Greece is demanding an explanation from the IMF, which, according to leaked internal discussions, have been mulling a crisis “event” to force Athens to obey, and threatening to leave the troika of creditors if Germany refuses to provide debt relief to the country.
The move by the British PM to get a “credible deal” with Brussels to persuade Brits to stay in the EU has been called “humiliating” by the head of the UK Independence Party, who told RT that David Cameron will not be able to guarantee anything to the UK public.
Some years ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a multicultural society is an illusion, but she is doing everything to bring about this multicultural society, which is why I can’t believe her, says Hansjorg Mueller of the Alternative for Germany party.
Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front is leading in the first round of regional elections, beating all parties in six out of 13 regions and garnering 28 percent of the national vote, according to Interior Ministry estimates.
More than 15,000 people took to the streets of Athens as unions called a general strike to protest pension cuts agreed to as part of an €86-billion bailout deal accepted by the country’s left-wing government this summer.