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#Azerbaijan referendum result is ‘ringing endorsement of Aliyev plans’

#Azerbaijan referendum result is ‘ringing endorsement of Aliyev plans’

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The people of Azerbaijan have voted overwhelmingly to grant President Ilham Aliyev extended powers, writes Tony Mallett in Baku.  Some five million Azeri were eligible at the polls, held yesterday (26 September), with an overwhelming majority of the 69.7% turnout voting to allow Aliyev to extend his term of office from five-to-seven years.  Citizens also […]

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#BoE: Bank of England says UK faces ‘challenging period’ for financial stability

#BoE: Bank of England says UK faces ‘challenging period’ for financial stability

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Britain still faces a “challenging period” for financial stability despite resilience seen after the European Union referendum, and rules for banks must remain stay tight, the Bank of England (BoE) said on Thursday (22 September), write David Milliken and Huw Jones. Britain’s government is keen to ensure London retains its place as Europe’s leading financial […]

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#Brexit: The Three Stooges

#Brexit: The Three Stooges

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May’s new cabinet will be welcomed by Brexiteers, writes Catherine Feore. Three major cabinet roles that will determine the nature of the UK’s relations with the rest of the world, including the European Union’s 27 member states, have been allocated to ‘Leave’ campaigners: David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the EU […]

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#Health: Limiting the exposure of workers to cancer-causing chemicals is crucial, says EPP

#Health: Limiting the exposure of workers to cancer-causing chemicals is crucial, says EPP

Today (13 May) the European Commission has put forward a law protecting workers from being exposed to cancer-inducing chemicals in the workplace. The EPP Group Coordinator of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee, David Casa MEP, welcomed this legislative proposal. It will now have to go through the legislative process of the European Parliament and […]

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#SouthSudan: Protecting civilians in a time of war

#SouthSudan: Protecting civilians in a time of war

Five years after winning a hard-fought battle for independence, South Sudan remains embroiled in a vicious civil war. Tragically, as is so often the case, the civilians are bearing the brunt of the violence and enduring years of hardship, writes David Derthick. Today, 200,000 South Sudanese are living in UN-protected sites, having fled to peacekeeping bases […]

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#Israel: Significant upgrade of Israel’s ties with NATO

#Israel: Significant upgrade of Israel’s ties with NATO

Israel’s ambassador to the EU and NATO David Walzer (pictured) announced Tuesday (3 May) that Turkey has removed its veto on Israel’s upgraded cooperation with Israel.  The North Atantic Treaty Organization, an intergovernmental military alliance of 28 nations, confirmed that Israel would be permitted to open a permanent office in the orgaization headquarters in Brussels […]

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Brexit: What’s the deal?

Brexit: What’s the deal?

| December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nobody wants the UK to leave the EU, not even most people in the UK and the current UK government. So can a deal be done? When EU Reporter spoke with senior EU diplomatic sources about today’s (17 December) Brexit discussions, we were told that a lot of progress had been made on the technical […]

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