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Applications for US jobless aid jump (Wed, 26 Nov 2014)
In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 photo, job seekers Stevens de la Pena, foreground left, and Eduardo Perez, foreground right, fill out a job application at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)The number of people seeking unemployment benefits hit a surprising number.

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NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine (Wed, 26 Nov 2014)
Pro-Russian separatists from the rebel Interior ministry attend an oath-taking ceremony in DonetskKIEV (Reuters) - NATO's top military commander said during a visit to Kiev on Wednesday that Russian forces were still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the "backbone" to separatist rebels fighting government forces. U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, also expressed concern over what he said was Moscow's militarization of the Crimea peninsula which Russia annexed from Ukraine in March. (Reporting by Richard Balmforth, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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OECD News about Portugal

Fundamental reforms paving the way for economic recovery in Portugal, OECD says (Mon, 27 Oct 2014)
Fundamental reforms have helped put the Portuguese economy back on the right track, but a durable recovery will require additional measures to improve export competitiveness, create jobs and ensure social protection for those most in need, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Portugal.
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The Role of National Ecosystem Assessments in Influencing Policy Making (Fri, 10 Oct 2014)
An ecosystem assessment is a social process through which the findings of science concerning the causes of ecosystem change, their consequences for human well-bring, and the management and policy options are evaluated. The main objective of the paper is to draw insights from experience in the UK, Japan, Spain and Portugal of the added value to policy making of undertaking national level ecosystem assessments.
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