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Empowering patients for a better health

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:16
Concepts like the multisectoral approach and people-centred health services are turning the healthcare sector upside down, putting people back at the core and breaking silos for implementing cross-sectoral policies.
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Heat networks in focus as EU cities confront building emissions

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:15
Last year, the European Union embarked on a mission to decarbonise the building sector, currently responsible for 40% of the bloc’s energy use. And cities with district heat networks have a head start when it comes to integrating new low-carbon energy sources.
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People-centred healthcare arrives at the European Parliament

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:15
A different approach to healthcare looping around health needs and expectations of people rather than diseases was touched in an event at the European Parliament, where participants and speakers called for more patient empowerment in the EU health agenda.
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European police bust gang looting artifacts in Italy

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:14
European police have busted an international crime gang involved in trafficking tens of thousands of Greek archaeological artefacts looted from illegal excavations in Italy, law enforcement agencies said Monday (18 November).
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Waste incineration: An extreme carbon outlier

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:06
Meeting the EU’s 10% landfill target is possible without climate damage, writes Janek Vähk.
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Observers slam Belarus polls for flouting democratic norms

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:04
Parliamentary polls in Belarus did not show respect for democracy, international observers said Monday (18 November), after the opposition to authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko failed to win a single seat.
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Fur farmers failures to meet minimum EU animal welfare standards must be investigated

Tue, 2019-11-19 07:00
Exposés of animal suffering on EU fur farms repeatedly reveal failures to comply with even the basic animal welfare requirements of Directive 98/58/EC concerning the protection of animals kept for farming purposes, writes Sylwia Spurek.
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US ends sanction waivers for Iran’s Fordow nuclear plant

Tue, 2019-11-19 06:50
The United States announced Monday (18 November) it would halt sanctions waivers for Iran's Fordow plant, likely ending a key component of a landmark nuclear deal after Tehran said it had resumed enrichment activities.
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Daniel Caspary MEP: Raw materials ‘need a sustainable deal, not a green deal’

Tue, 2019-11-19 06:49
A sustainable deal would tackle not only CO2 emissions but also the social and economic development of Europe and the countries where raw materials are mined, says centre-right MEP Daniel Caspary.
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Merkel ignores calls for bigger fiscal stimulus

Tue, 2019-11-19 06:45
German chancellor Angela Merkel resisted calls to increase public spending as pressure continues to grow from her country and abroad to avoid the austerity that worsened the euro crisis.
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In new pro-Israel shift, US no longer calls settlements illegal

Tue, 2019-11-19 06:25
The United States no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday (18 November) in the latest pro-Israel shift by Washington.
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Trump under pressure in 2nd week of impeachment hearings

Tue, 2019-11-19 06:07
President Donald Trump faces more potentially damning testimony in the Ukraine scandal as a critical week of public impeachment hearings opens Tuesday (19 November) in the House of Representatives.
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The CTOs making technology work for Europe [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-11-19 06:00
In companies across Europe, Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) are unlocking the full potential of innovation and human ingenuity – transforming lightbulb inspiration into real-world solutions that drive growth while addressing the big challenges Europe faces.  
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The Brief, powered by CEPI – Global tsunami

Mon, 2019-11-18 14:59
The protesters advocating the independence of Catalonia are using an internet platform and an app which directs them toward strategic places, to maximise the effect of their rebellion. The purpose is reportedly to test the tool in Catalonia first, and then to make it functional globally.
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MEP: Clean technology mix needed to decarbonise transport

Mon, 2019-11-18 13:04
Decarbonising transport is an enormous challenge and there will be a need to deploy a mix of clean technologies to accelerate the transition to a sustainable system, MEP Seán Kelly told EURACTIV.com.
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Georgia demands release of doctor detained by separatists

Mon, 2019-11-18 12:25
Georgia on Sunday (17 November) demanded the release of a doctor detained by separatists after crossing into breakaway South Ossetia, which is controlled by Russia after a war between two ex-Soviet republics in 2008.
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20 Visions for Europe: ‘Europe in 2040 – An unorthodox vision from the capitals’

Mon, 2019-11-18 12:00
20 Visions for Europe gathers unique visions from public officials, intellectuals, artists, diplomats, civic actors and business representatives. The project is part of EURACTIV’s celebration of 20 years of free, independent reporting with European values at its core. The partner of...
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Disability & Migration – AMiD final conference [Promoted content]

Mon, 2019-11-18 11:00
How many migrants arriving in European have a disability? What kind of support do they need?
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Need for a progressive EU-ACP partnership to address common global challenges

Mon, 2019-11-18 10:38
The international scenario is rapidly changing, but not necessarily in a positive way. That's why there is a need for a progressive partnership between the European Union and the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific countries, writes MEP Carlos Zorrinho.
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Arab uprisings: spring time continues

Mon, 2019-11-18 09:01
Since the rapture of the 2011 Arab uprisings, starting in Tunisia and sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East – most notably engulfing Libya, Egypt, Syria, and Yemen – a bitter aftertaste of repression and civil war lingers, writes Sharon Lecocq.
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