Saturday, February 29, 2020

Defence & Security News

Government Europa brings you the latest EU Defence & Security News from across the field of European Government Policy.

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Musharraf treason trial sentences Pakistan’s former president to death

Former president of Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death for high treason following a trial in absentia. General Musharraf, who was indicted...
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Ukrainian reform shores up EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

A new report by the European External Action Service (EEAS) recognises progress on Ukrainian reform but highlights the need for further work. The EEAS’s ‘Association...
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UK general election: Conservatives win, Brexit to follow

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party has achieved a sizeable majority in yesterday’s general election, setting the stage for Brexit in January. With 649...
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Bosnia refugee camp ‘inhumane’, human rights Commissioner says

Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, has called for the closure of the Vučjak refugee camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The...
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Daphne Caruana Galizia: MEPs evaluate murder inquiry

Members of the European Parliament have visited Malta to assess the progress of the inquiry into the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The...
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Integration of immigrants: funding announced for Italy, Spain

The EU’s new Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson has announced more than €13m in emergency funding to support the integration of immigrants in...
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2019

Policymakers and campaigners are commemorating the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November 2019. The overarching theme for...
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Serbia border management agreement boosts co-operation

The EU and Serbia have signed an agreement on border management, ensuring co-operation between Serbia and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency. The agreement,...
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Protection for young refugees: FRA warns of ‘lost generation’

A new report by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) has raised concerns over failures in protection for young refugees entering Europe. The ‘Integration of...
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EU migration audit finds insufficient capacity for support in Greece, Italy

An audit conducted by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) on migration management in the EU has called for increased action by Member States. The...

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