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Kosovo’s PM accepts EU, France, Germany backed normalisation plan

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:45
Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti said he accepts the EU proposal, backed by France and Germany, to normalise relations with Serbia, following a meeting with the bloc’s special envoy Miroslav Lajcak on Monday. The plan was put forward in 2022...
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German education minister announces cooperation with Ukraine

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:43
Germany has promised to reinforce cooperation with Ukraine on education, research and vocational training, Education and Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger promised during a visit to Kyiv on Monday. Stark-Watzinger of the liberal FDP held talks on strengthening research cooperation between...
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Georgian court rejects ailing ex-leader Saakashvili’s bid to leave jail

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:37
A Georgian court on Monday (6 February) rejected ailing ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili's bid to get a six-year sentence for alleged abuse of office deferred over poor health.
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Immigration: the Balkan route stops in Trieste

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:34
The government and associations are at odds with dealing with the recent sharp increase in migrant crossings, like the fivefold increase in Trieste between 2021 and 2022, with the first favouring expulsions while the other advocates for greater redistribution across...
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Austrian FM defends Russian participation at OSCE meeting

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:30
Russian delegates should not be excluded from participating in the upcoming OSCE assembly meeting in Vienna, said Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg after parliamentarians from 20 OSCE countries urged his government last week to bar Russian diplomats from attending. The...
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Serbia’s Vučić hints at early election, PM post

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:26
Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić is ready to call an early election in September and run for prime minister because he is disappointed with his Socialist coalition partners, he told a closed-door session of his ruling party on Monday, Serbian media...
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Turkey earthquake death toll nears 3,000, countries worldwide mobilise aid

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:26
Rescue teams worked early on Tuesday (7 February) to release people trapped in the rubble of buildings in southern Turkey as the death toll in the country from a devastating earthquake a day earlier rose to nearly 3,000.
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European regulator rules out single-pilot flying by 2030

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:25
Europe's aviation regulator has ruled out an industry push to allow planes to be crewed by just one pilot by 2030 but said it is considering allowing limited single-person operation for parts of flights as early as 2027.
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‘Not an exercise’: Sweden deploys Patriots in strategic port

EURACTIV News - Tue, 2023-02-07 05:24
The Swedish Defence Forces deployed the advanced Patriot air defence system around the strategic Southern harbour of Gothenburg on Monday to see how it would respond to a crisis in the low likelihood Sweden is attacked. This is the first...
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A conversation about the EU Space Programme, with Rodrigo da Costa – Thought Leadership interview

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 16:52
Space exploration has seen astronauts travel to the moon. Satellites and probes have helped us understand our solar system, discovering thousands of stars and planets. In this EURACTIV thought leadership interview with the Executive Director of EUSPA (the EU Agency...
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The Brief — A patchwork migration policy

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 15:20
Migration will feature high on the agenda of the Special European Council on Thursday and Friday (9-10 February), where EU leaders will also discuss Ukraine and the economy.
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Hydrogen standoff brings EU renewables law to screeching halt

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 14:35
The lawmaker in charge of steering negotiations on the EU’s revised renewable energy directive has cancelled an upcoming round of talks, laying the blame on the European Commission for failing to present a key piece of related hydrogen legislation.
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EU’s carbon levy poses new test for Western Balkan integration

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 14:09
The European Union's newly agreed carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will likely test Western Balkan countries vying for bloc membership amid their ongoing process of aligning with the EU acquis.
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EU lawmaker: ‘Window of Opportunity’ for Mercosur trade agreement

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 13:19
EU lawmaker Inma Rodríguez-Piñero called for a swift wrap-up of negotiations between the EU and the South-American trading bloc Mercosur after years of delay.
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An EU-US green subsidy race could be good news for climate

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 12:24
How the US and the EU handle the present moment could have significant positive spillover effects for industrial decarbonisation around the world – and, as a result, international climate mitigation efforts, write Mary Hellmich and Sarah Jackson.
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RT Germany to shut down following latest EU sanctions

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 12:21
The German branch of Kremlin-backed outlet Russia Today (RT DE) will shut its doors following the latest round of EU sanctions, a month after its French counterpart was forced to do the same. 
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Nuclear tops Poland’s wish-list for EU electricity market reform

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 11:43
EU countries should have “an unrestricted right” to subsidise power plants providing dispatchable electricity in case wind and solar are unavailable, according to a non-paper circulated by Warsaw ahead of EU proposals next month to reform the bloc’s electricity market rules.
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The EU response to US IR Act cannot be just a blank cheque to green tech investors [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 11:00
Europe has the capacity and the financial means for a green industrial strategy, but it needs to up its social game. Swapping green investment for new austerity policies will jeopardise the Green Deal and social cohesion.  Let’s learn from the...
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Non-compete clauses for workers: Will the EU follow the US lead?

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 09:35
As the US competition authority proposed to ban non-compete clauses in employment contracts, a conversation about the exploitation of market power by employers is slowly taking shape in Europe.
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Agrifood podcast: EU agri ministers get angsty & agri-trade talks

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-02-06 09:33
This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team walks you through all the goings-on of the first meeting of EU agriculture ministers under the Swedish Presidency, including the latest on agri-trade with Ukraine and a push from ministers for more say over environmental...
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