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European Parliament: The week ahead #EPplenary

European Parliament: The week ahead #EPplenary

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs go back to Strasbourg for their first plenary session following the summer break will feature the high-level ‘vision’ of the European Union, through President Juncker’s ‘State of the Union’ address as well as a wide range of topical issues from Dieselgate follow-up to EU-Turkey relations. State of the Union. MEPs will discuss ways to […]

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#France seeks consular protection for citizen detained in #Turkey

#France seeks consular protection for citizen detained in #Turkey

France is trying to gain consular protection for one of its nationals in Turkey after he was detained there on the border with Iraq, a foreign ministry official said. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported the detention of a man identified as Loup Jean Rene Bureau on Wednesday, saying he had been found to have […]

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#ISIS and #Climate Change leading global security threats

#ISIS and #Climate Change leading global security threats

People around the globe identify ISIS and climate change as the leading threats to national security, according to a new Pew Research Center report based on a survey of 38 countries. The survey asked about eight possible threats: ISIS, global climate change, cyberattacks, the condition of the global economy, the large number of refugees leaving Iraq […]

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ACP-EU: High time to tackle the common causes of #Terrorism, #Impunity and #Famine

ACP-EU: High time to tackle the common causes of #Terrorism, #Impunity and #Famine

MEPs and ACP members called for common causes behind terrorism, famine and impunity to be tackled: poverty, bad governance, corruption and armed conflict.  During 33rd session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and European Union (EU) Member States, members debated impunity on crimes against humanity with Sidiki Kaba, President of the […]

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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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#IS executes dozens of prisoners near #Mosul, officials say

#IS executes dozens of prisoners near #Mosul, officials say

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Islamic State militants have in recent days executed dozens of prisoners taken from villages the group has been forced to abandon by an Iraqi army advance on the city of Mosul, officials in the region said on Wednesday. Most of those killed were former members of the Iraqi police and army who had lived in […]

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#EUROCITIES: Report presents anti-radicalization efforts in cities

#EUROCITIES: Report presents anti-radicalization efforts in cities

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

EUROCITIES today (26 October) publishes a report on the strategies and actions cities are using to address radicalisation. Growing concern about the security threats coming from radicalised individuals has put this issue firmly in the spotlight. The new report City responses on preventing radicalisation and violent extremism: social inclusion as a tool? analyzes the experiences […]

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