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Merkel tells voters: Brexit, French poll changed my view on Europe -- "If Europe is stronger, then Germany will be stronger. This is directly related."

Reuters

July 15, 2017

ZINGST, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told voters on Saturday that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and France’s election of President Emmanuel Macron had changed her view on the bloc, adding it was worth fighting for a stronger Europe. 328 more words

Austria Bars Turkish Economy Minister for Event Marking Coup Anniversary -- The visit represented a "danger for public order and security in Austria"

By REUTERS

JULY 10, 2017, 1:45 A.M. E.D.T.

VIENNA — Austria has barred Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from entering the country to attend an event marking the anniversary of last year’s failed coup in Turkey, a spokesman for Austria’s Foreign Ministry said in remarks broadcast on Monday. 165 more words

'White Paper on the Future of Europe': gaan we over een 'ander' Europa nadenken?

De verkiezingen in Nederland en Frankrijk laten zien dat er nog steun voor het Europese project is, maar Europa moet veranderen. Weliswaar heeft Macron de Presidentsverkiezingen gewonnen, maar 34% van de Franse bevolking steunde Le Pen en het voornemen van het ‘Front National’ om de EU te verlaten. 1,364 more words

Euroscepticism

Over de Nederlandse formatiebesprekingen: Zit Edith Schippers op de goede weg?

Afgelopen week heb ik met mijn studenten een serious game gedaan over de formatiebesprekingen in Nederland. Met in totaal negen verschillende groepen is onder leiding van een VVD informateur geprobeerd een coalitie te smeden met verschillende partijen. 560 more words

The Netherlands

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Open your heart’s window
see on the horizon
my deep affection
floating before the sun
covering its face
to protect you from harm
it can be bruised and burned… 43 more words

Photography

VIDEO: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Mini-Vlog

A little mini-vlog showing some glimpses of a sunny afternoon in Amsterdam, before i jetted off to Newcastle Upon Tyne in the morning.

Travel

Australia selects Raytheon for $1.5 billion ground-based air defense system

Reuters

Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 12:21am EDT

A sign marks the Raytheon offices in Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S. January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The Australian government on Monday selected U.S.-based defense contractor Raytheon Co as the sole bidder for a ground-based air defense system contract worth up to A$2 billion ($1.50 billion). 199 more words