Tuesday

28th Feb 2017

Ticker

Hungary nominates foreign minister for commissioner post

Hungary has nominated its foreign minister, Tibor Navracsics, for an EU commissioner post. Out of 21 nominations so far, only five are female, despite MEPs' demands for at least 10 women. Navracsics is set to face difficulties in the European Parliament in reaction to PM Orban's anti-democratic tendencies.

Maltese PM hails pope, calls for multispeed EU

Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat said that Pope Francis has "the skills and vision" to inspire the EU and that some EU countries should integrate more to be able to act.

News in Brief

  1. Le Pen party in new EU fraud allegations
  2. May to end rights of EU nationals after Article 50 triggered
  3. Nato warns against Armenia-Azerbaijan 'escalation'
  4. EU: No military solution to Nagorno-Karabakh war
  5. EU adopts visa-free brake mechanism
  6. Trump and Brexit drew on same resources
  7. Romanian protestors form EU flag at anti-government rally
  8. Over 3,500 attacks on refugees in Germany: report

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