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Global Europe 02-06-2021

Kremlin critic Dmitry Gudkov detained, EU warns of ‘shrinking space’ for civil society

Prominent Kremlin critic Dmitry Gudkov was detained and faced possible jail time Tuesday (1 May) as authorities ramped up pressure on dissenters ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections.
Med & South 20-01-2016

Will the European Parliament defend Kosovo’s democracy?

Kosovo has illegally arrested one third of the parliamentary opposition. On Thursday (21 January) the European Parliament will discuss a draft resolution on Kosovo, which does not even mention the arrests, writes Andrea Lorenzo Capussela. 
Med & South 15-12-2015

The loud silence about Kosovo

Kosovo has illegally arrested its main opposition leader. The European Parliament can, and should, take a strong stance in defence of democracy in Kosovo, argues Andrea Lorenzo Capussela. 
02-05-2012

Macedonia arrests radical Islamists for lake murders

Police in Macedonia arrested 20 people yesterday (1 May), including radical Islamists who reportedly fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan, for the murder of five men at a lake near the capital Skopje in mid-April.
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Economy & Jobs 15-05-2011

IMF chief Strauss-Kahn arrested in New York

The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, in New York threatens crucial talks with Greece over its lagging budget reforms. The talks were scheduled for Brussels on Monday and Tuesday, together with European Union finance ministers and the European Central Bank.