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14 Nov 2007
The US based charity ‘Mental Disability Rights International’ released last week a report about the services delivered in Serbia to disabled persons, denouncing ‘systematic abuse’. Defensive reaction from the Serbian...
14 Nov 2007
The two traditional rivals agreed to launch a new communication mechanism between their coast guards to curb the illegal immigration affecting both counties. ‘The Southeast European Times’ reports that Greece “arrested...
14 Nov 2007
Interesting analysis on the Balkans from ‘The Observer’, mainly on Bosnia and the actual situation of Kosovo. The author does not hesitate to denounce “the pitiful inadequacies of the European Union, which proved powerless to...
05 Nov 2007
UNDP ordered to Gallup International a research on the economic competitiveness of young people in Bulgaria. ‘Sofia Echo’ reports also that “44% of the young people questioned intended to study in Bulgarian universities, 23% in...
04 Nov 2007
The French press agency reports the declarations of Juan Miguel Petit, the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, saying “those found responsible for violations of the rights of the child must...
04 Nov 2007
‘Euro2day’ publishes long extracts of the ‘Financial Times’ interview with Romano Prodi, Italy’s prime minister, in Rome. Prodi declares: “I want to insist on the fact that first of all there is no deportation...
04 Nov 2007
Usually, the ‘Madeleine case’ is relayed by the media with a quite sensational tone. Today, the Independent’s editorial choice is exemplary, raising the issue of 600 children still missing in the UK: “many have no parents to...
04 Nov 2007
Another consequence of the murder last week of a woman in Rome, allegedly by a young Romanian of Roma origin, ‘The Southeast European Times’ relays the declaration of the Romanian President on national TV: “We must acknowledge...
01 Nov 2007
The new movie of David Cronenberg is the starting point of a very interesting article in ‘The Observer’ about how the British citizens could perceive the life of immigrants in London and in the UK in general. The movie is about the...
30 Oct 2007
The ‘Times Online’ describes the difficulties faced today by French families with children adopted from Africa, after the Fiasco of ‘Zoe Ark’. The article continues on international adoption issues, mentionning child...

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