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16th Oct 2018

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Kosovo murder breaks off EU-led talks

The EU and US have urged all sides to remain "calm" and for Kosovo authorities to bring to justice the killers of Oliver Ivanovic, a Kosovar Serb politician, who was shot dead in Mitrovica, Kosovo, on Tuesday. The killing broke off EU-mediated Serb Kosovar talks on better relations in Brussels the same day, with Serbia calling the murder a "terrorist act aimed at provoking ... conflict."

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How Juncker's 'do less' group concluded EU should not do less

EUobserver followed Karl-Heinz Lambertz, the president of the Committee of Regions over nine months - and six interviews - as he worked on one of Jean-Claude Juncker's pet projects: one of the five so-called 'future of Europe' scenarios.

Opinion

Daily reality in Western Sahara - and how EU can protect it

If my region in the Sahara were excluded, it would strongly undermine our development, with a risk of opening the door to radicalisation and undermining the stability of the whole Mediterranean region, especially with respect to security and migration.

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Opinion

It's time for the EU to stand up to transnational corporations

A new treaty, to be negotiated this week at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, aims to put an end to the 'organised irresponsibility' of transnational corporations on human rights and labour abuses. Time for EU to take note.

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