The United States agrees to lower tariffs on countries that have imposed taxes on digital services as a global tax overhaul moves forward.

WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday reached an agreement with Austria, France, Italy, Spain and Britain that will end the threat of U.S. tariffs on certain products from those countries in exchange for the possible elimination of taxes on digital services that they had imposed on companies like Facebook, …

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Western Balkans leave the EU dream | European Union

Is it necessary for the European Union to re-engage publicly in the “enlargement” process, or would it be enough for it to simply express its support for the “European perspective” of the Western Balkans? This was the question that many European leaders probably struggled with in the run-up to the …

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Turkey’s bid to join the bloc remains at a standstill after critical EU report

ISTANBUL – With Turkey’s EU candidacy long frozen, the European Commission (EC) released its annual report on the country’s accession process on Tuesday, citing the continued democratic setback under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government . Oliver Varhelyi, EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement, said Turkey had failed to “credibly respond” …

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ERSE. The price proposal for light is the “oxygen tank” from January

“TWe are a cyclical price problem in the wholesale electricity and natural gas market. The electricity tariff proposal is an oxygen balloon to solve the problem from January, but we have to get there, ”said Pedro Verdelo during a parliamentary hearing. The remaining member of the board of the Energy …

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On corporate power, deprivation of workers’ rights and resistance

The Cologne-based publicist and “interventionist philosopher”, as Werner Rügemer himself calls him, has critically examined the privatization of the world and the predations of powerful corporations and institutions for decades. With “Imperium UE – Workers’ injustice, crisis, new resistances”, he devotes himself to the situation of the working class in …

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Northern Ireland flash point could spark UK-EU trade war

International treaties are serious business. Much time and effort is spent negotiating them, and they become part of international law. It is very rare for a politician to say, just a few years after negotiating a treaty, that his country has always considered it “a little provisional and open to …

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Leopard skin contraband offer foiled by criminal division of Boudh, person arrested

In a major crackdown, the Criminal Branch Special Task Force (STF) on Monday foiled a deal to sell leopard skin near the village of Kapasira in the Budh district and seized two leopard skins from the possession of the accused. According to the reports, acting on the basis of information …

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EHang Flying Taxi to arrive in November; Revealed price

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Prestige Image Motorcars CEO Rudy Salim has confirmed that the first flying taxi in Indonesia, EHang 216 was due to be available in November 2021. He said the tariff would not be expensive since the cost of recharging the electric fleet is only Rp 200,000. “The plane …

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Zelenskyy says there is no point in approaching EU officials about Ukraine joining the bloc

KIEV (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – October 19, 2021) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said he sees no point in asking senior EU officials about EU membership prospects. “Honestly, there is no point in asking certain questions of our distinguished colleagues when we know the answer in advance. Therefore, I …

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3 men detained for smuggling, supplying ganja in the district | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: City police arrested a three-member gang involved in smuggling marijuana (ganja) from Andhra Pradesh and selling in the district on Saturday night. According to a police officer, a special team led by Sub-Inspector Jecis Udhayaraj got a tip on the ganja peddlers and deployed a decoy to strike a …

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