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Civil Georgia
Women in Power: Georgia in the Council of Europe Reportincluding Georgia, are struggling to achieve gender balance in public decision-
Civil Georgia / Posted 13 hours ago
including Georgia, are struggling to achieve gender balance in public decision-making, according to a new report from the Council of Europe. The report, published by the Council of Europe’s Gender Equality Commission, looks at the participation... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland urged to improve protection of vulnerable migrantsarticle Simon Bradley Oct 17, 2017 - 10:00 The Council of Europe’s Commissione
Swissinfo / Posted 19 hours ago
article Simon Bradley Oct 17, 2017 - 10:00 The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Switzerland to stop detaining migrant children arriving at Swiss... Read more
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Daily Mail
Euro jolly: Alex Salmond's four-figure expenses billsflew to Strasbourg with his SNP colleague Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh They are still
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
flew to Strasbourg with his SNP colleague Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh They are still part of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe The pair requested to remain part of the group despite both losing their seats Quarterly meetings -... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
St Albans Mayor teaches Cunningham Hill school about democracy‘I met the Mayor of St Albans’ badges.” Events took place throughout the distr
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
‘I met the Mayor of St Albans’ badges.” Events took place throughout the district to celebrate the initiative run by the Council of Europe to encourage people to take part in politics at a local level. Competitions were held to get children... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Americans should worry about Czech electionsnext January. The current president, Milos Zeman, makes a lot of friendly nois
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
next January. The current president, Milos Zeman, makes a lot of friendly noises toward Russia. He recently said to the Council of Europe that Crimea was Russian, a statement denounced by his own ministers. If Zeman wins re-election and Babis... Read more
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EuroNews
Romania urged to stop moves to restrict media freedomstate’s press office. Alex Giboi (pictured, above), acting director general, s
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
state’s press office. Alex Giboi (pictured, above), acting director general, said: “Not even the alert published by the Council of Europe on its press freedom platform was able to stand in the way of the need for political control manifested by... Read more
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DW
A European slap for Ukraine's language law |of performing on the international stage. On Thursday, the Ukrainian president
DW / Posted 4 days ago
of performing on the international stage. On Thursday, the Ukrainian president addressed the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe and basically said what he always says when he is abroad: Ukraine is making headway in its reform efforts,... Read more
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DW
Hungary threatens Ukraine's EU ties over new education law |minister, as he met with compatriots in western Ukraine on October 10. Acting
DW / Posted 4 days ago
minister, as he met with compatriots in western Ukraine on October 10. Acting on Romania and Hungary's initiative, the Council of Europe has called for Ukraine to work with minorities to come up with a solution in accordance with European... Read more
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Breitbart
Czech Prez Calls for a European ‘Second Amendment’ For Self-Defence Against Terroriststhe Velvet Revolution which finally brought it down — made his comments in an a
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
the Velvet Revolution which finally brought it down — made his comments in an address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, an intergovernmental forum which predates the quasi-federal European Union by several years. “The level... Read more
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express
Council of Europe Assembly 'condemns' Spanish police brutality during Catalan referendum THE Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has condemned the actio
express / Posted 5 days ago
THE Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has condemned the actions of the Spanish police during the controversial independence referendum on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Opposes Death PenaltyOn the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union have reaffirmed their strong and unequivocal opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. "The death penalty is... Read more
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The Irish Times
Government’s culture strategy all spin and no substancehas made, or that the State sits at the bottom of the European league table in
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
has made, or that the State sits at the bottom of the European league table in terms of cultural investment, according to Council of Europe figures. (A spokesman said the department would be looking at the issue of comparing spending between... Read more
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DW
European rights chief questions Italy's migrant deals with Libya |The Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Nils Muiznieks has written to I
DW / Posted 6 days ago
The Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Nils Muiznieks has written to Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti seeking clarification on the deployment of Italian naval ships in Libyan waters to boost the North African country's efforts to... Read more
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Breitbart
Czech Prez: Mass Migration Brain Drain Consigns Emigration Nations to ‘Backwardness’redistributing migrants throughout its territory. He made the comments in a sp
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
redistributing migrants throughout its territory. He made the comments in a speech to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe — and intergovernmental forum which predates the better known European Union, and includes many countries... Read more
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Reuters
Rights group questions Italy's work with Libya stopping migrantswork intercepting migrants at sea, warning that any moves to return them to Lib
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
work intercepting migrants at sea, warning that any moves to return them to Libya would break international treaties. The Council of Europe said on Wednesday it had written to the Italian government a day after an Italian navy ship helped Libya’s... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Italy challenged over policies aimed at curbing flow of migrantsmigrants Stock picture of migrants October 11 2017 The Council of Europe h
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
migrants Stock picture of migrants October 11 2017 The Council of Europe has asked Italy to explain what its naval ships are doing off Libya's coast amid concerns that Europe-bound... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Lado Chanturia Becomes ECHR JudgeThe Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) elected on October 10 Lado
Civil Georgia / Posted 6 days ago
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) elected on October 10 Lado Chanturia as the Georgia-nominated judge to the European Court of Human Rights. Chanturia, who served as Georgia’s ambassador to Germany from 2014, obtained an absolute... Read more
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Missoulian
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Missoulian / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
The Times and Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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The Sentinel
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
The Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Santa Maria Times / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Sioux City Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Rapid City Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
Fremont Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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The World
Czech leaders clash over sanctions against RussiaUnion sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and fo
The World / Posted 7 days ago
Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In his speech and following debate at the Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Zeman repeated his negative stance against the sanctions, saying they don’t... Read more
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express
'EU not interested in Catalonia!' Spanish professor claims EU are ONLY interested in MONEYthe European Union countries are not interested in the split of Spain and that’
express / Posted 7 days ago
the European Union countries are not interested in the split of Spain and that’s the only movement we’ve had is from the Council of Europe.” The Council of Europe, who are separate from the European Union, have demanded a Spanish investigation... Read more
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New Kerala
Education and migration: Challenges of our age - newkerala news #278952of university educated individuals among suicide bombers and jihadists." Walte
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
of university educated individuals among suicide bombers and jihadists." Walter Schwimmer, former Secretary General of the Council of Europe, gave the example of an Austrian-financed university in Burkina Faso as proof that a properly educated... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
France says it would not recognise Catalan independence declarationOn Monday the Council of Europe joined the United Nations in calling for an ind
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
On Monday the Council of Europe joined the United Nations in calling for an independent investigation into the violence, which left up to 900 people injured. In a letter to Spain’s interior minister, sent on October 4 and now made public,... Read more
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Canberra Times
US and Turkey suspend visitor visas in diplomatic tit-for-tat over failed coupacting against the country. He gained sweeping powers in April after a tight re
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
acting against the country. He gained sweeping powers in April after a tight referendum that critics said was fraudulent. A Council of Europe agency has since put Turkey on its watchlist, saying crackdowns on opponents have compromised human rights... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US and Turkey suspend visitor visas in diplomatic tit-for-tat over failed coupacting against the country. He gained sweeping powers in April after a tight re
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
acting against the country. He gained sweeping powers in April after a tight referendum that critics said was fraudulent. A Council of Europe agency has since put Turkey on its watchlist, saying crackdowns on opponents have compromised human rights... Read more
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The Age
US and Turkey suspend visitor visas in diplomatic tit-for-tat over failed coupacting against the country. He gained sweeping powers in April after a tight re
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
acting against the country. He gained sweeping powers in April after a tight referendum that critics said was fraudulent. A Council of Europe agency has since put Turkey on its watchlist, saying crackdowns on opponents have compromised human rights... Read more
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The Forward
Chabad Feuds With Jewish Leaders Over Cozy Ties To Eastern European Autocratssupport for Radio Maria, a media empire whose anti-Semitic broadcasts have been
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
support for Radio Maria, a media empire whose anti-Semitic broadcasts have been condemned by the U.S. State Department, the Council of Europe, the Vatican and the Polish government’s own National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council. Kaczyński... Read more
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The Forward
Chabad Feuds With Jewish Leaders Over Cozy Ties To Eastern European Autocratssupport for Radio Maria, a media empire whose anti-Semitic broadcasts have been
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
support for Radio Maria, a media empire whose anti-Semitic broadcasts have been condemned by the U.S. State Department, the Council of Europe, the Vatican and the Polish government’s own National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council. Kaczyński... Read more
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BBC News
Scandals topple European rights officialabout him having visited Syria with Russian MPs. Pedro Agramunt resigned as pr
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
about him having visited Syria with Russian MPs. Pedro Agramunt resigned as president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The council is Europe's main human rights watchdog. PACE is probing claims that some of its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Europe rights watchdog says Turkey's emergency laws go too faron critics including academics and journalists since a failed military coup in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
on critics including academics and journalists since a failed military coup in July last year. An advisory body to the Council of Europe, of which Turkey is a member, acknowledged in a report "the need for certain extraordinary steps taken by... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe rights watchdog says Turkey's emergency laws go too faron critics including academics and journalists since a failed military coup in
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
on critics including academics and journalists since a failed military coup in July last year. An advisory body to the Council of Europe, of which Turkey is a member, acknowledged in a report “the need for certain extraordinary steps taken by... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Only imported English textbooks from next yearnew Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) aligned curricu
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 11 days ago
new Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) aligned curriculum. The CEFR is a guide developed by the Council of Europe to gauge foreign language proficiency. From next year, preschoolers, Year One and Two pupils, and Form One... Read more
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Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: EU must take lead in Catalan talksof talks is effectively to refuse to talk at all. So Europe – the EU and all i
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
of talks is effectively to refuse to talk at all. So Europe – the EU and all its other institutions, including the Council of Europe – now faces a choice; do as you have been doing until now, and defend the letter of the Spanish... Read more
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The Star
Only imported English textbooks from next yearnew Common European Frame­work of Reference for Languages (CEFR) aligned curric
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
new Common European Frame­work of Reference for Languages (CEFR) aligned curriculum. The CEFR is a guide developed by the Council of Europe to gauge fo­­reign language proficiency. From next year, preschoolers, Year One and Two pupils, and Form... Read more
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Breitbart
Archbishop Denounces Greek Bill Allowing 15-Year-Olds to Choose Their Genderof transgender people” in accordance with Resolution 2048/2015 of the plenary o
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
of transgender people” in accordance with Resolution 2048/2015 of the plenary of the Parliamentary Conference of the Council of Europe. In his remarks Monday, Archbishop Ieronymos criticized House Speaker Nikos Voutsi as well, especially for... Read more
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International Business Times
Prisoners in Italy trusted to make coffee for the judges who sentenced them are desperate to find ways to reduce recidivism and ease the pressure on the na
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
are desperate to find ways to reduce recidivism and ease the pressure on the nation's crowded jails. Earlier this month the Council of Europe said many of Italy's prisons were "operating above capacity", and criticised multiple cases of ill... Read more
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express
Panicked Brussels issue Catalonia shock ULTIMATUM: ‘If you quit Spain, you quit EU!’EU flag beside a Catalonia flag in the aftermath of Sunday's YES victory Last
express / Posted 13 days ago
EU flag beside a Catalonia flag in the aftermath of Sunday's YES victory Last week the vote was slated by the Council of Europe (CoE), an organisation which promotes human rights, European culture and law, and democracy across the... Read more
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birminghammail
The coins in your pocket that could be worth THOUSANDS£16 on eBay.Read More In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
£16 on eBay.Read More In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to celebrate the British presidency of the council of Europe. Just 109,000 coins were issued, compared to as many as 12 million usually, making it collectable. The... Read more
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guardian-series
James Brokenshire tackled over failure to discuss Irish language actto introduce an Irish Language Act. “Failure to do this has led to consistent
guardian-series / Posted 16 days ago
to introduce an Irish Language Act. “Failure to do this has led to consistent condemnation from the United Nations and the Council of Europe; has obstructed the development of the Irish language; and made it a subject of attack and point-scoring at... Read more
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