Terrorist Attack

“Yesterday, we received very serious indications from security sources that a possible attack was planned here for today and would be carried out,” a spokesman for Essen police told Reuters Television.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Dutch PM Mark Rutte Bars Mevlut Cavusoglu From Flying to Rotterdam

TURKEY POLITICS: Dutch PM Mark Rutte Bars Mevlut Cavusoglu From Flying to Rotterdam

“If my going will increase tensions, let it be. I am a foreign minister and I can go wherever I want,” Mevlut Cavusoglu Turkish Foreign Minister said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Central European and the EU Today

EUROPE POLITICS: Central European and the EU Today

Central European states differ widely: the trend in the former is toward stronger nationalism, refusal of more than a trickle of migrants, growing corruption in politics and business, increased state control of the news media, hostility to LGBT rights and in some, a greater closeness to Russia.

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UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

European leaders are preparing for formal Brexit negotiations to begin within days should Theresa May trigger Article 50 next week.

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NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Jesse Klaver Biography

NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Jesse Klaver Biography

Netherlands Famous People Biography: Jesse Klaver was born on May 1, 1986 in Roosendaal, Brabant. Continue reading Jesse Klaver Biography.

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NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Jesse Klaver the Kingmaker in Dutch Politics

NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Jesse Klaver the Kingmaker in Dutch Politics

“The values Netherlands stands for many, many decades, centuries actually, its freedom, its tolerance, its empathy… they are destroying it,” Jesse Klaver.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Second Independence Referendum Inevitable

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Second Independence Referendum Inevitable

Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland could hold an independence vote in late 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Within 48 Hours’ EU to Respond to Britain’s Exit Note – Donald Tusk

UK POLITICS: ‘Within 48 Hours’ EU to Respond to Britain’s Exit Note – Donald Tusk

European Union will be ready to respond within 48 hours to Britain’s notification that it plans to leave the 28-nation bloc, Donald Tusk chairman of EU leaders.

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UK POLITICS: When Will Theresa May Trigger Brexit? What You Need to Know

UK POLITICS: When Will Theresa May Trigger Brexit? What You Need to Know

UK Prime Minister Theresa has said she will trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty by the end of this month. Here are key dates in the process…

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