02 March 2017 Week in Brief: International Europe FRANCE: Prosecutors opened a criminal inquiry against Francois Fillon. It will probably be months before criminal charges can be made; in the meantime, M.Fillon says he will stay in the race for president. A parliamentary report concluded that President Hollande’s plan to de-radicalise militant French Islamists has… Continue reading Issue94: 2017 03 02:Week in Brief International
2 July 2015 The Refugee Crisis; Any Solutions? by Neil Tidmarsh The migrant crisis intensified this week, with violent scenes in Calais, registration procedures breaking down in Greece and Italy and the World Food Programme running out of funds to feed Syrian refugees in Jordan. Last Wednesday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees reported that… Continue reading Issue 9: 2015 07 02:The Refugee Crisis; Any Solutions?