- Antipathy towards Roma communities in the EU chimes with a divisive debate in Europe that is threatening the EU principle of free movement.
- Kevin Lau Chun, the former editor of Ming Pao, is fighting for his life after being attacked with a knife. His removal from the editorship of one of Hong Kong’s biggest newspapers sparked a debate over censorship in the SAR.
- Sevastopol, the Ukrainian city that arguably is Russian in everything but name, kicked out the Kiev-appointed city administrator and installed a Russian national as mayor.
- A lad from Lviv has become the toast of Kiev.
- Meanwhile protests in Venezeula against President Nicolás Maduro have split the country in two.
- As Iraq’s parliamentary elections draw near and car bombs and gunmen again rattle the streets, one of the country’s most politically influential clerics has bowed out of politics – at least for now.
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