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Poland: The EU invests in modern transport infrastructure

EUR 194 million of Cohesion Policy funds are being invested in two transport projects in Poland. EUR 14.2 million from the Cohesion Fund will finance the construction of a tramline in the Gocław district, in […]

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Finland has one of world’s best reputations

Reputation Institute has ranked Finland second in its annual global study of country reputations, the Country RepTrak. Finland moved up from seventh position last year to finish second just behind Sweden. According to the […]

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CRYPTOCURRENCY MEETS LAW ENFORCEMENT AT EUROPOL’S 5TH VIRTUAL CURRENCIES CONFERENCE

Largest ever European law enforcement cryptocurrency event brought together some 300 participants Between 19-21 June 2018, over 300 participants from 40 countries convened in The Hague for the 5th Virtual Currencies Conference […]

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UK debit cards transactions overtake cash for the first time

Consumers used debit cards 13.2bn times in 2017, while the number of cash payments fell 15% Debit card payments have overtaken cash as the most popular form of payment in the UK […]

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Turkish court overturns convictions against four human rights activists – JURIST

The Turkish Court of Cassation, the country’s highest appellate court, Tuesday overturned convictions against four human rights defenders including Honorary Chair of Amnesty International of Turkey, Taner Kılıç. All four were formerly […]

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Australia forms multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime – JURIST

On Saturday, Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs and Cyber Security Clare O’Neil announced the formation of a multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime. Called the Joint Standing Operation (JSO), the task […]

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‘Invasive’ two-finger test performed on sexual assault victims is misconduct, India Supreme Court rules – JURIST

The India Supreme Court Monday declared that performing the “two-finger” or “three-finger” vaginal test on victims of rape or sexual assault will be classed as misconduct.Also dubbed the “virginity” test, the test […]

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China-run ‘police’ station in Dublin ordered to close by Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs – JURIST

The Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs Wednesday ordered a Chinese overseas “police station” in Dublin to cease operations, according to Asia-based human rights group Safeguard Defenders. The order comes after Safeguard investigated […]

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