Tag Archives: Angela Merkel

Reactions against Hungary and UEFA

Ursula von der Leyen will use all legal powers to ensure that the rights of all EU citizens are guaranteed Yesterday we got some very good news from the European Commission. The European Commission will take action against Hungary over … Continue reading

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Stress-test for democracy #2 A coup d’etat with bloodshed

China and Russia had a big laugh yesterday when they heard the news of the rebellion taking place in a country which so likes to tell others how to have a just and democratic system. They and several other countries … Continue reading

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In denial, Donald Trump continues to insist that nothing serious is at hand and everything is in control

Americans are increasingly worried they or a loved one will be infected with coronavirus, whilst their President says nobody should fear. Donald Trump in his habitual way keeps continuing to insist that his country is the best and safest country … Continue reading

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Europese Unie moet bij de gevangenneming van de Catalaanse politici haar ware gezicht tonen

De heer Carles Puigdemont mocht na het Catalaanse referendum rekenen op enige steun van Vlaamse nationalisten en andere separatistische politici in heel Europa, maar zijn oproep aan de Europese Unie om te bemiddelen in Catalonië, werd op dovemansoren gericht. Geen … Continue reading

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2016 in review Politics #2 Persons of the year

Merkel‘s popularity had suffered in 2016, following a rash of sexual assaults in the western city of Cologne on New Year‘s Eve blamed mainly on Arab and North African men. Going from 2015 into 2016 in some German cities brought … Continue reading

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At the closing hours of 2016 #2 Low but also highlights

Wanting to write on what happened in 2016 I noticed I have forgotten to publish some articles I wrote this year. The time went credibly fast when our thoughts had to go to so many people in trouble, having to … Continue reading

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2015 Economy

Aid to the Most Deprived In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Social media a destabilisation tool in the Middle East and Syrian conflict

In today’s global village people are constantly leaving their homes in search of new opportunities. Migration across borders or within a country is a reality for many societies across the world. In public debates the distinction between refugees and other … Continue reading

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Wat heeft zovelen ertoe gebracht naar Duitsland te willen emigreren

De voorafgaande maanden hebben wij heel wat vluchtelingen letterlijk naar Europa zien toestromen. Vreemd genoeg hadden zeer velen een zeer grote overtuiging dat zij naar Duitsland moesten trekken omdat daar al het ware geluk zou zijn. Hierbij kan men de … Continue reading

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