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Smite World Championship: Overview

Following the regional championships of North America and European Union, in addition to the more impromptu regional championships of Chinese and Latin American/Brazilian, the first ever Smite World Championship was held in Atlanta, Georgia from January 9-11th of 2015. The best teams from around the world were gathered to determine the best, and the surprise addition [&hellip

5 Things to Watch on the Economic Calendar

It’s a light week for economic data, with a focus on housing. That frees up time for policy both fiscal and monetary: namely the State of the Union and the European Central Bank policy meeting.

EU may boost intelligence but not travel restrictions after Paris attacks

Several European Union officials want to bring back identity checks for travelers after gunmen led a series of attacks in Paris last week that killed 17 victims But the rising call for more travel restrictions within the EU—which does...Show More Summary

What We Know About the Anti-Terror Raids Across Europe

Following the Paris attacks that left 17 dead and amidst warnings that there may be as many as 20 jihadist sleeper cells throughout the European Union, at least four European nations have launched anti-terror operations. From Belgium,...Show More Summary

Civil Liberties vs. Terrorism: What Are We Willing to Give Up?

European Union Interior Ministers are considering measures to combat terrorism in the region, which many have branded as draconian.

?Why Europe is worried about the 'd' word

As consumer prices fall across the European Union, fears of deflation are on the rise

You did ask what is going on in Italy

The multi-layered attempt to deny power to any party questioning the European Union or considering leaving the Euro as the obvious response to Italy's disastrous economic condition was initiated against Berlusconi's elected centre-right government. Show More Summary

European Union Power Emissions Fell By Over 8%

European power sector emissions fell by 8% in 2014, and electricity consumption fell by 2.7%, fantastic numbers across the 28 member states of one of the most influential power-blocs in the world. These latest figures come courtesy of...Show More Summary

5 Things You Need To Know About Amazon’s EU Tax Case

Amazon’s tax arrangements in Luxembourg may give the U.S. online retailer an illegal advantage over competitors, European Union regulators said Friday. At issue are the prices that multinational companies charge for goods or services sold by one subsidiary to another, known as transfer-pricing arrangements.

The European Union's antitrust office has published a preliminary report about a tax deal between Am

The European Union's antitrust office has published a preliminary report about a tax deal between Amazon and the Luxembourg government. Long story short: it seems "unfair" and may have enabled Amazon to underpay taxes for a decade or more. There's more to come, but Amazon could soon foot a hefty set of retrospective payments. Read more...

Europe Rediscovers Nationalism

`` To a large extent, prosperity was the glue holding the European Union together. During good times, when most people have a job and children are convinced that they will have a better life than their parents, the idea of giving up national sovereignty to supranational institutions is easier to accept. Show More Summary

Russia to Shift Ukraine Gas Transit to Turkey as EU Cries Foul

``Russia plans to shift all its natural gas flows crossing Ukraine to a route via Turkey, a surprise move that the European Union's energy chief said would hurt its reputation as a supplier... "Transit risks for European consumers on the territory of Ukraine remain," Miller said in an e-mailed statement. Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Splash

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What’s Happening — TTIP and the Media: Perspectives From Both Sides of the Atlantic at the Delegation of the European Union, 11 a.m. — A New Year, A New Arab America: Empowering Communities Embracing Diversity at the National Press Club,...Show More Summary

EU To Publish Details Of Probe Into Amazon's Luxembourg Tax Deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators will publish details on Friday of their investigation into online retailer Amazon's tax-minimising arrangements with Luxembourg. The European Commission, which made the announcement on Thursday, opened its investigation in October, making the U.S. Show More Summary

EU vote clears the way for GM crops in Europe

The European Union just opened the door for genetically modified crops in Europe after the Member Elected Parliament voted to allow countries to decide whether or not to grow them. If the crop has already been approved by the European Food Safety Authority

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015Vienna Chess Federation & Austrian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize the European Senior Team Chess Championship in Vienna, Austria, from 12-20 July, 2015. Show More Summary

New South Korea Cap-And-Trade Market Becomes World’s Second-Largest

On Monday (January 12, 2015), a new South Korea cap-and-trade market opened on the Korea Exchange. This carbon trading scheme is now the second biggest in the world, behind only the European Union’s, until China’s national market revs up in 2020. Show More Summary

ECB’s Nowotny Warns of Contagion Effects of Greek Exit From Eurozone

Greece's exit from the eurozone would have unknown contagion effects on the other members of the currency union, said Ewald Notwotny, a member of the European Central Bank Governing Council.

EU Buys Time To Defuse U.S. Investor Arbitration Dispute

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union promised on Tuesday more talks with campaigners against a free-trade accord with the United States, delaying a long-awaited decision on how to protect investors in the world's biggest trade deal. Show More Summary

S&P Positively Verklemmt About The Germans

All is not well in the German Empire European Union. The Greeks may be about to do something extremely regrettable. The bloc’s economy stubbornly refuses to recognize the wisdom and effectiveness of Angela Merkel’s austere medicine.Show More Summary

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