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  • Macedonia opposition leader says PM ordered ‘massive wiretapping’

    News | Enlargement 10-02-2015

    Macedonia's chief opposition figure accused Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on Monday of wire-tapping journalists, religious and opposition leaders, deepening a scandal that has engulfed the European Union candidate country in recent weeks.

  • Anti-terrorist measures in EU go in all directions

    News | Justice & Home Affairs 16-01-2015

    EU member states have reacted in different ways to the security threat highlighted by the Paris terrorist attacks, pointing to how difficult it would be to put in place a common European response to the challenge. The EURACTIV network reports.

  • Polish cabinet survives confidence vote

    News | Elections 26-06-2014

    Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk yesterday (25 June) survived a vote of confidence in his coalition amid a high-profile bugging scandal that has prompted calls for his centre-right government to resign.

  • Leaks reveal Polish doubts about US relationship

    News | Global Europe 23-06-2014

    A Polish news magazine said Sunday (22 June) it had obtained a secret recording of Foreign Minister Rados?aw Sikorski, a contender for a senior European Union job, saying that Poland's relationship with the United States was worthless.

  • Eavesdropping scandal rocks Poland

    News | Elections 19-06-2014

    Polish prosecutors are searching the offices of the magazine Wprost, the Warsaw prosecutor's office said yesterday (18 June), after the magazine published tapes of officials' conversations embarrassing to the government.

  • Local elections to seal Erdo?an’s fate

    News | Elections 27-03-2014

    Sunday’s local elections in Turkey are an important test for the country’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, who eyes the first directly-elected presidential election in August. The results in Istanbul and Ankara for his AK party are of particular significance, commentators say.

  • Eavesdropping scandal increases pressure on Turkey’s Erdo?an

    News | Elections 27-02-2014

    A second audio recording, presented as the voice of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan asking his son not to accept an amount of money on offer in a business deal but to hold out for more, was published on YouTube by an anonymous poster using a pseudonym on Wednesday (26 February).

  • Dutch minister admits lying on eavesdropping

    News | Elections 12-02-2014

    A Dutch cabinet minister faced calls to quit yesterday (11 February) after admitting he wrongly told parliament that 1.8 million telecommunications intercepts had been collected by the US National Security Agency, rather than the Dutch spy service.

  • European Greens nominate Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

    News | Global Europe 31-01-2014

    The Green group in the European Parliament has nominated whistleblower Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, on the last day before a deadline for nomination expires tomorrow (1 February).

  • Parliament to hear Snowden in pre-recorded video testimony

    News | Digital 09-01-2014

    The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted today (9 January) to allow a pre-recorded video testimony from whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The hearing will feed into the Assembly's special inquiry into allegations of mass surveillance by US intelligence services.

  • EU Commissioner Reding: US meeting on data protection ‘constructive’

     Video | Promoted content | Data protection 19-11-2013

    European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, responsible for justice and fundamental rights, expressed her satisfaction for the “positive and constructive” meeting with US Attorney General Eric Holder on data protection, following revelations about US interception of EU communications.

  • Reding hails ‘constructive meeting’ with US on data privacy

    News | Digital 19-11-2013

    European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, responsible for justice and fundamental rights, expressed her satisfaction for the “positive and constructive” meeting with US Attorney General Eric Holder on data protection, following revelations about US interception of EU communications. 

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