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Is It Time To Invoke Article 2.2?

Is the Schengen Agreement still fit for purpose, and should EU Member States be considering an indefinite enactment of Article 2.2?

I speak, of course, of the right retained by EU Member States to reinstate national border controls, granted under Article 2.2 of the Schengen Agreement. 1 531 mots de plus

Politics

BREAKING ANALYSIS: The full story on why Christine Lagarde is pointing her cannons at the EU creditors

THE LONG GAME BEING PLAYED BY SCHÄUBLE

A majority of informed folk accept that the IMF is a thinly-disguised agent of US foreign policy.

But the IMF actions taken over the last five days don’t fit that picture. 819 mots de plus

Mario Draghi

Sarkozy signs 'don't touch our churches' petition

NEWSWEEK
by Conor Gaffey
July 9, 2015

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has added his name to a petition in a far-Right magazine opposing proposals to convert disused Christian churches into mosques for France’s burgeoning Muslim population… 94 mots de plus

Islam

WikiLeaks: NSA eavesdropped on the last 3 French presidents

Tuesday, Wikileaks released documents it says shows the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents. There was no immediate confirmation of the accuracy of the documents released in collaboration with French daily newspaper Liberation and investigative website Mediapart. 356 mots de plus

In The News

'BLATTER GATE': The Story Continues

             For embattled FIFA president, Joseph Sepp Blatter, these are turbulent times for him, the past few weeks has seen him battling to clear his name of corruption charges and allegations of bribery brought against him. 127 mots de plus

US Had 'Secret Spy Nest' Atop American Embassy in Paris Claims Report

TheLocal.fr — Reports in France suggest the US spied on French presidents from a secret spy nest on the roof of its embassy in Paris, which stands just a stone’s throw from the Elysée palace. 82 mots de plus

International Relations