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Sowing the seeds of the post-2020 CAP

Wed, 2018-07-25 08:50
In June 2018, the European Commission unveiled its much-awaited plans for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). In light of the Brexit and the emergence of new priorities such as security and immigration, the Commission proposed a 5% cut in...
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Visegrad plus Ukraine = V5?

Wed, 2018-07-25 07:12
Ukraine hopes that the Slovak presidency of the Visegrad group will resuscitate stalled cooperation between the group and the Eastern European country. But Kyiv still has a lot to learn about how the V4 does business, warns Hennadiy Maksak.
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Trump pumps up the volume ahead of Juncker visit

Wed, 2018-07-25 05:58
US President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday (24 July) that imposing tariffs forces other countries to negotiate with Washington, a day before the European Union chief visits trying to prevent an all-out trade war.
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Greece in mourning as horrifying wildfires kill at least 74

Wed, 2018-07-25 05:43
Greece was in mourning on Tuesday (24 July) following some of the worst wildfires this century, with fears the toll -- at least 74 dead and 187 injured so far -- could rise, as rescuers search for people trapped in their homes or burned-out cars.
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Airlines lodge EU complaint over French strikes

Wed, 2018-07-25 05:29
British Airways-owner IAG, easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air on Tuesday (24 July) filed a complaint to the EU over what they say is France's failure to tackle strikes by air traffic controllers.
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Hungary slams EU legal action over asylum seekers

Wed, 2018-07-25 05:11
Hungary yesterday (24 July) criticised legal action by the European Union to make the country comply with EU asylum rules as "unacceptable" and an attack against those who protect Europe.
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Global Governance Landscapes: China, India, Russia [Promoted content]

Wed, 2018-07-25 05:00
Executive Training Seminar Series︱Florence, Italy October 2018: China 1-3 & 4-6, India 8-10, Russia 11-13
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Theresa May takes control of Brexit talks

Wed, 2018-07-25 04:57
Prime Minister Theresa May announced yesterday (24 July) she will take personal control of Brexit negotiations with the EU, as time runs out to get a deal before Britain leaves the bloc in March.
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Italy calls into question costly Lyon-Turin rail link

Wed, 2018-07-25 04:44
Italy's new infrastructure minister denounced on Tuesday an ambitious, transalpine rail link as an enormous waste of public money and said he wanted to re-negotiate the project with neighbouring France.
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Belarus extends visa-free travel for tourists to 30 days

Wed, 2018-07-25 04:33
Belarus on Tuesday (24 July) announced that it is extending visa-free travel for tourists from five days to 30 days in a move that could attract more visitors to the ex-Soviet state on the European Union's doorstep.
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Commission proposes to speed up asylum screening in ‘controlled centres’ in the EU

Tue, 2018-07-24 15:34
The European Commission put forward a proposal on Tuesday (24 July) to provide financial support to the member states in setting up "controlled centres" on their territory, whose aim is to expedite the assessment of asylum claims in the EU.
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The Brief – Dual citizenship

Tue, 2018-07-24 14:41
In the past decade, Germany's traditional all-white national football team underwent a sea change, with at least four prominent players of African or Turkish descent. But this symbol of a new, multi-cultural Germany has now been completely shattered.
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Commission acts against price fixing in online resales

Tue, 2018-07-24 14:38
The European Commission levied fines totalling €111 million against Asus, Philips, Pioneer and Denon & Marantz on Tuesday (24 July) for imposing fixed or minimum resale prices on online retailers.
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US-Russia relations beyond Helsinki

Tue, 2018-07-24 13:17
For the US, Ukraine is important. For Russia, Ukraine is everything, writes Jacob L. Shapiro for Geopolitical Futures. Jacob L. Shapiro is the Director of Analysis for Geopolitical Futures, a global analysis company founded and led by George Friedman, an...
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Juncker in last-ditch bid to ‘dedramatise’ tensions with Trump

Tue, 2018-07-24 05:53
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker heads to Washington on Wednesday (25 July) in a last-ditch effort by the EU to cool nerves and find an exit door from an all-out trade war with US President Donald Trump.
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Italy to keep accepting stricken migrants during EU talks

Tue, 2018-07-24 05:28
Italy agreed yesterday (23 July) to continue accepting migrants rescued at sea, at least until a broader EU strategy to address fair distribution of people can be defined.
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Belgian nude beach blocked on fears ‘activity’ could spook wildlife

Tue, 2018-07-24 05:27
The Belgian Naturism Federation has come to the defence of its burgeoning membership after the Flemish wildlife agency blocked an application for a second nudist beach in the country on the grounds that bathers’ “subsidiary activities” would pose a threat to a rare bird. 
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Greece seeks help from EU allies to tackle raging fires

Tue, 2018-07-24 05:04
Greece has appealed for help from other countries to help tackle a spate of fires which were raging uncontrolled in the country on Monday (23 July), its fire brigade said.
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German industry boss urges Juncker to pull emergency brake in EU-US trade dispute  

Tue, 2018-07-24 04:46
Washington needs to de-escalate its rhetoric and cease using tariffs under the guise of national security, the president of the powerful Federation of German Industries (BDI) said on Monday (23 July) in Berlin, ahead of Wednesday's meeting between US President Donald Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.
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Corbyn: ‘Botched Brexit will leave UK in hock to Donald Trump’

Tue, 2018-07-24 04:45
British opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn will call on the government today (24 July) to back his vision for a new customs union with the European Union to avoid a "botched" Brexit leaving the country "in hock to Donald Trump".
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