Europe

Polish President Andrzej Duda Begins 2nd Term

Polish Conservative President Andrzej Duda, who won the second round of the presidential election last month, was sworn in front of lawmakers today. Duda, a close ally of the ruling National Conservative Party Law and Justice, has taken on a second mandate. Most opposition lawmakers and some former Polish leaders did not attend the Sejm […]

Belarus President Lukashenko Accuses Moscow Of Lying, Warns Of Revolution Plot

Belarus lost 1.5 billion Belarusian rubles due to disputes with Russia, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. He also called on Russia to “stop lying” about a group of detained Russians who, according to Belarusian investigators, are suspected of destabilizing the country as mercenaries. In his message to parliament and the people and delivered five days […]

EU Antitrust Regulators Are Investigating Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

The European Commission (EC) has launched a full investigation into Google’s planned takeover of Fitbit. The EC fears that the agreement could further strengthen Google’s position in the online advertising market, as Google obtains a wealth of data that it can use for personalized advertising, the Commission said in a press release. Competition Commissioner Margrethe […]