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Global Europe 06-02-2017

Colombia peace process: EU prioritises rehabilitation of child soldiers

Lasting peace is nearly within striking distance in Colombia. But now the question about what to do with the former child soldiers of the FARC guerilla group has been raised. The EU thinks it should be a priority. Euractiv Spain reports.
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Ireland unveils EU Presidency priorities

Stability, jobs and growth. This is the motto that will define Ireland's upcoming EU Council presidency starting on January 1st. On Monday Ireland unveiled their agenda for the next 6 months. Banking supervision and reaching a deal on the EU budget will take center stage. But with EU leaders failing to reach consensus on the next EU long-term budget in November, the Irish will be under pressure to clinch a deal.

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