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Course towards the future: modernization of #Kazakhstan identity

Course towards the future: modernization of #Kazakhstan identity

| May 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan has entered a new period in its history. In April, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan, published his vision for the modernization of Kazakhstan’s identity and society. President Nazarbayev explained: “The large-scale economic and political reforms that we have started should be complemented with advanced modernization of our identity. This won’t just complement political […]

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#CaribbeanExport: More firms set to get #Angel investment

#CaribbeanExport: More firms set to get #Angel investment

The Caribbean Export Development Agency co-hosted the inaugural Caribbean Angel Investor Forum in Montego Bay on 12 May, 2017 together with the World Bank Group. The event, which attracted some of the region’s most influential business people, came together to lay the foundation for a more buoyant and active Angel Investor ecosystem within the Caribbean.  […]

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#POTUSAbroad: Trump meets EU presidents, disagreement on #Russia

#POTUSAbroad: Trump meets EU presidents, disagreement on #Russia

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (25 May) Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission and Antonio Tajani, president of the European Parliament, meet Donald Trump, president of the USA. This is the first meeting between the leaders, writes Catherine Feore. After the meeting, Tusk said that many issues were discussed including […]

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#TrumpNotWelcome attracts thousands to centre of Brussels

#TrumpNotWelcome attracts thousands to centre of Brussels

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thousands of protesters gathered on the streets Brussels to protest against Trump’s visit to Brussels. The key issues were: gender equality, climate change, LGBT rights and social justice. In this instance, we think “a picture tells a thousand words”, writes Catherine Feore. Amnesty International focused on the refugee ban, with supporters dressed as the iconic […]

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EU to impose sanctions on more #Congo officials: diplomats

EU to impose sanctions on more #Congo officials: diplomats

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Union is poised to impose sanctions against more Congolese officials, sources in Brussels said, amid worsening violence in the resource-rich country since President Joseph Kabila (pictured) overstayed his mandate and pushed back elections, writes Gabriela Baczynska. One source said the EU will add nine names to its Congo blacklist of people subjected to asset freezes […]

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Tens of thousands people in Brussels expected to participate in an #Anti-Trump protest

Tens of thousands people in Brussels expected to participate in an #Anti-Trump protest

An anti-Trump protest will take place at 17:00 today (24 May) at Brussels North Station. According to the Facebook event, the participants are expected to be tens of thousands, writes Denitsa Tsekova. The march is named “Trump not welcome’ and is organized by four University of Ghent students in response to Donald Trump’s visit on […]

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Minute of silence at the EP for the victims of the #ManchesterAttack

Minute of silence at the EP for the victims of the #ManchesterAttack

The European Parliament will hold a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester at 15.00 today. President Tajani, Members and staff of the Parliament will be joined by the UK Permanent Representative to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, and the UK Ambassador to Belgium, Ms Alison Rose, for the […]

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