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Tony Blair Denies Involvement in Kosovo Project

After Hashim Thaci announced that he had a meeting with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair earlier last week, the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change said on Tuesday that Blair met the Kosovo President in a personal capacity. 

"Mr. Blair has known President Thaci for a long time and met him in a personal capacity," the Tony Blair Institute told BIRN in a written response. 

Athens event focuses on what it's like to be a woman ambassador

There is no question of the benefits of having women in high places and in 2000 the United National Security Council adopted a resolution reaffirming the "important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts." Powerful women were celebrated at an event in Athens last week where the guest speakers were four female ambassadors who represent their respective countries in Greece.

UK Can Cancel Brexit by Unilaterally Revoking Article 50, European Court of Justice Rules

The UK has the legal power to stop Brexit by unilaterally revoking Article 50, the EU's top court has ruled, reported the Independent.

The ruling matches legal advice given to the court last week by its advocate general, who said as a sovereign country Britain could reverse its decision even at this late stage.