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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Monday 3rd June 2013

BALKANS Balkan Insight: Macedonia Rescues Threatened Ministerial Summit. ‘Macedonia has salvaged a threatened regional ministerial conference after two countries at the heart of a diplomatic stand-off, Serbia and Kosovo, agreed to sit at the same table at the meeting. The breakthrough occurred after host country Macedonia downgraded the meeting to an “informal” one. Kosovo then said […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 13th May 2013

BELGIUM Translated from Dutch – De Standaard: Officer fired for Muslim extremism. ‘The vessels authorized for municipal employees, Philippe Close (PS), stated that the former clerk at the museums of Brussels refused to shake the hand of Lalieux ‘because his religion forbids him to touch women. The man said he would change. In the future to his […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 10th May 2013

EUROPE ICSR: Counterterrorism: Why France Is Tougher Than Britain. ‘Counterterrorism practitioners and analysts have often been struck by the different policy approaches in France and Britain. France seems to be “tough on terrorists”, arresting and deporting them by the hundreds, while Britain has sometimes struggled to keep extremists locked up or send them back to their […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Friday 3rd May 2013

EUROPE Comment – Open Democracy: Hate is where the heart is: Time for Europe to confront anti-Gypsyism. ‘Back in 1996, reflecting on the rise of Jorg Haider and the Freedom Party in Austria, the late Tony Judt cautioned against indulging the thought that this represented some kind of renascent fascism, “an echo of the ghosts of […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Tuesday 30th April 2013

ALBANIA Balkan Insight: Albania Nationalists Divided Ahead of Polls. ‘“Spahiu is not acting in the national interest but rather for personal interests,” said Dashamir Uruci, the party’s secretary for economic affairs, who resigned on Monday. Meanwhile the party’s agriculture secretary, Ago Nezha, who also resigned, said in an interview with the daily Shekulli that Spahiu ran the party […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Friday 19th April 2013

BALKANS Eurasia Review: Serbia And Kosovo Haggle Over EU Deal. ‘After almost 14 hours of EU-mediated talks between Belgrade and Pristina, Hashim Thaci said that while Kosovo had accepted the latest EU plan, Serbia was blocking a deal. “I hope they [Serbia] will accept it in the upcoming days,” Prime Minister Thaci said. On the other […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 16th April 2013

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News from Western Europe, Monday 15th April 2013

EUROPE Translated from Dutch – Volkskrant: Extremists incite young Muslims. ‘The organizations Sharia4Holland, Behind Bars and officially abolished Sharia4Belgium are networks for young, highly orthodox jihadists. So say Dutch mosques in Trouw. The officially defunct Street Dawah is called.’ AUSTRIA Tranlsated from German – Die Presse: FPO: Heinisch-Hosek visited “Hetzveranstaltung“. ‘The FPÖ is “outraged” because SPÖ Minister Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Friday 12th April 2013

BALKANS RAPSI: Mladic ejected from ICTY courtroom for lashing out on Srebrenica witness. ‘Former Colonel General of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS) Ratko Mladic was ejected from his trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTY) Thursday morning after lashing out on a protected witness during testimony on the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre. An ICTY spokesperson […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 5th April 2013

Huffington Post: EDL’s Tommy Robinson endorses Ukip: ‘They are saying exactly what we say in a different way’. ‘The leader of far-right group, the English Defence League (EDL), has urged supporters to vote for the UK Independence Party in the next election, arguing: “they are saying exactly what we say, just in a different way”. Stephen Yaxley Lennon, […]

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