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    European Parliament Hearing on NSA Surveillance and EU Citizens

    Journalist Glenn Greenwald testified before a European Parliamentary Committee about U.S. National Security Agency surveillance practices, civil liberties of European citizens, and privacy…

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    Chancellor Merkel European Parliament Address

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed members of the European Parliament on solving the eurozone financial crisis. She talked about Germany’s continued support of the…

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    Bill Gates on Development Aid

    Bill Gates testified before the European Parliament about the health and education programs sponsored or performed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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    U.S.-European Union Free Trade Negotiations

    European Parliament members debated a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the U.S. Members from Germany, France, Spain and other European countries expressed…

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    Future of the European Union

    French President Francois Hollande spoke at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on the future of the European Union. He also answered questions from European party leaders.

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    European Parliament Debate on NSA Data Gathering Programs

    Members debated the implications of National Security surveillance of telephone and Internet records.

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    European Union

    British Prime Minister Tony Blair gave a speech outlining his priorities as incoming president of the European Union (EU) for a six-month term, which was to begin in July. He…

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    State of the European Union

    In his state of the European Union address, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso talked in depth about the eurozone financial crisis, outlining short and long term goals to…

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    European Parliament Debate on Political Situation in Ukraine

    Members debated the response to the political situation in Ukraine and the overthrow of Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych. Possible responses included Financial assistance,…

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    NATO and Future of European Defense

    Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen spoke to a committee of the European Parliament about the role of NATO and the future of European Union (EU) defense policy. In his comments he…

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    European Council President Speech

    British Prime Minister Tony Blair addressed a meeting of the European Parliament. Recognizing how globalization has changed the outlook for Europe, he outlined priorities for Europe in…

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    Future of the European Union

    Irish President Michael Higgins addressed challenges facing the European Union, including unemployment and its standing in the world.

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    European Parliament on National Security Agency Data Collection Program

    European Parliament members debated response to allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) had collected EU citizens' private data.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks to European Parliament

    Vice President Biden addressed the European Parliament. In his remarks he called for closer cooperation in counterterrorism measures and intelligence, spoke about the Iranian nuclear…

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    European Parliament Debate on Political Situation in Turkey

    Members debated the implications of civil unrest and anti-government protests in Turkey.

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    Address by Israeli President Shimon Peres

    Israeli President Shimon Peres addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. He said that the “greatest danger to peace in the world today is the Iranian regime". He…

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    Border Security in Europe

    Members of the European Parliament debated Europe’s border policy and how to deal with the flood of immigrants from North Africa. An estimated 26,000 immigrants, from Tunisia…

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    Europe-Haiti Relations

    Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European Union for their continued support to Haiti and discussed the challenges facing the…

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    State of the European Union Address

    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso addressed Parliament members during his annual State of the European Union address in Strasbourg, France. He told members that Europe…

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    European Parliament Debate on Outcome of EU Summit

    The Presidents of the European Commission and European Council addressed members of Parliament to discuss the outcome of a recent meeting with European leaders. They talked about the…

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