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#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

| March 20, 2019

Trade Chief MEP Sajjad Karim (pictured) is attending the Parliament Magazine’s MEP Awards ceremony as the EU International Trade Award nominee. Dr. Karim – who chairs the European Parliament’s South Asia Trade Monitoring Committee – is nominated for an outstanding achievement award, recognizing his extensive work on EU International Trade, including EU-Pakistan trade achievements and will be […]

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#Hindus ask for permanent exit of #DutchBlackPete

#Hindus ask for permanent exit of #DutchBlackPete

| February 12, 2019

In view of the Virginia (US) governor blackface controversy, Hindus are asking for the permanent departure of Dutch Black Pete (Zwarte Piet). It is time for the negative, offensive, racist and discriminatory caricature of Black Pete to vanish from the traditional festivities of Netherlands, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed stressed in a statement in Nevada (USA) […]

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Dozens of underground human rights reporters arrested in #China

Dozens of underground human rights reporters arrested in #China

| January 23, 2019

“At least 45 Chinese reporters working underground for an Italy-based media outlet were arrested, interrogated, and accused of espionage in China in the last six months,” declared Marco Respinti, a panelist at a conference on religious freedom in China organized this Wednesday at the European Parliament – writes Willy Fautré, director of Human Rights Without Frontiers. […]

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#BrightBrusselsFestivalOfLight: 11 artists chosen to festoon #Brussels city centre

#BrightBrusselsFestivalOfLight: 11 artists chosen to festoon #Brussels city centre

| December 19, 2018

This weekend, the Bright Brussels Festival of Light will be shining the spotlight on some of Brussels’ most central neighbourhoods in collaboration with a variety of Belgian and international artists. After a difficult decision, the jury have finally selected 11 artists to take on this decorative feat. The neighbourhoods of Quais and Sainte-Catherine will be […]

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#MeetMeat – The carnivore’s temple

#MeetMeat – The carnivore’s temple

| December 14, 2018

While recent trends may have veered away from meat eating, less has been heard about the health benefits of eating meat, writes Martin Banks. It has perhaps been less publicized that meat contributes to carrying out vital metabolic functions. Meat also gives one a lot of energy and, since meat contains a large amount of […]

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Commission outlines a set of actions to keep #CulturalHeritage high on political agenda #EuropeForCulture

Commission outlines a set of actions to keep #CulturalHeritage high on political agenda #EuropeForCulture

| December 11, 2018

Closing the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 at the #EuropeForCulture conference in Vienna, the Commission has highlighted a series of actions on cultural heritage. Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics said: “I am proud that the European Year of Cultural Heritage has successfully reached millions of people across Europe and beyond. We […]

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Four years out: #Qatar’s World Cup preparations come into focus

Four years out: #Qatar’s World Cup preparations come into focus

| December 5, 2018

It’s now a little less than four years until the start of the next World Cup, and despite controversy which has shrouded the tournament since it was awarded to Qatar in 2010, the infrastructure is rapidly taking shape. Vast construction works needed to deliver the tournament have provided a stimulus for the country’s wider economy, […]

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