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Development Policy 08-11-2016

Global Witness: Conflict mineral import loopholes would pay for 6,000 AK-47s

Europe’s efforts to promote more transparent and responsible mineral supply chains now risk being undermined by a series of loopholes carefully branded as "import thresholds", writes Michael Gibb.
Central Europe 27-08-2015

Polish city wants army’s help in securing ‘Nazi gold train’

City authorities in Wa?brzych, in southwest Poland, stated on Thursday (26 August) that they now know the supposed location of a fabled missing WWII Nazi German train, but that they will not proceed without state help. Radio Poland reports.
People walk in front of a banner for the gold initiative at the main train station in Zurich [Reuters]

Swiss reject new curbs on immigration, boosting gold reserves

Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected proposals yesterday (29 November) to boost gold reserves and impose strict new curbs on immigration, averting a potential nightmare for policymakers struggling with a popular backlash against the country's open borders.
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