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Hasankeyf: A City On The Edge Of Disappearing

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Those of you who read my blog on a regular basis probably wondered why I didn’t post a lot in June. The reason was that I was traveling. Among other places, my journey took me to…

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Elections night is over: what follows for the Euro Parliament?

    Five of the Commission Presidency candidates, as well as a graphic showing the elections’ provisional results. The European elections are now behind us, but many questions have yet to be answered. The next few days should cast more … Continue reading

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Yellow wave over Belgium

After the dirtiest pre-election campaigns Belgians showed the politicians they could not be intimidated or been frightened so much that they would give those mud throwing politicians their vote. 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives head to be elected … Continue reading

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2014 European elections

From 22 to 25 May the European elections were held. In Belgium it were very important elections on Sunday the 25th of May because they would be a turning point for the country itself and for it stance in the … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country

26-27 February 2014 EESC, Brussels: Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country. Europe looking at 2014 2014 was going to be a crucial year for all Europeans, having them to bring their vote once again and … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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Postponing once more

Postponing until 2015 Facts for nature The last decennia we could see a growing amount of deforestation and forest degradation, through agricultural expansion, conversion to pastureland, infrastructure development, to grow more economical productive goods not for healthy consumption but for … Continue reading

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How far does America wants to go to being a pessimist

Insurance for the whole population When you can find a a state where 15 percent of the population, about 640,000 people, are uninsured, 56,422 have signed up for new health-care coverage, with 45,622 of them enrolled in Medicaid and the … Continue reading

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Looking with Argus-eyes to EU budgets

The EU is more aware now than ever before of the importance of listening to, and properly representing the demands, hopes and aspirations of its citizens, who still have not the trust in the institution which it should get. Many … Continue reading

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