Black Sea Security and Turkey…


The wider Black Sea region—which brings together the littoral states plus neighbouring countries—is experiencing a rapidly shifting security environment that combines large-scale conventional military threats, internationalized civil wars and frozen conflicts, as well as weapons of mass destruction challenges. Although security in the Black Sea region has always been and remains important for Turkey.

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2018 In Corruption: Year-End Review…


Corruption is; Dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power. The action or effect makes someone or something morally depraved. Recent years have witnessed an exponential growth of the twin evils of corruption and criminalization. But, They’re a sad political legacy of decades of corruption and misrule. Here is the record of the anti-corruption year.

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2018: Basın için «Kara Yıl» – «Black Year» for Media


«Asmayıp» da besleyecek miyiz? Diyenlerle «Öldürmeyip» de destek mi vereceğiz? Gazeteciliği, kamu çıkarı doğrultusunda yapmak için çırpınanların zorla sürüklendikleri «girdap»tan kurtulma şansları her geçen yıl azalıyor. Misilleme ve diğerlerine gözdağı vermek için işlenen gazeteci cinayetlerinin yanısıra, iktidarların ekonomik baskıları mesleği yok olmaya itiyor. Rahatsız etmeden, hayatını yaşamayı kabul edenlerin sayıları ise artıyor.

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EU Leaders’ Summit: Conclusions & Declarations


The European Council on 13-14 December 2018 adopted conclusions on the MFF, the single market, migration and other items, namely external relations, climate change, security and defence, disinformation, the fight against racism and xenophobia and citizens’ consultations.

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EU FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL – 10 December 2018: Background brief


Current situation and the EU’s engagement with the Western Balkans; EU – African Union (AU) cooperation; EU’s efforts to preserve the legitimate trade relations with Iran; the start of the second term of President Maduro on 10 January 2019; Situation in Sri Lanka and Syria; Recent developments in Ukraine; Council conclusions on Myanmar/Burma, on Libya and on women, peace and security.

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News & Analysis from Brussels


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News & Analysis from Brussels


 

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