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French debate on setting migration quotas reopened

Mon, 2019-02-18 16:36
The question of setting migration quotas in France has come back to the forefront through the 'great debate' initiated by Emmanuel Macron.
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The Brief – Worlds apart, but still together

Mon, 2019-02-18 16:04
Is the once powerful transatlantic bond dying? If the last few weeks are anything to go by, one might well wonder… The disarray between Washington and its European allies became even more strikingly evident as US Vice President Mike Pence...
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Crisis over, crisis continues

Mon, 2019-02-18 15:59
The migration crisis in Europe is over. According to the statistics, at least. The political crisis over how and whether to reform the bloc's immigration and asylum rules remains as deadlocked as ever.
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Europe warns of ‘swift’ response to potential US car tariffs

Mon, 2019-02-18 15:47
The European Commission said on Monday (18 February) that the EU will respond in a “swift and adequate manner” to the possibility that the US may impose tariffs on European cars, following the submission of a US report on whether car imports represent a national security threat.
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Is Russia behind climate change protests in EU? ‘Definitely yes’, says Ukraine

Mon, 2019-02-18 15:41
Ukraine is sure that Russia actively supports the recent protests in EU countries against global warming, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a group of Brussels journalists on Monday (18 February).
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Ukraine seeks EU help to prevent Russia from ‘suffocating’ its Azov Sea shore

Mon, 2019-02-18 14:34
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told Brussels journalists on Monday (18 February) his country was asking the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to engage in efforts to avoid the “suffocation” of a strategic territory coveted by Russia.
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Le Pen claims to be spokesperson for ‘real yellow vests’

Mon, 2019-02-18 14:21
Marine Le Pen has said that she is the mouthpiece for the “real yellow vests” for the European elections, standing up for “poor workers, admirable single mums and needy pensioners.” EURACTIV France’s media partner La Tribune reports.
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France, Spain condemn Venezuela’s expulsion of EU fact-finding team

Mon, 2019-02-18 13:36
The foreign ministers of France and Spain condemned on Monday (18 February) the Venezuelan government's decision to expel a group of EU lawmakers who had travelled there on a fact-finding mission and wanted to meet with the self-appointed but widely recognised interim president. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
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Macron’s LREM targets the right at European elections

Mon, 2019-02-18 11:57
The French Minister for European Affairs already crosses swords on a regular basis with the far-right Rassemblement National and its fake news. This could prove useful practice for the upcoming election campaign. EURACTIV France reports.
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Balearic Islands target 100% renewables, inspiring 26 EU islands

Mon, 2019-02-18 10:06
A plan by Spain's Balearic Islands to switch to 100% renewable energy and ditch coal power became law last week, while 26 islands across the EU are launching a new clean energy strategy on Monday (18 February).
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Poll: EPP still the biggest group after EU elections, far-right to make gains

Mon, 2019-02-18 10:05
The center-right is set to remain the biggest group in the EU legislature after elections in May that should also show a surge in seats for the far-right, a survey by the European Parliament showed on Monday (18 February).
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Munich Security Conference 2019 – Day #3

Mon, 2019-02-18 08:31
EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into the hot topics of this year’s Munich Security Conference and what is driving the conversation on foreign, defence and security policy. Day 3 in a nutshell with Iran, transatlantic relations and accession hopes.
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MEPs invited by Venezuela’s Guaidó barred from entering

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:51
Venezuela's government on Sunday (17 February) blocked five European lawmakers from entering the country, triggering an angry response by opposition leader Juan Guaidó who had invited the delegation.
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The Capitals – Daily news from EURACTIV media network

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:42
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s newsroom network.  
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May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:40
Theresa May plans to speak to every European Union leader and the European Commission chief to seek changes to her EU withdrawal agreement, days after another defeat from her own lawmakers and as businesses brace for a no-deal Brexit on 29 March.
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IS ‘caliphate’ on brink of defeat as Trump urges Europe to retreat

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:36
US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State’s last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday (16 February), bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat as US President Donald Trump spoke of “100 percent victory”.
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MEPs want less EU money going to intensive farming

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:33
Lawmakers in the European Parliament's environment committee have voted for a reduction in subsidies going to intensive farming under the common agricultural policy as of 2021. EURACTIV France reports.
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Nobel Peace Prize laureate: ‘We are going back to the 1980s’

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:32
Bringing a 1950s radioactive technology capable of wiping out cities into a high-tech environment is a recipe for suicide, says 2017 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Beatrice Fihn. She spoke to EURACTIV.com about nuclear deterrence, arms control ambitions and the current INF Treaty debate.
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Low returns and rural areas’ restrictions keep young Greek farmers away

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:32
Low profitability and poor infrastructure quality make farming in Greece unattractive to young people, who are needed more than ever before to take the agricultural sector a step forward, stakeholders have told EURACTIV Greece.
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The Five Star Movement’s attempt to create a European Parliament group

Mon, 2019-02-18 07:31
Leaders of 5 parties from Italy, Poland, Croatia, Finland and Greece met in Rome last week to sign an electoral manifesto. Piotr Kaczyński has followed the event and offers his impressions and comments.
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