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Calcutta News
Ljiljana Zurovac on truth and mediaare free of charge for students. They are mainly sponsored by the Ministry of F
Ljiljana Zurovac on truth and media
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
are free of charge for students. They are mainly sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, OSCE and the Council of Europe. Last year we started to organize a summer school for the entire region of Southeast Europe with the... Read more
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Reuters
EU's Juncker says confident can seal Japan trade deal by year endin Brussels, Belgium, May 3, 2016. European Commission President Jean-Claude J
EU's Juncker says confident can seal Japan trade deal by year end
Reuters / Posted yesterday
in Brussels, Belgium, May 3, 2016. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the Parliamentary of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, April 19, 2016. BRUSSELS European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Multilateral Tax Convention Effective In Singaporeand seek assistance in collecting outstanding tax debts. The Convention was de
Multilateral Tax Convention Effective In Singapore
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
and seek assistance in collecting outstanding tax debts. The Convention was developed jointly by the OECD and the Council of Europe in 1988. It was amended in 2010 to respond to a call by the Group of Twenty (G-20) nations that it be... Read more
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Times of Malta
Judges need clarity on ECHR ruling: Manuel Malliawho had said that they would only apply the ruling once Malta's Constitutional
Judges need clarity on ECHR ruling: Manuel Mallia
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
who had said that they would only apply the ruling once Malta's Constitutional court had declared it so. The ECHR is a Council of Europe court. It was established by the European Convention on Human Rights and hears cases which allege human... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Thinking of Delving into the Internet of Things? Here are Four Key Considerationsdata flows are addressed in patchwork of regional and international privacy fra
Thinking of Delving into the Internet of Things? Here are Four Key Considerations
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 2 days ago
data flows are addressed in patchwork of regional and international privacy frameworks like the OECD Privacy Guidelines, Council of Europe Convention 108, and APEC Privacy Framework) or special arrangements like the APEC Cross Border Privacy... Read more
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Civil Georgia
PACE monitors to visit GeorgiaCo-rapporteurs from Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on h
PACE monitors to visit Georgia
Civil Georgia / Posted 2 days ago
Co-rapporteurs from Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on honoring Georgia’s obligations will pay a fact-finding visit to the country on May 3-5. The two co-rapporteurs, Latvian lawmaker Boriss Cilevičs from the Socialist Group,... Read more
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The Christian Post
#WeAreN2016 Congress Calls on World Leaders to End Christian PersecutionChristian towns, villages, and districts have been devastated." The congress n
#WeAreN2016 Congress Calls on World Leaders to End Christian Persecution
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
Christian towns, villages, and districts have been devastated." The congress notes that the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis, and Christian leaders from a broad array of faith traditions have called... Read more
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Christian Today
European Referendum – Should the UK be in or out?think it is a good thing. But here is the surprising thing for many people. It
European Referendum – Should the UK be in or out?
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
think it is a good thing. But here is the surprising thing for many people. It is not a product of the EU but rather of the Council of Europe, which if Britain left the EU, we would still belong to, and therefore we would still be a signatory to the... Read more
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DW
Germany begins reforming sex crime law after Cologne |on Thursday This would bring Germany in line with the convention on preventing
Germany begins reforming sex crime law after Cologne |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
on Thursday This would bring Germany in line with the convention on preventing violence against women adopted by the Council of Europe in Istanbul in 2011, which demands that all non-consensual sexual acts be criminalized. Germany has signed... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Human Rights Watch Calls Out Austria for Drastic Measures Against Asylum Seekersstrong criticism from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and nongovernment
Human Rights Watch Calls Out Austria for Drastic Measures Against Asylum Seekers
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 6 days ago
strong criticism from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and nongovernmental organizations. Nils Muiznieks, the Council of Europe commissioner for human rights, called the measures “highly problematic,” and had urged Austria not to move... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Serbs to vote again in some areas after abuses, could affect resultidentification and one case where a drunkard smashed ballot boxes. Internation
Serbs to vote again in some areas after abuses, could affect result
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
identification and one case where a drunkard smashed ballot boxes. International observers, including rights bodies Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said fundamental freedoms were respected... Read more
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The Star
Serbs to vote again in some areas after abuses, could affect resultidentification and one case where a drunkard smashed ballot boxes. Internation
Serbs to vote again in some areas after abuses, could affect result
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
identification and one case where a drunkard smashed ballot boxes. International observers, including rights bodies Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said fundamental freedoms were respected... Read more
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NBC News
Here's What Happens When Abortion Is Legal, but 'Taboo'a woman decides she wants one. The International Planned Parenthood Federation
Here's What Happens When Abortion Is Legal, but 'Taboo'
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
a woman decides she wants one. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) brought a collective claim to the Council of Europe in 2012 alleging Italy was not meeting its obligations to protect women's access to abortion. The Council... Read more
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The Irish Times
European Court of Justice is human rights RottweilerDisputes touching on the abstractions of democracy, of human and civil rights,
European Court of Justice is human rights Rottweiler
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
Disputes touching on the abstractions of democracy, of human and civil rights, of privacy – the rights contained within the Council of Europe’s European Convention on Human Rights – were brought before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Austria: Drastic, Unjustified Measures against Asylum Seekersstrong criticism from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and nongovernment
Austria: Drastic, Unjustified Measures against Asylum Seekers
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
strong criticism from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and nongovernmental organizations. Nils Muiznieks, the Council of Europe commissioner for human rights, called the measures “highly problematic,” and had urged Austria not to move... Read more
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ESPN
Cycling doping expert to lead Russia projectRussian project, Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, direc
Cycling doping expert to lead Russia project
ESPN / Posted 7 days ago
Russian project, Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official, as the agency seeks to regain its working status. "Appointing the experts was a central part of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Russian court bans Crimean Tatar governing bodywe heard in court is her personal assessment," Temishev told the AFP news agenc
Russian court bans Crimean Tatar governing body
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
we heard in court is her personal assessment," Temishev told the AFP news agency. Thorbjorn Jagland, the chief of the Council of Europe, in a statement called on Russian authorities to "take appropriate measures to reverse this decision... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crimean court bans Tatar ruling body in blow to minoritythe Tatars have been allowed to return to Crimea, many still associate Russian
Crimean court bans Tatar ruling body in blow to minority
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
the Tatars have been allowed to return to Crimea, many still associate Russian rule with exile, oppression and suffering. Council of Europe Commissioner, Nils Muiznieks, urged the court to reverse the ban. "Equating (the assembly) with extremism... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Court in Russia-annexed Crimea bans Tatar assemblyMarian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful deci
Court in Russia-annexed Crimea bans Tatar assembly
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
Marian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful decision of Crimea's occupational government." Council of Europe Commissioner Nils Muiznieks on Tuesday called for a reversal of the ban, saying that equating the Mejlis... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Court in Russia-annexed Crimea bans Tatar assemblyMarian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful deci
Court in Russia-annexed Crimea bans Tatar assembly
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
Marian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful decision of Crimea's occupational government." Council of Europe Commissioner Nils Muiznieks on Tuesday called for a reversal of the ban, saying that equating the Mejlis... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assemblyMarian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful deci
Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
Marian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful decision of Crimea's occupational government." Council of Europe Commissioner Nils Muiznieks on Tuesday called for a reversal of the ban, saying that equating the Mejlis... Read more
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ABC News
Court in Russia-Occupied Crimea Bans Tatar AssemblyMarian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful deci
Court in Russia-Occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
Marian Betsa has condemned the ban as an "absolutely criminal and unlawful decision of Crimea's occupational government." Council of Europe Commissioner Nils Muiznieks on Tuesday called for a reversal of the ban, saying that equating the Mejlis... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Investigators Appointed to Rebuild Russian Anti-Doping Agencywork jointly with Ieva Lukosuite-Stanikuiene, the director of the Lithuanian An
Investigators Appointed to Rebuild Russian Anti-Doping Agency
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
work jointly with Ieva Lukosuite-Stanikuiene, the director of the Lithuanian Anti-Doping Agency and Sergei Khrychkov, a Council of Europe official, to help restore confidence in Russia's anti-doping system. Krychkov has been appointed by WADA to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
WADA Appoints War Crimes Investigator to Rebuild Russian Anti-Doping Agencywork jointly with Ieva Lukosuite-Stanikuiene, the director of the Lithuanian An
WADA Appoints War Crimes Investigator to Rebuild Russian Anti-Doping Agency
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
work jointly with Ieva Lukosuite-Stanikuiene, the director of the Lithuanian Anti-Doping Agency and Sergei Khrychkov, a Council of Europe official, to help restore confidence in Russia's anti-doping system. Krychkov has been appointed by WADA to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Theresa May says Britain should leave European Convention on Human RightsArrest Warrant helped improved Britain's safety, she said, but then claimed the
Theresa May says Britain should leave European Convention on Human Rights
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
Arrest Warrant helped improved Britain's safety, she said, but then claimed the ECHR - which was an agreement by the Council of Europe and not the EU - "makes us less secure by preventing the deportation of dangerous foreign nationals". Mrs... Read more
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SportsFan
WADA turn to Aussie to help Russianswill be assisted by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, the director of the Lithuanian
WADA turn to Aussie to help Russians
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
will be assisted by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, the director of the Lithuanian Anti-Doping Agency and chair of the Council of Europe Advisory Group on Education, who will take up her role on May 25. The pair have been appointed as part of... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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First Coast News
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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KTVB Boise
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia projectUnion. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, dire
WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 days ago
Union. WADA says Nicholson will be joined by Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, director of Lithuania's anti-doping agency and a Council of Europe official. WADA says their task includes ensuring the new RUSADA "acts fully independently and without... Read more
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birminghammail
Let child refugees into the UK, pleads Birmingham MPByrne (Lab Hodge Hill) has already highlighted the plight of unaccompanied chil
Let child refugees into the UK, pleads Birmingham MP
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill) has already highlighted the plight of unaccompanied child refugees in Parliament and in the Council of Europe in recent weeks. And he said: “Our compassion is what makes Britain great. Today, we need live up to our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At Least 2297 Journalists and Media Staff Have Been Killed Since 1990 - IFJ Reportorganisations, including UNESCO on the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journali
At Least 2297 Journalists and Media Staff Have Been Killed Since 1990 - IFJ Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
organisations, including UNESCO on the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity, the Council of Europe on its Online Platform for the promotion of journalism and the safety of journalists. It has worked with... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Turkey Blackmails Europe on Visa-Free Travelunder the EU deal and the onus rests on the European Union to approve visa libe
Turkey Blackmails Europe on Visa-Free Travel
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
under the EU deal and the onus rests on the European Union to approve visa liberalization — or else. Addressing the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on April 19, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that Turkey has now reduced the flow... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey will take all measures to stop rocket fire on border town: PMTurkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of
Turkey will take all measures to stop rocket fire on border town: PM
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, April 19, 2016. ANKARA Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday all necessary measures will be taken to... Read more
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Times of Malta
In need of a culture changetowards books among the Maltese. The National Literacy Strategy for Malta and
In need of a culture change
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
towards books among the Maltese. The National Literacy Strategy for Malta and Gozo has been described by both Unesco and Council of Europe agencies as a comprehensive, wide-ranging and ambitious policy document. It seeks to build on existing good... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EU visitors at Syria line to push deal with TurksEU member Greece back to Turkey, a country that many consider unsafe on securit
EU visitors at Syria line to push deal with Turks
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
EU member Greece back to Turkey, a country that many consider unsafe on security and human-rights grounds. The 47-nation Council of Europe, a human-rights body that is not part of the EU, passed a resolution Wednesday criticizing the EU-Turkey... Read more
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