Snowden: NSA is ‘in bed with the Germans’ — RT News

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Published time: July 07, 2013 19:36 A demonstrator wears a paper bag depicting former US spy agency NSA contractor Edward Snowden after a support protest in Berlin July 4, 2013 (Reuters / Tobias Schwarz) Share on tumblr Trends NSA leaksTags Germany, Hacking, Politics, Snowden, Terrorism, USA US fugitive Edward Snowden has accused Germany and the…

EU demands ‘full clarification’ over NSA spying on European diplomats, warns of severe impact on relations — RT News

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Get short URL Published time: June 30, 2013 10:39 Edited time: June 30, 2013 19:41 European Parliament in the eastern French city of Strasbourg (AFP Photo) Share on tumblr Trends NSA leaksTags EU, Intelligence, Internet, Politics, Robert Bridge, Scandal, Security, USA The president of the European parliament has demanded an explanation from US authorities over…

Why Spain And Italy Are Like Cyprus, Slovenia, And Greece | Zero Hedge

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Submitted by Tyler Durden on 06/21/2013 09:36 -0400   Bulgaria Greece Gross Domestic Product Italy Purchasing Power Recession   The “XXXXX is not YYYYY” jokes aside, Europe’s union of nations is beginning to separate increasingly between the haves and the have-nots. The sad truth, as Bloomberg’s Niraj Shah notes, is that recession/depression has pushed Spanish…

Turkey threatens to deploy Army against protesters, dubs unions strike ‘illegal’ — RT News

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Turkey threatens to deploy Army against protesters, dubs unions strike ‘illegal’ Get short URL Published time: June 17, 2013 15:22 Edited time: June 17, 2013 15:59 Anti-government protesters demonstrate in central Ankara on June 17, 2013 (AFP Photo / Adem Altan) Share on tumblr Tags Army, Clashes, Human rights, Military, Police, Politics, Protest, Turkey, Violence…

Discovery of Monsanto GMO wheat threatens US exports — RT News

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Published time: May 30, 2013 20:43 Edited time: May 31, 2013 12:02 Reuters / Tomas Bravo Share on tumblr Tags Agriculture, Asia, Biology, Commodities, Europe, Food, Japan, USA The discovery of a Monsanto-created, genetically modified strain of wheat in the US that was never approved by the United States Department of Agriculture has imperiled US…

German Official Warns of Immediate ‘Revolution’ if EU Adopts US Model | Common Dreams

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Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by Common Dreams German Official Warns of Immediate ‘Revolution’ if EU Adopts US Model German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble urges adherence to Europe’s welfare model – Andrea Germanos, staff writer Protesters in Madrid in April denouncing austerity policies that have created “economic migrants” in the young generation. (Photo: Popicinio/cc/flickr)Europe…

The Watchers – Seed diversity under threat – Step closer to destruction of agricultural and horticultural seed diversity in Europe!

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Thanks to Gloria – Laura ____________ By chillymanjaro – Posted on May 2, 2013Posted in: Agriculture The Watchers Share 22   Email The EU directives on the marketing of seeds and plant propagating material are currently being reviewed in Brussels. The new regulation threatens rare varieties and farmers’ varieties. Non-commercial varieties are under particular threat…

Britain has left the European Union in all but name

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Britain has left the European Union in all but name, source link: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ambroseevans-pritchard/100020923/britain-has-left-the-european-union-in-all-but-name/ Author: Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Ambrose Evans-Pritchard has covered world politics and economics for 30 years, based in Europe, the US, and Latin America. He joined the Telegraph in 1991, serving as Washington correspondent and later Europe correspondent in Brussels. He is now International…

Austerity Showdown as EU Summit Set to Open

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Published on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by Common Dreams Hollande draws line in sand; Greek general strike   – Common Dreams staff Hollande and Merkel (Photo: Getty Images)French President François Hollande took a strong stand against the European austerity drive, headed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, this week in his first ever newspaper interview in…

Privatization Pushback: Civil Society Slams Water Privatization Conditions for EU Bailouts

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Published on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by Common Dreams Letter from groups to EU Commission says plan is “economically, socially and democratically flawed” – Common Dreams staff Civil society groups Wednesday are slamming the European Commission’s continued insistence that privatization of municipal water systems be a condition for receiving rescue funds, a plan the groups…

Drug giant probed for not disclosing 15,000 patient death reports: Roche under investigation by UK watchdogs after 80,000 ‘adverse reactions’

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By Jo Macfarlane PUBLISHED: 21:48 GMT, 7 July 2012 | UPDATED: 13:20 GMT, 8 July 2012 One of the world’s biggest drug companies is at the centre of an urgent investigation after failing to disclose reports that 15,000 people died while taking its medicines. Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche failed to pass on a further 65,000…

BBC News – George Soros says three months to save the euro

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4 June 2012 Last updated at 07:04 GMT George Soros says three months to save the euro Mr Soros believe the German public will soon tire of bailing out the Greeks Continue reading the main story Eurozone crisis Billionaire investor George Soros has warned European leaders they have a “three-month window” to save the euro.…