Showing posts with label coalition talks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label coalition talks. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Germany coalition talks: Merkel's conservatives and SPD clinch deal

Merkel's conservatives and SPD clinch deal
Angela Merkel's conservatives (CDU/CSU) have finally hashed out a coalition deal with the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) that could break months of political deadlock in Germany.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Germany's SPD party leadership gives green-light to coalition negotiations with CDU/CSU

The seek for a new German government is moving to a new stage, as the leadership of the German Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday gave its approval to a potential relaunch of a "grand coalition" with the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU).

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Russia’s Duma Blasts Saudi "Paper" Coalition to Fight ISIL/ISIS

The head of the International affairs committee in the Russian Duma, Alexey Pushkov, harshly attacked the new Saudi coalition to fight ISIL, describing it as a paper alliance.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UPDATED: Russia will soon suffer 'casualties' after Syria intervention (US defence secretary)

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday Russia will soon begin to suffer casualties after dramatically expanding its military support for long-time ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

U.S. insists no cooperation with Russia air strikes on Syria

The United States is not cooperating with Russia over Moscow’s air strikes in Syria beyond basic safety precautions, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter insisted Wednesday, describing Russia’s action there as fundamentally mistaken.

Russia seeks broader co-op with US-led coalition in Syria

Russian military is willing to expand cooperation with the U.S.-led coalition in Syria, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Tuesday.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Greek PM requests fresh mandate to move forward, no Grexit option

In his first interview after resigning last week to force snap general elections in autumn, Greece's outgoing Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended his decision as a necessary step on Wednesday, requesting a fresh mandate to move forward and implement the new Greek bailout.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Turkey snap elections set for Nov. 1

The Turkish election board confirmed that snap elections, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for earlier this week, will be heard on November 1.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

United Arab Emirates (UAE) deploys F-16 jet squadron to Jordan to fight ISIL/ISIS

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered a squadron of F-16 fighter jets to be deployed to Jordan to support the country's airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), having earlier suspended its involvement...

United Arab Emirates (UAE) likely to resume fights in US-led coalition against IS soon (US)

The United Arab Emirates is likely to resume air missions as part of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in the coming days, a senior US official said on Friday after top American diplomat John Kerry met with Gulf ministers...

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

United Arab Emirates 'pulls out' of coalition air strikes against ISIL/ISIS. (The UAE has demanded that the US improve its search-and-rescue efforts)

Two US officials say the United Arab Emirates, a key Arab member of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, had stopped flying combat missions over Syria since December after the capture of a Jordanian pilot by ISIL...

Friday, September 5, 2014

US says forms 'core coalition' to counter ISIS/ISIL militants

The United States said on Sept. 5 it was forming a "core coalition" to battle Islamic State in Syria and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Iraq, calling for broad support from allies and partners but ruling out committing ground forces.

"We need to attack them in ways that prevent them from taking over territory, to bolster the Iraqi security forces and others in the region who are prepared to take them on, without committing troops of our own," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a meeting of 10 nations.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Allemagne : plus d’emplois mais aussi plus de pauvreté

Alors que les dirigeants politiques allemands achèvent en principe cette nuit leurs négociations pour former une grande coalition et que l'introduction d'un salaire minimum est au centre des débats, Destatis, l'office central de la statistique allemand, a publié ce mardi un bilan social de l'Allemagne particulièrement peu reluisant.

On y apprend que 16,1 % des Allemands étaient menacés de pauvreté (car percevant moins de 60 % du revenu médian) en 2011, soit une hausse de 0,9 % en quatre ans. Ces personnes qui, concrètement, gagnent moins de 980 euros nets par mois sont particulièrement nombreuses chez les 19-24 ans et les 55-64 ans.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Exit Clause: Merkel's Partners Want Broke Countries Out of Euro.

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the next government to be unified on its EU policy, but her sister party is resorting to populism. Bavaria's Christian Social Union wants tougher provisions against deficit offenders and the ability to drive them out of the euro zone.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...