The EU is a natural partner for Central Asia

By |julij 4th, 2019|anti-terrorism, Central Asia, investment, News, water management, WTO|

In our highly interconnected world of today, Europe and Central Asia have never been so close, and neither have the potential benefits of working even more closely together been so evident, write Federica Mogherini and Neven Mimica.

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Experts point out deficiencies in countering the jihadist threat

By |april 30th, 2019|anti-terrorism, europol, News, Schengen, SIS|

With the jihadists behind the bloodshed in Paris and Brussels able to criss-cross European borders at will, anti-terror chiefs have been forced to come together to seek a common response to a global threat.

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Brussels ministerial paves the way to launching EU Central Asia strategy

By |november 24th, 2018|Afghanistan, anti-terrorism, Belt and Road Initiative, Central Asia, China, Federica Mogherini, human rights, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Islamic State, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Paris Agreement, regional cooperation, rule of law, Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, US, Uzbekistan, water management|

A meeting between the EU and the foreign ministers of the five countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) took place in Brussels on Friday (23 November). The EU is expected to define its strategy with this ...

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EU to consider sanctions on Iran for failed attack plots

By |november 20th, 2018|anti-terrorism, counter terrorism, Denmark, France, Iran, News, terrorism|

EU foreign ministers on Monday (19 November) agreed to examine possible sanctions against Iran over two foiled attacks in Europe blamed on Iranian intelligence, as demands grow for tough action against Tehran.

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Nazarbayev: Partnership in Eurasia can strengthen the world system

By |oktober 16th, 2018|Afghanistan, anti-terrorism, ASEM, Belt and Road Initiative, crisis management, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Europe-Asia summit, News, nuclear disarmament, OSCE, religious dialogue, UNSC|

Exclusive: Two days ahead of the Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) which will bring together heads of state and government of 51 European and Asian countries, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev offered his comments on a wide range of issues.

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Lithuania says will not appeal European court ruling over CIA torture jail

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|Al Qaeda, anti-terrorism, CIA, European Court of Human Rights, human rights, Lithuania, Nato, News, Poland, rendition, Romania, Torture, transatlantic relations|

Lithuania on Wednesday (22 August) said it would not appeal a European court ruling that the Baltic state had been complicit in a clandestine CIA programme by holding terror suspects at a secret detention site on its territory.

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New EU ‘Peace fund’ could buy weapons for Africa

By |junij 14th, 2018|anti-terrorism, Burkina Faso, Chad, Federica Mogherini, G5 Sahel, Jihadism, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Peace fund|

The EU wants to pay for military equipment, including lethal weaponry, for partner countries in crisis zones such as Africa's Sahel region as part of a €10.5-billion "peace facility" launched on Wednesday (13 June).

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Commission faces backlash for plan to fast-track tech platforms’ removal of illegal posts

By |marec 1st, 2018|Andrus Ansip, anti-terrorism, Facebook, Freedom of thought, hate speech, Julian King, News, online platforms, propaganda, terrorism, Twitter, YouTube|

Internet platforms are coming under more and more pressure in Europe, and now face a potential legal threat if they do not remove posts with terrorist content within one hour.

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France eyes EU law to crack down on terrorists’ use of social media

By |februar 16th, 2018|anti-terrorism, David Martinon, Emmanuel Macron, europol, Facebook, Julian King, News, online platforms, propaganda, terrorism, Theresa May, Twitter, YouTube|

France’s top diplomat in charge of technology policy said there could be a need for EU legislation to make sure social media firms remove content promoting terrorism.

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Pakistan’s counter-terrorism needs to be aligned with EU

By |februar 1st, 2018|anti-terrorism, counter terrorism, EU counter-terrorism strategy, EU Global Strategy, EU list of terrorist organisations, News, Pakistan, terrorism|

If the EU wishes to defend human rights, and comply with its own counter-terrorism pledges, Pakistan’s incoherent counter-terrorism strategies should be at the top of every joint commission and negotiation, writes Charles Tannock.

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