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Biden hopes for extension of Israel-Hamas truce as more hostages released

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-11-27 05:28
US President Joe Biden said he hoped the temporary truce between Israel and Hamas can go on as long as hostages are being released, after the militant group freed 17 more people, including a 4-year-old Israeli-American girl.
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Israeli no-show at EU-Med meet deepens divisions

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-11-26 09:45
In this week’s edition: Israel-Gaza diplomacy, Ukraine accession woes and exclusive interview with EU's top general.
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Russia says it thwarts 20 Ukrainian drones, Moscow attacked

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-11-26 06:17
Russia said on Sunday (25 November) that it had thwarted a major Ukrainian drone attack with at least 20 drones shot down over Russian regions, including Moscow.
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Hamas frees Israeli, Thai hostages in temporary truce

EURACTIV News - Sun, 2023-11-26 05:43
Thirteen Israelis and four Thai nationals arrived in Israel on Sunday (25 November) in the second release of hostages from Hamas captivity in exchange for Palestinian prisoners in a deal briefly endangered by a dispute about aid delivery into Gaza.
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Trudeau, EU leaders talk Ukraine and climate at Canada summit

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2023-11-25 06:02
The leaders of Canada and the European Union reiterated on Friday (24 November) strong support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia's invasion, while pledging to deepen coordination on climate efforts.
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EU elections: Terry Reintke appointed lead candidate by German Greens

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 16:21
The German Greens have selected Terry Reintke, co-president of the Greens in the EU Parliament and the group's likely European spitzenkandidat, to lead their list for next June's EU elections.
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EU countries’ reservations persist on Cyber Solidarity Act

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 15:51
The Commission's proposal for a Cyber Solidarity Act is languishing in the EU Council of Ministers, where the scarce enthusiasm is evidenced by the slow progress at the technical level - despite there being no major political hurdle.
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Can Japan inspire EU in tackling smoking?

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 15:22
*Content-Type: Underwritten / Supported Often linked to hard work and manhood, smoking in Japan reached record levels in the 1960s with almost half of the population being smokers, especially men. Similarly to other parts of the world, smoking in Japan...
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The Brief – Trump cards in Europe

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 15:21
With a Trump 2.0 administration considered an increasingly realistic scenario in Brussels, Europe has started looking to future-proof its relations with Washington while Eurosceptics are hoping for a field day.
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Agrifood Special CAPitals: Advisory Services

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 15:06
Welcome to Euractiv's Special CAPitals edition of the Agrifood Brief, dedicated to education and training available to farmers across Europe:
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How Are Data Centres Fuelling Europe’s Green Transition?

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 15:00
As of July 2023, the new EU Energy Efficiency Directive has been officially adopted by EU co-legislators, marking the culmination of a two-year legislative process. Central to this revision are targeted transparency provisions specifically addressing data centres. Owners and operators...
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Sustainability and Data Centres: How Are Data Centres Fuelling Europe’s Green Transition?

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 15:00
Stakeholders from international and regional organisations, government, the private sector, academia, and civil society participated in a joint event organised by CISPE and EUDCA, supported by SPAIN DC, and co-sponsored by AWS in Zaragoza, Spain. The goal of the event...
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ECR vice-president calls for ‘Swexit’ should Brussels get ‘too much power’

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 14:33
Sweden should consider leaving the EU if the transfer of power to Brussels goes "too far", Charlie Weimers, EU lawmaker and vice-president of the European Conservatives and Reformists, suggested at a congress of his Sweden Democrats (SD).
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Foundation model discussions heat up, EUCS mediation attempt

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 12:51
Welcome to Euractiv’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “In Parliament, there is a clear majority position in wanting obligations, perhaps limited but clear, for the developers of...
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EU, Kazakhstan vow to ‘go beyond’ raw materials-based relationship 

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 10:57
While the economic exchange of critical raw materials between the EU and Kazakhstan is mutually beneficial, both actors agreed on the need to go beyond this relationship in order to strengthen it in the future. As part of the EU...
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AI Act: MEPs close ranks in asking for tighter rules for powerful AI models

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 10:57
The MEPs involved in the negotiations on the EU’s AI rulebook circulated a working paper detailing their proposed approach to regulating the most powerful Artificial Intelligence models on Friday (23 November). The AI Act, a landmark bill to regulate AI...
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Ceasefire takes hold in Gaza ahead of hostage release, aid enters enclave

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 10:51
A temporary ceasefire between Israeli and Hamas took hold in the Gaza Strip on 24 November, the first in 48 days of conflict that has devastated the Palestinian enclave, but both sides warned that the war was far from over.
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€800 million to jolt the market: Europe’s hydrogen boosters activate

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 10:18
The EU’s Hydrogen Bank has begun operations and is offering €800 million to hydrogen producers to kickstart demand for the fuel crucial to industrial decarbonisation. By 2030, Europe wants to produce 10 million tonnes of renewable hydrogen annually. To get...
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EU looks to convince countries to invest in crisis management force, top military chief says

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 09:30
The EU's top military adviser called on more efforts from EU countries to buy into the future Rapid Deployment Capacity and future conflicts, counting on financial support from the EU to do so, general Robert Brieger told Euractiv in an interview, while post-war support to Ukraine is already being discussed.
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French The Left MEP: EU must stop false promises to candidate countries

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-11-24 09:18
In an interview with Euractiv France, Manon Aubry, lead candidate of the left-wing party "La France insoumise" ("France Unbowed", GUE/NGL) for the 2024 European elections, reflects on the current European mandate (2019-2024) and her wishes for the next one (2024-2029).
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