Czech PM conflict of interest: MEPs want investigation into rule of law breaches

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Commission’s audit findings confirm the ongoing conflict of interest of Czech Prime Minister Babiš that Parliament raised in several resolutions and discharge reports. In a draft resolution adopted on Wednesday with 26 votes in favour, none against and 4 abstentions, the Budgetary Control […]

Conflict of interest and misuse of EU funds: The case of Czech PM Babiš

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Wednesday, MEPs debated with Council and Commission about the findings on the breach of conflict of interest rules involving Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš. In the debate, MEPs commented on the recent conclusions of the Commission’s 2014-2020 audit into a case of conflict […]

Malta: investigation risks being compromised while Prime Minister is in office

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. EPs are concerned about the credibility of investigations into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the lack of progress on related accusations. In a resolution adopted with 581 votes to 26 and 83 abstentions, Parliament stresses that “any risk of compromising the […]

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. He’s Africa’s youngest leader who ended a conflict that had seemed intractable for decades. And on Friday, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. Abiy, now 43, took office in April 2018 after the resignation […]