Europe In Focus ....
Confiscation of undeclared assets under way http://dlvr.it/KKXgsW
OLP clash threatens sell-off http://dlvr.it/KKXdC9
Gov’t warned: Implement bailout deal http://dlvr.it/KKXZ4J
Have to agree with pov of view of Greece here. Major redirection & "blame-scaping" taking place.
Greece official observes Greece will not become a cemetery of souls. So , this is about to become very bitter.
Sailors to keep ferries tied up Wednesday, Thursday http://dlvr.it/KKD5Yl
Sellers at farmers’ markets go on strike http://dlvr.it/KKGkFg
Refugee/ Economic Migration / Border Security
More than 1200 boat migrants rescued off Libya on Tuesday: Italian coast guard http://news.yahoo.com/more-1-200-boat-migrants-rescued-off-libya-181358385.html … #Libya #News
North Rhine-Westphalia minister demands 'equal distibution' of North African refugees http://bit.ly/1JCszO8
Even if one has healthy skepticism of Russian intentions-German Police credibility shaken since NYE Cologne debacle
Of all of the stupid things to do - destruction of evidence allegedly ordered by German Government itself.
Divergence of opinion -
status (legal refug vs econ migr )-not limited to EU nations , divergence at EUC itself ?
#EU #Commission: #Schengen suspension could be extended, 60% of migrants should be sent back http://www.euractiv.com/sections/global-europe/commission-schengen-suspension-could-be-extended-60-migrants-should-be-sent … via @Euractiv
Tighter borders force thousands to sleep at Greek gas stations #refugees @DiegoCupolo http://dw.com/p/1Hk51
Harsh criticism from Fico regarding EU Policy.
#Denmark parliament backs controversial bill to confiscate asylum seekers' valuables to pay for upkeep http://www.tagesschau.de/eilmeldung/eilmeldung-629.html … ~@tagesschau
The size of this camp ( 400,000 ) , certainly has the potential for controversy for Greece.
Spanish Politics- PP Corruption Rears Head Again....
PSOE spokesman also says Rajoy's word is "worth less than a junk bond" after he led King a merry dance on Friday over confidence vote.
PSOE leader Sánchez says new PP corruption scandal "demands [we] send them into opposition". https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/595-160126132637-corruption-organised-crime-authorities-arrest-several-members-of-popular-party-in-valencia …
PP CORRUPTION: …influence peddling and bribery. "The list of charges is long". https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/595-160126132637-corruption-organised-crime-authorities-arrest-several-members-of-popular-party-in-valencia …
PP Scandal eruption !
PP CORRUPTION: National PP HQ in Madrid declined to comment on new fraud scandal in Valencia. https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/595-160126132637-corruption-organised-crime-authorities-arrest-several-members-of-popular-party-in-valencia …
France In Focus.......
VIDEO - Paris: Hundreds of Taxi drivers blockade strategically important porte Maillot http://f24.my/1PA2TnI
MORE: Teachers & air traffic controllers on strike against poor salaries, flights cancelled http://on.rt.com/72r0
Blockades & protests in France, police arrest 20 people, spraying tear gas (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) http://on.rt.com/72r0
Recall -This was the early news - Asia rout and oil under 30 again ! Now go figure stock action in Europe & US ?
Good morning from Berlin. It's risk-off again: Asia markets retreat as #Oil breaks <$30 again. #China at 13mth low.
Last weeks rally a distant memory. Nikkei ends down 2.4% at 16708.90 while Yen strengthens beyond 118 per Dollar.