EU fines Mastercard more than half a billion euros | News | DW

The European Commission on Tuesday fined Mastercard €570 million ($648 million) for preventing retailers from looking for better card payment terms at banks around Europe. The Commission, which monitors competition, said that Mastercard’s rules prior to 2015 forced retailers to pay certain bank fees in … Continue reading EU fines Mastercard more than half a billion euros | News | DW

Syria on agenda, Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Vladimir Putin | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW

Now that President Donald Trump has announced plans to withdraw US troops from Syria, countries that intend to remain involved in the mutlifront civil war are adapting their strategies accordingly. And Syria will certainly be on the agenda when Turkish President Recep … Continue reading Syria on agenda, Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Vladimir Putin | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW