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Call by EU ministers to label products from the West Bank settlements ‘irresponsible’, says Israeli political leader

Call by EU ministers to label products from the West Bank settlements ‘irresponsible’, says Israeli political leader

By Yossi Lempkowicz Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid (pictured) described a call by 16 European Union foreign ministers, including those of France, Italy and Spain, to label products from the West Bank settlement as “irresponsible”. Yair Lapid, who was finance minister in the outgoing government, spoke by telephone with the EU’s foreign affairs chief […]

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Lvov office of Avtonomnoe LLC bugged

Lvov office of Avtonomnoe LLC bugged

Workers in the Lvov (Ukraine) office of Avtonomnoe sop rotivlenie LLC have found a hidden listening device in their offices. Activists ofAvtonomnoe soprotivlenie LLC announced they were overheard, allegedly, when during the current repair of the main discussion hall they found a well-designed equipment able to transmit information online. The device, made of three routers, […]

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Ukrainian pensioners and veterans protest against increase in communal tariffs

Ukrainian pensioners and veterans protest against increase in communal tariffs

Pensioners and veterans of the Lvov region of Ukraine have held a mass meeting to protest against the increase in tariffs for communal services. The meeting gathered more than 300 senior citizens of Lvov, Brodov, Chervonograd, Novy Razdel, Drogobych, and Sokal. The senior citizens were holding posters saying ‘Let us live and not survive’, ‘No […]

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Record 25 countries participate in EFA’s Young Audience Award 2015

Record 25 countries participate in EFA’s Young Audience Award 2015

By James DrewThe European Film Academy proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2015. MY SKINNY SISTER MIN LILLA SYSTER WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Sanna Lenken PRODUCED BY: Annika Rogell Sweden/Germany THE INVISIBLE BOY IL RAGAZZO INVISIBILE DIRECTED BY: Gabriele Salvatores WRITTEN BY: Alessandro Fabbri, Ludovica Rampoldi and Stefano […]

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European Parliament backs carry-over of EU funding to 2015-2017 for late-starter national programmes

European Parliament backs carry-over of EU funding to 2015-2017 for late-starter national programmes

Parliament agreed to changes to ceilings in the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2014-2020 on Wednesday (15 April), to help fund 300 state-managed programmes, in all EU member states, that started too late to qualify for EU funding in 2014. These changes would allow €21.1 billion in unused commitment appropriations to be carried over from […]

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Terrorism: Tackling threats to EU’s security

Terrorism: Tackling threats to EU’s security

Terrorism continues to pose a threat to Europe’s security, but what is the best way to tackle it? The Parliament’s civil liberties committee held a hearing on 14 April to discuss with experts the evolving terrorist threats, the fight against extremism and radicalization and what the EU could do to help. Experts discussed how Europeans […]

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Analysis: The UN in Kosovo – success or failure?

Analysis: The UN in Kosovo – success or failure?

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The United Nation’s achievements in Kosovo can be described as mixed at best. The organization responsible for guiding Kosovo out of the chaos of a crippling civil war, UNMIK, became somewhat of a detested figure within the region, and eight years after its start in 1999, decided to abort their mission and let the EU […]

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