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    Poland faces up the 'Jewish question'

    A new honesty is emerging about complicity in wartime horrors

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    Mary Dejevsky is a columnist for The Independent

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    5 things: Donetsk, a city of a million roses

    1. The city grew up around the works built in 1869 by John Hughes, a Merthyr Tydfil industrialist who landed a contract from the Tsarist government to provide steel plating for the navy. He sailed with 100 ironworkers and miners, mostly from South Wales. The Hughes factory gave its name to the settlement which grew in its shadow, Hughesovka (Yuzovka).
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    How to respond to Netanyahu

    Europe has the power to rescue the Palestinian state

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    Israela Oron is a retired Brigadier-General in the Israel Defence Forces

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    Expert view: Hard times for Russians

    The West must keep up the pressure on Putin

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    Do not arm Ukraine

    Sending guns to Kyiv will only escalate the conflict

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    Elizabeth Pond is a Berlin-based journalist and the author of several books on Germany, Europe, and the Balkans

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    Bare branches mean trouble

    The destruction of female foetuses is no longer just an Asian problem, but is spreading to Europe and storing up trouble for the future

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    Andrea den Boer is Senior Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Kent and Editor-in-Chief, Global Society: Journal of Interdisciplinary International Relations

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    Postcard from… Cairo

    Football stadiums are emptied to quash the Ultras

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    Louisa Loveluck is Cairo Correspondent of The Daily Telegraph 

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    How to re-open a cash lifeline to Somalia

    Money laundering and terrorism curbs have severed vital remittance channels which account for more than all foreign aid

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    Laura Hammond is Reader and Head of Development Studies, SOAS University of London

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    Why everyone benefits when women are in employment

    Women comprise just under half the world's population and great strides have been made in advancing their rights. Yet their participation in the workforce is actually falling and their earning potential is still restricted. And this is not just a Third World problem: the West is also guilty. Enabling women to work benefits everyone

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    Jeni Klugman is a development economist and a Fellow at the Kennedy School, Harvard University

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    A lot of pain for so little gain

    The EU bears some responsibility for Greece’s liquidity crisis

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    Vicky Pryce is Chief Economic Adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) and author of Greekonomics

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