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Eight months after the European Commission’sinitial proposal, the EU agreed on banning around ten product categories, which alone account for 70% of waste washed up in the oceans and on beaches. After 12 and a half hours of wrangling, negotiators from the EU Member States and the European Parliament have agreed to ban these many […]

L’article #FactOfTheDay 19/12/2018 – EU ready to further fight plastic items est apparu en premier sur Le portail de référence pour l’espace de liberté, sécurité et justice.

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Four decades after China’s late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping masterminded the “reformand opening up” policy, the Asian giant has become an economic superpower,behind only the United States. President Xi Jinping said China would stick to itspolicy agenda, despite pressure from the U.S. and others to allow morecompetition in its economic system and to reduce support for […]

L’article #FactOfTheDay 18/12/2018 – China’s economic miracle est apparu en premier sur Le portail de référence pour l’espace de liberté, sécurité et justice.

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Several thousand people marched through Hungary’s capital Sunday marking the fourth day of demonstrations against the new laws passed by the Hungarian government: some critics say that they are restricting workers’ rights andundermining democracy. The demonstrations were organized by the leftistopposition, student groups and citizens. Something never seen before since Mr.Orban came to power in […]

L’article #FactOfTheDay 17/12/18 – Hungary: thousands protest against Viktor Orban’s governement est apparu en premier sur Le portail de référence pour l’espace de liberté, sécurité et justice.

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A man has opened fire in the French city of Strasbourg near the city’s world-famous Christmas market, 2 people have been killed and 14have been wounded, nine of them seriously. The shooting happened on Tuesday at 7:50 pm local time. French interior minister, Christophe Castaner, explained that the gunman exchanged gunshots with the police before […]

L’article #FactOfTheDay 12/12/2018 – Strasbourg Christmas market shooting est apparu en premier sur Le portail de référence pour l’espace de liberté, sécurité et justice.

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The President of the French Republic spoke yesterday to the French after three weeks of revolts in the wake of the Yellow Vests movement. The social outcry was coupled with numerous incidents on the fringes of the demonstrations in Paris and the rest of France. After a long period of silence, President Macron finally spoke […]

L’article FactOfTheDay 11/12/2018 – Social crisis in France: Macron’s exit from silence est apparu en premier sur Le portail de référence pour l’espace de liberté, sécurité et justice.

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After Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, Yerevan has decided: Armenia’s acting prime minister Nikol Pashinyan electoral bloc has won. After initiating peaceful manifestations in April 2018 that ousted the country’s 10-year President Serzh Sargsyan, Nikol Pashinyan succeeded in triggering snap parliamentary elections in mid-October. The centrist coalition MyStep Alliance, which includes Pashinyan’s Civil Contract Party, won […]

L’article #FactOfTheDay 10/12/2018 – Reformist Nikol Pashinyan hails victory est apparu en premier sur Le portail de référence pour l’espace de liberté, sécurité et justice.

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According to Le Figaro, the yellow vests could be considered “coupists”. Indeed, protests continue in France since more than a week. In Nice, there were clashes between students and police: 33 people were stopped around one of the city’s biggest high schools, the Parc Imperial, with over 1,700 students. The protest, with clashes and barricades, […]

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Mr Bush senior, who served as the 41st US president between 1989 and 1993, died on Friday at the age of 94. National funerals were held on Wednesday, December 5th at the National Cathedral. Many US and foreign dignitaries attended it: President Donald Trump and three of his predecessors – Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy […]

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The ‘Ndragheta mafia has been struck by several national police forces from European countries on Wednesday. The criminal network originally from Italy counts more than 6000 members and represents a dangerous threat with their activities of drug trafficking and money laundering. The police operation called Pollino involves police from Italy, Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands, […]

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The 24th Conference of Parties for climat change, started today in Katowice (Poland). It follows acts of demonstrations in Brussels where around 75.000 people protested in the streets (02/12). A very big signal sent to the different heads of states parties to the Convention. However leaders are described as less ambitious than expected. Indeed, Edouard […]

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