thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Politics and International Affairs http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/politics-and-international-affairs/all d213adf0-7291-45c8-9c6e-9299e3321832/IMF Argentina / Brexit / Yemen http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---brexit---yemen/s/d213adf0-7291-45c8-9c6e-9299e3321832 IMF Argentina / Brexit / Yemen The IMF believes that steps taken by Argentina to stabilize its currency and economy are working, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (December 12) in Washington. IMF Managing Director... ]]> 12/13/2018 7:00:00 PM 6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805/Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/anti-terror--sakharov-prize--brexit--cyprus--japan-trade/s/6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805 Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade At the latest European Parliament plenary session, which took place the same week as a terrorist attack on the Strasbourg Christmas market, MEPs approved a Special Committee report on terrorism,... ]]> 12/13/2018 2:41:00 PM 84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5/More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/more-transparency--less-politics-in-pesticide-approval-process/s/84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5 More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process Members of the European Parliament have backed the draft Report of a Special Committee examining the EU’s pesticide approval process. The Report calls for more public transparency following the... ]]> 12/6/2018 3:48:00 PM 62d04039-81a8-4a08-823a-e19ed3c46333/IMF Lagarde Library of Congress http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde-library-of-congress/s/62d04039-81a8-4a08-823a-e19ed3c46333 IMF Lagarde Library of Congress The Managing Director of the IMF praised US innovation and economic leadership of the post-World War 2 world in a speech titled “Age of Ingenuity: Reimagining 21 st Century International... ]]> 12/5/2018 4:32:00 AM 8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca/Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/balkans--progress-to-join-eu--but-long-reform-road-ahead/s/8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead The European Parliament has approved the latest EU reports on the Western Balkans’ progress towards EU membership, but many reforms remain outstanding. Foreign Affairs Committee Chair David... ]]> 11/29/2018 1:43:00 PM 4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02/MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/mps-and-meps-close-ranks--look-to-elections/s/4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02 MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections EPP Group MEPs and national MPs discussed the future of Europe and their efforts ahead of the upcoming European elections. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, the Group’s candidate to head the next... ]]> 11/27/2018 4:40:00 PM c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba/Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-research-and-innovation-in-europe-beyond-2020/s/c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has approved two reports on Horizon Europe, a major EU research and innovation programme. Horizon Europe is about ensuring that... ]]> 11/21/2018 2:55:00 PM a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a/Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/future-of-europe--eu-budget--energy--telecom-reform/s/a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform The European Parliament’s latest plenary session included a debate on the future of Europe with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. MEPs backed increasing the EU 2021-27 budget to include more money... ]]> 11/15/2018 3:06:00 PM 777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a/The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-epp-kicks-off-its-eu-election-campaign-with-a-strong-top-candidate/s/777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate More than two thousand representatives from forty-one European countries representing forty-nine political parties gathered in Helsinki and have chosen Manfred Weber to be the Party’s top... ]]> 11/8/2018 1:42:00 PM 0131ae28-c086-4d96-9a13-ee31e9ac5edd/IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---greece---pakistan/s/0131ae28-c086-4d96-9a13-ee31e9ac5edd IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan The IMF is scheduled to hold technical talks with Pakistan beginning November 7 on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 1) in... ]]> 11/1/2018 6:40:00 PM 6e280418-4681-4b84-bedd-2589ed2532b8/Schengen Information System reforms, preventing the misuse of personal data, Brexit http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/schengen-information-system-reforms--preventing-the-misuse-of-personal-data--brexit/s/6e280418-4681-4b84-bedd-2589ed2532b8 Schengen Information System reforms, preventing the misuse of personal data, Brexit At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, the European Parliament voted for more information sharing to boost the protection of the EU’s borders, tackle illegal migration and prevent crime and... ]]> 10/25/2018 11:48:00 AM b83ff50e-234b-4594-957c-45aaa83ce7bf/Tripling the Erasmus budget and free Interrail for the young http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tripling-the-erasmus-budget-and-free-interrail-for-the-young/s/b83ff50e-234b-4594-957c-45aaa83ce7bf Tripling the Erasmus budget and free Interrail for the young The European Parliament, with strong EPP Group backing, is pushing to triple the budget for the highly successful Erasmus+ Programme to fund more projects and provide free Interrail tickets for... ]]> 10/24/2018 10:23:00 AM 49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda/EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-highlights-the-eu-s-long-term-need-for-young-farmers/s/49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up farming is relatively low and there is growing concern... ]]> 10/18/2018 3:39:00 PM e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066/Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-eu-citizens--access-to-cross-border-healthcare/s/e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066 Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare Quality of care and patient safety under the EU’s Cross-Border Healthcare Directive were at the heart of this EPP Group hearing with health professionals in the European Parliament. This piece of... ]]> 10/17/2018 4:04:00 PM bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503/IMF PHOTO IMFC http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-photo-imfc/s/bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503 IMF PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Bali, Indonesia for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to defuse trade tensions, boost cooperation and communication and... ]]> 10/14/2018 1:04:00 AM ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931/IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde---we-are-stronger-together-/s/ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931 IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) gathered in Bali, Indonesia Saturday for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders discussed ways to support the global expansion and lower... ]]> 10/13/2018 11:07:00 AM 9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb/G20 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20/s/9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb G20 Central bank governors and finance ministers of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations met in Bali, Indonesia on Friday to discuss risks to the world economy. The Fourth G20 Meeting of Finance... ]]> 10/12/2018 10:46:00 AM 978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c/IMF PLENARY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-plenary/s/978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, President Joko Widodo of the host nation Indonesia compared relations among major economies to the... ]]> 10/12/2018 7:55:00 AM 2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354/IMF FINTECH http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fintech/s/2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354 IMF FINTECH The International Monetary Fund and World Bank released the Bali Fintech Agenda on Thursday to help countries make policies for financial technology to promote inclusive growth and minimize risk... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:36:00 PM 92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3/G20 Family Photo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20-family-photo/s/92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3 G20 Family Photo G20 Finance Ministers and central bankers gathered for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Bali Thursday (October 11). The annual meetings are being held in... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:17:00 PM 3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83/Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tighter-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics/s/3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83 Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics The European Parliament´s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation,... ]]> 10/11/2018 8:30:00 AM 6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b/IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde-urges-leaders-to-de-escalate-tensions/s/6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to cooperate and “steer” toward a more inclusive and... ]]> 10/11/2018 7:52:00 AM f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40 IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. While releasing the report in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group,... ]]> 10/10/2018 3:23:00 PM a7e4dccf-e773-4fe3-8920-02c30f33be46/IMF TRADE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade/s/a7e4dccf-e773-4fe3-8920-02c30f33be46 IMF TRADE Central bankers and finance officials gathered in Indonesia for this week’s Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank group are pointing to trade as an important engine of... ]]> 10/10/2018 2:21:00 PM d5751e4e-e91d-4147-a347-cb8ededc74a3/MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-seek-to-boost-railway-passengers--rights/s/d5751e4e-e91d-4147-a347-cb8ededc74a3 MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union. The new EU... ]]> 10/10/2018 10:15:00 AM fcba37ff-95b9-4efa-9cee-d61c400bcabf/IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-risks-emerging/s/fcba37ff-95b9-4efa-9cee-d61c400bcabf IMF: Financial Stability Risks Emerging Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are... ]]> 10/10/2018 7:13:00 AM 45ddf9cb-bd3d-48d2-a4c0-cf8afe27e9c7/IMF Fiscal Monitor / Debt http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor---debt/s/45ddf9cb-bd3d-48d2-a4c0-cf8afe27e9c7 IMF Fiscal Monitor / Debt Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. The report, released in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group... ]]> 10/10/2018 1:45:00 AM 5032941b-e379-42aa-ac13-bc3c0585fdcb/IMF and World Bank Group Meeting Getting Under Way http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-and-world-bank-group-meeting-getting-under-way/s/5032941b-e379-42aa-ac13-bc3c0585fdcb IMF and World Bank Group Meeting Getting Under Way IMF and World Bank officials started gathering in Indonesia for their annual meetings this week in Nusa Dua, Bali. IMF officials released the World Economic Outlook as journalists and officials... ]]> 10/10/2018 12:16:00 AM 3d981692-1a7c-44bf-b7c0-0691330c0670/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/3d981692-1a7c-44bf-b7c0-0691330c0670 IMF Global Financial Stability Report Ten years after the collapse of Lehman brothers sent markets in to crisis, banks and governments have largely restored confidence in the stability of the world’s systems, but new risks are... ]]> 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM 33992f35-645d-4e80-96e8-367a5a285c52/New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-5th-freedom-in-eu-single-market--data-flow/s/33992f35-645d-4e80-96e8-367a5a285c52 New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow New legislation approved by the European Parliament allows the free movement of data, with safeguards, within the EU. It aims to stir greater competition in cloud computing and services, giving... ]]> 10/9/2018 1:11:00 PM 2bcbe094-14b5-455b-b842-3750f17f1cde/IMF Sees Growth Plateau, Warns of Risks http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-sees-growth-plateau--warns-of-risks/s/2bcbe094-14b5-455b-b842-3750f17f1cde IMF Sees Growth Plateau, Warns of Risks The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees a global growth reaching a plateau with growing risks of recession on the horizon, said the IMF’s Research Department Director Maury Obstfeld in... ]]> 10/9/2018 7:57:00 AM 90306542-bd98-473a-992f-d3e1d7e1265d/IMF WEO Global Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-global-growth/s/90306542-bd98-473a-992f-d3e1d7e1265d IMF WEO Global Growth The IMF World Economic Outlook sees a slow-down in global growth environment with growing risks of recession on the horizon, Research Department Director Maury Obstfeld told reporters in Bali,... ]]> 10/9/2018 1:00:00 AM 49d05fb2-694b-4ca3-9742-f49b1a78d949/Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--audio-visual--fighting-crime-and-corruption/s/49d05fb2-694b-4ca3-9742-f49b1a78d949 Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated Brexit talks with EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber criticising UK plans to limit freedom of movement. Parliament approved legislation... ]]> 10/4/2018 9:53:00 AM 55bdf5ee-e121-4f01-8da2-5391ec3bec7d/IMF-Lagarde Curtain Raiser Speech http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde-curtain-raiser-speech/s/55bdf5ee-e121-4f01-8da2-5391ec3bec7d IMF-Lagarde Curtain Raiser Speech The global economy is strong and growing, but trade tensions and complacency are a growing risk in the face of gathering economic storm clouds IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned Monday... ]]> 10/1/2018 8:48:00 PM 9d80d519-c239-4b0b-9cfc-3f924d3b70a8/Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-economic-and-social-cohesion-in-the-eu/s/9d80d519-c239-4b0b-9cfc-3f924d3b70a8 Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU The European Union aims to reduce economic and social disparities between different regions across the EU through its cohesion policy. From 2014 to 2020, nearly one third of the EU’s budget was... ]]> 9/26/2018 4:09:00 PM 2798fa69-f27b-4c8c-95b7-3489813e880a/IMF Argentina / Trade / Indonesia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---trade---indonesia/s/2798fa69-f27b-4c8c-95b7-3489813e880a IMF Argentina / Trade / Indonesia The IMF is holding ongoing technical talks with Argentina on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (September 6) in Washington. A delegation led... ]]> 9/20/2018 6:01:00 PM 6783e2e2-0409-4970-8e5d-4d00e16aaa16/Copyright law, defending consumers, State of the Union, EU Future http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/copyright-law--defending-consumers--state-of-the-union--eu-future/s/6783e2e2-0409-4970-8e5d-4d00e16aaa16 Copyright law, defending consumers, State of the Union, EU Future The European Parliament has approved legislation to help content creators earn their fair share through a stronger EU copyright law, and to stop companies from selling different quality goods... ]]> 9/13/2018 11:25:00 AM a053bca1-bc5a-49fb-94fa-6c3889fa4bd6/EPP’s Weber on EU-Hungary showdown http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-s-weber-on-eu-hungary-showdown/s/a053bca1-bc5a-49fb-94fa-6c3889fa4bd6 EPP’s Weber on EU-Hungary showdown EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber comments after the Group’s meeting on 11 Sept with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The meeting preceded a vote in... ]]> 9/11/2018 8:10:00 PM be716ffa-ba7a-4da1-9384-4109695e439f/IMF Argentina / Turkey http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---turkey/s/be716ffa-ba7a-4da1-9384-4109695e439f IMF Argentina / Turkey The IMF is holding ongoing technical talks with Argentina on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (September 6) in Washington. Argentine... ]]> 9/6/2018 4:28:00 PM eaa1f9db-3b40-4a45-8307-0dbd1a2bb58b/Lagarde Lehman Ten Year Anniversary http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/lagarde-lehman-ten-year-anniversary/s/eaa1f9db-3b40-4a45-8307-0dbd1a2bb58b Lagarde Lehman Ten Year Anniversary Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is reflecting on the lessons learned from the ensuing global financial crisis, and what policymakers can do... ]]> 9/5/2018 3:41:00 PM c877b88f-3a8f-45a3-af50-da33eae502ac/IMF Argentina Meeting http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina-meeting/s/c877b88f-3a8f-45a3-af50-da33eae502ac IMF Argentina Meeting IMF Managing Director welcomed Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne to the Fund’s headquarters Tuesday (September 04) for meetings on how to best provide financial support to the South... ]]> 9/4/2018 10:46:00 PM 8c7e0857-9626-4950-93bc-c7212b966188/Soviet crushing of 1968 Prague Spring echoes today's events http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/soviet-crushing-of-1968-prague-spring-echoes-today-s-events/s/8c7e0857-9626-4950-93bc-c7212b966188 Soviet crushing of 1968 Prague Spring echoes today's events Marking the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring, EPP Group MEPs held a conference discussing Russian interference in Europe then and now. Jaromír Štětina was fired as a journalist and now... ]]> 9/4/2018 4:13:00 PM bfb2b0e0-4d0d-4d72-b776-b0f490f0340f/IMF External Sector Report / Trade http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-external-sector-report---trade/s/bfb2b0e0-4d0d-4d72-b776-b0f490f0340f IMF External Sector Report / Trade The IMF hopes that countries can work cooperatively to reduce excess imbalances in trade, savings and investment, IMF’s chief economist Maury Obstfeld told reporters Tuesday (July 24 in... ]]> 7/24/2018 5:51:00 PM 3af42fa0-8889-449a-9ac6-aa494f7a4255/IMF WEO Update Growth / Trade / Africa http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update-growth---trade---africa/s/3af42fa0-8889-449a-9ac6-aa494f7a4255 IMF WEO Update Growth / Trade / Africa The latest update to the IMF World Economic Outlook sees a continued strengthening global growth environment, but noted that the balance of risk is turning negative, Research Department Director... ]]> 7/16/2018 8:02:00 PM 82f96c97-73bb-4cf7-aa16-2f2ad4156f0f/IMF WEO Update http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update/s/82f96c97-73bb-4cf7-aa16-2f2ad4156f0f IMF WEO Update The latest update to the IMF World Economic Outlook sees a continued strengthening global growth environment, but noted that the balance of risk is turning negative, Research Department Director... ]]> 7/16/2018 2:00:00 PM 4c4d5ea4-6759-40b3-8c84-70b517581ccb/IMF Trade / Turkey / Haiti http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade---turkey---haiti/s/4c4d5ea4-6759-40b3-8c84-70b517581ccb IMF Trade / Turkey / Haiti With major world economies threatening tariff increases against each other, the IMF encourages trade and cooperation in order to facilitate global economic stability said spokesman Gerry Rice in... ]]> 7/12/2018 5:56:00 PM 0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5/Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-that-consumers-have-the-same-quality-of-product-across-the-eu/s/0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5 Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU Last year it emerged that there were differences in the quality of food and non-food products being sold in different EU countries - between, for example, Bulgaria and Germany. The European... ]]> 7/12/2018 10:37:00 AM f34a1da7-3d8a-46a6-b66e-c3b2d29d5972/Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/driving-up-cybersecurity-standards-in-an-increasingly-digital-world/s/f34a1da7-3d8a-46a6-b66e-c3b2d29d5972 Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world An increasingly digital world with new technology applications in vehicles and homes requires higher levels of cybersecurity. Based on European Commission proposals, the European Parliament is... ]]> 7/10/2018 2:34:00 PM 2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e/Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-defence--traveller-database--bulgarian-presidency--mobility-package/s/2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament approved spending to strengthen Europe’s defence industry and in turn EU military capacity. It gave the green light for an EU database to... ]]> 7/5/2018 11:17:00 AM d756c490-0a93-4def-b508-8dc7ab0be390/IMF Congo / Trade / India http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-congo---trade---india/s/d756c490-0a93-4def-b508-8dc7ab0be390 IMF Congo / Trade / India The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as more and more countries are announcing protectionist measures and retaliations, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 6/28/2018 7:02:00 PM 2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215/Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/crop-protection-that-s-good-for-consumers-and-farmers/s/2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215 Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers A special European Parliament committee heard from regulators, farmers and experts to determine what reforms are needed to tackle how pesticides are approved in the EU. The panel's EPP Group... ]]> 6/28/2018 4:34:00 PM 3d3e543e-c3e7-4e5c-a6b0-70c6fb9cffe0/EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-leading-the-drive-for-action-against-cancer/s/3d3e543e-c3e7-4e5c-a6b0-70c6fb9cffe0 EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer It is estimated that almost one in three Europeans will develop cancer in their lifetime. The EPP Group has published a policy paper setting out 12 areas - including research, prevention,... ]]> 6/27/2018 4:34:00 PM 03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2/Empowering Europeans’ petition drives http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/empowering-europeans--petition-drives/s/03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2 Empowering Europeans’ petition drives In a bid to help citizens petition the EU for legislation, a European Parliament committee has approved a plan to overhaul the European Citizens’ Initiative. The author - EPP Group MEP György... ]]> 6/21/2018 10:05:00 AM e5b9a207-ff08-4466-98f3-7a0005e9d1db/IMF Press conference on Argentina http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-press-conference-on-argentina/s/e5b9a207-ff08-4466-98f3-7a0005e9d1db IMF Press conference on Argentina Argentina’s financial markets came under sudden pressure in April as the result of a confluence of factors. A severe drought led to a sharp decline in agricultural production and export revenue,... ]]> 6/20/2018 11:03:00 PM 11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f/MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-in-legal-affairs-committee-back-new-copyright-legislation/s/11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation In a vote in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, MEPs have backed new EU copyright rules that are better adapted to the digital world. The Parliament’s Rapporteur on this... ]]> 6/20/2018 3:30:00 PM b87e3b46-4909-44c9-993f-800a6db5d25a/US Economy Argentina Lagarde http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/us-economy-argentina-lagarde/s/b87e3b46-4909-44c9-993f-800a6db5d25a US Economy Argentina Lagarde US tax cuts will boost growth in the short term, but bring risks in coming years the International Monetary Fund said in a report on the American economy released Thursday (June 14) in Washington.... ]]> 6/14/2018 8:06:00 PM c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f/EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-trade-relations--tackling-migration--civil-aviation-safety/s/c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated EU trade relations, how to tackle migration and new civil aviation safety rules. The EPP Group called on EU governments to respond to the US move to... ]]> 6/14/2018 10:27:00 AM 8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13/DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/discovereu--free-interrail-passes-for-young-europeans/s/8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13 DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans Young Europeans who have reached the age of 18 by 1 July can apply for a free Interrail pass to travel across Europe this summer. They will need to travel in at least one and up to four country... ]]> 6/12/2018 2:58:00 PM 0b4a53d9-3f6e-4fb3-a239-e9cb5960f09c/IMF Jordan Argentina http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-jordan-argentina/s/0b4a53d9-3f6e-4fb3-a239-e9cb5960f09c IMF Jordan Argentina The IMF said that it sees good progress in talks with Argentina Thursday (June 7) for an agreement to provide financial support to the South American country. “This will be an economic plan driven... ]]> 6/7/2018 9:05:00 PM 84d28c6a-c2e4-4315-9e57-a43f1d8007b2/Back Belarus civil groups facing deadly oppression http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/back-belarus-civil-groups-facing-deadly-oppression/s/84d28c6a-c2e4-4315-9e57-a43f1d8007b2 Back Belarus civil groups facing deadly oppression At the European Parliament, EPP Group MEPs hosted pro-democracy NGOs like Charter 97 from Belarus. Recent secret executions there have added urgency to supporting civil society facing President... ]]> 6/6/2018 1:29:00 PM 15fb61f7-9e13-4306-8425-f9e709185d0a/Celebrating 30 years of the Sakharov Prize http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/celebrating-30-years-of-the-sakharov-prize/s/15fb61f7-9e13-4306-8425-f9e709185d0a Celebrating 30 years of the Sakharov Prize The EU’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought is awarded every year to an individual or organisation from anywhere in the world for outstanding achievements in upholding human rights and... ]]> 6/5/2018 9:31:00 AM 7e06256f-ace4-47f8-8885-898c6b05fcc0/EU long-term budget, posted workers, anti-dumping, Golden Visas http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-long-term-budget--posted-workers--anti-dumping--golden-visas/s/7e06256f-ace4-47f8-8885-898c6b05fcc0 EU long-term budget, posted workers, anti-dumping, Golden Visas During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated the Commission’s initial proposals for the EU’s budget from 2021 to 2027. Proposals to cut cohesion funding and funding for the Common Agricultural... ]]> 5/31/2018 10:40:00 AM 175620ca-c4c9-4711-b0ca-47606d416200/Europe needs to protect itself from damaging foreign investments, says Franck Proust http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/europe-needs-to-protect-itself-from-damaging-foreign-investments--says-franck-proust/s/175620ca-c4c9-4711-b0ca-47606d416200 Europe needs to protect itself from damaging foreign investments, says Franck Proust The EU is looking to set up a system to screen foreign direct investment into the EU. EPP Group MEP Franck Proust is the author of the European Parliament legislative proposals in this area. ]]> 5/29/2018 2:17:00 PM b9eb77ac-42ba-4875-a7f6-61a51e819592/Step up fight against racism in sport http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/step-up-fight-against-racism-in-sport/s/b9eb77ac-42ba-4875-a7f6-61a51e819592 Step up fight against racism in sport Two days of events this week are aimed at raising awareness and fighting racism and anti-Semitism in sport. MEPs and members of the sports world are seeking to call attention to increasing cases... ]]> 5/24/2018 9:42:00 AM 8860396e-797a-4afe-b963-c000b86e0327/Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/zuckerberg-testimony-requires-concrete-action--says-weber/s/8860396e-797a-4afe-b963-c000b86e0327 Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber The meeting between Parliament leaders and Facebook CEO Zuckerberg left many questions unanswered and the need for more concrete action to ensure against another Cambridge Analytica type of... ]]> 5/23/2018 1:48:00 PM 11d12d60-a362-4a02-8f84-aa0a9d8c3358/Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/environment-committee-backs-stronger-eu-disaster-relief/s/11d12d60-a362-4a02-8f84-aa0a9d8c3358 Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s Elisabetta Giardini, it would update a voluntary system... ]]> 5/17/2018 2:33:00 PM 1753ed2a-c4b7-45db-83b0-fcf95293d762/Update the CAP to keep farming strong http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/update-the-cap-to-keep-farming-strong/s/1753ed2a-c4b7-45db-83b0-fcf95293d762 Update the CAP to keep farming strong Europe’s farmers need more support and streamlined bureaucracy to stay competitive by reforming the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, says a Report by EPP Group MEP Herbert Dorfmann, approved on... ]]> 5/16/2018 3:15:00 PM 6e548421-e530-4b12-92ad-3d1f8a19acb6/IMF Argentina Meeting http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina-meeting/s/6e548421-e530-4b12-92ad-3d1f8a19acb6 IMF Argentina Meeting IMF Managing Director welcomed Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne to the Fund’s headquarters Thursday (May 10) for meetings on how to best provide financial support to the South American... ]]> 5/10/2018 9:27:00 PM 262ea4b8-f13c-4e28-8b0e-f945c7a02bb2/IMF Video “Colombia: A Tax Reform Succeeds” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--a-tax-reform-succeeds-/s/262ea4b8-f13c-4e28-8b0e-f945c7a02bb2 IMF Video “Colombia: A Tax Reform Succeeds” IMF video: In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and... ]]> 5/10/2018 9:26:00 PM 6555acee-39c2-44a0-94b2-4a5f03e5cd33/IMF Video “Colombia: A Peace Plan, Oil Shock, and Crisis” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--a-peace-plan--oil-shock--and-crisis-/s/6555acee-39c2-44a0-94b2-4a5f03e5cd33 IMF Video “Colombia: A Peace Plan, Oil Shock, and Crisis” In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and stabilize... ]]> 5/9/2018 12:45:00 AM 6c810505-e5ce-43f0-aaf7-b57062fd780c/IMF Video “Colombia: Peace is Good for Business” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--peace-is-good-for-business-/s/6c810505-e5ce-43f0-aaf7-b57062fd780c IMF Video “Colombia: Peace is Good for Business” In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and stabilize... ]]> 5/9/2018 12:45:00 AM 870724b4-524d-4333-a99b-1533c773fa0f/Fighting stalking: the need for a common EU law and quicker action http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/fighting-stalking--the-need-for-a-common-eu-law-and-quicker-action/s/870724b4-524d-4333-a99b-1533c773fa0f Fighting stalking: the need for a common EU law and quicker action The European Parliament has debated a new European Commission proposal on stalking. The practice has victimised millions of mainly women across the EU. Lara Comi, a Vice-Chair of the EPP Group and... ]]> 5/3/2018 1:07:00 PM edd0df24-e58b-42e6-aef3-bb10cfba2f68/New EU budget plan shouldn’t sacrifice farming and other key funding http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-eu-budget-plan-shouldn-t-sacrifice-farming-and-other-key-funding/s/edd0df24-e58b-42e6-aef3-bb10cfba2f68 New EU budget plan shouldn’t sacrifice farming and other key funding The EU’s next budget plan should boost funding for innovation and maintain support for European farming, fisheries and internal EU development, or cohesion, despite the loss of UK funding after... ]]> 5/2/2018 2:10:00 PM 8ab021b8-5d85-4ed4-9039-d4247ef447ae/Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-conditions-for-posted-workers-in-the-eu/s/8ab021b8-5d85-4ed4-9039-d4247ef447ae Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU The European Parliament’s Employment Committee has approved a revision of an EU law on posted workers. The law will mean better working conditions for posted workers, the same rules on... ]]> 4/26/2018 9:49:00 AM 1e800bd4-ad6e-4075-a4d9-af2c3c6318af/Shame on them: fighting dual-quality products in EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/shame-on-them--fighting-dual-quality-products-in-eu/s/1e800bd4-ad6e-4075-a4d9-af2c3c6318af Shame on them: fighting dual-quality products in EU MEPs are calling for a crackdown on producers of everything from food to cosmetics to baby products that are selling varying quality at different prices across the EU. At a European Parliament... ]]> 4/25/2018 2:26:00 PM 9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983/IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-urges-nations-to-embrace-cooperation-and-promote-inclusive-growth/s/9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983 IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/21/2018 8:27:00 PM 820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6/IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-governors-discuss-cooperation-and-sustainable-growth/s/820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6 IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/21/2018 5:29:00 PM a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777/IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--economies-growing-in-sub-saharan-africa--potential-for-more/s/a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777 IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More Sub-Saharan Africa is seeing a “modest pickup in economic growth,” with growth forecast to rise from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.4 percent in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund. The... ]]> 4/20/2018 11:20:00 PM b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728/IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--g20-leaders-meet-to-bolster-sustainable-growth/s/b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728 IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth Central bank governors and finance ministers of the G20 nations met in Washington on Friday at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Leaders are looking to boost... ]]> 4/20/2018 6:15:00 PM 9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705/IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--experts-warn-against-complacency-in-euro-reform/s/9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705 IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday to discuss the future of reforms in the euro zone. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde hosted a panel of current and former... ]]> 4/19/2018 9:14:00 PM 2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499/IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde--trade-and-investment-are-engines-of-growth/s/2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499 IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to take advantage of a strengthened global recovery to... ]]> 4/19/2018 5:11:00 PM 0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d/EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-future--terror-financing--journalist-murders--facebook-scandal/s/0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal The European Parliament debated the French President’s future-minded EU reform ideas with the EPP Group calling for greater security for Europeans. Parliament approved legislation to intensify... ]]> 4/19/2018 11:09:00 AM c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90/IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--cooperation-important-to-ensure-digital-economy-delivers/s/c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90 IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to discuss the future of work in the information age. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and a panel of business, technology... ]]> 4/19/2018 12:13:00 AM a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 8:04:00 PM 61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 7:55:00 PM 2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 1:30:00 PM 1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 12:30:00 PM e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789/IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-sees-higher-growth--warns-of-risks/s/e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789 IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook. ]]> 4/17/2018 5:39:00 PM a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0 IMF World Economic Outlook The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook.... ]]> 4/17/2018 1:02:00 PM d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb/Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-brexit-cap--defending-farmers-and-consumers/s/d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy should maintain the same budget after Brexit, says the EPP Group’s author of a European Parliament Report on the CAP’s budget from 2021. Herbert Dorfmann says... ]]> 4/16/2018 8:59:00 AM 54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58/IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf---lagarde-curtain-raiser-speech/s/54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58 IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH The global economy remains on an upswing but with high debt levels and threats of trade conflict there are reasons for concern for sustained growth IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said... ]]> 4/11/2018 9:32:00 PM ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef/Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/beware-of-russian-trojan-horses-in-the-eu/s/ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU At an event in the European Parliament, MEPs and analysts urged the EU to remain vigilant against Russian meddling in Europe’s affairs following Putin’s re-election and the poisoning of a former... ]]> 4/11/2018 10:41:00 AM 1e0b5554-dfff-4f0e-99ab-91285cf7ee79/IMF China / Europe / Tunisia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-china---europe---tunisia/s/1e0b5554-dfff-4f0e-99ab-91285cf7ee79 IMF China / Europe / Tunisia The IMF is proposing increased fiscal and banking integration in Europe, and part of that goal is creating a ‘rainy day fund’ for countries to draw on as a sort of insurance policy, IMF Spokesman... ]]> 3/29/2018 6:57:00 PM e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9/Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/protecting-the-rights-of-victims-of-terrorism-in-the-eu/s/e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9 Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism held a public hearing on the rights of victims of terrorism. In 2016 and 2017, terrorism claimed the lives of 203 people in the European... ]]> 3/22/2018 12:48:00 PM a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b/Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/enabling-people-from-the-middle-east-and-africa-to-gain-skills-to-help-rebuild-their-countries/s/a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries Hungary’s government has given young Christians from Middle Eastern and African countries who lack access to high quality education the opportunity to go on a study programme in Hungary. The core... ]]> 3/21/2018 11:33:00 AM 34bb43cb-3e2d-4e6c-b967-8e1fd6ec578e/Renate Sommer calls to raise awareness to boost vaccination rates http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/renate-sommer-calls-to-raise-awareness-to-boost-vaccination-rates/s/34bb43cb-3e2d-4e6c-b967-8e1fd6ec578e Renate Sommer calls to raise awareness to boost vaccination rates EPP Group MEP Renate Sommer is one of a group of Members of the European Parliament calling on EU governments to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations against disease. ]]> 3/20/2018 11:54:00 AM 27d0c708-ec9c-4f68-8c5e-9296835cd1d8/Brexit, EU budget, US steel tariffs, digital company taxation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--eu-budget--us-steel-tariffs--digital-company-taxation/s/27d0c708-ec9c-4f68-8c5e-9296835cd1d8 Brexit, EU budget, US steel tariffs, digital company taxation During the European Parliament’s March plenary session, MEPs approved a Resolution on future EU-UK relations after Brexit and debated the EU’s post-2020 budget ahead of formal Commission proposals... ]]> 3/15/2018 11:17:00 AM 436a8bb2-5232-40c7-abe2-45b88a305363/Alain Lamassoure calls on the EU to ensure that digital companies pay taxes where the economic activity takes place http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/alain-lamassoure-calls-on-the-eu-to-ensure-that-digital-companies-pay-taxes-where-the-economic-activ/s/436a8bb2-5232-40c7-abe2-45b88a305363 Alain Lamassoure calls on the EU to ensure that digital companies pay taxes where the economic activity takes place Alain Lamassoure, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur for the Common Corporate Tax Base Report voted on in plenary, says that the EU should define conditions so that digital companies pay taxes where the... ]]> 3/13/2018 1:37:00 PM 0826ab94-a439-4136-ac4d-162f1a9e0cfb/IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-us-tariffs---ecb---ukraine/s/0826ab94-a439-4136-ac4d-162f1a9e0cfb IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as the Trump Administration says it is preparing import tarrifs on steel and aluminum, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 3/8/2018 7:05:00 PM 8c50f536-d55d-484e-9b89-ab2200bd94f2/EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber: EU is ready to react on US market protectionism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-chairman-manfred-weber--eu-is-ready-to-react-on-us-market-protectionism/s/8c50f536-d55d-484e-9b89-ab2200bd94f2 EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber: EU is ready to react on US market protectionism Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group, points out that Donald Trump is risking a trade conflict with the EU since he has announced to activate tariffs on EU steel and aluminium. The EU will do... ]]> 3/7/2018 2:25:00 PM