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    Duel: Should we scrap the Human Rights Act?
    Dec10

    Duel: Should we scrap the Human Rights Act?

    Our panellists Dominic Grieve (right, no) and Martin Howe (left, yes) Should we scrap the Human Rights Act? The United Kingdom ratified the European Convention on Human Rights in 1953, and the Human Rights Act 1998 incorporated it into domestic law, saying that British courts must “take into account” the decisions made at Strasbourg. But UK...

    The big ideas of 2015
    Dec10

    The big ideas of 2015

    What ideas will shape Britain and the world in the coming year? © David Ryle We live in extraordinary times. This makes a nonsense of the term “developed world”—implying that the story, in the countries of the west, is all told. That notion is confounded by the scale of the change through which we are living, in politics, economics and...

    Ukrainian troops to continue observing truce: Kiev military
    Dec10

    Ukrainian troops to continue observing truce: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces will continue to observe a truce in the country’s east after a significant reduction in shelling by separatists on Tuesday’s “Day of Silence”, a Kiev military spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Record Numbers Dying To Reach European Shores
    Dec10

    Record Numbers Dying To Reach European Shores

    The UN calls for more protection for those crossing seas to escape the conflicts in Libya, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq. …read more Source: Sky...

    Big ideas of 2015: friends in strange places
    Dec10

    Big ideas of 2015: friends in strange places

    The rise of Islamic State has thrown foreign policy in the Middle East into turmoil Read the rest of our big ideas of 2015 The turmoil in the Middle East and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have done strange things to alliances, not least to the ones that gelled—sort of—after the collapse of the Soviet Union a quarter of a century ago. Hopes...

    Big ideas of 2015: the year of two pivots
    Dec10

    Big ideas of 2015: the year of two pivots

    Russia is beginning to turn East, towards China Read the rest of our big ideas of 2015 2015 will be a year of two pivots. Russia is performing the first, turning east towards China, away from Europe. Sanctions imposed by the west after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the plunging oil price, have hit the Russian economy hard. In November,...

    Airlines body calls for U.N. to regulate anti-aircraft weaponry
    Dec10

    Airlines body calls for U.N. to regulate anti-aircraft weaponry

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Global airlines body IATA has called on the UN to regulate anti-aircraft weaponry in a similar way to chemical weapons following the shooting down of a commercial airliner over Ukraine earlier this year. …read more Source:...

    No official representative of Ukraine at talks in Minsk
    Dec10

    No official representative of Ukraine at talks in Minsk

    Official representatives of the Ukrainian authorities will not attend a meeting of the trilateral contact group in Minsk. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine tops V4 summit agenda
    Dec10

    Ukraine tops V4 summit agenda

    A meeting of the Visegrad Group in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, Tuesday, raised issues concerning the ongoing situation in Ukraine, with Prime Minister Kopacz underlining the need to bolster the EU’s Eastern Partnership programme. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Putin fears his own people more than Nato | Süddeutsche Zeitung – Germany
    Dec10

    Putin fears his own people more than Nato | Süddeutsche Zeitung – Germany

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