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A new reality in EU and #Kazakhstan co-operation

A new reality in EU and #Kazakhstan co-operation

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Director of the European External Action Service Luc Devigne and Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko co-chaired the Cooperation Committee meeting that met recently in Astana to make headway on issues pertaining to the EU-Kazakh Enhanced Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (EPCA), writes Colin Stevens. The Agreement, signed in Astana in December 2015, provides significant […]

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#Brexit: British PM May calls for early election on 8 June

#Brexit: British PM May calls for early election on 8 June

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday (18 April) for an early election on June 8, saying it was the only way to guarantee political stability for years ahead as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union, writes Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. The pound strengthened by almost half a cent against […]

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Senator McCain meets #NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi

Senator McCain meets #NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi

| April 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

On 14 April, Senator John McCain (R-AZ), the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met in Tirana, Albania, with Maryam Rajavi (pictured), the president-elect of National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) and discussed the latest developments in Iran. Prior to the meeting, Senator McCain visited one of the centers of the People’s Mojahedin […]

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#Brexit: ‘Our destiny is in Europe, as part of the Community’ – Margaret Thatcher

#Brexit: ‘Our destiny is in Europe, as part of the Community’ – Margaret Thatcher

| April 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

To commemorate the third anniversary of the death of Margaret Thatcher, we share her famous ‘Bruges Speech’ delivered in the College of Europe in 1988. It outlines Thatcher’s vision on Europe’s future and Britain’s future in Europe, writes Catherine Feore.  Whatever Margaret Thatcher may have said when out of power, her views as Prime Minister are […]

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#Kazakhstan commitment to UN remains strong after 25 years of membership

#Kazakhstan commitment to UN remains strong after 25 years of membership

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five years ago was a time of major change in the United Nations. The break-up of the Soviet Union saw applications from new countries charting their own course in the world for the first time since the global organisation was created. Kazakhstan was formally welcomed into the UN fold on March 2 along with eight […]

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Lies, damn lies and #FakeNews

Lies, damn lies and #FakeNews

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite the recent crackdown on fake news, more than 60 websites publishing fake news are still earning revenue from advertising networks and most of them are working with major networks such as Revcontent, Google AdSense, and Content.ad, writes Colin Stevens. BuzzFeed News found that additional analysis, conducted in partnership with a co-investigator on of the […]

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#Article50: Leaving the EU ‘is a historic mistake’

#Article50: Leaving the EU ‘is a historic mistake’

| March 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

The leader of the European People’s Party, the European Parliament’s largest group, Manfred Weber (pictured) spoke to journalists on the eve of the United Kingdom triggering Article 50 to withdraw from the European Union, writes Catherine Feore. Weber said that the EPP would support the two step approach Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier is taking, addressing […]

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