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The UK’s post-#Brexit growing pains

The UK’s post-#Brexit growing pains

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

With Brexit looming ever closer, where will Britain end up? Even after UK premier Theresa May’s speech this week laying out her vision of a “hard Brexit” without going into specifics, that’s a question few dare hazard an answer. But if Article 50 negotiations are to be a success, dodging a clear answer cannot be an […]

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In search of peace for #Syria: World’s eyes are on #Astana

In search of peace for #Syria: World’s eyes are on #Astana

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

At a time when there is a clear need for international cooperation, there has been no greater example of failure than the continuing tragedy of Syria. In fighting which began nearly six years ago, more than 300,000 people have been killed and 12 million – half the country’s population – have been forced to flee […]

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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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Tajani on course for presidency – but does the end justify the means, asks #ILGAEurope?

Tajani on course for presidency – but does the end justify the means, asks #ILGAEurope?

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

ILGA-Europe is extremely disappointed to see that the oft-cited need for a more open, equal and principled European Union appears to be taking a back seat to political games. In the final hours before the European Parliament met in Strasbourg to elect a new president, the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Alliance of Liberals […]

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Pre-emptive compromise would imperil #Ukraine

Pre-emptive compromise would imperil #Ukraine

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

James Sherr Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme On 29 December, one of Ukraine’s most influential figures, Viktor Pinchuk, declared that pre-emptive and ‘painful’ compromises would be needed to forestall a US-Russian bargain ‘over the heads of more than 40 million Ukrainians’. The path of compromise is hardly new for Pinchuk, son-in-law of Ukraine’s second […]

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#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the EU credentials of two countries of the former Yugoslavia, the New Year must appear to have started on a positive note, with a visit by the top EU official charged with overseeing future enlargement of the 28-member bloc. European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn was in Montenegro on Sunday […]

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Min(d)ing the #asteroids

Min(d)ing the #asteroids

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

As it is part of the human nature to explore, space exploration is undoubtedly a human internal need that is constantly keeping active the human beings in a vast range of sectors, writes Margarita Chrysaki, a Brussels-based political scientist. One of these sectors is reflected in industry and competitiveness. As a result, the nature of […]

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