Corporate Dispatch End of Day News Roundup

epa07605210 An European flag hangs outside The Greens' party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, 27 May 2019. The Greens experienced a raise up to 20 percent of the votes in the European elections in Germany. The European Parliament election was held by member countries of the European Union (EU) from 23 to 26 May 2019. EPA-EFE/FELIPE TRUEBA

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Austrian Chancellor Kurz faces no confidence vote

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has lost a no-confidence motion, forcing his government from office, despite his party’s victory in the European elections. Read More

 

 

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto visits Amman

Hungary’s foreign minister has shut down the idea of supporting German MEP Manfred Weber as the next EU commission president. Read More

 

 

CIA Director Gina Haspell briefs Congress on Khashoggi murder

Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. is looking for friendly nations in the Eastern Mediterranean region that share core democratic values in light of what he calls Russia’s “malevolent machinations. – Read More 

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Liviu Dragnea, Romania’s de facto leader was sent to prison for three-and-a-half years for corruption. – Read More 

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Nigel Farage warned he that he would turn British politics upside down if denied a seat at Brexit negotiations. – Read More 

European Parliament election in Belgium

The BBC gives a look, amid the  conflicting interpretations, at the trends that emerged in the European Union after the European Parliamentary elections. – Read More

Suspected package bomb blast in Lyon

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has announced that police have arrested a man suspected of being behind last week’s bomb blast in  Lyon that injured 13 people. Read More

European Parliament election in Germany

The European Parliament’s new liberal group indicated that it will declare that “no candidate has secured a majority in the European Parliament,” dealing a blow to the Commission presidency chances of the European People’s Party’s Manfred Weber.  Read More

 

Conservative Party Conference

Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May, at the helm of the Conservative Party, warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a ‘permanent hemorrhage’ of voters after a disastrous night of European election results. – Read More 

 

Weekly Israeli cabinet meeting

By Benjamin Netanyahu own admission, he started “final effort” to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal. Read More

 

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