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Football clubs and associations ‘turn blind eye’ to professional players’ #doping

Football clubs and associations ‘turn blind eye’ to professional players’ #doping

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Newly released leaks about doping in football have re-ignited debate about the sport’s continuing denial of the problem. In the past, some footballers have argued that taking banned substances is not a risk worth taking on the grounds that even if such substances improve performance they negatively affect other physical capacities. But this has merely […]

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#Roma integration awards: Promoting a more inclusive society

#Roma integration awards: Promoting a more inclusive society

Today (28 March), during an official ceremony, the European Commission announced the winners of the Second EU Roma Integration Award for the Western Balkans and Turkey. The aim of this award, launched in 2014, is to shed a spotlight on the political importance of Roma integration in the EU enlargement process, to enhance the role […]

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#Media Literacy in Europe

    Media literacy – our capacity to access, have a critical understanding of and interact with the media – has never been as important as today. It seems that every day, some “fake news” sets the internet alight, only to be revealed later as a hoax. In the era of #badbuzz we are literally […]

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Maryam Rajavi: Let us turn the New Year into the year of defeat for religious fascism in #Iran and the region 

Maryam Rajavi: Let us turn the New Year into the year of defeat for religious fascism in #Iran and the region 

In a grand gathering in Tirana, Albania, on the occasion of the Persian New Year, the Iranian Resistance’s President-elect Maryam Rajavi wished that the New Year would be the year of breaking the chains of the religious fascism ruling Iran. Today marked the beginning of the Iranian New Year or Nowrouz that starts with the […]

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US reporters praise #German journalists for questioning #Trump

US reporters praise #German journalists for questioning #Trump

| March 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

US journalists had praise for their German colleagues after a White House press conference with Chancellor Merkel and President Trump. DW’s Brent Goff said US reporters were “shocked” by the pointed questions. US President Donald Trump claimed that German news agency reporter Kristina Dunz was interested in “fake news” when she asked him about isolationist […]

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EU #HeadscarfBan ruling sparks faith group backlash

EU #HeadscarfBan ruling sparks faith group backlash

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Companies may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain conditions, the European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday (14 March), setting off a storm of complaint from rights groups and religious leaders, writes Alastair Macdonald. In its first ruling on a hot political issue across Europe, the Court of […]

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World-wide web creator Tim Berners-Lee targets #FakeNews

World-wide web creator Tim Berners-Lee targets #FakeNews

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The inventor of the world-wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has unveiled a plan to tackle data abuse and fake news. In an open letter to mark the web’s 28th anniversary, Sir Tim has set out a five-year strategy amid concerns he has about how the web is being used. Sir Tim said he wants to […]

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