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European Parliament Report Slams Turkey on Russia Ties

The European Parliament's latest annual report adopted earlier in the week slams Turkey on its close ties to Russia and criticizes its human human rights record. The report takes a critical stance on Turkey’s interactions with Russia, especially against the...

Greek National Intellegence Service To Launch New Cybersecurity Center

The Greek National Intellegence Service (EYP) is enhancing its cybersecurity units with the creation of a new cybersecurity center.

Qatargate: Eva Kaili Released From House Arrest

Eva Kaili, a key suspect in the Qatargate scandal which has rocked the European Parliament, was freed from house arrest on Thursday. The Greek former MEP and vice president of the European Parliament was charged with participation in a criminal...

Qatargate: Eva Kaili Released from Prison, Placed Under House Arrest

Eva Kaili, the Greek MEP who was arrested in December last year in connection with the Qatargate scandal, was released from prison on Wednesday and placed under house arrest. Kaili's lawyer, Sven Mary, told the press that her movements will...

EU Parliament Mission Blasts Greece on Rule of Law

A European Parliament Committee that visited Greece this week warned that the rule of law in the country is facing very serious threats. The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties (LIBE) said that this worrying development is due to poor...

Qatargate: Greek MEP Eva Kaili to Remain in Prison

Eva Kaili, the Greek MEP at the center of Qatargate, the corruption scandal engulfing the European Parliament, was on Thursday ordered to remain in prison for at least two more months. This was the third time Kaili appeared before the...

Kurds Demanding Freedom for Ocalan Disrupt European Parliament

A group of Kurds demanding freedom for jailed Kurdish politician Abdullah Ocalan interrupted the plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Ocalan is the founder of Kurdistan’s Workers Party (PKK), who has been detained for more than...

Belgium Detains Another MEP in Connection With Qatargate Scandal

Another MEP (Member of the European Parliament) has been detained as authorities in Belgium continue to investigate individuals connected to the Qatatgate scandal. The MEP in question has been identified as Marc Tarabella, a Belgian politician and member of the...

Qatargate: European Parliament Lifts Immunities of Two More MEPs

As the Qatargate scandal thickens, a further two Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have been stripped of their immunity, following a vote in the plenary in Brussels. On Thursday, Andrea Cozzolino and Marc Tarabella had their parliamentary immunities removed...

Key Suspect in EU Qatargate Scandal Agrees to Tell All

A key suspect in the EU Qatargate scandal, former Italian MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri, reached a deal on Tuesday with Belgian prosecutors to divulge information about countries involved and bribes made. In return, he was being offered a "limited sentence"...