"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
"“Every tank driver who advances one meter forward has changed the political map of the world,”"
EU leaders have agreed to cut the bloc’s spending for the first time in its history.
The headline figure of 960 billion euros is down by three
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has revealed the deal worked out by the region’s leaders to cut EU spending for the next seven
European leaders have reached agreement on the EU´s long-term spending plans.
The president of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy announced
European Union leaders are poised to reach an agreement on spending plans for the next seven years.
It is reported that the figure for the bloc’s
The EU’s chief budget negotiator Herman Van Rompuy, has tabled modest cuts to the contentious EU spending plans for 2014-2020 in late night talks in
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy chosen not to put forward a new budget compromise to EU leaders on Thursday, due to sharp divisions
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron were set to clash with French President Francois Hollande on
Last minute negotiations over the EU’s budget delayed the start of the two day leaders’ summit in Brussels on Thursday.
The first talks of the year
It was all smiles as German Chancellor Angela Merkel watched a football friendly between her country and France with French President Francois
An ‘austerity-driven’ EU budget will get the thumbs down from the European Parliament, MEPs told euronews on Wednesday.
Several members expressed
EU leaders will meet on Thursday to decide how to finance Europe over the next seven years.
They hope to approve the bloc’s next budget by Friday
French President François Hollande fired a warning shot to the EU’s fiscal hawks on Tuesday.
He told MEPs in Strasbourg that France would stand up
The French and Italian heads of state have met in Paris, a few days ahead of the next round of EU budget talks in Brussels on Thursday.
Question from Fanny, in Strasbourg.
“My question is how is the EU budget structured and why is it planned for a period of seven years?”
Three European civil servants unions in Brussels have issued a strike notice for February 5, ahead of the European Council meeting on February 7-8
Irish Agricultural Minister Simon Coveney has urged the EU to move ahead on EU farming reform.
Coveney, whose brief also includes fisheries policy
German MEP Martin Schulz has downplayed chances of a deal at the next EU budget talks.
He said MEPs would not hesitate to use recently acquired
The eurozone will move closer to creating a two-speed Europe if MEPs and the 17 countries using the single currency back plans by the European
Agriculture ministers met in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss how to protect EU farming spending ahead of next year’s budget negotiations
The euro crisis has been in focus once more: not only did the eurogroup fail to reach an agreement over Greece – Moody’s also downgraded France