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Personalised medicine: An unstoppable force for good

Personalised medicine: An unstoppable force for good

By European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan Many stakeholders believe that personalised medicine is the way forward in a European Union with an ageing population of 500 million. These are all potential patients spread out across 28 member states and this innovative, ground-breaking method of treating individuals – largely based on their […]

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If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

By Paul Taylor (Reuters) “We’re going bust.” “No, you’re not.” “You’re strangling us.” “No we’re not.” “You owe us for World War Two.” “We gave already.” The game of chicken between Greece and its international creditors is turning into a vicious blame game as Athens lurches closer to bankruptcy with no cash-for-reform agreement in sight. […]

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CIVEX Commission calls for comprehensive European response to tragedies in Mediterranean Sea

CIVEX Commission calls for comprehensive European response to tragedies in Mediterranean Sea

The European Committee of the Regions’ Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External affairs (CIVEX) has welcomed the outcome of the extraordinary Summit on migration, but has expressed reservations on whether the decisions taken are far-reaching enough. In a declaration calling for a “comprehensive European response” to the migrants crisis, CIVEX urges the EU and […]

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Deaths in the Mediterranean: The European Council’s dishonour

Deaths in the Mediterranean: The European Council’s dishonour

Opinion by migreurop 23 April 2015 was a terrible day: the European Council, that was at last to take action as regards a “tragic” situation in the Mediterranean, merely attempted to shelter the European Union and its member states from migrants by toughening border protection. The European Union heads of government, who met with great ado, had […]

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EU proposes to boost humanitarian aid by €50 million as Commissioner Stylianides visits South Sudan

EU proposes to boost humanitarian aid by €50 million as Commissioner Stylianides visits South Sudan

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides (pictured), who is visiting South Sudan, announces that the Commission is requesting new vital support in the amount of €50 million from the European Union for the victims of this humanitarian crisis. “I have witnessed first-hand the immense suffering of the people of South Sudan. People who […]

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Nazarbayev: Facing tough challenges

Nazarbayev: Facing tough challenges

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The widely expected re-election in Kazakhstan of Nursultan Nazarbayev did not come as a surprise, merely confirming the continuity of Nazarbayev’s leadership and the endorsement of his status as the ‘father of the nation’. However, this new mandate differs largely from the previous of his long rule – political reforms are promised and widely expected […]

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Energoatom takes further step towards achieving energy independence for Ukraine

Energoatom takes further step towards achieving energy independence for Ukraine

A contract on the supply of enriched uranium between the French company AREVA and the Ukrainian enterprise SE NNEGC Energoatom was signed on 24 April 2015 in the representative office of SE NNEGC Energoatom in Brussels. The contract was signed by Yuriy Nedashkovsky, president of SE NNEGC Energoatom and Olivier Wantz, senior executive vice president, […]

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