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Development Policy 14-11-2016

Development NGO: Rich countries gaming tax avoidance blacklist

Europe is pushing new legislation to fight tax avoidance and tax evasion. But these initiatives are not always helpful for developing countries, which are struggling to improve their tax systems, Tove Ryding told EURACTIV.com
Agrifood 01-03-2016

Bernd Lange: The US needs to improve workers’ rights

EXCLUSIVE / Labour rights in the US must be improved before any potential TTIP deal is signed and Brexit’s economic impact is of concern, according to the chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, Bernd Lange.
Cosmetics
Health 08-12-2015

Cosmetics boss: EU still a world leader after animal-testing ban

A ban on animal-tested ingredients in 2013 in the EU has not affected the cosmetics industry negatively. The EU is still a world leader in cosmetics and safety levels have not been lowered with alternative methods, says John Chave. 
Global Europe 04-12-2015

Turkish official: We have intelligence that Assad is cooperating with ISIS

EXCLUSIVE / Ankara "cannot and must not" cooperate with the regime of Bashar al-Assad as the lack of authority in Syria generated the ISIS problem, according to Osman Sert who spoke to EURACTIV in a telephone interview. 
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Gil Arias-Fernández: ‘the immigration problem in Calais is not so bad’

Gil Arias-Fernández, Executive Director of the European border control agency Frontex, spoke to EURACTIV France about Operation Triton and the immigration situation in Calais.
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Development Policy 17-10-2014

Médecins Sans Frontières chief: ‘The fight against Ebola is like a war’

The Ebola epidemic currently sweeping through West Africa continues its advance. In an interview with EURACTIV France, Brice De Le Vingne says that only a vaccine can halt the progress of the epidemic.
Central Asia 09-05-2014

US Under Secretary: On Russia, Ukraine, TTIP and the Snowden file

Russia is breaking international law over Ukraine, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment at the US State Department Catherine Novelli told EURACTIV, and it’s time for Europe to turn the page on Snowden and the NSA spying scandal.

Packaging boss: ‘Paper for recycling is short in Europe’

Demand for recycled paper is so strong in Asian countries that corrugated board manufacturers are finding it hard to get sufficient supply, Roberto Villaquiran said in an interview with EURACTIV.
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