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    More Legal Protection for Journalists?

    Blog - mai 1, 2015

    On May first people around the world celebrate International Workers’ Day. Less known to the public are the festivities which take place Sunday, May third, in honor of World Press Freedom Day. On this date the international community celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

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  • Five Years After BP Oil Spill, Gulf Habitat Resilient

    - avril 17, 2015

    While dolphin and turtle numbers have declined following the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, marine life in the Gulf of Mexico has proven tougher than first thought. Mark Kelly reports.

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  • One Port, Two Worlds: China Seeks Dominance in Athens Harbor

    - avril 10, 2015

    A Chinese executive with shipping company Cosco has helped transform part of Athen’s Port of Piraeus into a success story. The multinational firm now has a controversial plan to acquire the whole facility and put it on track to join the ranks of Hamburg and Rotterdam.

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  • U.S., Cuba hold highest-level meeting in more than 50 years

    - avril 10, 2015

    The U.S. and Cuban foreign ministers sat down for talks on Thursday night in the highest-level meeting between the two sides since the early days of the Cuban revolution more than half a century ago.

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  • Hillary Clinton to launch presidential campaign on Sunday en route to Iowa

    - avril 10, 2015

    Hillary Clinton is planning to officially launch her US presidential campaign on Sunday while en route to Iowa, a source familiar with the campaign has confirmed to the Guardian. The former secretary of state is scheduled to declare her second run for president on Twitter at noon eastern time on Sunday, the source told the […]

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  • Chinese law would bring civic groups under state security supervision

    - mars 25, 2015

    China’s state security apparatus has turned its sights on foreign nongovernmental organizations and their domestic partners, which are now bracing for a crackdown.

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  • Working Together for an Independent Expenditure: Candidate Assistance with Super PAC Fundraising

    - mars 20, 2015

    Suppose a candidate for the US Congress attends a fundraising event held by a Super PAC set up specifically to support (and which in practice only supports) that candidate.

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  • Greece urged to submit ‘full list’ of reforms

    - mars 20, 2015

    Give us a list of reforms, and you might get the money you need, Alexis Tsipras was told at a three-hour meeting with select EU leaders on Thursday (19 March).

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  • More union in European defence

    - mars 11, 2015

    One of the EU’s so-called founding fathers, Jean Monnet, has taught Europeans that “Europe will be forged in crises, and will be the sum of the solutions adopted for those crises”.

    Multiple emergencies and rapidly evolving global trends have undermined the European Union’s role as a security actor in recent years. Created in 1992, the force is composed of personnel from five member countries and four observers, all of them EU states.

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  • World leaders pledge to achieve gender equality by 2030

    - mars 11, 2015

    At the opening of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York on Monday, government ministers adopted a political declaration confirming their commitment to achieve gender equality by 2030.

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