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MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

On 26 June, MEPs from more than 20 EU member states and five European political groups have backed a pledge to increase support for Holocaust survivors and their families seeking the return of stolen and looted WW2 property. Seventy-one MEPs, representing a wide range of groups from across the political spectrum, issued a joint declaration promising […]

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#EAPM: Multi-stakeholders gather in Madrid to promote better patient access

#EAPM: Multi-stakeholders gather in Madrid to promote better patient access

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Hematology Association (EHA) will hold its 22nd annual congress from Thursday (22 June) of this week in an event which runs until Sunday, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Taking place in the Spanish capital of Madrid, this prestigious Congress is expected to attract some 15,000 delegates and […]

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#Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

#Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan climbed from 47th to 32th place in the IMD World Competitiveness ranking, evaluating business efficiency, public finance and domestic economy. The new ranking shows Kazakhstan surpassing states such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. “Kazakhstan has demonstrated the greatest progress on public finances and domestic economy indicators. The public […]

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#Kokorev: The case of ‘Kangaroo Courts’ on Canary Islands

#Kokorev: The case of ‘Kangaroo Courts’ on Canary Islands

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The image of impartiality of Spanish courts has been shaken due to the scandal surrounding the High Court of Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain). In October 2016, the local press published a filtered audio recording of private deliberations between four magistrates of the High Court (Audiencia Provincial), including Judges Carlos Vielba, Salvador Alba and the […]

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Basque militants #ETA surrender arms in end to decades of conflict

Basque militants #ETA surrender arms in end to decades of conflict

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Basque militant group ETA effectively ended an armed separatist campaign after almost half a century on Saturday, leading French authorities to the sites where it says its caches of weapons, explosives and ammunition are hidden, writes Claude Canellas, Sonya Dowsett and Isla Binnie. ETA, which killed more than 850 people in its attempt to carve […]

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#Spain: Spanish media denounces xenophobia and unjustified use of pre-trial detention

#Spain: Spanish media denounces xenophobia and unjustified use of pre-trial detention

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Spanish Courts have so far ignored the request to identify the Judge of the High Court (Audiencia Provincial) of Las Palmas (Spain) who made xenophobic and offensive remarks in the courtroom during a deliberation with three other judges, writes Colin Stevens. The tape of the conversation taking place between judges Salvador Alba, Emilio Moya […]

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Spanish media denounces xenophobia and unjustified use of pre-trial detention

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Spanish Courts have so far ignored the request to identify the Judge of the High Court (Audiencia Provincial) of Las Palmas (Spain) who made xenophobic and offensive remarks in the courtroom during a deliberation with three other judges.  The tape of the conversation taking place between judges Salvador Alba, Emilio Moya and Carlos Vielba […]

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