Tusk voices concern over ‘politically motivated prosecutions’ in Ukraine

By |november 22nd, 2019|Donald Tusk, EPP, News, Petro Poroshenko, PrivatBank, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Politically motivated prosecutions are a matter of concern in Europe, said Donald Tusk, the outgoing EU Council president, as he was elected leader of Europe’s centre-right political family.

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In new capacity of EPP leader, Tusk vows to fight populism

By |november 21st, 2019|Andrej Plenković, anti-immigration, Croatian Presidency, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, EPP, EU enlargement, Fidesz, illiberal democracy, News, populism, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Outgoing EU Council president Donald Tusk pledged Wednesday (20 November)  to fight political populism as he was elected leader of Europe's main conservative parties during their group meeting in Croatia.

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Hungarian FM: EPP should turn right and stop being shaped by socialists

By |julij 29th, 2019|EPP, Frans Timmermans, Hungary, manfred weber, News, Peter Szijjarto, Spitzenkandidaten|

The EU socialists have shaped the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) more than the other way around and this should stop, Hungarian Foreign Affairs Minister Péter Szijjártó told EURACTIV Croatia in an interview.

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‘Environmentalist’ von der Leyen forgot farming in her speech, MEPs say

By |julij 19th, 2019|Bas Eickhout, CAP, common agriculture policy, Daniel Buda, ECR, EPP, Greens/European Free Alliance, Martin Häusling, Mazaly Aguilar, News, Paolo De Castro, S&D|

Ursula von der Leyen' slip-up on agriculture did not pass unnoticed by lawmakers, who voiced regret that the Commission president-elect did not mention at all the farming sector in the first speech she addressed to the plenary in Strasbourg last Tuesda...

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Bulgarian EPP deputy: Don’t take vote for Ursula von der Leyen for granted

By |julij 15th, 2019|Bulgaria, Dacian Cioloş, EPP, EU top jobs, News, Poland, rule of law, Sergey Stanishev, Ursula von der Leyen|

Part of the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) has serious doubts about Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination for President of the European Commission and may not support her, Bulgarian MEP Radan Kanev told news website EUelectionsBulgaria.com.

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Europe’s ambitious but uncertain future on show at Bratislava forum

By |junij 7th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Angela Merkel, Barnier, Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, Bratislava, Brexit, EPP, EU, Fidesz, Future of Europe, George Ciamba, GLOBSEC, Globsec2019, Hashim Thaçi, Hungary, Kosovo, manfred weber, Maria João Rodrigues, Michel Barnier, Mikuláš Dzurinda, Montenegro, News, Peter Szijjarto, Romania, rule of law, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spitzenkandidaten, Timothy Garton Ash, Western Balkans|

As Globsec’s 2019 forum in Bratislava kicked off earlier this week, EURACTIV went along to listen to world leaders from politics, civil society and business on the Future of Europe. Here we present a summary of the main talking points in the field, across the first two days.

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Why Manfred Weber will probably not be elected

By |maj 15th, 2019|EPP, EU elections 2019, European Commission president, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, spitzenkandidat|

It is unlikely that Manfred Weber will become President of the European Commission. This is also because Germany often acts as a 'blocker'. Gerd Appenzeller, from EURACTIV's partner Der Tagesspiegel, gives his opinion.

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EPP divorce looms after Orban rejects Weber as Spitzenkandidat

By |maj 7th, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, EPP, European elections 2019, Fidesz, Hungary, illiberal democracy, manfred weber, Matteo Salvini, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Viktor Orbán|

The leader of Germany's conservatives said she expected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's Fidesz party would quit Europe's main centre-right group after he withdrew support for the bloc's candidate to head the European Commission.

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Weber seeks powers to stop Nord Stream 2

By |april 24th, 2019|2019 European elections, Denmark, EPP, Germany, manfred weber, News, Nord Stream-2, Poland, Russia, top jobs|

The lead candidate for Europe's conservative bloc in next month's EU elections has said he would try to stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline if he becomes European Commission president, according to an interview published Tuesday (23 April).

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Weber seeks powers to stop Nord Stream 2

By |april 24th, 2019|2019 European elections, Denmark, EPP, Germany, manfred weber, News, Nord Stream-2, Poland, Russia, top jobs|

The lead candidate for Europe's conservative bloc in next month's EU elections has said he would try to stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline if he becomes European Commission president, according to an interview published Tuesday (23 April).

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