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Six years after pledging to fight terrorism, countries in Africa's Sahel region have utterly failed in that task. Why have they gotten nowhere? Analysis by Abdelkader Abderrahmane, for .
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EU leaders could strengthen and help pro-EU reformers in the Balkan region. But first they have to keep their promises. So far they're not showing many signs they will. (via )
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Six years after pledging to fight terrorism, countries in Africa's Sahel region have utterly failed in that task. Why have they gotten nowhere? Analysis by Abdelkader Abderrahmane, for .
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Dominic Raab under fire for secretive meet with no-deal Brexit lobbyist. EXCL dark money investigation by and .
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'As teenagers, we realise that going green is our only future.' 'The world must shift dramatically towards pro-environment policies if we want to change the ill-fate of our planet.' (via )
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When it comes to our digital data, the power lies with those who can analyse and use it. Can we take back that power? That way we can create new models of ownership. (via )
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The relentless pursuit of GDP growth is now being widely challenged across the world. But where did this destructive idea come from? explains.
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For decades, a small network of right-wing campaigners have beavered away in offices in Westminster’s 55 Tufton Street. Who are these groups and how are they linked to Tory leaders? Here are some clues. (via )
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'Whereas a fascist Europe may be thankfully improbable but alas possible, a fascist European Union is a contradiction in terms.' (via )
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EU leaders could strengthen and help pro-EU reformers in the Balkan region. But first they have to keep their promises. So far they're not showing many signs they will. (via )
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How does the Egyptian regime justify its mass wave of repression and violence? By claiming it will stop a slide towards chaos. It is grotesque. (via )
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Today I have asked for an update from on their investigation into the and campaigns, after I received reassurances from the Commissioner last month that we might be able to see some conclusions ‘in weeks’.
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The way in which the law is used and abused for political purposes in Spain, especially against Catalonian activists, is directly from the Franco regime. (via )
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Conservatives in America have been busy launching homophobic campaigns against Disney and Marvel for their 'LGBT propaganda'. It seems laughable but it’s part of a coordinated backlash, says . (via )
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Sex workers are caught between exploitation in the industry and the misguided policies designed to help them. But it doesn't have to be that way. (via )
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We know how to be self-righteous rather than strategic. We know how to be certain but not curious. Our old habits make us embrace conflict rather than find ways to accept different perspectives. (via )
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Turkey is heading toward the most unusual election in its modern history. On June 23, this election for Istanbul will define its very soul. (via )
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Indigenous people from the Amazonian rainforest are mobilising to stop 138 hydroelectricity plants invading the river Juruena basin. The dams would worsen deforestation rates in the region. (via )
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Our own recalls the time he helped expose the real Boris Johnson:
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Six years after pledging to fight terrorism, countries in Africa's Sahel region have utterly failed in that task. Why have they gotten nowhere? Analysis by Abdelkader Abderrahmane, for .
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