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Deepfakes and the possible risks for the EU elections

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 13:26
Artificial intelligence, deepfakes, social media, and misinformation have become integral parts of our daily lives, and their influence on political elections, possibly including the upcoming EU elections in June, is significant.
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Top EU court finds widely employed consent system violates EU privacy regulation

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 13:23
The European Court of Justice on Thursday (7 March) found the Belgian association IAB Europe's consent system for auctioning personal data in breach of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.
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Liberal Renew manifesto sneak peek and bits from Bucharest congress

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 12:53
Ahead of Renew Europe’s grand electoral launch on 20 March, Euractiv took a sneak peek at their lead candidates and manifesto, which focuses on competitiveness, defence, and the need to shift from creating new Green legislation to implementing the existing laws and give the industry breathing space.
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Sharp rise in sexually transmitted infections in Europe, warns EU health agency

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 12:16
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) warned that there is a need for action to address the significant rise in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the EU/EEA.
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Departing from coal: Poland’s new energy roadmap

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 11:51
The election of a new government in Poland has enabled this Central European country to revive its ambitions in terms of energy transition and to meet European targets.
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Von der Leyen crowned EPP lead candidate, switches to campaign mode

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 11:26
Delegates at the European People’s Party’s (EPP) congress in Bucharest officially elected EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday (7 March) to become the party’s lead candidate for June’s European election.
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Ten questions for the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 10:56
Dick Roche’s recent commentary Preaching transparency but not practicing it” prompted many reactions, but none from the institution in focus: the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). The author comes back with 10 questions concerning its handling of the Euroins case in Romania.
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All eyes on Italy, France as swing states on ‘heavily’ revised EU supply-chain law

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 10:36
Italian and French envoys are set to hold the fate of the EU corporate due diligence law (CSDDD) in their hands on Friday (8 March), when representatives from the bloc’s 27 member states vote on a new, heavily diluted version of the draft legislation.
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EU’s Ukraine war fund remains stuck with France’s ‘buy-European’ demand

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 09:45
France’s request for the EU's Ukraine war fund to include a 'buy-European'-clause when countries purchase armament together keeps complicating member states’ efforts to find an agreement on the file before the next EU summit on 21-22 March.
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Leading EPP lawmaker to challenge new EU livestock emissions rules in final vote

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 09:24
Centre-right MEPs could obstruct the extension of new EU rules on industrial emissions to more pig and poultry farms during a final vote at the European Parliament next Tuesday (12 March).
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We must say no to China’s salami-slice style of unilateral change to Taiwan’s ‘status quo’

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 09:00
In Europe and around the world, opposition to China's unilateral changes to the status quo in the Taiwan Strait has become a general consensus. It is a critical element in maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific and beyond, writes Roy Lee.
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Russian commander warns Ukraine conflict could escalate into full-scale war in Europe

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 07:17
A senior Russian military officer has warned that the conflict in Ukraine could escalate into a full-scale war in Europe and said the probability of Moscow's forces becoming involved in a new conflict is increasing "significantly."
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Fico says Czechia has ‘interest’ in supporting Ukraine war, after Prague burns bridge

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 07:00
In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about German Federal States demanding progress on outsourcing asylum applications to third countries, Kyiv proposing temporary trade restrictions with the EU in exchange for a Russian grain import ban, and so much more.
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Russia hits Ukraine’s port of Odesa during Zelenskyy and Greek PM visit

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:55
A Russian missile missed Ukraine's president and the prime minister of Greece by hundreds of metres on Wednesday (6 March) when it slammed into port infrastructure in the Black Sea city of Odesa.
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EU calls Albania to uphold ‘due process’ after ethnic Greek mayor convicted for vote buying

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:35
In a decision that is expected to raise tensions between Athens and Tirana, an Albanian court sentenced Fredi Beleri, a mayor from the country’s Greek minority, to two years in prison for vote buying.
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Swedish leaders travel to Washington ahead of NATO accession

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:34
Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Foreign Minister Tobias Billström left for Washington on Wednesday, where the country is expected to formally join NATO in the coming days.
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Azerbaijani police raid offices of independent TV station

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:34
Azerbaijani police on Wednesday (6 March) raided the offices of a TV station, the interior ministry said, in the latest sign of a crackdown on independent media.
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Bulgarian public opinion of Putin turns negative after Navalny death

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:24
Most Bulgarians are convinced that the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was directly caused by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime, leading to increased negative perceptions of Putin and Russia, a national poll published on Wednesday by Bulgarian consultancy Alpha Research found.
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Croatian PM sees no threat in centre-left opposition

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:24
Ten left-wing and centrist parties have formed the “For a Better Croatia” coalition, led by the centre-left Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP/S&D) - a new formation that centre-right HDZ leader and Prime Minister Andrej Plenković has already dismissed as a threat ahead of the parliamentary elections.
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Bulgaria’s GERB leader accuses coalition partners of provoking early elections as government resigns

EURACTIV News - Thu, 2024-03-07 06:23
Bulgarian centre-right leader Boyko Borissov (GERB) on Wednesday accused his partners in the ruling PP-DB coalition of “provoking early elections” by hastily submitting the government’s resignation.
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