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#Georgia and South Ossetia – EU should support International Peace Project

#Georgia and South Ossetia – EU should support International Peace Project

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Colin Stevens The EU has applauded the efforts of a pioneering project which aims to reconcile people in Georgia and South Ossetia, a so-called “frozen conflictâ€� zone. War between Russia and Georgia in 2008 A source of tension since the break-up of the Soviet Union, South Ossetia hosted a brief war between Russia and […]

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#Georgia and South Ossetia – EU should support International Peace Project

#Georgia and South Ossetia – EU should support International Peace Project

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Colin Stevens The EU has applauded the efforts of a pioneering project which aims to reconcile people in Georgia and South Ossetia, a so-called “frozen conflictâ€� zone. A source of tension since the break-up of the Soviet Union, South Ossetia hosted a brief war between Russia and Georgia in 2008. Moscow subsequently recognised South […]

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Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor A Spanish MEP, Manuel Pineda (3rd from left), member of the Groupd of United Left/Nordic Green Left, hosted in the European parliament in Brussels – without any problem –Â two senior members of the PFLP, Khaled Barakat (2nd from L) and Mohammad al-Khatib (right), as well as his wife, Charlotte Kates, international […]

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#Waterloo – A story of bullets and bones

#Waterloo – A story of bullets and bones

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor We started out by doing a metal detector survey of the orchard at Mont St Jean, which is right next to the farm. We were looking for evidence for the use of the farm as one of the main field hospitals during the battle of Waterloo, writes Professor Tony Pollard, Director of […]

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#CapitalMarketsUnion – New rules giving companies easier access to capital markets come into application

#CapitalMarketsUnion – New rules giving companies easier access to capital markets come into application

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent Companies in the EU that need to raise money on capital markets will find it easier to grow and invest, thanks to new rules that come into application on Sunday (21 July) and that mark a step forward for the Capital Markets Union (CMU). The new EU prospectus rules exempt different […]

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#Competition – Commission welcomes #G7CommonUnderstanding on digital economy challenges for competition analysis

#Competition – Commission welcomes #G7CommonUnderstanding on digital economy challenges for competition analysis

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The European Commission welcomes the common understanding reached with the competition authorities of the G7 countries regarding the challenges raised by the digital economy for competition analysis. Â The document was presented at the meeting of G7 finance ministers which was held on 17 and 18 July in Chantilly, France. The […]

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Bringing EU closer to citizens – Commission launches this year’s #AltieroSpinelliPrizeForOutreach

Bringing EU closer to citizens – Commission launches this year’s #AltieroSpinelliPrizeForOutreach

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The European Commission has today (19 July) launched the 2019 edition of an EU-wide contest for the Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach. This prize is awarded to outstanding works that improve citizens’ knowledge and understanding of the European Union. This year’s edition focuses on young people and on activities that enhance […]

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#EUFacilityForRefugees in #Turkey – €5.6 billion out of €6 billion now allocated in support of refugees

#EUFacilityForRefugees in #Turkey – €5.6 billion out of €6 billion now allocated in support of refugees

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent The European Commission today (19 July) adopted a new set of assistance measures worth €1.41 billion, ensuring continued European Union support to refugees and host communities in Turkey. The programmes will focus on the areas of health, protection, socio-economic support and municipal infrastructure. The new measures are part of the second […]

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Security of #5G networks: Member states complete national risk assessments

Security of #5G networks: Member states complete national risk assessments

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EU Reporter Correspondent Following the Commission Recommendation for a common European approach to the security of 5G networks, 24 EU member states have now completed the first step and submitted national risk assessments. These assessments will feed into the next phase, a EU-wide risk assessment which will be completed by 1 October. Security Union […]

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Johnson will resist calls for #Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says

Johnson will resist calls for #Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Guest contributor Boris Johnson, the favourite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday (19 July), writes Guy Faulconbridge. Asked whether the next prime minister might […]

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