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Yesterday | Sofia News Agency

Who Will Take Over the Bulgarian Socialist Party?

Sergey Stanishev is leaving behind a controversial legacy at Bulgaria's "hundred-year" party, BSP, an heir to the Communist-era BKP.


Wed Jul 23, 2014


EU Preparing Further Sanctions Against Russia After MH17 Crash

A numbered coffin carried by Dutch military personnel contains an unidentified body from the crash of MH17 on July 23, 2014 at Eindhoven airport, Netherlands.


The Spectator

It's a bit rich for France to castigate Britain for sheltering oligarchs

The South of France is the playground of Russian oligarchs - oodles of cash, lurid boats and a lack of taste.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

French Socialist politician removed from party over anti-Semitic statement

A local Socialist politician from France's Lyon region was booted from the party for making statements deemed anti-Semitic.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Belgium: Far left breakthrough in poll

Before May 25, there were no elected representatives of what is called the "radical" left in Belgium, unlike in other countries in Europe.


Related Topix: Socialist Party (Chile)

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Amazon Trolls France's Anti-Competition Laws

The anti-Amazon bill, as it's known , requires the online retail giant to charge book buyers shipping fees for their online literature purchases.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

French Minister Urges Softening Austerity

France's Economy Minister on Thursday announced a EUR6 billion plan to stoke domestic demand and calm Socialist-Party ranks unhappy with President FranA ois Hollande's focus to date on deficit reduction.


Wed Jul 09, 2014


The Israel Lobby and French Politics

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, France, Europe, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Zakaria: Fareed Zakaria: Identity, not ideology, is moving the world

Fareed Zakaria writes a foreign affairs column for The Post. He is also the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and editor at large of Time magazine.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Virginia, Opinion


Government denies meddling in Sarkozy case

Paris - France's Socialist government on Thursday rejected claims it was using the justice system for political ends after ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy accused his enemies of being behind corruption charges.


Related Topix: France, World News, Europe, Nicolas Sarkozy, Italy

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Schulz back, parliamentary reconstitution continues

Martin Schulz was today elected for a second term as European Parliament President but nominations for other top jobs will keep new and re-elected MEPs busy this week.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Mon Jun 30, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Why Did France Swing To The Right?

In France, the far right Front National party, under its leader Marine Le Pen, finished on top in the recent European elections.


Sun Jun 29, 2014

France tourist tax rise condemned

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius has attacked plans to raise by more than five times hotel taxes paid by tourists, saying the move would be dangerous for tourism and France's stumbling economy.