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Jourova: EU ‘will start collapsing’ unless it takes on Polish challenge

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 06:13
The European Union "will start collapsing" unless it challenges a ruling by Poland's top court that national legislation trumps European laws, Commission Vice President Věra Jourová said on Monday (11 October).
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Scandal dents IMF chief’s image of integrity

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:50
The IMF Executive Board reaffirmed on Monday (11 October) its "full confidence" in the Washington-based crisis lender's chief, Kristalina Georgieva, keeping her on as managing director after she was hit with allegations of data tampering.
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NGOs concerned about the role of big business in the preparations of French presidency of EU

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:42
The Observatoire des multinationales and Corporate Europe Observatory published a new report on Tuesday 12 October. They criticised the French government for working too "closely" with big business in the run-up to its rotating presidency of the EU Council.
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Member states back ban on unsafe food colourant linked with cancer risk

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:35
EU countries have backed the European Commission's proposal to ban the use of the common food additive titanium dioxide after the European food safety agency deemed it to be unsafe, paving the way for a potential ban in 2022.
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Under-pressure Taliban to meet EU in bid for ‘positive’ ties

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:29
The Taliban will hold face-to-face talks with European Union officials, the acting foreign minister said on Monday (11 October), in a diplomatic push by the hardline Islamists groping for international support.
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The erosion of media freedom in the Balkans has gone too far

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:20
The EU is supposed to embody the values of liberty, democracy and fundamental human rights. But when it comes to media freedom, it is a passive observer in the face of widespread abuses on its own turf and in its immediate neighbourhood, writes Antoinette Nikolova.
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Albanian PM calls for regulation of online media

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:20
During the opening speech of the OSCE South Eastern Europe Media Forum held in Tirana on Monday, Prime Minister Edi Rama raised eyebrows after calling for regulation and limitations on freedom of expression in online media. Rama spoke at length...
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Increased energy prices lead to factory closures in Kosovo

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:20
NewCo Ferronikeli, Kosovo’s only ferronickel producer, reportedly closed production due to higher power prices amid the global energy crisis. As Europe struggles to grapple with increasing energy costs, the impact is being felt first by businesses. NewCo Ferronikeli told Reuters...
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Call for urgent return of US leadership in Balkans against Serbia’s threats

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:20
Bosnian-American, Albanian-American and Montenegrin-American organisations have addressed senior US officials with an open letter, warning about “Belgrade’s threats to the security of the Western Balkans” and urging for the return of US leadership in the region. “Over the course of September...
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Lavrov says Serbia and Russia have a confidential dialogue

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
The main concepts of the United Nations must not be forgotten so that international order is not disrupted, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in Belgrade on Monday (12 October). “We must avoid double standards, we must fight for the...
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Romanian president asks Ciolos to form a government

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
President Klaus Iohannis made a surprising move by designating Dacian Ciolos, a former EU Commissioner and ex-chair of Renew Europe group in the European Parliament, to form the new government. Last week, the Romanian parliament dismissed the government led by...
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The children of Michałowo found safe in Belarus

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
Two weeks ago, 20 migrants, including eight children, were taken care of in the Eastern town of Michałowo before being pushed back to Belarus. Now, they have been found safe in Belarus. On 27 September, the pushback took place, which shaped...
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Parliament speaker refuses Recovery Plan reforms, threatens to leave government

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
Boris Kollár, Speaker of Slovakia’s parliament, said he refuses to support judiciary and healthcare reforms and threatened to pull the coalition’s second-biggest party from the government. The reforms are a key part of Slovakia’s Recovery Plan, and failing to deliver...
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Destroyed by wildfires Greeks now face floods

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
A storm that hit central Greece over the weekend has caused severe damage to the road network, houses, and agricultural properties on the island of Evia, which was ravaged by wildfires last summer. At least 100 people were evacuated from...
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Stoltenberg says US, Europe should remain united in NATO

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
NATO’s secretary-general acknowledged in Lisbon on Monday that the return of the Taliban to power “is a tragedy” but reaffirmed that the allies must learn lessons from Afghanistan and remain united to face new challenges. “The crisis in Afghanistan does not alter...
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Sánchez to announce new urgent measures as new lava flows keep La Palma on alert

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
New lava flows that emerged during a volcanic eruption in Spain’s Canary Islands, which has destroyed some ​​525.77 hectares in three weeks, are keeping emergency services on standby. Spain’s socialist Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, announced on Monday that he would...
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Doctors in at least 15 Italian hospitals against abortion, report says

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
Partial data from a new study shows that in at least 15 Italian hospitals it’s impossible to have an abortion because all gynaecologists, anaesthetists and non-medical staff identify as conscientious objectors. The 1978 law that regulates abortions in Italy allows...
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Sweden develops first satellite launch site in the EU

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
Esrange Space Center will be the first platform for developing rocket technologies and launching satellites in the European Union. Situated outside the city of Kiruna in northern Sweden, the site should be ready for operation by the summer of 2022....
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Ireland accuses UK of dismissing EU solutions to NI protocol

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
The British government keeps “shifting the goalposts” and rejecting any proposals offered by the EU when it comes to post-Brexit trade negotiations, Ireland’s Foreign Minister Simon Coveney told Irish broadcaster RTÉ on Monday. Coveney praised the work of European Commission...
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Kurz to remain ‘shadow-chancellor’?

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2021-10-12 05:19
Former Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg was sworn in as Chancellor of Austria on Monday. He said that he wants to continue the “successful path” of former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who resigned on Saturday due to a looming government crisis and...
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