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Sécurité renforcée à la Maison-Blanche après l’intrusion d’Omar Jose Gonzalez

Le Secret Service, en charge de la sécurité de la Maison Blanche à Washington, a renforcé ses mesures de sécurité après l’intrusion de Omar Jose Gonzalez, 42 ans et originaire du Texas, sur le domaine de la résidence présidentielle et dans l’enceinte même de la Maison Blanche. M. Gonzalez avait escaladé la clôture entourant les jardins de […]

José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission (left), and Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, speaking at a press conference following the first day of the European Council in Brussels, Belgium

12 new “really high” names on EU sanctions list

The EU is expanding, but not intensifying its sanctions against Russia. The European Council has adopted conclusions, which further expand stage two sanctions, but without passing to stage three, EU official have said. The list of people targeted by stage two measures is to be expanded by 12 names, bringing it to a total of 33, “some of them really high ranking”, says the President of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy, at a news conference following the first day of the EU Council.