In Jalalabad, three women who worked for Enikas TV aged between 18 and 20 had died, and a fourth was critically injured, after being shot on their way home from work, Afghan officials have said. The three women dubbed dramas from Turkey and India into Afghanistan’s local languages of Dari and Pashtu.
On 21 January this year, the European Court of Human Rights found Russia responsible for a number of major human rights violations during the 2008 war against Georgia. In this opinion piece, Erekle Koplatadze gives his perspective on what this decision means.
The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, mediated talks over the political crisis in Georgia yesterday evening. The meeting between the governing party and the country’s opposition parties was called after Michel held separate meetings with each earlier in the day.
The European Court of Justice will start considering the Western Sahara issue in a case brought by the Polisario Front challenging fishery and agriculture agreements between the European Union and Morocco that allow Rabat to export agricultural products and fish from the disputed territory.
According to an opinion poll published on Monday (1 March) 55% of Russians have a positive attitude towards EU states, and nearly half (48%) wish for partner relations with the EU. The poll, conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center was held on February 24 among 1,600 respondents.
During his visit to Georgia, Charles Michel, the President of the European Council, has called for an end to the country's political crisis, referring to it as “of great concern to the European Union” and asking all parties to “step up their efforts to de-escalate the situation and come together to find common ground”.