Europe

Catalan separatists win election in rebuke to Spain and EU

(Worthy News) – Catalonia’s separatists look set to regain power in the wealthy Spanish region after local elections on Thursday, deepening the nation’s political crisis in a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and European Union leaders who backed him. With nearly all votes counted, separatist parties won a slim majority in Catalan parliament,…

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ISIS Threatens Holiday Terror Attacks

(Worthy News) – Islamic State terrorists are threatening Christmas and New Year’s attacks in major cities across the US and Europe. The terror group has released a series of chilling posters depicting holiday attacks. The latest show two armed terrorists with the grammatically incorrect words, “Wait for us on your year parties.” [ Source: CBN…

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Poland cries foul as EU triggers ‘nuclear option’ over judicial independence

(Worthy News) – The Polish government has accused the European commission of a politically motivated attack after the EU’s executive body triggered a process that could see the country stripped of voting rights in Brussels, over legal changes that the bloc claims threaten the independence of the judiciary. In a highly symbolic moment, Poland’s fellow…

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Prime Minister Theresa May promises Brexit plans 'will not be derailed'

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Theresa May has claimed her plans to broker a Brexit deal ‘will not be derailed,’ despite a number of challenges. The leader of the Britain penned a pair of op-eds published Sunday promising to see a Brexit agreement with the European Union to completion. Last week, the EU agreed to…

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EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

(Worthy News) – The European Union agreed Thursday to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine. EU Council President Donald Tusk said the 28 EU leaders were in favor of extending the sanctions for another six months during their summit in Brussels. “EU united on roll-over of economic sanctions on Russia,” Tusk said.…

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Hamas will reverse Trump's Jerusalem move, leader tells Gaza rally

(Worthy News) – Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamas’s founding and its chief vowed to reverse US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Earlier in the day, Israel shut its border crossings with Gaza in response to…

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May hails new optimism in Brexit talks after deal

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Theresa May will hail “a new sense of optimism” in Brexit talks on Monday, telling parliament Britain and the European Union should sign off on a deal at a summit this week “to move forwards together” to discuss future trade ties. May, weakened after losing her Conservatives’ parliamentary majority at…

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Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces renewed pressure from Europe on Monday to reboot the Middle East’s moribund peace process following widespread criticism of the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Jewish state’s capital. Netanyahu will be in Brussels for an informal breakfast with EU foreign ministers who will urge him to…

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Schulz fights for 'United States of Europe' by 2025

(Worthy News) – Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) urged his fellow members on Thursday (7 December) to enter into coalition talks with chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to form a grand coalition. Schulz, the former president of the European Parliament, urged his party to push for the creation of a “United States…

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Europe, Arabs to unite against Israel at UN Security Council

(Worthy News) – European countries, Egypt and Russia are slated to rail against US President Donald Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital, when the United Nations Security Council holds a meeting on the matter in New York on Friday. PLO Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour called on the council “to act swiftly” to…

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