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Russia: Gas row sparks clashes between riot police and Roma

Russian riot police clashed with residents of a Roma settlement on Thursday in a row over access to gas. The confrontation follows reports of damage

Russian riot police clashed with residents of a Roma settlement on Thursday in a row over access to gas. The confrontation follows reports of damage

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Croatia marks International Roma Day

Representatives of Croatia’s Roma community have marked International Roma Day by meeting with the country’s president. Time for action to fight

Representatives of Croatia’s Roma community have marked International Roma Day by meeting with the country’s president. Time for action to fight

Europe

Fellow citizens or welfare tourists: our perceptions of EU migrants

Fears of an migrant ‘invasion’ from Romania and Bulgaria have gripped richer EU countries like the UK and Germany, now that visa restrictions for

Fears of an migrant ‘invasion’ from Romania and Bulgaria have gripped richer EU countries like the UK and Germany, now that visa restrictions for

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Another mystery girl found with Roma family

Police in Ireland have removed a seven-year-old child from a Roma family in Dublin. The blond-haired, blue-eyed girl was found living with a Roma

Police in Ireland have removed a seven-year-old child from a Roma family in Dublin. The blond-haired, blue-eyed girl was found living with a Roma

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Roma couple in Greece court accused of abducting Maria

A Roma couple are appearing in court in Greece accused of abducting a young blonde girl known as Maria. The pair, aged 40 and 39, are also expected

A Roma couple are appearing in court in Greece accused of abducting a young blonde girl known as Maria. The pair, aged 40 and 39, are also expected

Europe

Helping Roma families to integrate

With France recently in the firing line over its forced eviction of Roma people, Euronews went to visit Saint-Josse in Brussels, one of the Belgian

With France recently in the firing line over its forced eviction of Roma people, Euronews went to visit Saint-Josse in Brussels, one of the Belgian

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Roma expelled from camp in northern France

Police have dismantled a Roma camp in northern France, in another sign of the Socialist government’s tough line on the minority. Some 200 people had

Police have dismantled a Roma camp in northern France, in another sign of the Socialist government’s tough line on the minority. Some 200 people had

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French minister riles EU over Roma remarks

France is under fire from Brussels after a member of the country’s Socialist government called for jobless Roma to be expelled from French

France is under fire from Brussels after a member of the country’s Socialist government called for jobless Roma to be expelled from French

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Slovak mayor rejects 'anti-Roma' wall accusations

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

Europe

Roma education, key to integration

“In our school integration and inclusion happen every day. One way is to have Roma language as a working language among children. I think this is the

“In our school integration and inclusion happen every day. One way is to have Roma language as a working language among children. I think this is the

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Roma victims commemorated

A memorial to the 500,000 Sinti and Roma people who were murdered by the Nazis has been inaugurated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. It is

A memorial to the 500,000 Sinti and Roma people who were murdered by the Nazis has been inaugurated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. It is

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French ministers get a taste of Roma life at first hand

France and Romania have signed a two-year agreement on the voluntary repatriation of Roma people back to Romania. French Interior Minister Manuel

France and Romania have signed a two-year agreement on the voluntary repatriation of Roma people back to Romania. French Interior Minister Manuel

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Roma protest against French visit to Bucharest

A group of Roma have gathered outside the government building in Bucharest to protest against recent Roma expulsions from France. The

A group of Roma have gathered outside the government building in Bucharest to protest against recent Roma expulsions from France. The

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Reding pleas for education for Roma children

Providing Roma children with better access to education is key to avoiding problems in the future, according to Europe’s Justice

Providing Roma children with better access to education is key to avoiding problems in the future, according to Europe’s Justice

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France: Roma not reassured by job access moves

The future remains uncertain for Roma migrants in France despite government moves to ease restrictions on their access to the job market. It is

The future remains uncertain for Roma migrants in France despite government moves to ease restrictions on their access to the job market. It is

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EU to look at evictions and repatriations of Roma in France

Echoing a similar situation as the one two years ago, the removal of Roma from French makeshift camps has drawn criticism from the EU. Dozens have

Echoing a similar situation as the one two years ago, the removal of Roma from French makeshift camps has drawn criticism from the EU. Dozens have

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Roma dead remembered at Auschwitz

A ceremony has been held at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz on Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the night of August 2 1944 when

A ceremony has been held at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz on Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the night of August 2 1944 when

Culture

Roma artists changing stereotypes

Generation Y goes behind the scenes with a group of young Roma artists from Slovakia at a concert in Brussels, the first time they had played outside

Generation Y goes behind the scenes with a group of young Roma artists from Slovakia at a concert in Brussels, the first time they had played outside

Europe

Bonus: Voices from Bulgaria

The mayor the Roma have voted as ‘Bulgaria’s friendliest mayor’ Tsonko Tsonev Mayor of Kavarna “When I started my work as a mayor I started to

The mayor the Roma have voted as ‘Bulgaria’s friendliest mayor’ Tsonko Tsonev Mayor of Kavarna “When I started my work as a mayor I started to

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Who are the Roma people?

When putting together a Right On episode for Euronews on the Roma community I actually realised that there is a lot of confusion about exactly who

When putting together a Right On episode for Euronews on the Roma community I actually realised that there is a lot of confusion about exactly who

Europe

Reaching out to Europe's Roma

European governments are under pressure to focus on Roma integration, and Kavarna in Bulgaria is given as one example of where things are

European governments are under pressure to focus on Roma integration, and Kavarna in Bulgaria is given as one example of where things are

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What does the EU do for Roma people?

EU and Roma For more than a thousand years, Roma people (including Travellers, Gypsies, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti, etc.) have been an integral part

EU and Roma For more than a thousand years, Roma people (including Travellers, Gypsies, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti, etc.) have been an integral part

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Slumdog Theatre inspires Roma youngsters

Art and culture have always been powerful tools for empowering young people.   In Moldava nad Bodvou in eastern Slovakia, a group of Roma youngsters

Art and culture have always been powerful tools for empowering young people.   In Moldava nad Bodvou in eastern Slovakia, a group of Roma youngsters