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Albania, Hungary, Malta and Turkey among key opinions adopted by #VeniceCommission

Albania, Hungary, Malta and Turkey among key opinions adopted by #VeniceCommission

| December 17, 2018

The final plenary session of the year for the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission included several high profile opinions, including for Albania, Hungary, Malta and Turkey.  The Venice Commission legal experts find that the power of the prime minister in Malta widely overshadows that of other government bodies, including the president, parliament, cabinet of ministers, […]

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EU countries could catch 56% more fish if ministers stopped overfishing in Atlantic waters says #Oceana #AGRIFISH #StopOverfishing #CFPReality

EU countries could catch 56% more fish if ministers stopped overfishing in Atlantic waters says #Oceana #AGRIFISH #StopOverfishing #CFPReality

| December 17, 2018

Research by Oceana shows Denmark, France and the UK would register the highest increases in tonnes of fish if ministers followed scientific advice when setting 2019 catch limits at an EU meeting today (17 December). The EU could increase the amount of fish landings from the North-Eastern Atlantic and the North Sea by 56%, up […]

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No one will deter #Russia in Baltic region

No one will deter #Russia in Baltic region

| December 17, 2018

Recently, researchers and analysts of the RAND Corporation issued the report Exploring Requirements for Effective Deterrence of Interstate Aggression, writes Viktors Domburs. The stated aim of this report is “to provide a fresh look at the subject in this context, with two primary purposes: to review established concepts about deterrence, and to provide a framework for […]

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Bad time for #ICC ‘game’ and their accomplices

Bad time for #ICC ‘game’ and their accomplices

| December 15, 2018

Some Central African citizens and alleged perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity, who are on the side of anti-balaka, (an alliance of militia groups based in the Central African Republic) are currently experiencing bad times, for example the case of the two “big fish”, who go by the name of Alfred Yekatom (alias […]

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Sale temps pour les gibiers de la CPI et leurs complices

Sale temps pour les gibiers de la CPI et leurs complices

| December 15, 2018

Si certains citoyens centrafricains auteurs et coupables présumés de crimes de guerre et crimes contre l’humanité côté anti-balaka connaissent actuellement de sales moments, cas des deux gros poissons que sont Alfred YEKATOM alias ROMBOT déjà transféré le 17 novembre 2018 à la CPI à La Haye et l’autoproclamé « coordinateur national » des anti-balaka Patrice Edouard NGAISSONA […]

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#Brexit – Tell us what you want, what you really, really want

#Brexit – Tell us what you want, what you really, really want

| December 14, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May will return empty handed to the UK today (14 December). She put forward a ‘package’ to help her get the Withdrawal Agreement adopted in the UK, arguing that with the right assurances it would be possible that the UK parliament would support her deal, describing it as the “only one […]

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#PlantHealth – Commission and member states present list which paves the way for more plant safety across the EU

#PlantHealth – Commission and member states present list which paves the way for more plant safety across the EU

| December 14, 2018

Member states have backed the Commission’s proposal for a set of measures that enhance the level of plant protection in the EU. At a Committee meeting in Brussels, experts from all EU countries approved a high-risk plants list, which includes 39 high-risk plants (35 plants for planting, one fruit, one vegetable and one wood). The […]

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