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The China Post
Bucharest gay pride rally draws crowdsparty Noua Dreapta in support of "families based on marriage between a man and
Bucharest gay pride rally draws crowds
The China Post / Posted 18 hours ago
party Noua Dreapta in support of "families based on marriage between a man and a woman". Homosexuality in Romania was illegal until 2000, when the country decriminalised it after harsh criticism from the European Union and the Council of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bucharest gay pride rally draws crowdsparty Noua Dreapta in support of “families based on marriage between a man and
Bucharest gay pride rally draws crowds
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
party Noua Dreapta in support of “families based on marriage between a man and a woman“. Homosexuality in Romania was illegal until 2000, when the country decriminalised it after harsh criticism from the European Union and the Council of... Read more
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express
We are not withdrawing from the world: We're still in NATO, Commonwealth, AND Europein Europe (OSCE), whose 55 member nations work to foster and protect human righ
We are not withdrawing from the world: We're still in NATO, Commonwealth, AND Europe
express / Posted yesterday
in Europe (OSCE), whose 55 member nations work to foster and protect human rights. Britain is an original member of the Council of Europe, whose 40 parliamentary democracies work together on human rights and social and cultural issues. The... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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Boston Herald
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "What matters now is that we keep Europe together." — German Foreign Minister... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
What is the EU?the Ryder Cup golf team (the only side to play as Europe in any major sporting
What is the EU?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
the Ryder Cup golf team (the only side to play as Europe in any major sporting competition).Economy The EU is not the Council of Europe, the 47-member grouping that includes all EU countries and is Europe’s leading human rights organisation.... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "What matters now is that we keep Europe together." - German Foreign Minister... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionspeaking in Krakow. "Today the European flag is at half-mast, but sometimes it
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
speaking in Krakow. "Today the European flag is at half-mast, but sometimes it is necessary to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbou... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionspeaking in Krakow. "Today the European flag is at half-mast, but sometimes it
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
speaking in Krakow. "Today the European flag is at half-mast, but sometimes it is necessary to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbou... Read more
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Salon.com
Reactions to Britain’s vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward.” — Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward.” — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. “What matters now is that we keep Europe together.” — German Foreign Minister... Read more
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The Moscow Times
PACE Blocked From Observing Russian ElectionsThe Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded fr
PACE Blocked From Observing Russian Elections
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded from participating in State Duma elections as international observers, the Kommersant newspaper reported Thursday. The decision was made in response to the suspension of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
What is Article 50 and how does the UK withdraw from Europe?back then.” The UK’s two-year exit countdown will only begin when the British
What is Article 50 and how does the UK withdraw from Europe?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
back then.” The UK’s two-year exit countdown will only begin when the British Prime Minister flies to Brussels to meet the Council of Europe and invoke Article 50. UK votes for Brexit - latest reactionHow did my area vote?How Leave won Brexit... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." — Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Unionto take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president
Reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
to take a step back before taking a step forward." - Pedro Agramunt, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, speaking in Strasbourg. "The U.K. will remain a strong and committed NATO ally and will continue to play... Read more
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The New Statesman
The EU referendum liveblog: David Cameron resigns as prime minister after Leave clinches victoryThe UK has to get used to being an outsider in European Union decisions from th
The EU referendum liveblog: David Cameron resigns as prime minister after Leave clinches victory
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
The UK has to get used to being an outsider in European Union decisions from this morning. Donald Tusk, President of the Council of Europe, has issued a series of tweets. He says: "On behalf of all 27 leaders: We are determined to keep our unity... Read more
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DW
What's next in the EU after Brexit vote? |for the coming meeting of heads of state and government at the EU summit. Tues
What's next in the EU after Brexit vote? |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
for the coming meeting of heads of state and government at the EU summit. Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29 The Council of Europe, comprised of the heads of state and government from the EU's 28 member states, will convene in Brussels.... Read more
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The Hindu
Hate-free speech vs. free hate speechof Conduct formulated on May 31, 2016. Moves to curb hate speech As a matter
Hate-free speech vs. free hate speech
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
of Conduct formulated on May 31, 2016. Moves to curb hate speech As a matter of fact, the European Parliament and the Council of Europe had already issued Directive 2000/31/EC, generally known as “Directive on Electronic Commerce”, on June 8,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Council of Europe Blocked From Observing Russian ElectionsThe Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded fr
Council of Europe Blocked From Observing Russian Elections
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded from participating in State Duma elections as international observers, the Kommersant newspaper reported Thursday. The decision was made in response to the suspension of... Read more
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DW
...3,2,1: B-Day! The Brexit referendum begins |for the coming meeting of heads of state and government at the EU summit. Tues
...3,2,1: B-Day! The Brexit referendum begins |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
for the coming meeting of heads of state and government at the EU summit. Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29 The Council of Europe, comprised of the heads of state and government from the EU's 28 member states, will convene in Brussels.... Read more
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express
As Brussels chief rules out any reform, here are seven EU promises Cameron broke'deceitful' 3. Reform the European Court of Human Rights In a speech in Janua
As Brussels chief rules out any reform, here are seven EU promises Cameron broke
express / Posted 4 days ago
'deceitful' 3. Reform the European Court of Human Rights In a speech in January 2012 - the last time Britain chaired the Council of Europe - Mr Cameron said: “The focus of our chairmanship, as you know, is our joint effort to reform the European... Read more
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express
Why YOU should vote Leave: Express guide on main issues to consider for the EU referendummany occasions the British Government cannot veto major changes because they ar
Why YOU should vote Leave: Express guide on main issues to consider for the EU referendum
express / Posted 4 days ago
many occasions the British Government cannot veto major changes because they are passed by qualified majority voting in the Council of Europe. This will be the case with the proposed trade deal with the US which is likely to force the UK to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Constitution and conventionthe right to hear cases on human rights, irrespective of the provisions of the
Constitution and convention
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
the right to hear cases on human rights, irrespective of the provisions of the constitutions of the member states of the Council of Europe. In the case of the Maltese Constitutional Court , this power granted by law and the Constitution to apply... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Europhobia: a very British problem | Geoffrey Wheatcroftformer acolytes, Robert Boothby, was an enthusiast for the United Europe moveme
Europhobia: a very British problem | Geoffrey Wheatcroft
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
former acolytes, Robert Boothby, was an enthusiast for the United Europe movement, and in 1949 became a delegate to the Council of Europe. The 1950 European Convention on Human Rights, which now so enrages Tory Europhobes since it was... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Ukraine's Savchenko Speaks at PACE Meetingin Ukraine�s parliament, has delivered her first speech as its delegate at a me
Ukraine's Savchenko Speaks at PACE Meeting
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
in Ukraine�s parliament, has delivered her first speech as its delegate at a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, the RBC news agency reported Monday. Savchenko became a member of the organization... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Ukraine's Savchenko Starts Work at PACE in StrasbourgNadezhda Savchenko, a deputy in Ukraine�s parliament, has started work at the P
Ukraine's Savchenko Starts Work at PACE in Strasbourg
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Nadezhda Savchenko, a deputy in Ukraine�s parliament, has started work at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, the Kiev-based UNIAN news agency reported Monday. Savchenko will speak to the head of the European... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Upper House Delegation At Third Pace Ordinary Session in Strasbourgis to participate, June 20-24 in Strasbourg, France, in the third ordinary sess
Upper House Delegation At Third Pace Ordinary Session in Strasbourg
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
is to participate, June 20-24 in Strasbourg, France, in the third ordinary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the institution said Sunday in a statement. The upper house of Parliament will be represented in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
EU membership helps Britain be force for good - Willie Renniefor Europe. With just days to go before the poll, Mr Rennie is expected to say
EU membership helps Britain be force for good - Willie Rennie
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
for Europe. With just days to go before the poll, Mr Rennie is expected to say: "I look at his words in his speech to the Council of Europe in June 2014, two years ago. He quoted Robert Burns and the need to see ourselves as others see us. And in... Read more
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Daily Record
Bookies cut odds on Remain vote as expert warn Brexit polls too close to callfor Europe. Just four days ahead of the poll, Rennie is expected to say: “I lo
Bookies cut odds on Remain vote as expert warn Brexit polls too close to call
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
for Europe. Just four days ahead of the poll, Rennie is expected to say: “I look at his words in his speech to the Council of Europe in June 2014. He quoted Robert Burns and the need to see ourselves as others see us. And in the next five... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Separating the facts from the fiction in the EU Referendum debatewhether prisoners vote. That argument has mostly been with the European Court o
Separating the facts from the fiction in the EU Referendum debate
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
whether prisoners vote. That argument has mostly been with the European Court of Human Rights, based in the separate Council of Europe which has 47 member countries including Azerbaijan and Russia. The EU doesn’t control public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beethoven Comes Alive in SwahiliAn die Freude or an "Ode to Joy" -- adopted as the anthem of the European Union
Beethoven Comes Alive in Swahili
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
An die Freude or an "Ode to Joy" -- adopted as the anthem of the European Union and the Council of Europe -- was last week performed in Kiswahili for the first time by the 70-year old Dar es Salaam Choral Society to a multinational audience in Dar es... Read more
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Swissinfo
Infantino’s Fifa is a ‘return to the Blatter Middle Ages’on its own, but perhaps states from within the OCDE [Organisation for Economic
Infantino’s Fifa is a ‘return to the Blatter Middle Ages’
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
on its own, but perhaps states from within the OCDE [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] or the Council of Europe.” Pieth is a criminology professor at Basel University who was invited by former FIFA president Sepp... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Roma still at Europe's marginshigh infant mortality, unemployment averaging 80 percent, and life expectancy a
Roma still at Europe's margins
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
high infant mortality, unemployment averaging 80 percent, and life expectancy at 15 years below the average. In April, the Council of European Bishops' Conferences marked International Roma Day by deploring the Roma's continued mistreatment and... Read more
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DW
Turkey's opposition HDP leader Demirtas calls on Europe for support |After meetings in Brussels, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas met in Strasbourg
Turkey's opposition HDP leader Demirtas calls on Europe for support |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
After meetings in Brussels, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas met in Strasbourg with Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland (pictured above) and Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Nils Muiznieks (pictured below). In the... Read more
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Aljazeera
MSF rejects all EU funding over Turkey refugee dealrejected criticism of the Turkey deal, saying: "The Commission prefers the inte
MSF rejects all EU funding over Turkey refugee deal
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
rejected criticism of the Turkey deal, saying: "The Commission prefers the interpretation of our 28 member states, of the Council of Europe and the United Nations, which are closer to our analysis of the deal rather than the one that the MSF did... Read more
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asianage
Doctors Without Borders rejects EU funds over 'shameful' migrant policyrejected criticism of the Turkey deal, saying: "The Commission prefers the inte
Doctors Without Borders rejects EU funds over 'shameful' migrant policy
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
rejected criticism of the Turkey deal, saying: "The Commission prefers the interpretation of our 28 member states, of the Council of Europe and the United Nations, which are closer to our analysis of the deal rather than the one that the MSF did... Read more
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heraldscotland
Henry McLeish: Let’s opt to end Britain’s identity crisisabsorbed”. Churchill was a major player in building a new Europe: not only the
Henry McLeish: Let’s opt to end Britain’s identity crisis
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
absorbed”. Churchill was a major player in building a new Europe: not only the inspiration behind the EC/EU but also, the Council of Europe, The European Court of Human Rights and the Convention. “I do not agree that the solution to our problem is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
When's the EU referendum? What is it? And who's winning? Your questions answeredmembers.How does the EU work? Easy! How some aspects of the European Union wor
When's the EU referendum? What is it? And who's winning? Your questions answered
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
members.How does the EU work? Easy! How some aspects of the European Union work The European Union is overseen by the Council of Europe - the 28 leaders of the member states. The leaders meet for a regular summits throughout the year and set... Read more
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Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: We must not risk the legacy of 1945the fact that some foundations had been laid for a serious system of internatio
Joyce McMillan: We must not risk the legacy of 1945
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
the fact that some foundations had been laid for a serious system of international institutions. The United Nations, the Council of Europe, and – after 1957 – the European Common Market all looked to him like building-blocks of the world he and... Read more
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Fortune
Why a News Aggregator Law Threatens Media Freedom in Russiathe view of the human rights organizations Article 19 and Index, which publishe
Why a News Aggregator Law Threatens Media Freedom in Russia
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
the view of the human rights organizations Article 19 and Index, which published an alert on Thursday to the website of the Council of Europe. As Fortunereported in March, amendments to Russia’s existing media laws would put news aggregators into... Read more
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walesonline
Everything you need to know about Brexit and sovereigntyUK would still be a member of Nato and have to abide by its defence obligations
Everything you need to know about Brexit and sovereignty
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
UK would still be a member of Nato and have to abide by its defence obligations. It would remain a member of the Council of Europe and have to comply with rulings by the European Court of Human Rights.Should I worry about the EU... Read more
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EuroNews
ISIL committing genocide against Yazidis – UNUS gun control Documentary film footage shows Omar Mateen in 2010 Poland’s co
ISIL committing genocide against Yazidis – UN
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
US gun control Documentary film footage shows Omar Mateen in 2010 Poland’s controversial reforms threaten human rights: Council of Europe Brexit: Immigration a divisive issue Shanghai Disney: Magic Kingdom with a Chinese twist Brexit breeds... Read more
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EuroNews
Poland’s controversial reforms threaten human rights: Council of EuropePoland’s ongoing judicial and media reforms undermine the rule of law and threa
Poland’s controversial reforms threaten human rights: Council of Europe
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
Poland’s ongoing judicial and media reforms undermine the rule of law and threaten human rights, the Council of Europe has warned, urging the government to change course. The warning by the prominent human rights body, which is not an EU... Read more
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EuroNews
Shanghai Disney: Magic Kingdom with a Chinese twistDocumentary film footage shows Omar Mateen in 2010 Poland’s controversial refo
Shanghai Disney: Magic Kingdom with a Chinese twist
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
Documentary film footage shows Omar Mateen in 2010 Poland’s controversial reforms threaten human rights: Council of Europe Brexit: Immigration a divisive issue Brexit breeds caution among banks and money makers Hundreds are arrested in Venezuela... Read more
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The New Statesman
How much of our law is made in Brussels?and criminals. Yet this is not an EU issue. The act simply incorporates the Con
How much of our law is made in Brussels?
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
and criminals. Yet this is not an EU issue. The act simply incorporates the Convention on Human Rights adopted by the Council of Europe after the Second World War: it’s nothing to do with the EU. The UK parliament passed the act independently... Read more
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DW
Poland's legal framework threatens human rights, says Council of Europe |The Council of Europe, a prominent human rights organization, on Wednesday call
Poland's legal framework threatens human rights, says Council of Europe |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
The Council of Europe, a prominent human rights organization, on Wednesday called on Polish lawmakers and the government to "urgently change course" after analyzing a series of legal measures that endanger human rights in the EU member... Read more
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express
Green Party leader claims the EU is MORE democratic than Britain"We have the European Commissioners who are appointed by elected governments fr
Green Party leader claims the EU is MORE democratic than Britain
express / Posted 12 days ago
"We have the European Commissioners who are appointed by elected governments from all round Europe. "We have the council of Europe which makes many of the final decisions. "That is a gathering of the elected governments from all round... Read more
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