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Are we running out of water?

Source: TheGuardian.com by Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent As the world’s water needs grow so is concern that we’re rapidly using up supplies. How worried should we be? Water seems the most renewable of all the Earth’s resources. It falls from … Continue reading

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On World Day to Combat Desertification, UN shines spotlight on ‘true value’ of land

Source: United Nations (UN.org) In a statement marking the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the head of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said that everyone needed to recognize the true value of land. “I would … Continue reading

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Finnish President says EU left in the shadow of strongman politics

Source: Yle.fi In an interview with UK daily Financial Times (paywall) published on Monday, President Sauli Niinistö reflected on the current state of geopolitics, saying that the world has entered an era of strongman politics that has marginalised many small … Continue reading

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Monetary Policy in the Digital Age

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF.org) Crypto assets may one day reduce demand for central bank money by Dong He The global financial crisis and the bailouts of major financial institutions renewed skepticism in some quarters about central banks’ monopoly on … Continue reading

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Press freedom campaigns and unjust prosecutions of journalists’ put spotlight on Turkey’s breach of international obligations

Source: Association of European Journalists (AEJ.org) Press freedom campaigns and unjust prosecutions of journalists’ put spotlight on Turkey’s breach of international obligations Reporters Without Borders has challenged the UK prime minister to hold Turkey to its democratic obligations as protests … Continue reading

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AEJ journalists mark World Press Freedom Day across Europe: the intensifying struggle to save independent media

Source: Association of European Journalists (AEJ.org) AEJ journalists mark World Press Freedom Day across Europe: the intensifying struggle to save independent media. World Press Freedom Day this year saw anti-media violence during Armenia’s popular uprising against a repressive government; new … Continue reading

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Data protection reform – Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital era

Source: EuroParl.Europa.eu New EU data protection rules which aim to give citizens back control of their personal data and create a high, uniform level of data protection across the EU fit for the digital era was given their final approval … Continue reading

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President Niinistö: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un Welcome to Finland for Talks Promoting Peace

Source: Yle.fi Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said he’s pleased that Finland has been mentioned as a possible meeting ground for the US and North Korean leaders. Finland would “warmly welcome” US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un … Continue reading

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Quality Over Quantity

Text and photos by Violetta Teetor Helsinki Distilling Company may not be big, but they’re uncompromising when it comes to quality. The old power station at one end of the Teurastamo district where the old abattoir used to be housed, … Continue reading

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Multiple murders of journalists in East and West ignored by 53 Commonwealth leaders at summit in London

Source: Association of European Journalists (AEJ.org) Multiple murders of journalists in East and West ignored by 53 Commonwealth leaders at summit in London Commonwealth leaders who met in London last week proclaimed their ‘proud history’ of promoting democracy and human … Continue reading

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