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    Insiders: EU failing on migration
    Oct14

    Insiders: EU failing on migration

    A poor European response to an unprecedented influx of migrants is stirring an extremist backlash, according to participants in POLITICO’s Transatlantic Caucus, who urged EU leaders to take stronger, long-term measures to address the crisis at this week’s summit in Brussels. The continuing tide of new arrivals — 710,000 have been...

    Transatlantic Caucus participants: October 2015
    Oct14

    Transatlantic Caucus participants: October 2015

    Joaquín Almunia, Former Vice President and European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission, Brussels; Former Leader of the Opposition and Minister of Employment, Madrid Maria Asenius, Head of Cabinet, Office of Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, European Commission, Brussels Petras Aštrvičius, Vice Chair of Group of the Alliance of...

    Ukraine wants an Ikea, ‘symbol’ of anti-corruption fight (AFP)
    Oct14

    Ukraine wants an Ikea, ‘symbol’ of anti-corruption fight (AFP)

    Stockholm (AFP) – Ukraine’s economy minister pleaded Wednesday for Ikea to set up shop in his country, saying it would show Kiev was serious about fighting the corruption that reportedly caused the furniture giant to ditch a previous Ukrainian foray. …read more Source: The West...

    Inadvisable—Even by His Own Advisors?
    Oct14

    Inadvisable—Even by His Own Advisors?

    President Obama responds with contempt to advice from outside experts, Eliot Cohen wrote in his column on Tuesday, an unattractive and self-sabotaging habit. The same day, Politico came out with an exposé confirming the President’s unwillingness to listen on the issue of Syria—not only to outsiders, but also to those within his...

    Europe must stay tough on the dictator of Belarus
    Oct14

    Europe must stay tough on the dictator of Belarus

    Lifting of EU sanctions on the Lukashenko regime looks premature …read more Source: Financial...

    Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe
    Oct14

    Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe

    Russia has asked the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations agency, to open a new investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 last year over eastern Ukraine. Speaking Wednesday in Moscow, deputy head of the Russian Federal Aviation Agency, Rosaviatsiya, Oleg Storchevoy categorically disputed the...

    Inside the fight of Stephen Harper’s life
    Oct14

    Inside the fight of Stephen Harper’s life

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife, Laureen, on Aug. 2, 2015 — back when it all began. (Justin Tang, The Canadian Press) As the last week of what must surely be his final election campaign began, Stephen Harper was in Etobicoke, at the west end of Toronto, trying to hold down a seat the Conservatives risk losing. Etobicoke–Lakeshore has...

    Where Are All the Women in World Politics?
    Oct14

    Where Are All the Women in World Politics?

    A popular photoshop job from Elle UK removing the men from images of global politics as part of their #morewomen campaign is making headlines this week. The images depict German Chancellor Angela Merkel standing alone in a room after her male colleagues have been removed, while Hilary Clinton sits by herself in a boardroom that was once filled...

    Some countries cracking down too hard on Islamists, State Dept. says
    Oct14

    Some countries cracking down too hard on Islamists, State Dept. says

    In a bid to counter Islamists who terrorize minority faiths, some governments around the world are going too far and themselves damaging the cause of religious freedom, while others aren’t doing nearly enough, a new U.S. report warns. The latest International Religious Freedom Report, released Wednesday, comes as fears grow about the fate...

    U.S. Report: Nonstate Actors Inflict ‘Significant Damage’ On Global Religious Freedoms
    Oct14

    U.S. Report: Nonstate Actors Inflict ‘Significant Damage’ On Global Religious Freedoms

    The United States says rebel and terrorist organizations like the Islamic State (IS) extremist group caused “significant damage” to religious freedoms and committed “by far some of the most egregious human rights abuses” across the globe in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...