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Islamophobia Thriving In Europe, New Report Says

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 03.31.2017 | Politics

A new study on Islamophobia in 27 European countries offers evidence of how the phenomenon is thriving, threatening ideals of diversity and democracy ...

Of Headscarves And Turbans – The ECJ’s Fascist Libertarianism

Ayesha Malik | Posted 03.21.2017 | World
Ayesha Malik

The European Court of Justice in a wide-reaching judgment ruled last Tuesday that employers would be permitted to institute a ban on Muslim headscarve...

Banning Employees from Hijab is Giving Green Light to Racists

Basma El Baz | Posted 03.14.2017 | Religion
Basma El Baz

It is absolutely fine to dislike hijab, to see it unnecessary or ugly. I will respect your opinion. But it is certainly a clear discrimination when yo...

British Prime Minister Expected To Confirm UK's Exit From Single Market

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.16.2017 | World

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it “half in, half out” of the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa Ma...

The U.S. Just Struck A Crucial Deal With Europe On Data Privacy

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology

European and U.S. negotiators agreed to a data pact on Tuesday that should prevent European Union regulators from restricting data transfers by compan...

Data Privacy and Security in a Post-Safe Harbor Era

Bob Muglia | Posted 11.03.2016 | Technology
Bob Muglia

Data without borders may be a thing of the past. On Oct. 6, the European Court of Justice declared the Safe Harbor structure to be invalid. Since its establishment, Safe Harbor has provided a simple, legal mechanism to transfer Personal Data outside of Europe to data centers located in the U.S.

Germany and Europe in 2014: A Conversation With Christoph Schmidt

Luka Orešković | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics
Luka Orešković

Starting with the most heated topic of the moment, Schmidt's belief is that, although OMT has worked well so far, it is stretching the mandate of ECB too far, especially with the limitlessness of the transactions.

Could A 'Fiscal Union' Save Europe?

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2012 | Business

* Germany wants big leap forward in euro integration * Spanish PM backs central budget authority for bloc * EU summit co...

Is Standardization Progress? An EU Patent

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

With the push for reform of the patent system in the United States, news regarding a unified patent system for the European Union garners a mixed response.