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Reforming the EU: Can Europe win back the trust of its citizens? The EU has become "too big, too bossy, too interfering", says British Prime Minister David Cameron. French President François Hollande believes that "Europe has become too complex and has lost touch with the expectations of most Europeans". EU leaders have agreed to reassess the bloc’s agenda after last month’s elections gave a boost to anti-Europe...
Press Conference: Aftermath of the elections, a future for the EU or a future for Europe?  28 May 2014 - Aftermath of the elections, a future for the EU or a future for Europe ?A press conference by:- Marine LE PEN, Front National, France- Geert WILDERS, PVV, The Netherlands- Matteo SALVINI, Lega Nord, Italy- Gerolf ANNEMANS, Vlaams Belang, Belgium- Harald VILIMSKY, FPO, Austria 
Media attempts to discredit Front National on the eve of European Elections 21st May 2014, Paris - Just days before a major vote for the future of France in which, for the first time, the Front National is in a position to win, the media has coordinated a scandalous diversion to undermine the dynamics of our movement. Innocuous remarks by Jean-Marie Le Pen about  the Ebola virus have been deliberately distorted in an attempt...
YEAH - Young European Alliance for Hope: new patriotic youth force for the future Vienna, 04th April 2014 -  In a joint press conference moderated by Harald Vilimsky – the FPO candidate in the European Elections – representatives of four parties' youth organizations presented the common European youth platform YEAH  (YOUNG EUROPEAN ALLIANCE FOR HOPE) .The alliance gathers the youth sections of the Austrian Freedom Party...
Press Conference: 12 March 2014 - Strasbourg  Strasbourg, 12th March 2014 – The European Alliance for Freedom (EAF) held its first press conference for 2014, where the President Franz Obermayr MEP, Vice-Presidents Marine Le Pen MEP and Philip Claeys MEP, together with the Secretary General Sharon Ellul-Bonici announced the party decision not to put forward an EAF candidate for the run to...
Ukip Risks 'Morphing' Into Tories Under Nigel Farage, Warns Godfrey Bloom www.huffingtonpost.co.uk - 21/11/2013 - Ukip is losing its "radical" edge under Nigel Farage's leadership and risks "morphing" into the same as the big three parties, former Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom has warned. "There is now a huge force in the party to be a Conservative Party which isn't in the European Union. If we suddenly start morphing...
Official Launching of the EAF Manifesto  Strasbourg, 11th December 2013 – The European Alliance for Freedom (EAF) held its last press conference for 2013, where the President Franz Obermayr MEP, Vice-President Marine Le Pen MEP, together with the Secretary General Sharon Ellul-Bonici officially launched the Election Manifesto, adopted during the EAF annual Congress held in Paris last...
EAF President MEP Franz Obermayr: 'Fighting youth unemployment must be one of our priorities' Brussels, 29th November 2013 -  EAF President MEP Franz Obermayr was the host of the Junior Chamber International Leadership Summit that took place in the European Parliament.The Junior Chamber International  (JCI) is a membership –based non-profit organization of 200,000 young people, aged 18 to 40 years, and spread among 5,000 communities...
Press Conference: Legitimate Rise Of Patriotic Parties In Europe Strasbourg, 23rd October 2013 -  The European Alliance for Freedom (EAF) held a press conference during the October plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg (21-24 Oct). EAF President, MEP Franz Obermayr opened the conference with a warm welcome to the media members and other interested parties, pointing out at the big media interest...
EAF members meet leader of Sweden Democrats in Stockholm  European Alliance for Freedom (EAF) held its board meeting (18.10.2013) in Stockholm, Sweden. The meeting took place in the Swedish Parliament and was hosted by Sverigedemokraterna (Sweden Democrats) MPs and Swedish EAF Member Kent Ekeroth MP.  EAF board members, led by the President, Franz Obermayr MEP (Austria), and Vice –Presidents,...
Ashton calls for military-grade drones in EU airspace euobserver.com - BRUSSELS - A security strategy paper by EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton says EU countries should use military-grade drones for border surveillance.The EU chief is set to debate security ideas with MEPs in the plenary chamber in Strasbourg on Wednesday (23 October).Her plan, which outlines priorities in the lead up to an EU...
US-France snooping row to spill into EU summit euobserver.com - BRUSSELS - France says EU leaders should talk about data privacy at this week's summit in light of the latest US spying revelation.Speaking after an EU foreign ministers' meeting in Luxembourg on Monday (21 October), France's Laurent Fabius said the summit, on Thursday in Brussels, will discuss EU-US co-operation on the digital industry...

EU News

19 December 2014

EU running out of budgetary capability to support Ukraine — EC president

EU 'violated human rights' in forcing austerity on Greece

EP slams Turkey over breaches of freedom of expression

Irish PM pressures ECB to show up at inquiry

Foreign Bankers Rape Ukraine

Majority of Russians support Putin: Poll

Discrimination of Crimeans on part of EU inadmissible — Russian ForMin

 

Europe must decide if it wants gas via Turkey- Putin

EU court tells Britain to remove visa rule for non-EU citizens

New European gas hub at border between Turkey, Greece depends on Europeans — Putin

‘We won’t pay extra’: France threaten to veto Cameron’s proposed EU treaty

French suspect for leaking Luxembourg documents charged - See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/world/article/french-suspect-for-leaking-luxembourg-documents-charged#sthash.wF5sgryU.dpuf

- See more at: http://yournewswire.com/whos-government-working-for-cameron-backing-ttip-at-g20-slammed-by-campaigners/#sthash.JfP38lMA.dpuf

 
Wall Steet Journal says Turkey no longer US ally, air base should be moved - See more at: http://yournewswire.com/wall-steet-journal-says-turkey-no-longer-us-ally-air-base-should-be-moved/#sthash.1RBF3dW0.dpuf
Italian strike disrupts European air travel, dozens of flights groundedКопирано от standartnews.com
Brussels pleads with Germany to let wages
Brussels pleads with Germany to let wages
Crime (Israel) and punishment (Russia)







Greece will likely need another bailout from EU

Chaos for air travellers as 'master bomber' fear grows - See more at: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/chaos-for-air-travellers-as-master-bomber-fear-grows-30408334.html#sthash.MEY8rNv2.dpuf
When it comes to austerity, Germans want it both ways - See more at: http://www.independent.ie/business/when-it-comes-to-austerity-germans-want-it-both-ways-30512128.html#sthash.sGT9lVKJ.dpuf
Turkey’s Military Occupation in Cyprus
Putin: You better not come after a nuclear-armed RussiaКопирано от standartnews.com
170 migrants feared lost at sea off Libya: coastguard - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/world/170-migrants-feared-lost-sea-libya-coastguard#sthash.q1JtPu9V.dpuf
lovakia may veto new sanctions against RussiaКопирано от standartnews.com
Dutch 'jihadist' couple arrested in Belgium for planning EU attack - See more at: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2014/09/dutch_jihadist_couple_arrested.php#sthash.ojqFa2lx.dpuf
Candidate for EU commissioner wades into trade minefield - See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/money/article/candidate-for-eu-commissioner-wades-into-trade-minefield#sthash.Syens7jz.dpuf
If I fail, we will quit EU, says defiant Cameron
Deflated Bulgarian strongman vows to form governmentКопирано от standartnews.com
If I fail, we will quit EU, says defiant Cameron
EU parliament approves Juncker commission, there will be no enlargement during its termКопирано от standartnews.com

- See more at: http://yournewswire.com/whos-government-working-for-cameron-backing-ttip-at-g20-slammed-by-campaigners/#sthash.JfP38lMA.dpuf

Russia may claim damages if France doesn't deliver Mistral warship - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/world/russia-may-claim-damages-if-france-doesnt-deliver-mistral-warship#sthash.Ih44cQ5s.dpuf

Previous Updates

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Media Headlines

Georg MAYER - Child malnutrition in developing countries (debate) - 27-11-2014 (English)
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Franz OBERMAYR - 2014 UN Climate Change Conference - COP 20 in Lima, Peru (1-12 December 2014) (debate) - 26-11-2014 (English)
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Michał MARUSIK - The powers of the European Central Bank to impose sanctions - Collection of statistical information by the European Central Bank (debate) - 25-11-2014 (English)

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 The Beast of Europe

 Germany from the inside - Democracy in the crosshairs. (Documentary - German)

 FPÖ-TV-Magazin 15.05.2014 - Wofür die rot-schwarzen Eurokraten stehen

 FPÖ - Team Rot-Weiß-Rot für die EU-Wahl: Franz Obermayr

 Conférence de lancement de la campagne européenne (FN)

 Conférence de Presse Internationale de Marine Le Pen en présence d’Aymeric Chauprade, géopoliticien

 Fighting youth unemployment must be one of our priorities

 EAF Press Conference: Legitimate Rise Of Patriotic Parties In Europe  (English Language) - Strasbourg, 23rd October 2013
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 Speech by Ludovic De Danne at the congress of the  Lega Nord - 15/12/2013 

Speeches from the
European Parliament:

Philip CLAEYS - Mid-term review of the Stockholm Programme (debate) -  02-04-2014 (English)
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Andreas MÖLZER -  Invasion of Ukraine by Russia - 12-03-2014 (English)
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Godfrey BLOOM - Action programme for taxation - 21-11-2013

Frank VANHECKE - Dialogue for a peaceful solution of the Kurdish issue in Turkey (debate) - 6-02-2013 (English)
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Kent Ekeroth on Multiculturalism

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5 Fringe Politicians That Could Throw Europe Into Chaos In 2015

16 December 2014 - uk.businessinsider.com - Europe is in a bad place right now.Deflation is looming and growth is nowhere to be seen. There's conflict in Ukraine, unemployment is still eye-wateringly high, and it doesn't seem like much of that is going to change any time soon.So insurgent opposition parties are popping up all over the continent, promising an end to crisis or a return to how things used to be.Here's what Citi's researchers had to say about Europe's political developments in their outlook for 2015:Future developed country elections will likely continue to see the popularity of new...
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TTIP/TAFTA – A major disaster threatening EU economy and democracy

05 December 2014 - thebrusselstimes.com - "Corporations are attempting to achieve by stealth – through secretly negotiated trade agreements – what they could not attain in an open political process." - Joseph E. Stiglitz – Nobel Prize in economic Sciences 2001, World Bank chief economist 1997-2000TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (also referred to in the US as TAFTA - Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement) is officially under negotiation since July 2013.  These negotiations aim at removing trade barriers (tariffs, restrictions on investment etc.) so as to make it...
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EU: only 17 percent of Norwegians want in

Nearly three-quarters of people in Norway do not want to join the European Union, a poll has shown. 1 December 2014 - Twenty years after the last ballot on membership of the EU, the majority who would vote “no” is bigger than ever. A convincing 74 percent say “no”, says the latest research. The poll conducted by Sentio for the newspapers Nationen and Klassekampen found only 16.8 percent of those polled were for membership, while 9.2 percent answered “don't know” to the question of whether Norway should become a member of the 28-member bloc. During the last referendum...
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FPÖ-Obermayr: CETA als demokratiepolitische Nagelprobe für EU

Deutsche Änderungswünsche zum Investorenschutz sind legitimwww.ots.at - 16.10.2014 - "Einmal mehr lässt die herablassende Selbstherrlichkeit staunen, mit der Brüssel, diesmal in Person des scheidenden Handelskommissars De Gucht, berechtigte Anliegen eines Mitgliedsstaates abkanzelt", befindet der freiheitliche EU-Mandatar Mag. Franz Obermayr. "Es ist ungeheuerlich, einerseits die Schuld für die Intransparenz der Verhandlungen zum Freihandelsabkommen mit Kanada ausschließlich den Mitgliedsstaaten in die Schuhe zu schieben und andererseits auf Punkt und Beistrich auf dem geheim Ausverhandelten...
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European MP accuses APC of funding Boko Haram, calls for probe

nigeriantimes.ng - 12 Sep. 2014 - A senior member of the European Parliament, Franz Obermayr MEP, has accused the Opposition All Progressive’s Congress (APC) of channeling European Parliament financial aid to Boko Haram in the North East of Nigeria and called on the European Commission to investigate alleged concerns over the party’s financial and political allegiance with the terror group. The Nigerian Times learnt exclusively that Franz Obermayr, of Austrian Freedom Party, currently the most popular political party in Austria, made the statements in a press release issued on 16 September...
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‘The only responsible decision’: Le Pen calls to dissolve France’s lower house

8 September 2014 - France is in a “catastrophic situation” and the newly reshuffled cabinet is a “circus,” National Front party leader Marine Le Pen said on Sunday, urging President Hollande to dissolve the National Assembly.peaking to French media, the head of France’s right-wing National Front likened the recent reshuffle of Prime Minister Manuel Valls’ cabinet to an “illusionist performance,” calling it a “circus.”Le Pen suggested that French President Francois Hollande should dissolve the National Assembly, France’s lower house of parliament. She added that it was “more...
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France’s Marine Le Pen Accuses EU of Crisis in Ukraine

MOSCOW, September 6 (RIA Novosti) – The Ukrainian crisis is all the fault of the European Union, the leader of France’s National Front party Marine Le Pen told Le Monde newspaper.Le Pen told the paper, that EU leaders’ negotiation of a trade deal with Ukraine forced the country to choose between Europe and Russia.National Front’s leader also said she has admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he suggests a patriotic economic model, unlike what the United States imposes on Europe.The Ukraine–EU Association Agreement is the treaty between the two countries, that presupposes...
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'Marine Le Pen is the 21st century Joan of Arc'

21 August 2014 -  In a new interview one-time French sex symbol Brigitte Bardot has likened the head of France’s anti-immigration National Front party to the iconic French historical figure of Joan of Arc.Bardot’s support of National Front head Marine Le Pen hasn’t wavered a bit since backing her in the 2012 presidential election, if anything it’s grown stronger.In an interview with Paris Match that hit the web this week, the 1960s fashion and cinema icon who's since become an animal rights activist said: “I hope she saves France, she is the Joan of Arc of the 21st century.”Yes,...
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Marine Le Pen Would Win French Presidential Election if it Were Held Today, Poll Says

2 August 2014 - The leader of France's anti-immigration, anti-EU Front National would win the first round of a French presidential election if it were held today, a new poll reveals.The IFOP poll for political magazine Marianne shows that Marine Le Pen would beat all candidates from the two mainstream parties, including incumbent president François Hollande, with 26 percent of the vote.Despite his ongoing legal problems, former president Nicolas Sarkozy would still run Le Pen a very close second, with 25 percent of the vote, seeing him through to a second round run-off against the Front National...
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FPÖ appoints 21-year-old to Vienna School Board

22 July 2014 - The Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) has appointed a 21-year-old law student, Maximilian Krauss, to the Office of Deputy President of the Vienna City School Board."We wanted to send a signal of renewal," said FPÖ leader Heinz-Christian Strache at a news conference on Tuesday.Krauss succeeds Helmut Günther, who will move to Vienna's parliament to replace current EU representative, Barbara Kappel.For Strache, Krauss's appointment is a sign that the FPÖ wants to "air out" the city council and "really represent the interests of students".Krauss, who will give his inaugural press conference...
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FPÖ opposes Hahn's EU nomination

13 July 2014 - The oppositional right-wing Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has criticized the government's decision to nominate Johannes Hahn from the conservative People's Party (ÖVP) as EU commissioner for Regional Policy.The FPÖ's Spokesman for Foreign Policy Johannes Huebner rebuked Hahn for his support of the boycott policy against the Hungarian government.However, despite further criticism by the Greens and the liberal NEOS, Hahn was nominated on Friday in parliament with the votes of the Social Democrats (SPÖ) and the ÖVP.During his political career, the 56-year-old Hahn had worked his...
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FPÖ-Obermayr: Weltfremdes EuGH-Urteil wird Integration türkischer Einwanderer weiter erschweren

Der Europäische Gerichtshof hält selbst Basis-Deutschkenntnisse bei Familienzusammenführung für nicht erforderlich11 July 2014 - Wien (OTS) - In Deutschland sollten Familienangehörige von türkischen Migranten laut Gesetz beim Familiennachzug wenigstens über "elementare Deutschkenntnisse" verfügen. "Hier geht es lediglich darum, sich mit einfachen Sätzen im Gastland halbwegs verständigen zu können. Doch dem weltfremden Europäischen Gerichtshof ist selbst das noch zu viel verlangt", kritisiert der freiheitliche Europaabgeordnete Mag. Franz Obermayr das jüngste EuGH-Urteil, das die Voraussetzung...
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Marine Le Pen describes sanctions against Russia as stupid

9 July 2014 The leader of the French National Front also calls for an independent investigation of the May 2 tragedy in OdessaBRUSSELS /ITAR-TASS/. Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French National Front, has described sanctions imposed against Russia as stupid.“Sanctions against Russia are an exceptional stupidity that is adding fuel to the fire of conflict (in Ukraine) and is creating a hostile climate with regards to Russia, which is an integral part of a diplomatic settlement to the Ukraine crisis,” Marine Le Pen told the European Parliament on Wednesday.Marine Le Pen stressed that Europe...
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Reforming the EU: Can Europe win back the trust of its citizens?

16 June 2014 - The EU has become "too big, too bossy, too interfering", says British Prime Minister David Cameron. French President François Hollande believes that "Europe has become too complex and has lost touch with the expectations of most Europeans". EU leaders have agreed to reassess the bloc’s agenda after last month’s elections gave a boost to anti-Europe parties. But do they all agree on the type of reforms needed to make Europe more efficient and more transparent?Read Full Article 
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SOS Racisme et M. Sopo condamnés

L'ancien président de SOS Racisme Dominique Sopo a été condamné le 12 juin 2014 pour avoir diffamé Marine Le Pen dans un communiqué évoquant la présence de la présidente du FN à un "bal antisémite" à Vienne.  Cette condamnation est très significative : d’abord, elle montre que la présidente du FN n’a pas accepté cette accusation infamante et grotesque, ensuite elle fait la preuve que SOS Racisme n’est pas qu’une officine antiraciste, mais une organisation politique sectaire n’hésitant pas à tenter de salir ses adversaires. Enfin, il faut noter que le tribunal,...
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