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    Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Threat to National Security
    Sep02

    Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Threat to National Security

    Bulgaria’s Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis. The documents says terrorist and unconventional threats to Bulgaria have been rising throughout the year. Challenges to Bulgaria’s national security stem mainly from the...

    Theresa May’s foreign policy? ‘Absolutely no idea’
    Sep02

    Theresa May’s foreign policy? ‘Absolutely no idea’

    LONDON — Theresa May’s sure-footed start to foreign relations has impressed world leaders. Diplomats in Paris and Berlin speak of a “serious” and “astute” politician that they can deal with. But back at home a quiet unease is emerging. As she heads to her first international summit as prime minister, at the G20 in China this weekend,...

    U.S. Treasury says expands Ukraine sanctions against Russia
    Sep01

    U.S. Treasury says expands Ukraine sanctions against Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of the Treasury said on Thursday it had expanded its sanctions against Russia in relation to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    EU to uphold ban on Putin’s ‘cronies’
    Sep01

    EU to uphold ban on Putin’s ‘cronies’

    EU states are expected, next week, to extend for six months their blacklist of Russians and Ukrainians deemed responsible for the war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Defence Industry, Academic Autonomy, Parliament Recognition – Ostrogorski Centre Digest
    Sep01

    Defence Industry, Academic Autonomy, Parliament Recognition – Ostrogorski Centre Digest

    Vice-speaker of the Polish Sejm Ryszard Terlecki in the Belarusian parliament. Photo: belsat.eu Over the past month, analysts at the Ostrogorski Centre have discussed the rise of the Belarusian defence industry, the increase in dialogue between European and Belarusian parliamentarians, and prospects of real student self-government in Belarusian...

    Bulgarian Parliament adopts security report for 2015
    Sep01

    Bulgarian Parliament adopts security report for 2015

    The Bulgarian National Assembly has adopted an annual report on the national security of Bulgaria for 2015, which shows growth of security threats to this country and Europe as a whole. The report points out the actions and measures taken by the Bulgarian government to address foreign risks to national security. In 2015, these challenges and...

    Congo fever outbreak feared as Spaniard dies from tick bite
    Sep01

    Congo fever outbreak feared as Spaniard dies from tick bite

    Health authorities in Spain have begun screening around 200 people after a rare, deadly virus known as Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever killed a man and infected a nurse who treated him, officials said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue
    Sep01

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue

    The murder of a Ukrainian girl blamed on a Roma led locals from a village near Odessa to carry out pogroms. An entire Roma community was evicted, causing concern among human rights groups. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    How to talk about terrorism
    Sep01

    How to talk about terrorism

    Europe’s young people are growing up at a time when the Continent is facing a host of divisive issues: terrorism, austerity, refugees, war in Ukraine, instability in Turkey and Brexit in Britain. As they develop their cultural and political views, they need all the responsible guidance they can be given. The internet can do a great deal to...

    Cluster bombs killed over 400 people in 2015, campaigners say
    Sep01

    Cluster bombs killed over 400 people in 2015, campaigners say

    More than 400 people, most of them civilians, were killed by cluster bombs in 2015 in war-torn countries such as Syria, Yemen and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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