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Prague- Poll: Communists and Christian Democrats to leave parliament

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:12
The Czech Republic’s Communist party (GUE-NGL) and the Christian democrats (EPP) would not reach the country’s 5% electoral threshold and not make it into parliament in a general election, according to a new poll conducted by Kantar for Czech Television....
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WARSAW – No Norwegian funds for municipalities with ‘LGBT-free-zones’

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:11
Polish municipalities which have adopted resolutions on “LGBT-free zones” will not receive money from Norwegian funds, Norway’s diplomacy ministry has informed. The allocation of funds has already been the subject of a dispute between Oslo and Warsaw. This is non-refundable...
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US Notorious RBG passing gives Greeks a chill

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:10
Rarely does the death of a judge, let alone a foreign one, make headlines in Greece. But in the case of Ruth Bader Ginsburg – the US Supreme Court justice who died at the age of 87- both traditional media...
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Europe’s new climate plan heralds energy ‘transformation’

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:10
Meeting the EU’s proposed new climate targets for 2030 will require a “transformation” of the bloc’s energy system, with a renewed focus on renewables and further efforts to cut fossil fuels in buildings, transport and industry, the European Commission has said.
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DUBLIN – Facebook unsure about EU services

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:09
Facebook has claimed that it is unsure how it can continue to provide services in the European Union, following a recent order from the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) for the firm to freeze data transfers to the United States....
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HELSINKI – Legalise it?

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:08
Finland’s Green party wants to carry out a comprehensive research on the country’s legislation currently criminalising cannabis due to the changing attitudes and new facts on the matter, adding that it is high time to review the legislation, according to...
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EU officials: Remove all Turkish ships to start dialogue

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:08
The EU wants all Turkish drilling vessels and warships to move away from Greece and Cyprus in order for dialogue to begin, an EU official has said ahead of today’s meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers. EU foreign policy chief...
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Hungarian foreign ministry listed journalists’ trips abroad

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:07
In a letter dated 2 June, József Magyar, deputy secretary of state for development of European affairs at the ministry of foreign affairs and trade, asked Hungarian embassies in the European Union to provide information about the professional visits of...
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US to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran arms

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:05
The United States will sanction more than two dozen people and entities involved in Iran’s nuclear, missile and conventional arms programs, putting teeth behind UN sanctions on Tehran that Washington argues have resumed despite the opposition of allies and adversaries.
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World’s richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest half, says Oxfam

Mon, 2020-09-21 06:02
The wealthiest 1% of the world’s population were responsible for the emission of more than twice as much carbon dioxide as the poorer half of the world from 1990 to 2015, according to new research. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.
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Financial scandals harm Sholz’s image as he gears up for chancellor candidacy

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:55
Olaf Scholz, Germany's finance minister and chancellor candidate for the social democrats (SPD), is currently in the spotlight for his involvement in two financial scandals currently shaking German politics: the Wirecard and Cum-Ex scandals. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Towards a balanced EU migration policy

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:55
When it comes to migration, there should be tangible solidarity in the EU. However, Poland cannot accept the paradigm according to which solidarity is based on obligatory measures, including relocation, writes Andrzej Sadoś.
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Thousands march in Germany urging EU to take in Moria refugees

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:42
Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday (20 September) in Berlin and other German cities, urging the European Union to take in migrants left without shelter after a fire destroyed their biggest camp in Greece.
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Resilience: The missing link in the new Circular Economy Action Plan

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:38
EU member states need to integrate resilience into their national recovery plans in order to be eligible for recovery support, write Joke Dufourment, Natalia Papu and Yasmina Lembachar.
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Tens of thousands defy police crackdown to protest in Belarus

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:27
Tens of thousands of opposition supporters marched in the Belarusian capital of Minsk Sunday (20 September), defying a heavy security presence that included water cannon and armoured vehicles.
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EU representatives and voters without borders

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:25
There is an urgent need to fully recognise the democratic rights of all European citizens, write Alberto Alemanno, Giorgio Clarotti, Olivier Costa and Christophe Leclercq.
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European cities announce new restrictions as COVID-19 cases soar

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:05
European nations from Denmark and Iceland in the north to Greece in the south announced new restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections in some of their largest cities, and Britain was considering a new national lockdown.
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How private employment services help make undeclared work a thing of the past [Promoted content]

Mon, 2020-09-21 05:00
The World Employment Confederation-Europe supports the EU4FairWork campaign, raising awareness about the risks of undeclared work and promoting good practices to eliminate it. With a proven role in reducing undeclared work, agency work offers a clear pathway into better working conditions and employment.
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France says opposes EU-Mercosur trade deal over deforestation concerns

Mon, 2020-09-21 04:45
France remains opposed to a free trade deal in its current proposed form between the EU and South American countries due to "major" concerns about deforestation in the region, the government said on Friday (18 September).
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Partnership missing: SOTEU ignores the calls of Eastern allies for positive political signals

Fri, 2020-09-18 15:30
The EU’s Eastern Partnership is often touted by European officials as one of the bloc’s most foreign policies but was barely mentioned in Commission president’s first annual address, despite calls for more political signalling. Despite a strong focus on foreign...
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