Showing posts with label funds. Show all posts
Showing posts with label funds. Show all posts

Friday, July 20, 2018

South Korea court hands ex-president Park 8 more years in jail

former President Park Geun-hye
A South Korean court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of funds from the state spy agency and interfering in 2016 parliamentary elections.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

French Ex-President Sarkozy in Custody in Campaign Funding Probe

French Ex-President Sarkozy
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held in police custody on Tuesday for questioning by magistrates looking into allegations of Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign, an official in the French judiciary said.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

El Pentágono pide más dinero para "competir con Rusia"

El Pentágono
El Departamento de Defensa estadounidense ha solicitado un incremento de los fondos destinados a hacer frente a la rivalidad con Rusia, según se desprende de la nueva Estrategia Nacional de Defensa de EE.UU.

US government shuts down after Senate votes to block budget bill

Senate votes to block budget bill
The US government has shut down after US Senators failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

China Defends Pakistan after Trump Outburst

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang
China on Tuesday defended Pakistan after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut aid to Pakistan after accusing the country of giving nothing in return except for "lies and deceit".

Monday, January 1, 2018

US has gotten 'nothing' from Pakistan aid : Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that the United States has "foolishly" handed Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years while getting nothing in return and pledged to put a stop to it.

"They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!" Mr Trump wrote on Twitter.
"The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools."
 (RTE)

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Ankara downplays EU budget cut for Turkey

European Union funding cuts for Turkey
The government has sought to downplay European Union funding cuts for Turkey over doubts about Ankara’s commitment to democracy and human rights.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Shared Values: UNESCO regrets US decision to withdraw from organization

UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) regrets the United States’ decision to withdraw from the organization, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said in a statement.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Les 3 millions d'euros débloqués par Bruxelles pour combattre l'euroscepticisme suffiront-ils ?

La Commission européenne
La Commission européenne a débloqué 3 millions d'euros pour organiser des débats visant à expliquer «les réalisations et les avantages de l'UE» partout en Europe, mais aussi au Royaume-Uni. Une «propagande» dénoncée avec force Outre-manche.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

EU Launches New Aid Scheme for Greece to Help Refugees with Rent, Cash

It will increase the number of refugees living in rented apartments in Greece up to 30,000
The European Commission offered 209 million euros ($245 million) in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Erdogan vows to stand by 'Qatari brothers' amid crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has requested the full removal of a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar after approving the deployment of Turkish troops there, saying Riyadh needed to put brotherhood ahead of animosity.

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism 'at a very high level'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday accused Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level," urging the Gulf Arab country to stop the funding.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Duterte to refuse conditional grants from EU

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the move to refuse grants from the European Union (EU) if the grants make a provision for EU to interfere with Philippine internal affairs.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

European Commission decides not to freeze EU funds to Spain, Portugal

The European Commission on Wednesday opted not to freeze 2017 European Union funds to Spain and Portugal despite forecasts that the two nations would not comply with budget regulations.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Maria Zakharova: Western countries fund “local councils” affiliated to terrorist organizations in Aleppo

 Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova affirmed that Western countries including the United States are currently funding the so called “local councils” which are affiliated to terrorist organizations in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Clinton Should Return $35Mln in Contributions to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton should return up to $35 million to Saudi Arabia and Qatar that her campaigns and institutions have received, Republican rival Donald Trump said at a rally in North Carolina.

Friday, September 9, 2016

EU-Turkey discord continues over aid to Syrians: “We do not regard any financial aid as legitimate unless the EU deposits the amount in a bank account"

Disagreement between Turkey and the European Union continues over the bloc’s pledge to assist Syrian refugees, as a member of the Turkish cabinet has said Ankara was yet to receive any financial support, contrary to claims that the EU has sent 2 billion euros.

Friday, June 10, 2016

France urges calm in Saudi-UN row on blacklisting


French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called Friday for calm to resolve an angry row between Saudi Arabia and the United Nations over the blacklisting of the Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen...

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