Greek Court Upends Rules Limiting Migrants’ Movements

Greek Court Upends Rules Limiting Migrants’ Movements

Greece and Turkey have an extended historical past of tensions over territory and sovereignty, which might irritate the state of affairs. “The tension does not help the management of the refugee and migration issue,” the migration minister, Dimitris Vitsas, stated on Tuesday. “On the contrary, it creates problems, so it is in our interest and […]

Emmanuel Macron’s Ambitious Project for Europe Is in Tatters

Emmanuel Macron’s Ambitious Project for Europe Is in Tatters

It can be a disgrace to overlook this opportunity, mentioned Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, a senior fellow on the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Photo The German election weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel, who wanted six months to give you a governing coalition. Credit Markus Schreiber/Associated Press “It is urgent, a window of opportunity between now and […]

Facebook to exclude 1.5 billion users from Europe’s GDPR privacy law

Facebook to exclude 1.5 billion customers from Europe’s GDPR privateness legislation

(Reuters) — If a brand new European legislation proscribing what corporations can do with individuals’s on-line information went into impact tomorrow, virtually 1.9 billion Facebook customers world wide could be protected by it. The on-line social community is making adjustments that make sure the quantity will probably be a lot smaller. Facebook members exterior the […]

Fight Over Values Risks a ‘European Civil War,’ Macron Says

Fight Over Values Risks a ‘European Civil War,’ Macron Says

“We need a sovereignty stronger than our own,” he mentioned. The French president additionally sought to remind these like himself, simply 40 years outdated, who had no reminiscences of World War II and few of the Cold War, that the European Union was supposed to play an important function in encouraging peace and stability. Photo […]

Thousands of Hungarians Protest Against Newly Elected Leader

Thousands of Hungarians Protest Against Newly Elected Leader

So when a pro-government journal, Figyelo, printed an inventory of 200 Orban critics on Thursday, it was seen as an ominous signal that he meant to make good on his risk. Photo An indication studying, “Not My Prime Minister“ on the Budapest demonstration on Saturday. Credit Bernadett Szabo/Reuters The journal labeled the folks on the […]

Experts Sign Open Letter Slamming Europe’s Proposal to Recognize Robots as Legal Persons

Experts Sign Open Letter Slamming Europe’s Proposal to Recognize Robots as Legal Persons

Under a proposed EU regulation, humanoid robotic Paolo Pepper, created by Italy’s Luca Vescovi, may ultimately be thought-about an “electronic person.”Image: AP Over 150 consultants in AI, robotics, commerce, regulation, and ethics from 14 international locations have signed an open letter denouncing the European Parliament’s proposal to grant personhood standing to clever machines. The EU […]

British Book Publishers Fear Brexit Will Bring a U.S. Invasion

British Book Publishers Fear Brexit Will Bring a U.S. Invasion

Much of the fear stems from a looming struggle with American publishers over gross sales in Continental Europe. For a long time, the British have had this market to themselves, promoting English-language editions of books in France, Italy and each different nation within the European Union. That helped flip Britain into the biggest ebook exporter […]

E.U. Likes Trump’s Stance on China, but Hates His Methods

E.U. Likes Trump’s Stance on China, however Hates His Methods

“I don’t think Europe will side with China — we have the same problems with China as the Americans do,” she mentioned. “But the E.U. does agree with the Chinese that Trump is doing it the wrong way and has been outspokenly critical about his methods. A trade war between the U.S. and China would […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Own Data Disclosed After Senate Hearing: His Notes

Mark Zuckerberg’s Own Data Disclosed After Senate Hearing: His Notes

The notes additionally included what Mr. Zuckerberg ought to say if requested whether or not Facebook must be damaged up. “U.S. tech companies key asset for America,” was the urged reply. “Breakup strengthens Chinese companies.” Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, asked if Facebook was a monopoly. But he didn’t press Mr. Zuckerberg on […]

In a New Cold War With Russia, Balkans Become a Testing Ground

In a New Cold War With Russia, Balkans Become a Testing Ground

Russia can be deeply engaged in native language media, each with Kremlin-owned web sites like Sputnik and with bots that harp on native grievances. Mr. Bildt factors particularly to Russian funding in key Serbian infrastructure, like power. Though Russian funding pales in comparison with that of the European Union countries, Serbia has a pure affinity […]