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The Weekly Recap – June 23rd to June 30th

Last week, a certain number of events took place and are worth paying special attention to. In a story headlined “Too fat to fight”, the Sunday Times revealed that 11% of the British army have failed a fitness assessment between April 2011 and March 2014. Acccording to Ministry defence figures, more than 22.000 soldiers were considered to be overweight and …

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The Weekly Recap – June 16th to June 22nd

Welcome to our weekly recap, the English publication of our website. Here are the main stories that unfolded during week 25 of the year 2014 and that you may want to know about. Russia stops delivering gas to Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko’s election and the attempt at diplomacy between him and Pres. Vladimir Putin of Russia during the D-Day remembrance ceremony …

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The Weekly Recap – June 2nd to June 9th

Last week, a certain number of events took place and are worth paying special attention to. Apparently, “presidency” was the hallmark of this week. Woud Jean-Claude Juncker pull out of the race to succeed Jose Manuel Barroso ? The frontrunner for the European commission presidency is apparently yielding ground to UK prime minister that has been resolutely against his bid …

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The Weekly Recap – May 19th to May 26th

Last week, a certain number of events took place and are worth paying special attention to. The elections to the European Parliament were certainly one of the most astonishing events of this week. Eurosceptic parties made big gains, such as France’s National Front and Britain’s UKIP, which both topped the vote in their country. However, the centre-right European People’s Party …

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The Weekly Recap – May 5th to May 12th

Last week, a certain number of events took place and are worth paying special attention to. In a video statement released on May 5th, Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram’s leader, admitted the capture of more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school and threatened to sell them as slaves. Engaged in terrorist actions in order to create an Islamic state since …

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