Tag Archives: Europe

Former US Justice Department official warns Europe on election hacking

SAN FRANCISCO: A former Justice Department official who served in the Obama administration said European countries must be willing to respond forcefully to efforts by Russia or others to use cyber attacks to meddle in their elections, saying the U.S. response fell short. Former Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, who ran the national security division… Read More »

Thousands in Europe march against Trump immigration ban

LONDON: Thousands of Europeans enraged by US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban demonstrated Saturday (Feb 4) in cities across the continent, calling on Americans to “dump Trump” and vowing to fight his policies. In London, an estimated 10,000 people turned out, chanting “Theresa May: Shame on You” to denounce the British prime minister’s support for… Read More »

Brexit is opportunity to pull Europe closer together – EU official

NEW YORK: The European Union Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator on Monday said Britain’s decision to make a clean break from the EU was an opportunity to reform Europe and avoid a further breakdown in ties between its remaining member states. Former Belgian Prime Minister and member of the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt also said the… Read More »

Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm

ISTANBUL: Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union. The arrests or suspensions of soldiers, police, judges and civil servants in response to the July 15-16 putsch have raised concerns among… Read More »