a European competitor to Mastercard and Visa launched in 2022

“Unity is strength,” says the adage, and Europeans intend to compete against the United States. This Thursday, July 2, sixteen European banks announced the launch of a unified pan-European payment solution. It will be based on instant transaction technology. It intends to land as an alternative to Visa and Mastercard. His launch is expected by […]

Officials decode global chat used to plan murders, sell drugs and launder money | Crime

European authorities have managed to infiltrate an encrypted communication platform used by thousands of criminals around the world to sell drugs, organize robberies and plan murders of rival groups. For two months the information shared on the Encrochat service was used to track illegal activities in secret, allowing arrests in several countries, including France, Norway, […]

Venezuela will not expel ambassador of the European Union

The Minister of Popular Power for Foreign Relations of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, they agreed in a telephone conversation “on the need to maintain the framework of diplomatic relations, especially at times when cooperation between both parties can facilitate the paths of political […]

EU: Merkel and von der Leyen as German dual leaders – politics

Chancellor Merkel and Commission President von der Leyen present their work program and their solidarity. The CDU women want to lead Europe out of the crisis – and expect the member states to join in. After a virtual meeting, Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented their joint work […]

Which economies will restart first and other news about the virus

From the economic crisis triggered by the covid-19 pandemic, who will recover first, Europe or the United States? After the collapse of the world economy in the years 2008 and 2009 it was the United States that started more quickly, thanks to a prompt response from the administration led at the time by Barack Obama […]