EU scolds Turkey for Twitter ban

EU scolds Turkey for Twitter ban

BRUSSELS, March 21 (UPI) -- European leaders said Friday they were frustrated by Turkey's decision to restrict access to the social media website Twitter.
Knesset members walk out over 'lies' by head of EU parliament

Knesset members walk out over 'lies' by head of EU parliament

JERUSALEM, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The president of the European parliament was heckled by members of the Israeli parliament Wednesday as he discussed the Palestinian peace process.

Turkey, EU review migration policies

BRUSSELS, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- An immigration agreement between the European Union and Turkey would help address cross-border crimes across the region, an EU lawmaker said Wednesday.

Three reported killed in anti-government protests in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- At least three people were killed Wednesday as violence amped up between protesters and riot police in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, officials said.

Ukrainian protest law frustrates EU

BRUSSELS, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- European Parliament President Martin Schulz said Friday he was "deeply worried" by Ukrainian legislation that could curb the right to protest.
Merkel: NSA spy scandal poisons free-trade talks

Merkel: NSA spy scandal poisons free-trade talks

BERLIN, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency spying scandal is poisoning talks to forge a far-reaching U.S.-EU trade deal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

It's now Merkel's Europe

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Like the dog in Sherlock Holmes that failed to bark in the night, the significant event of the latest European summit was what did not happen. It did not concentrate on American bugging of the phones and emails of European leaders.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Official: U.S. must gather only information it needs

Official: U.S. must gather only information it needs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The United States needs to review its intelligence gathering to ensure it is collecting information because it needs it, an Obama administration official says.
Aung San Suu Kyi finally receives 1990 Sakharov Prize

Aung San Suu Kyi finally receives 1990 Sakharov Prize

STRASBOURG, France, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Myanmar human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi was presented with the European Union's Sakharov Prize in Strasbourg, France, Tuesday, 23 years after she won it.
European Parliament members call for SWIFT suspension over NSA spying

European Parliament members call for SWIFT suspension over NSA spying

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Some European Parliament members, angered by U.S. monitoring of bank data in the European Union, called for a suspension of a U.S.-EU pact on sharing bank data.

Europe finds Egyptian violence unacceptable

BRUSSELS, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- European leaders were quick to express their concern about the escalating crisis in Egypt as political confrontations turned deadly Wednesday.

European leaders 'shocked' about alleged NSA spying on EU

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- European officials said Sunday they were "shocked" and needed an "immediate explanation" of reports that the United States spied on European Union offices.

Mali conference declared a success

BRUSSELS, May 21 (UPI) -- Last week's donor conference for Malian reconstruction exceeded expectations set by leading delegates, Malian and European leaders said Tuesday.

Mali conference shows terror losing, EU says

BRUSSELS, May 16 (UPI) -- Threats against national security in Mali from foreign rebel and al-Qaida groups are moot in light of international support, an EU leader said.

Chad latest to join cluster bomb treaty

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 4 (UPI) -- Chad's accession to the Convention on Cluster Munitions shows there's growing concern about civilian safety, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
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Martin Schulz

Martin Schulz (born on 20 December 1955 in Hehlrath) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Social Democratic Party of Germany, since 2004 leader of the Socialists in the European Parliament (formerly called the Party of European Socialists group and since 2009 called the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats).

On July 2, 2003, one day after taking over the rotating presidency of the EU Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy was heavily criticised by MEP Martin Schulz because of Berlusconi's domestic policy. Berlusconi replied:

Berlusconi later claimed he was referring to the comedy-series Hogan's Heroes, where a slow-witted character named Sgt. Hans Georg Schultz, played by John Banner, starred.

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