VENEZUELA TO FACE MORE EUROPEAN SANCTIONS

VENEZUELA TO FACE MORE EUROPEAN SANCTIONS

EU has decided to apply additional targeted measures against seven members of the security and intelligence forces of Venezuela The...
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Lab explosion In SIBERIA causes fear of deadly disease

Lab explosion In SIBERIA causes fear of deadly disease

GENIES, BOTTLES AND BLASTS  -  Keeping the jinn confined - or not According to the Holy Qur’an, the Jinn are...
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WALLS CAST LONG SHADOWS 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

WALLS CAST LONG SHADOWS 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

The American poet Robert Frost, perhaps best remembered for his evocative poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, also...
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NORWAY VIOLATED MOTHER’S RIGHTS THROUGH FORCED ADOPTION

NORWAY VIOLATED MOTHER’S RIGHTS THROUGH FORCED ADOPTION

Lack of Norwegian court oversight allows the removal of a child from its mother At what point does the removal...
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PORTUGAL CONVICTED OF VIOLATING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

PORTUGAL CONVICTED OF VIOLATING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Are politicians exempt from criticism in the media? The ECHR doesn’t think so. The right of citizens to be critical...
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MALTA Swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks says MONEYVAL

MALTA Swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks says MONEYVAL

In its annual reportfor 2018, the Council of Europe anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing body MONEYVAL calls on states to ensure...
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UK’s Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

UK’s Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

Defence Equipment and Support’s Technology Office intends to place a circa 2-year, single sourced contract, of approximate value £10M, for...
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EUROPOL DISMANTLING ILLEGAL ADOPTIONS

EUROPOL DISMANTLING ILLEGAL ADOPTIONS

66 suspected of arranging illegal adoptions, surrogacies and human egg trafficking in Greece On 23 September 2019, Greek law enforcement...
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CROSSRAIL: Europe’s Biggest Railway Infrastructure Project

CROSSRAIL: Europe’s Biggest Railway Infrastructure Project

Crossrail is the biggest railway infrastructure project in Europe and is one of the largest single investments undertaken in the...
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The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The state’s decision to support Hywind Tampen through Enova represents a contribution toward demonstrating a technology that can cut greenhouse...
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Health

EUROPEAN REGION LOSES GROUND IN EFFORT TO ELIMINATE MEASLES

Following several years of steady progress toward elimination of measles in the WHO European Region, the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined. This was the conclusion of the…


UNODC LAUNCHES GUIDE TO COMBAT CRIME RELATED TO FALSIFIED MEDICAL PRODUCTS

The falsification of medical products is a crime affecting all regions of the world and addressing it requires greater cooperation along the entire supply chain. To support countries in enacting or strengthening domestic legislation in…


Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, says new UNODC study Some 464,000 people across the world were killed in homicides in 2017, surpassing by far the 89,000 killed in armed conflicts in the…


FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist oncology health care professionals in requesting access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer. A…


WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

The World Health Organization is highlighting the damage tobacco causes to lung health: over 40% of all tobacco-related deaths are from lung diseases like cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and tuberculosis. WHO is calling on countries and partners…


New device to help treat carbon monoxide poisoning allowed by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of a new device, ClearMate, intended to be used in an emergency room setting to help treat patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The device uses…