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20 Visions for Europe: ‘Start thinking about the interests of children’

Tue, 2019-11-12 13:00
Two members of  the Eurochild Children’s Council, which includes children aged 11-16 years from 12 European countries, share their visions for Europe.
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Moldova’s government voted down, EU sees ‘worrying signals’ for the reform

Tue, 2019-11-12 12:28
Moldova’s government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday (12 November), threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu took office promising to fight corruption.
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EU advocate general: jailed Catalan leader has right to immunity as MEP-elect

Tue, 2019-11-12 12:21
The jailed Catalan pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to immunity as a result of being elected member of the European Parliament in May, the EU Advocate General Maciej Szpunar said in his conclusions on Tuesday (12 November). 
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Elimination of child and forced labour in the Uzbek textile sector [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-11-12 11:06
Adkham Ikramov, Chairman of the Chamber of Trade and Industry of Uzbekistan, commended the efforts of Uzbekistan’s government since 2013 to eliminate child and forced labour in the cotton harvesting sector.  
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Sky-high tax, safety quest & oenophiles in space

Tue, 2019-11-12 10:00
Welcome to EURACTIV’s weekly Transport Brief – your one port of call for all the news moving the world and much more! 
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Poland: Independence march of nationalism

Tue, 2019-11-12 10:00
Thousands of Poles took part in a nationalist march through the capital Warsaw on Monday (11 November), chanting "God, Honour, Fatherland", with the march leaders protesting against same-sex liberties, globalism and abortion.
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Fake attack on TV studio flags erosion of media freedom in Ukraine

Tue, 2019-11-12 09:46
Many viewers in Ukraine were taken in by what looked like an anti-terrorist forces swoop on a TV studio during a live show on Thursday (7 November). It now appears that journalists had staged the fake attack to flag the authorities’ pressure on their work.
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Bulgaria says it will be gas independent from Russia in 2020

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:53
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Europeans ‘extremely concerned’ after nuclear watchdog confirms Iranian breach

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:47
France, Germany, the UK and the EU urged Iran to stand by its 2015 nuclear deal commitments on Monday (11 November), after the UN's nuclear watchdog said in a new report that it detected uranium particles at an undeclared site in Iran, revealing even more cracks in the accord.
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Catalan independence protesters block major Spain-France highway

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:42
Hundreds of Catalan pro-independence protesters blocked a border point on the AP-7 highway that connects Catalonia with France on Monday (11 November), stopping traffic in both directions the day after a parliamentary election in Spain.
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Spain’s Socialists again seek to rule without majority as Ciudadanos collapses

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:32
The head of Spain's centre-right Ciudadanos party quit on Monday (11 November) after heavy election losses, potentially making his party more amenable to backing a government led by the Socialists.
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Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:31
Belarus's isolated leader Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday (12 November) visits Austria, marking his first trip to an EU member in more than three years as he seeks closer ties amid tensions with Russia.
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Turkey starts ‘sending home’ detained foreign fighters

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:30
Turkey said on Monday (11 November) it had deported two captives from Islamic State, a German and an American, starting a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria.
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EU takes step closer to Turkey drilling sanctions

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:19
The EU on Monday (11 November) moved a step closer to imposing sanctions over Turkey's drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus by formally adopting a legal framework to target those involved.
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Who will be the new president of Poland?

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:15
After European Council President Donald Tusk announced he will not run for the Polish presidency a week ago, more opposition candidates may consider a run. New names have already started to appear on the roster.
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A Brexit threat in Labour’s heartlands?

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:14
In places like eurosceptic Hartlepool in northeast England, long-held party allegiances being reshaped by Brexit could trigger a political earthquake at next month’s election.
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Europe gives go ahead to market Ebola vaccine

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:10
The European Union authorised the marketing of a vaccine against Ebola on Monday (11 November), permitting the first wider commercial use of a protection that has helped stem an outbreak in DR Congo.
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Russia condemns fall of Bolivia’s Morales, EU calls for calm

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:02
Russia on Monday (11 November) said the resignation of Evo Morales as Bolivian president looked like the result of a coup, while the European Union called for restraint on all sides.
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Boeing says 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January

Tue, 2019-11-12 06:59
Boeing on Monday said it expects the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one month. In a statement, the group said it still hopes to...
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EU bank tees up fossil fuel compromise ahead of crucial vote

Tue, 2019-11-12 06:36
The European Investment Bank will decide on Thursday (14 November) whether or not to purge its loan books of fossil fuel projects. All signs point to the EU lender striking a compromise with Germany and Italy which want more leeway for new gas projects.
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