Archives de cet auteur: Geta Grama-Moldovan

EU lawyers give Russia pipeline a free pass

(From left to right, first row) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte; Russian President Dmitry Medvedev; and European Union Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger turn a wheel to symbolically start the flow of gas through Line 1 of the Nord Stream twin pipeline system. (From left to right, back row) Dr. Johannes Teyssen, Chairman of the Board of Management, E.ON AG; Alexei Miller, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Committee of OAO Gazprom; Dr. Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE; and Erwin Sellering, Minister President of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

EU lawyers have shot holes in the European Commission’s bid to regulate a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline – Nord Stream 2 (NS2). The opinion, by the legal service of the EU Council, where member states meet, said the Commission’s legal ... Lire

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U.S. Sees ‘Four or Five’ Ways to Resolve North Korean Crisis


The U.S. has gamed out four or five different scenarios for how the crisis with North Korea will be resolved, and “some are uglier than others,” National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said as tensions remain high between the two countries. ... Lire

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China scraps rules for foreign firms

China has abolished administrative rules for approval and management of representative offices of foreign companies, saying that the move is aimed at ensuring an open and fair business environment for foreign enterprises. The move comes after complaints from foreign enterprises ... Lire

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Oil rises 26 cents, settling at $52.14, after surprise drop in US crude stockpiles


Global oil prices fell on Wednesday while U.S. crude rallied, after crude stockpiles unexpectedly drew with refiners coming back online following Hurricane Harvey last month. U.S. crude for November delivery ended Wednesday’s session up 26 cents at $52.14, but stayed below five-month ... Lire

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Redefining Europe and the Europeans

Flüchtlinge, die kurz zuvor mit einem Zug angekommen sind, jubeln am 06.09.2015 auf dem Hauptbahnhof in München (Bayern) auf einem Bahnsteig. Foto: Sven Hoppe/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

Traveling through Germany in the run-up to its federal election on September 24, one cannot help but be struck by the lingering signs of profound trauma from the 2015 refugee crisis. Suddenly and virtually without warning, nearly a million desperate ... Lire

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