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    ‘How can I get help if I can’t leave the room?’: older people left out in a crisis
    May10

    ‘How can I get help if I can’t leave the room?’: older people left out in a crisis

    Researchers surveying people aged over 60 in Lebanon, South Sudan and Ukraine found that the majority weren’t aware of available supportThe majority of older people caught up in conflict and disasters know little about the help available to them, a survey has found.Researchers at HelpAge International surveyed 300 people older than 60 in...

    Tory rift over EU grows as Johnson and PM lock horns over immigration
    May09

    Tory rift over EU grows as Johnson and PM lock horns over immigration

    Former London mayor labelled ‘Putin apologist’ over Ukraine comments as Iain Duncan Smith wades into row with speech lambasting migrationThe Conservative civil war over Europe came to a head yesterday as Boris Johnson accused the prime minister of undermining public trust over immigration before being rebuked for his own comments about the...

    Who rules the world? America is no longer the obvious answer
    May09

    Who rules the world? America is no longer the obvious answer

    Challenged from all sides, the US is losing its tight grip on international power, Noam Chomsky writes, as world public opinion becomes a ‘second superpower’When we ask “who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are states, primarily the great powers, and we consider their decisions and...

    Sanctions on Russia should be maintained: Croatian FM
    May09

    Sanctions on Russia should be maintained: Croatian FM

    Sanctions should be maintained against Russia over its “occupation” of Ukraine, Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovač said in Warsaw on Monday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Provincial Russians keep faith with Putin despite crisis
    May09

    Provincial Russians keep faith with Putin despite crisis

    TVER, Russia (Reuters) – Before Russia annexed Crimea and oil prices fell, Dmitry Trapeznikov had a flourishing dental practice. He spent freely, bought a flat and holidayed in Egypt. …read more Source:...

    Stratfor: Bulgaria, Romania to Get ‘Increasingly Involved’ in Crises over Refugees, Ukraine   
    May09

    Stratfor: Bulgaria, Romania to Get ‘Increasingly Involved’ in Crises over Refugees, Ukraine  

    Bulgaria and Romania, lying at the eastern border of both NATO and the EU, will become ‘increasingly involved’ in Europe’s migration crisis and the West’s standoff with Russia over Ukraine, Stratfor has forecast. While Romania and Bulgaria, which joined NATO in 2004, will continue to accept the Alliance’s military buildup...

    President Rossen Plevneliev: EU is the most successful peace project
    May09

    President Rossen Plevneliev: EU is the most successful peace project

    The European Union is a unique peace project, the most successful process of regional integration and the biggest area of human rights and freedoms worldwide, Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev said at a meeting with Bulgarian students and pupils on occasion of Europe Day marked on May 9. The European Union today is the biggest world...

    The spirit of Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution has been betrayed
    May09

    The spirit of Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution has been betrayed

    Instead of able, technocratic leaders with strong ties to the West, we see a less reformist, less competent cabinet. After more than two months of political horse trading, the Ukrainian parliament managed to elect a new prime minister: Volodomyr Groysman, 38 years old, former mayor of Vinnytsia and chairman of Ukrainian parliament. Groysman is a...

    Russian Victory Day prompts clashes in Kharkiv, Kyiv
    May09

    Russian Victory Day prompts clashes in Kharkiv, Kyiv

    Russia has stage a large military parade on the Red Square, remembering victory over Germany in World War II. The celebration, marked in numerous ways across the former Soviet Union, sparked scuffles in Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    How valid is the claim that the EU has delivered peace in Europe?
    May09

    How valid is the claim that the EU has delivered peace in Europe?

    For many arguing that the UK should remain in the EU, the first and foremost claim is that it is a force for peace. A few years ago, the EU was awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Scottish Herald described the award as ‘crass’, one which would inflame ‘tensions when many of the EU’s 500 million citizens have been thrown into...

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