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Czech minister: Ukraine arms smuggling risk part of Kremlin propaganda

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:34
European countries must continue supporting Ukraine with weapons even though there is a risk these may be smuggled back to the EU, the Czech interior ministry said, adding that the Kremlin continues to peddle its arms smuggling narrative to weaken...
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Sudan’s military, civilian factions sign deal seeking to end crisis

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:27
Sudan's military and civilian leaders signed Monday (5 December) an initial deal aimed at ending a deep crisis caused by last year's military coup, prompting sceptical protesters to cry betrayal.
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Chad jails 262 in mass trial after deadly protests

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:16
A Chadian court has handed jail terms of between two and three years to 262 people who were arrested after deadly protests in October, the public prosecutor said on Monday (5 December).
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Rama: EU accession not an ‘exam you can cheat on’, more work needed

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2022-12-06 05:01
The EU accession process of the Western Balkans is not an exam you can cheat on as Greece did, and its importance has increased because of the geopolitical situation facing the region and the bloc, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama...
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Registered MEP-lobbyist meetings just tip of iceberg, warns transparency group

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 17:02
The nearly 30,000 registered meetings between MEPs and lobbyists over the last three years are just the tip of the iceberg, transparency campaigners have said. 
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The Brief — Macron’s diplomatic plight

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 15:19
In the context of the ongoing war in Ukraine, bashing Emmanuel Macron has become fashionable in EU circles. The French president has repeatedly said that he would continue speaking to Vladimir Putin. On Saturday, he went further by saying that...
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EU Council completes first review of Media Freedom Act

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 14:34
The EU Council completed on Monday (5 December) the first revision of the European Media Freedom Act at the technical level, with significant work still to be done on fundamental aspects of the proposal. The meeting of the Audiovisual and...
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Packaging makers ‘still concerned’ about reuse targets in new EU law

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 13:41
The European Commission's new packaging law has drawn criticism from stakeholders, who warn against a shift of focus from recycling to reusing materials. While the new proposal is watered down, concerns remain.
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LIVE NOW – Precision Agriculture – What do EU farmers want?

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 13:30
This EURACTIV-GIGAEurope Digital Debate will examine the role that digital technologies can play in global efforts to address food security issues and make agriculture more sustainable. Questions to be addressed include: - What are the current attitudes and adoption rates of precision agriculture tools of Europe’s farms? - What environmental challenges do farmers face and what is the role precision agriculture can play in tackling these? - What is industry doing to address farmers’ concerns around privacy and data ownership? - What sort of regulatory assurances can policymakers provide if farmers invest in precision farming tools?
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EU prepares support measures for Western Balkans to curb illegal migration

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 12:30
On the eve of a key EU-Western Balkans summit, the European Commission on Monday (5 December) presented an ‘action plan’ to tackle the rise in migrants entering the EU via the region. The European Commission’s plan includes 5 pillars, which...
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Media Partnership – The role of satellite technology in the green transition [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 11:00
In this webinar we will look into how European satellite technology is used to effectively and strategically support and monitor Europe’s green transition. Experts in the field will discuss what the needs in the future are likely to be – and who will deliver the technologies we will need.
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Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili ‘poisoned’ in prison: doctors

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 10:37
Georgia's jailed ex-president, Mikheil Saakashvili, had been "poisoned" in custody by heavy metals and risks dying without proper treatment, according to a medical report distributed on Monday by his legal team.
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Agrifood Podcast: Carbon farming, packaging & Italian pride

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 09:31
This week, EURACTIV’s OG’s talk you through two major proposals presented by the Commission – one on carbon certification and another on packaging – explaining how this will impact the agrifood sector and how they have been received by stakeholders.
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Germany, others demand clarity on EU plan on telco network costs

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 08:49
Germany and five other countries on Friday joined in a debate that has drawn support and opposition from interest groups as they asked the European Commission for clarity on plans to make Big Tech pay some of the costs of Europe's telecoms network.
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Why is all quiet on Russia’s Western Balkan front?

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 08:47
Amid the new upsurge in tensions in most of the Balkan states, Russia has remained largely on the sidelines, sticking to its previous tactics and narratives, writes Maxim Samorukov.
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Campaigners push EU-backed ‘renovation loan’ to decarbonise buildings

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 07:51
Buildings are a challenge to decarbonise because of the high upfront investment associated with renovation, but campaigners say new financial instruments could help fix this.
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Bulgaria furious at Rutte’s ‘offensive’ Schengen comments

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:56
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgaria's response to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's comments on Schengen accession, the windfall tax stunning Finnish industry, and so much more.
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To reach zero-emission goal, Uber urges drivers to purchase EVs

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:24
Global ride-hailing giant Uber has set a target of 100% zero-emission vehicles by 2030 in Europe and by 2040 in all markets – an ambition that requires their self-employed drivers to ditch their petrol and diesel cars for cleaner technologies.
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Albanian opposition holds first ever electoral primaries

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:09
Voting for selecting Democratic Party (PD) mayoral candidates ahead of next year’s local elections took place across Albania, a first for the Western Balkan country. More than 50,000 party members and supporters were invited to vote for candidates of the...
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Albania braces for protest same day as EU-Western Balkans summit

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2022-12-05 06:01
As Tirana prepares to hold a historic EU-Western Balkan summit, the opposition party led by the former prime minister and president Sali Berisha is getting ready to stage a protest, despite police warnings. On 6 December, the centre of the...
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