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  1. This time it was different: the voices of the 2014 European electionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... find a majority for his candidature. After being nominated by the Council in June, the former prime minister of Luxembourg was officially endorsed by the European Parliament during a vote in plenary in July. The increased influence has also been ...

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  2. France names ex-finance minister Moscovici as commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    ... the EU's executive body, proposes and enforces laws affecting the bloc's 500 million citizens. Juncker, a former Luxembourg prime minister, will then decide who gets which portfolio, with the economics, internal market, competition, trade and energy ...

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  3. Gimme a high-five and no germsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Iol.co.za

    ... was said to defuse tension at the meeting, the first since the Prime Minister failed to block the former Luxembourg leader from taking the EU's most powerful post. However, it was made clear Juncker initiated the unorthodox greeting. For the study, ...

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  4. Why a high-five or a 'fistbump' is more hygienic than a handshakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Mail on Sunday

    ... was said to defuse tension at the meeting, the first since the Prime Minister failed to block the former Luxembourg leader from taking the EU's most powerful post. For the study, two Aberystwyth University researchers donned thick rubber gloves and ...

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  5. Deadline for Commission successor is loomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | EKathimerini

    ... is expected to meet with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who is said to expect support from the former Luxembourg premier on the evaluation of the Greek program and talks on debt sustainability due to start in the fall. Reports over the ...

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  6. Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Scotland may have to be independent to stay in EURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | MarketWatch

    ... quixotic opposition to appointing Juncker as head of the commission even though the former prime minister of Luxembourg's center-right party came out ahead in May's European Parliament elections. While Juncker has not broken with current commission ...

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  7. Dgap-Adhoc: GSG Group - Publication of Mandatory Public Takeover Offer by Materali, a.s.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | GlobeNewswire

    ... (formerly ORCO Germany S.A.) is a real estate group founded in 2004 that operates in Germany and headquartered in Luxembourg. It is listed on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, General Standard segment. GSG GROUP specializes in ...

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  8. Putin's Crime, Europe's CowardiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Real Clear Politics

    ... in which he... more a oa o THE European Union is chronically bad at filling its most senior jobs. The choice of Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker, a federalist insider, as president of the European Commission was a poor response to the many ...

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  9. Socialist-backed Oresharski Cabinet resigns in BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... has to deal with the recalcitrant Brits - and find more women. After his European People's Party's election win, Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker will be the European Commission's new president. But what will he stand for as new head of the European ...

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  10. Europe Must Deal with Russia on Its OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Real Clear Politics

    ... economies were knocked down by the 1973 energy... more a oa o After the controversial nomination of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as future European Commission president, the EU now needs to nominate a president of the ...

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  11. Eastern Partnership countries cannot join EU within the next 5 yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Groong

    Eastern Partnership countries cannot join European Union within the next 5 years by Tatevik Shahunyan ARMINFO Tuesday, July 22, 13:13 The European Commission headed by ex-Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker is not going to provide the Eastern Partnership countries - Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - with ... (more)

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  12. EU member states not reaching 2020 energy efficiency goals, Commission saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | EurActiv.com

    ... afford to miss this opportunity". It was signed by ministers from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal and dates back to 17 June. However, the UK and some eastern European states are not as enthusiastic as the EU's ...

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  13. How the Ukraine Crisis May Hurt Us AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Real Clear Politics

    ... it into deflation, which would have a calamitous effect on demand. After the controversial nomination of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as future European Commission president, the EU now needs to nominate a president of the ...

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  14. Eastern Partnership countries cannot join European Union within the next 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | ARMINFO news agency

    The European Commission headed by ex-Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker is not going to provide the Eastern Partnership countries - Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - with perspectives of EU membership.

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  15. Brexit Stage RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Foreign Policy

    ... into opposing Jean-Claude Juncker's appointment as the European Commission's new president, fearing that Juncker, Luxembourg's former prime minister and a stalwart of European politics, would only increase the power of the EU's institutions in ...

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  16. What is the EU capital markets union?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Globe and Mail

    Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a media conference after a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012.

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  17. Dividend DeclarationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Hispanic Business

    ... of on taxation of savings income in the form of interest payments (the 'Savings Directive') as transposed into Luxembourg law. According to the prospectus of the Company (the " Prospectus "), 'Dividend cheques not cashed within 5 years will be ...

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  18. db x-trackers UK Regulatory Announcement: Dividend DeclarationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Business Wire

    ... 2003 on taxation of savings income in the form of interest payments (the "Savings Directive") as transposed into Luxembourg law. According to the prospectus of the Company (the " Prospectus "), "Dividend cheques not cashed within 5 years will be ...

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  19. Lesley Riddoch: Naysayers netting negative reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Scotsman.com

    ... as Alex Salmond, you might say. But Cameron's "principled and deep-seated" objections evaporated the minute the Luxembourg politician was elected. Within days Cameron was negotiating with Juncker to guarantee a Brit gets the key economic brief in ...

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  20. Independence: Juncker 'sympathetic' to Scots EU bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Scotsman.com

    ... over the next five years." Juncker's EU spokeswoman had said the new EC president - a former prime minister of Luxembourg - was not referring to Scotland. However, a high-ranking EU official last night stated Junker "would not want Scotland to be ...

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