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1. Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Brexit EU Chief negotiator Michel Barnier
https://europa.eu/!kY84fq

2. European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2018: we must join forces to stop the unnecessary use of antibiotics
Eurostat: Excédent de 13,1 milliards d’euros du commerce international de biens de la zone euro, déficit de 1,8 milliard d’euros pour l’UE28 (septembre 2018)
Eurostat: Transferts personnels dans l’UE: Les fonds envoyés à l’étranger par les résidents de l’UE en hausse à 32,7 milliards d’euros en 2017, 10,7 milliards d’euros de fonds reçus de l’étranger
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-18-6445_en.htm

 
 

3. Speech on the extraterritorial effects of US sanctions on Iran for European companies, at the European Parliament
https://europa.eu/!Qu39pM

4. President Tajani on Brexit agreement
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20181115IPR19112/president-tajani-on-brexit-agreement

5. Statement of the Brexit Steering Group
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20181114IPR19055/statement-of-the-brexit-steering-group

6. Finish line in sight for Brexit talks as UK and EU hold crunch meetings  https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/finish-line-sight-brexit-talks-uk-and-eu-hold-crunch-meetings#.W-1CWD3q1b0.twitter

7. Brexit deal is edging closer, but devil remains in the detail https://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/newsroom/sds-brexit-deal-edging-closer-devil-remains-detail

8. MEPs vote for upgrade to rail passenger rights
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20181106IPR18319/meps-vote-for-upgrade-to-rail-passenger-rights

9. Neue Passagierrechte machen Bahn attraktiver
https://shar.es/aabTga

10. Enfin des vrais droits pour les passagers du ferroviaire
https://shar.es/aabNLh

11. S&Ds lead the vote to strengthen rail passengers’ rights in the EU https://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/newsroom/sds-lead-vote-strengthen-rail-passengers-rights-eu

12. Europees Parlement wil vechten tegen de ziekte van Lyme
https://shar.es/aabPoc

13. We need new rules to protect the integrity of our elections in a digital age
https://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/newsroom/sds-we-need-new-rules-protect-integrity-our-elections-digital-age

14. Müzakerelerin resmen askıya alınması Türkiye’nin AB üyeliği hedefinin tümüyle ortadan kalkması anlamına gelir. İmtiyazlı ortaklık türü önerilerin içi boş kavramlar olduğu düşünülürse, alternatifi olmayan tam üyelik hedefinin gündemden düşürülmesi Türkiye AB ilişkilerine ve bölgenin güvenliğine zarar verir.
https://www.ikv.org.tr/ikv.asp?ust_id=2051&id=3313

15. Türkiye – Almanya ilişkilerinin AB sürecine yansıması
http://www.ikvmail.org/mektup.asp?letterID={B7505E75-30DA-4A1D-B7A8-024004E33BD2}

16. PACE Standing Committee to meet in Helsinki
http://assembly.coe.int/nw/xml/News/News-View-EN.asp?newsid=7267&lang=2&cat=17

17. Confiscation and retention for over nine years of sums of money not declared to Bulgarian customs: violation of the right to property
Togrul v. Bulgaria
http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng-press?i=003-6252091-8134950

 
 

18. Why Brexit Won’t Cure Britain’s Broken Economic Model
https://www.socialeurope.eu/why-brexit-wont-cure-britains-broken-economic-model

19. Brexit deal: how UK and EU got here and what happens next
http://theconversation.com/brexit-deal-how-uk-and-eu-got-here-and-what-happens-next-106943?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

20. L’accord du gouvernement britannique sur le Brexit en six questions https://www.rtbf.be/info/dossier/brexit-or-not-brexit/detail_l-accord-du-gouvernement-britannique-sur-le-brexit-en-six-questions?id=10073550&utm_source=rtbfinfo&utm_campaign=social_share&utm_medium=twitter_share

21. Brexit anlaşmasında neler var?
https://p.dw.com/p/38I0C?maca=tr-Twitter-sharing Brexit anlaşmasında neler var?

22. İngiltere’nin Brexit anlaşmasında Türkiye ile ilgili neler var?
https://www.bbc.com/turkce/haberler-dunya-46221216

23. Le pacte de l’ONU sur les migrations: c’est quoi?
https://www.rtbf.be/info/dossier/la-prem1ere-soir-prem1ere/detail_le-pacte-de-l-onu-sur-les-migrations-c-est-quoi?id=10073269&utm_source=rtbfinfo&utm_campaign=social_share&utm_medium=twitter_share

24. Anti-Muslim Assaults in 2017 Down From Previous Year’s High
https://mailchi.mp/pewresearch.org/anti-muslim-assaults-in-2017-down-from-previous-years-high?e=2301e31896

25.  ‘Bizi ölüme yolluyorlar’
https://www.bbc.com/turkce/haberler-dunya-46221256

26. Bangladesh must stop crackdown on civil society, media and critics https://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/newsroom/bangladesh-must-stop-crackdown-civil-society-media-and-critics

27. Muhalif kimlikler cezalandırılıyor
https://p.dw.com/p/38G6E

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UPDATE:

COUNCIL:

☛ Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa summit
https://europa.eu/!KR97dU

☛ Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the 7th EU-South Africa summit
https://europa.eu/!Nf33Mf

☛ Declaration by Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on EU-Tanzania relations
https://europa.eu/!pb79rH

COMMISSION:

☛ European Commission recommends to the European Council (Article 50) to find that decisive progress has been made in Brexit negotiations
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-6424_en.htm

☛ Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-6422_en.htm

☛ Déclaration par Michel Barnier: Brexit negotiations
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-6426_en.htm

☛ Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-6423_en.htm

PARLIAMENT:

☛ Brexit: first step done, but clarity on future needed
https://shar.es/aaoo8B

☛ Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform
https://shar.es/aaooUn

Cour des comptes européenne/ European Court of Auditors:

☛ Rapport spécial n° 27/2018: La facilité en faveur des réfugiés en Turquie: une aide utile, mais des améliorations doivent être apportées pour optimiser l’utilisation des fonds
https://www.eca.europa.eu/fr/Pages/DocItem.aspx?did=47552
https://www.eca.europa.eu/Lists/ECADocuments/INSR18_27/INSR_TRF_FR.pdf

☛ Special report No 27/2018: The Facility for Refugees in Turkey: helpful support, but improvements needed to deliver more value for money
https://www.eca.europa.eu/en/Pages/DocItem.aspx?did=47552
https://www.eca.europa.eu/Lists/ECADocuments/INSR18_27/INSR_TRF_EN.pdf

NATO:

☛ Halifax International Security Forum/Forum sur la sécurité internationale 
https://nato.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/r/2DBF7C5B92505AEE2540EF23F30FEDED/E7BC9B25B70A85FDF039C523302FD418

INTERNATIONAL:

☛ Theresa May’s Worsening Woes The chances of a new Brexit referendum sometime in 2019 are growing—as is the possibility that the UK will not, in the end, leave the EU at all.
https://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/77718?utm_source=rssemail&utm_medium=email&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTTJVMVlqazJaVGc0WmpNeCIsInQiOiJrUlVBMysyZXZUMGZzcGd4Um9BYjJaVDJuUW9CVVNORndZS3crNXo5Wm0rMkd5YmkzMThNZlwvWVRoa0U2cE5RSVBYaGZJRDB5TE1qRnIrdE9UaUo5MFFIa2JGYUJEaEpreEx3eFVtSWRzaldQNktWUEdIUlc2K3VjVk8yNkhEcHoifQ%3D%3D

☛ İngiltere’de başbakan nasıl görevden alınabiliyor? https://www.bbc.com/turkce/haberler-dunya-46221308

☛ Do Russians Really Believe Moscow Didn’t Interfere Abroad?
http://bit.ly/2RTK4ik

☛ OECD to launch Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 on Thursday 22 November 2018
The report provides comparisons of health status, risk factors to health, health expenditure, access to care and quality of care in 36 European countries. The 2018 edition also includes special chapters on mental health, with new estimates on the cost of mental health, as well as the need to tackle wasteful spending in hospitals and on pharmaceuticals.
https://ec.europa.eu/health/state/summary_en

☛ The execution of Mr Roberto Ramos Moreno
https://www.coe.int/en/web/portal/-/statement-by-marija-pejcinovic-buric-deputy-prime-minister-and-minister-for-foreign-and-european-affairs-of-croatia-chair-of-the-committee-of-minister

☛ Avrupa Adalet Divanı, PKK’nın 2014-2017 yılları arasındaki dönemde AB terör örgütleri listesine dahil edilmesi sürecinde usul hatası yapıldığına hükmetti. Ancak kararın, 2018’deki listeye somut bir etkisi olmayacak.
https://p.dw.com/p/38JLg  

☛ Imprisoned writers deserve the right to free expression
https://mailchi.mp/pen/imprisoned-writers-deserve-the-right-to-free-expression?e=724fa5e8af

☛ Why covering the environment is one of the most dangerous beats in journalism :
From the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi by Saudi agents to President Trump’s clashes with the White House press corps, attacks on reporters are in the news. This problem extends far beyond the politics beat, and world leaders aren’t the only threats.
http://theconversation.com/why-covering-the-environment-is-one-of-the-most-dangerous-beats-in-journalism-105477?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

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