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Thailand Eurasian Economic Union membership – Russian ruse?

Thailand Eurasian Economic Union membership – Russian ruse?

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (left) and Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha at a document-signing ceremony following Russia-Thailand talks in Bangkok. (RIA Novsti/Alexander Astafyev) Thailand has confirmed its interest in creating a free trade zone with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and is expected to submit an application by the year end, according to […]

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EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia

EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia

The EU has adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for a total amount of €116.8 million. It aims to strengthen the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development. Foreign Affairs and Security Policy High Representative/European Commission Vice President Federica Mogherini said: “A strong and democratic Tunisia […]

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EU Reporter vacancies

EU Reporter vacancies

| August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

EU Reporter has the following Brussels-based vacancies available from 1 September 2015. Stagiaires EU Reporter has Brussels-based internship vacancies from 1 September 2015 in the following areas: TV and radio news journalism, audiovisual production, written journalism, administration. These positions are non-salary, but expenses are paid. To apply please send covering letter together with CV and […]

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Spring 2015 Standard Eurobarometer: Citizens see immigration as top challenge for EU to tackle

Spring 2015 Standard Eurobarometer: Citizens see immigration as top challenge for EU to tackle

More Europeans say they have a positive image of the European Union and trust in the EU has gone up since last November. In addition, citizens see immigration as the major challenge facing the EU currently. These are some of the results of the latest Standard Eurobarometer survey published today. The survey was carried out […]

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Interpol arrest warrant against Iranian former defence minister ‘still valid’ despite nuclear deal, says EU spokesperson

Interpol arrest warrant against Iranian former defence minister ‘still valid’ despite nuclear deal, says EU spokesperson

A spokesperson at the European External Action Service (EEAS) has confirmed that Interpol’s arrest warrant against a former Iranian defence minister, Ahmad Vahimi (pictured), sought for his alleged involvement in the bomb attack against a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires in 1994, is still valid. The bomb attack against the headquarters of AMIA (Asociación […]

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Will Benjamin Netanyahu address EU leaders in Brussels following a Cypriot initiative?

Will Benjamin Netanyahu address EU leaders in Brussels following a Cypriot initiative?

By Europe Israel Press Association (EIPA) Senior Media Advisor Yossi Lempkowicz Will Benjamin Netanyahu (pictured) address EU leaders in Brussels following a Cypriot initiative? Will the EU play a role in reviving peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians ? Will Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address EU leaders in Brussels for the first time as […]

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Global Magnitsky Act receives unanimous approval from US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Global Magnitsky Act receives unanimous approval from US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

On 29 July, in a landmark vote, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved ‘The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act’, paving the way for its approval for a full vote in the Senate. The Global Magnitsky Act extends the concept of personalized sanctions on kleptocrats and human-rights violators around the world, giving hope […]

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