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Ring of Pakistani #migrant smugglers prosecuted

Ring of Pakistani #migrant smugglers prosecuted

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Law-enforcement authorities of Germany, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia, in strong co-operation with Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre, have dismantled an organized crime group that arranged the smuggling of migrants from Hungary to Italy. Coordinated investigations revealed that members of the smuggling network were Pakistani citizens who formed their criminal enterprise in Italy. More than 100 […]

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#Terrorism: Minute’s silence for terror bomb victims in Brussels and elsewhere

#Terrorism: Minute’s silence for terror bomb victims in Brussels and elsewhere

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The session began with a minute’s silence for the 32 people killed and 340 injured by the 22 March bomb attacks in Brussels. Parliament’s President Martin Schulz condemned the attacks as a cruel, inhuman and cynical attempt to infect Europeans with fear and hatred. These attacks made Tuesday 22 March a black day for Belgium […]

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#RareDiseaseDay: Rare diseases – looking better in genes

#RareDiseaseDay: Rare diseases – looking better in genes

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

28 February is Rare Disease Day. The European Commission defines rare diseases as any disease affecting fewer than five people in 10,000, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Figures estimate that, today in the EU, 5-8000 distinct rare diseases affect 6-8% of the population – that’s between 27-36 million people. […]

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Leading Pakistani political party spearheading fight against Pakistani Taliban

Leading Pakistani political party spearheading fight against Pakistani Taliban

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A leading Pakistani political party that has spearheaded the fight against the  Pakistani Taliban has appealed to the international community, including the European Union, to help “stabilize” the country. The plea came from the MQM party, the fourth largest in Pakistan with 31 MPs, during a visit to the EU institutions in Brussels by a delegation made up of some of […]

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MEP’s want to cut financial flows from EU to terrorist organizations

MEP’s want to cut financial flows from EU to terrorist organizations

In a written declaration, 11 members of the European Parliament have called on the EU to cut the financial flow to organizations actively promoting terror  “as the best way to fight terrorism”. “We have many indications that countries such as Pakistan or entities such as the Palestinian Authority, funnel EU money towards terrorist organisations, such […]

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Pakistan embassy in Brussels expects European support for self-determination of Kashmiris

Pakistan embassy in Brussels expects European support for self-determination of Kashmiris

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

By: Mass Mboup On February 5th, the Kashmiri diaspora in Brussels, thirty students and other invited guests gathered at the Pakistan Embassy in Brussels – the day 25 years ago when 80,000 lost their lives during an armed uprising and demonstrations against Indian occupation of Kashmir. Speeches at the event repeatedly called for the right […]

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European Parliament today (15 January)

European Parliament today (15 January)

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Press and media crackdown in Turkey Parliament will vote a resolution on press and media freedom in Turkey, following recent arrests of journalists. In their debate in December, MEPs unanimously condemned these arrests as breaches of freedom of expression.  @EP_HumanRights #Turkey #mediafreedom Ceasefire violations in Ukraine MEPs will vote on a resolution calling for an […]

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