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Council President #Tusk on putting ‘Europe first’ in 2017

Council President #Tusk on putting ‘Europe first’ in 2017

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brexit, EU relations with the US and Russia, migration, economic and social progress, and the defence union were the key political challenges for 2017 debated by MEPs, Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday (18 January). Tusk briefed MEPs on the outcome of the December 2016 meeting of EU heads […]

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Une société unie pour lutter contre la radicalisation

Une société unie pour lutter contre la radicalisation

| January 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

Ali Jiar (gauche) Maire Adjoint Sevran – Les Voix de la Paix – Les amis de la gendarmerie Franck Serfati élu de Vincennes, Président VIGIL’ ANCE & U. C. A.J. F Les communautés juive et musulmane se sont réunies à Paris la semaine dernière pour commémorer ensemble le triste anniversaire des attentats qui ont touché […]

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Delivering 22nd-century #CBRN forensics

Delivering 22nd-century #CBRN forensics

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

There is no doubt that Europe is under an everyday threat of terrorism and the chance of that escalating into an attack from chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) agents also seems to be increasing. Police forces (and others) have been improving their capability to detect these attacks, but until these attacks materialize the skills […]

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#Berlin attack: Police say lorry crash ‘probably terror attack’

#Berlin attack: Police say lorry crash ‘probably terror attack’

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

German police are investigating a “probable terrorist attack” after a man ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market in the heart of Berlin on 19 December, killing 12 people and injuring 48. The driver, reportedly a Pakistani asylum seeker who entered Germany last year, is being questioned. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it would be […]

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#EUInternetForum: Major step forward in curbing terrorist content on internet

#EUInternetForum: Major step forward in curbing terrorist content on internet

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

At today’s (8 December) second high-level meeting of the EU Internet Forum convened in Brussels by Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Security Union Commissioner Julian King, key internet companies presented an industry initiative, which constitutes a significant step forward in curbing the spread of terrorist content online. As part of the […]

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Clampdown on #terrorism: New law backed by civil liberties MEPs

Clampdown on #terrorism: New law backed by civil liberties MEPs

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Foreign fighters as well as ‘lone wolves’ training and preparing terrorist attacks on European soil will be criminalized under new EU-rules to fight terrorism backed on Monday (5 December). Civil Liberties Committee MEPs voted by 37 to four, with seven abstentions, to back an informal deal on the draft law, struck by Parliament, the Council […]

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#Europol data leak: Director Wainwright and Commissioner King must explain before Parliament

#Europol data leak: Director Wainwright and Commissioner King must explain before Parliament

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dutch Radio Zembla has reported a leak of documents on international terrorism investigations by European Police Office, Europol, who seem to have failed to protect very sensitive information. Reacting to this scandal, European liberals and democrats call on Commissioner King and the director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, to come to the European Parliament to explain […]

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