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NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

| May 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu described the launch of a new ballistic missile test by North Korea this morning (14 May 2017) as a new and flagrant breach of a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, constituting a threat to international peace and security. NATO said that this is a time when de-escalation is needed, […]

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#Asia shares rally in sharp turnaround from Trump shock

#Asia shares rally in sharp turnaround from Trump shock

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Asian shares rallied on Thursday (9 November) and the dollar firmed in a remarkable snapback from the shock of Republican Donald Trump’s presidential victory, though the speed of the reversal left some market watchers scratching their heads, write Wayne Cole and Shinichi Saoshiro. Spreadbetters expected the upsurge in equities to continue in Europe, forecasting a […]

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#Technology: EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

#Technology: EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU and Brazil signed an agreement to develop 5G, the next generation of communication networks. The Commission also started work on an action plan to deploy the technology in the EU by 2020. In the future, everybody and everything will use 5G. By 2020, there will be 26 billion connected devices and 70 percent […]

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Concerns raised over North Korea’s long-range missile ambitions

Concerns raised over North Korea’s long-range missile ambitions

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A European Parliament event was told there is rising concern North Korea may be preparing to launch controversial long-range missiles. The hearing, ’70 years of division’, was held to debate the role the EU might play in possible reunification of North and South Korea.  Participants at the one day conference also heard how the lessons […]

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Israel summons French ambassador following Paris’ vote in favour of Palestinian resolution, expresses ‘disappointment’

Israel summons French ambassador following Paris’ vote in favour of Palestinian resolution, expresses ‘disappointment’

Israel on Friday (2 January) summoned the French ambassador over his country’s support this week for a failed Palestinian bid to pass a United Nations resolution calling for a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines by 2013, formally expressing its “deep disappointment”. The Foreign Ministry’s Director-General Aviv Shir and Ambassador Patrick Maisonnave said that […]

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Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU annual report says

Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU annual report says

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, fuelling continuing uncertainty in the world economy. These are the main findings of the European Commission’s annual report on protectionism published today (17 November). “I regret to see that many countries still consider protectionism a valid policy tool. This goes clearly against […]

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Second ministerial conference of Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online

Second ministerial conference of Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online

The Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online has been up and running since 2012. Concrete goals have been set and additional countries have joined forces, but the fight to eradicate the online exploitation of children is far from complete. At the invitation of Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Attorney General Eric Holder, […]

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