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Month: September 2022

Iran protests now as widespread as 2019 protests

The ongoing protests in Iran against the mandatory hijab have now become as widespread as the 2019 protests, which resulted in 1500 deaths after the regime cracked down hard. 🇮🇷 Locations of #IranProtests (Map 👇) – Day 9#IranProtests2022 are now as widespread as the 2019 protests https://t.co/vNWHdPUPMC — Prof. Michael Tanchum (@michaeltanchum) September 25, 2022 …

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German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg urges for more attention for the Horn of Africa

The UN have warned that more than 3.5 million children risk dropping out of school as a result of the drought in the Horn of Africa, a number which has more than tripled in the last half year. Abhiyan Jung Rana, Unicef’s education adviser for eastern and southern Africa tells The Guardian: “In the Horn …

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German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg warns for expansion of IS in Africa

German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg has issued a call warning for more awareness about the expansion of IS in Africa. He stated: “The swift expansion of the so-called “Islamic State” in Africa should worry European politicians. We must tackle this problem, before it is too late.” https://t.co/Cc37XNXENq pic.twitter.com/qRcUI59HqH — Lars Patrick Berg MdEP (@L_P_Berg) …

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EU condemns Turkey’s “continuous hostile remarks against Greece”

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have recently been flaring up, over issues like overflights, the status of Aegean islands, maritime boundaries, hydrocarbon resources in the Mediterranean, as well as ethnically split Cyprus, Euractiv reports. Ahead of the 2023 elections in Turkey, Turkish President Erdogan has accused Greece of of arming the demilitarised Aegean islands, something …

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Interview with German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg MEP on EU foreign policy

In an interview with Hungarian blog Napieu.eu, German ECR MEP Lars Patrick Berg MEP discusses whether the EU is able to become a global power. Lars Patrick Berg MEP: “After the outbreak of the war, the EU Member States came together relatively quickly and united against the Russian invasion. They went beyond their internal disputes …

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