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Kashmir under double lockdown despite EU protests

The already tense situation in South-Asia further aggravated when India unilaterally revoked the autonomous status of the parts of Kashmir under its control and shut down its connections with the outside world on 5 August 2019. After the revocation of the special status of Jammu, the Valley of Kashmir and Ladakh, [...]

Corona crisis forces more people to receive social assistance

At the end of March, the Netherlands had 413,000 people on social assistance benefits. As a result, the number of people who used the safety net on a monthly basis increased by approximately one thousand. The applications for self-employed persons in particular increased. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics [...]
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