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Belgium and the growing concern of radical Islam

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Sunni extremist groups have been widespread in Belgium since the late 1990s. Belgium has been given increasing focus since the November 2015 attacks in Paris as several militants involved had ties to networks in Brussels. Efforts to implement de-radi...
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Belarus protests unlikely to affect political stability

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Periodic anti-government protests have taken place in Belarus as a result of the "social parasite" tax bill and the government's relationship with Moscow. Protests have been met with a strong police response, with hundreds of demonstrators temporaril...
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TRT World Interview: Ongoing terroist threats ahead of French elections

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On 21 April, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst was on TRT World to analyse the level of the terrorist threat in France and assess its potential impact on the May presidential elections.
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ANALYSIS: TURKEY REFERENDUM SEES POLITICAL OPPOSITION AND HEIGHTENED RISK OF PUBLIC UNREST

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On Sunday 16 April Turkey held a key constitutional referendum. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), with support from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), submitted major constitutional changes to popul...
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Responding to the Lone-Wolf threat in Western Europe

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Single assailant terrorist attacks have come to define the security environment in Western Europe, after lone-wolf attacks took place in Nice, Berlin, London, and Stockholm between July 2016 and April 2017. While the term "lone-wolf" is itself debate...
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