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Legal news from Monday, January 20, 2014
by Theresa Donovan

European Union (EU) foreign ministers agreed on Monday to increase military presence in the Central African Republic (CAR), and EU member states and other international donors also raised half a billion dollars in order to provide humanitarian assistance in the country. EU foreign ministers agreed to send up to one …

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by Max Slater

The European Union (EU) on Monday urged Ukraine's government to repeal a series of laws that limit the right to protest government actions. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich signed an anti-protest bill into law last week amid widespread protests. In its statement, the EU expressed concern that the anti-protest …

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by Max Slater

The National Coalition, the main opposition group in Syria, announced on Monday that it will not attend peace talks this week in Switzerland unless the UN withdraws its invitation to Iran to attend the talks. In a press release, National Coalition head Ahmad Jarba accused Iran of “carrying out criminal acts in …

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