It's hard to prove beyond doubt a direct causal link between militancy and Saudi-inspired ultra-conservative forms of Sunni Muslim Islam. That hasn't stopped Belgium's parliament from attempting to wrest control from Saudi Arabia of Brussel's downtown Grand Mosque after three years in which Belgians played a prominent role in Islamic State attacks in the Belgian capital as well as Paris.
ASEAN and the European Union (EU) Support to Higher Education in ASEAN Region (SHARE) Programme commenced the seventh in a series of SHARE Policy Dialogues with the theme “Capitalising on ASEAN: Internationalisation Strategies for CLMV Universities”.
EU Parliament is inviting African leaders to Brussels on 22 November to discuss development ahead of the next EU-Africa summit.
European Parliament committees are working on new ways of combatting the financial resources of terrorist organisations. For preventing attacks and stemming the flow of funds, MEPs are zeroing in on money laundering and organised crime.
Consider the situation that the State Duma Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Lower House of the Russian Parliament) has called on the Russian government to immediately allocate money to projects aimed at combating anti-Russian propaganda, Russianophobia, and false information about the Russian Federation in the European Union.
The Spanish political crisis unfolds along the expected lines. Reaction followed action. Power struggle in Spain is taking a new twist.
The Democratic Opposition in Venezuela have been announced as this year's Sakharov Prize laureate, following a decision by Parliament President Antonio Tajani and the political groups leaders on 26 October.
The year 2017 marks a three-fold anniversary: 50 years of ASEAN, 40 years of ASEAN-EU relations and 30 years of ERASMUS+, the EU’s student mobility scheme. In this relation, the regional office of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy Jakarta and the ASEAN Secretariat jointly organised “50 for 50” workshop on ASEAN higher education integration on 23-24 October at the ASEAN Secretariat.