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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Surge in electric cars could strain energy grid, warns EU agencyEuropean Commission is expected to propose a 30% efficiency increase to reflect
Surge in electric cars could strain energy grid, warns EU agency
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 9 minutes ago
European Commission is expected to propose a 30% efficiency increase to reflect the ambition of the Paris Agreement. The European Parliament is pushing for 40% and both MEPs and the Council will ultimately have to agree an identical text before... Read more
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International Business Times
China says its top priority is to negate the Dalai Lama's influence in Tibetministry has expressed anger and threatened the European Union with countermeas
China says its top priority is to negate the Dalai Lama's influence in Tibet
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
ministry has expressed anger and threatened the European Union with countermeasures after the Buddhist monk spoke in the European Parliament in France. Beijing also rejects criticism from human rights groups who accuse it of infringing on... Read more
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TheBull
100 days on: Terms of Brexit remain unclearfrom his remarks, repeating her assertion only that it will not happen before t
100 days on: Terms of Brexit remain unclear
TheBull / Posted an hour ago
from his remarks, repeating her assertion only that it will not happen before the end of this year. After talks in London, European Parliament president Martin Schulz said he believes the government is "undecided about how and when they should... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippines' Duterte draws Hitler parallelof widespread extrajudicial killings as the rule of law crumbles. US President
Philippines' Duterte draws Hitler parallel
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
of widespread extrajudicial killings as the rule of law crumbles. US President Barack Obama, UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the European Parliament have all voiced concern. A UN rights expert also warned last month that his call for drug suspects to be... Read more
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Aljazeera
Duterte cites Hitler, wants to kill millions of addictsthe Catholic Church and human rights groups. But he has hit back, often with a
Duterte cites Hitler, wants to kill millions of addicts
Aljazeera / Posted 2 hours ago
the Catholic Church and human rights groups. But he has hit back, often with abusive language, to the criticism. When the European Parliament last week called on the Philippine government to put an end to the killings of drug suspects, Duterte... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Philippines’ Duterte draws Hitler parallelof widespread extrajudicial killings as the rule of law crumbles. US President
Philippines’ Duterte draws Hitler parallel
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 hours ago
of widespread extrajudicial killings as the rule of law crumbles. US President Barack Obama, UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the European Parliament have all voiced concern. A UN rights expert also warned last month that his call for drug suspects to be... Read more
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Rappler
I'm being portrayed as a 'cousin of Hitler'nation, no one can make an allegation against him without a proper investigatio
I'm being portrayed as a 'cousin of Hitler'
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
nation, no one can make an allegation against him without a proper investigation, he said. Duterte reiterated how the European Parliament, the EU's legislative body, criticized his administration for the spate of killings in the country since... Read more
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dna
China says countering Dalai Lama is top ethnic priority in TibetForeign Ministry expressed anger and threatened countermeasures this month afte
China says countering Dalai Lama is top ethnic priority in Tibet
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
Foreign Ministry expressed anger and threatened countermeasures this month after the Tibetan spiritual leader spoke at the European Parliament in France. "First, we must deepen the struggle against the Dalai Lama clique, make it the highest... Read more
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iafrica.com
Duterte draws Hitler parallelof widespread extrajudicial killings as the rule of law crumbles. US President
Duterte draws Hitler parallel
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
of widespread extrajudicial killings as the rule of law crumbles. US President Barack Obama, UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the European Parliament have all voiced concern. A UN rights expert also warned last month that his call for drug suspects to be... Read more
113 related stories
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Rappler
100 days on: Terms of Brexit remain unclearfrom his remarks, repeating her assertion only that it will not happen before t
100 days on: Terms of Brexit remain unclear
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
from his remarks, repeating her assertion only that it will not happen before the end of this year. After talks in London, European Parliament president Martin Schulz said he believes the government is "undecided about how and when they should... Read more
30 related stories
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Reuters
China says countering Dalai Lama is top ethnic priority in TibetForeign Ministry expressed anger and threatened countermeasures this month afte
China says countering Dalai Lama is top ethnic priority in Tibet
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
Foreign Ministry expressed anger and threatened countermeasures this month after the Tibetan spiritual leader spoke at the European Parliament in France. "First, we must deepen the struggle against the Dalai Lama clique, make it the highest... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Duterte: Hitler killed 3 million Jews, I will kill 3 million drug dealersBarack Obama raised the issue, Duterte lashed out using a slang term that trans
Duterte: Hitler killed 3 million Jews, I will kill 3 million drug dealers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
Barack Obama raised the issue, Duterte lashed out using a slang term that translates as "son of a whore." When the European Parliament issued a statement, Duterte quite literally gave them the finger. Related ContentCartoon: Reality of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China says countering Dalai Lama is top ethnic priority in TibetForeign Ministry expressed anger and threatened countermeasures this month afte
China says countering Dalai Lama is top ethnic priority in Tibet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
Foreign Ministry expressed anger and threatened countermeasures this month after the Tibetan spiritual leader spoke at the European Parliament in France. "First, we must deepen the struggle against the Dalai Lama clique, make it the highest... Read more
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Rappler
UN committee examines human rights in Philippines2,233 have died in extrajudicial or vigilante-style killings, while 1,276 have
UN committee examines human rights in Philippines
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
2,233 have died in extrajudicial or vigilante-style killings, while 1,276 have been slain in police operations. The European Parliament has also issued a resolution expressing alarm over the "extraordinarily high numbers killed during police... Read more
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DW
Tax authorities in Denmark buy 'Panama Papers' evidence |including individuals in Iceland, Spain, Argentina, Ukraine, China and Russia a
Tax authorities in Denmark buy 'Panama Papers' evidence |
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
including individuals in Iceland, Spain, Argentina, Ukraine, China and Russia and alleged assets hidden in tax havens. European Parliament opens inquiry On Tuesday, a committee of inquiry within the European Parliament began a probe by... Read more
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walesonline
Ukip AM criticised by Labour for "moonlighting" as MP researcherin May.” Neil Hamilton, the Ukip Assembly group leader, has been highly critic
Ukip AM criticised by Labour for "moonlighting" as MP researcher
walesonline / Posted 12 hours ago
in May.” Neil Hamilton, the Ukip Assembly group leader, has been highly critical of Mr Gill who doubles as a member of the European Parliament and as an AM. He has at various times called for Mr Gill to resign as an MEP and as an AM over his... Read more
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Eu Business
Shortening the deadline for label replacement is completely irresponsible — EUbusiness.comwith the already burdensome relabelling obligation. Any time lapse shorter than
Shortening the deadline for label replacement is completely irresponsible — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 13 hours ago
with the already burdensome relabelling obligation. Any time lapse shorter than the 3 weeks' period the plenary of the European Parliament agreed upon would be impossible for businesses. Dealers with a broad product range or with few employees... Read more
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Salon.com
Political football: FIFA sponsoring soccer matches in illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land, rights group sayssaid in August that it will present recommendations to the FIFA Council meeting
Political football: FIFA sponsoring soccer matches in illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land, rights group says
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
said in August that it will present recommendations to the FIFA Council meeting in October. On Sept. 9, 66 members of the European Parliament sent a letter to FIFA president Gianni Infantino, calling on him to require the Israeli settlement clubs... Read more
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The Jewish Press
‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’anti-Israeli graffiti in London in 2014. Photo Credit: CST On the eve of the J
‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 hours ago
anti-Israeli graffiti in London in 2014. Photo Credit: CST On the eve of the Jewish new year, dozens of members of the European Parliament and heads of Jewish organizations gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the rise of... Read more
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Eu Business
MEPs debate changes to car type-approval rules — EUbusiness.comPlans to tighten up EU car 'type approval' rules in the wake of the Volkswagen
MEPs debate changes to car type-approval rules — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 16 hours ago
Plans to tighten up EU car 'type approval' rules in the wake of the Volkswagen (VW) scandal were debated by members of the European Parliament's Internal Market committee on Thursday. The new draft regulation aims to reinforce the independence and... Read more
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FOX News
Europe's Food Safety Watchdog Says To Release Studies On Weed-Killer Glyphosatehad received several requests for data in relation to its glyphosate assessment
Europe's Food Safety Watchdog Says To Release Studies On Weed-Killer Glyphosate
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
had received several requests for data in relation to its glyphosate assessment, including from members of the European parliament. "Transparency and openness are essential values for EFSA because they strengthen confidence in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour MEP urges 'maximum devolution' after Brexit voteHe made the remarks as he gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament's European a
Labour MEP urges 'maximum devolution' after Brexit vote
heraldscotland / Posted 16 hours ago
He made the remarks as he gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament's European and External Relations Committee. Senior party figures including Scottish Labour's deputy leader Alex Rowley, former prime minister Gordon Brown and ex-first minister... Read more
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walesonline
A Labour MEP says free movement is the price of prosperityof the existing deal and undermining the fundamental principles of the EU in th
A Labour MEP says free movement is the price of prosperity
walesonline / Posted 17 hours ago
of the existing deal and undermining the fundamental principles of the EU in the process is unlikely to go down well in the European Parliament nor with the other 27 Member States who have to agree with this deal. Leading EU figures have already... Read more
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Eu Business
Europe need not be afraid of data — EUbusiness.comreach EUR 50 billion and create 3.75 million new jobs by 2017. MEP Ana Gomes,
Europe need not be afraid of data — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 17 hours ago
reach EUR 50 billion and create 3.75 million new jobs by 2017. MEP Ana Gomes, who is drafting a report on big data for the European Parliament, says a data-driven economy represents "an opportunity for growth and employment, including by enabling... Read more
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express
BRUSSELS' BREXIT POWER GRAB: Britain's Security Council seat at risk as EU cosies up to UNBritain or France on the UN Security Council, which has just five permanent mem
BRUSSELS' BREXIT POWER GRAB: Britain's Security Council seat at risk as EU cosies up to UN
express / Posted 18 hours ago
Britain or France on the UN Security Council, which has just five permanent members. Last year, in a provocative move, the European Parliament voted through a resolution calling on London and Paris to relinquish their places to Brussels. And... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Some Greek people are inviting refugees into their homesof 10 euros per refugee per day, or 2,734 euros per person for the eight months
Some Greek people are inviting refugees into their homes
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
of 10 euros per refugee per day, or 2,734 euros per person for the eight months. Kamperis has presented the plan to the European Parliament and universities in Greece and the U.K., but so far no one has stepped up to fund and implement it. He is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU proposes more aid, trade pact to support Tunisiabut a deeper trade accord would integrate its economy into the EU's internal ma
EU proposes more aid, trade pact to support Tunisia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
but a deeper trade accord would integrate its economy into the EU's internal market, if agreed by EU governments and the European Parliament. Talks started in April this year and the Commission pledged in a new policy document on Thursday "to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Leo Brincat makes it to the Court of Auditors as EU ministers ignore the European Parliamentthis afternoon formally appointed Leo Brincat a member of the European Court of
Leo Brincat makes it to the Court of Auditors as EU ministers ignore the European Parliament
Times of Malta / Posted 20 hours ago
this afternoon formally appointed Leo Brincat a member of the European Court of Auditors, ignoring a negative vote by the European Parliament. Mr Brincat had scraped through the grilling of the European Parliament's Budget Committee thanks to the... Read more
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DW
Philippines' Duterte announces plans to end joint military exercises with the US |his ongoing anti-drug campaign, which has led to the deaths of some 3,500 peopl
Philippines' Duterte announces plans to end joint military exercises with the US |
DW / Posted yesterday
his ongoing anti-drug campaign, which has led to the deaths of some 3,500 people. Following criticism of his tactics by the European Parliament, Duterte launched on another profanity-laced tirade against Brussels. "I say to them, [expletive] you.... Read more
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International Business Times
Liam Fox: EU is breaking up and could implode after BrexitJohnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis will take part in a "making a success
Liam Fox: EU is breaking up and could implode after Brexit
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis will take part in a "making a success of Brexit session". May has recently met European Parliament President Martin Schulz and European Council President Donald Tusk to discuss the issue. But no formal... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The man who brought you Brexit | Sam Knightto come to an end.” And no one in that group worked with more devotion than Da
The man who brought you Brexit | Sam Knight
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
to come to an end.” And no one in that group worked with more devotion than Daniel Hannan, a Conservative member of the European parliament for south-east England. Hannan, who is 45, is by no ordinary measure a front-rank British politician. He... Read more
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Deseret News
Special report: Why some Greek people are opening their homes to refugeesof 10 euros per refugee per day, or 2,734 euros per person for the eight months
Special report: Why some Greek people are opening their homes to refugees
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
of 10 euros per refugee per day, or 2,734 euros per person for the eight months. Kamperis has presented the plan to the European Parliament and universities in Greece and the U.K., but so far no one has stepped up to fund and implement it. He is... Read more
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Eu Business
EU looks to tighten controls on exports of dual-use items — EUbusiness.comexport, brokering, transit and transfer of dual-use items. These rules now need
EU looks to tighten controls on exports of dual-use items — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted yesterday
export, brokering, transit and transfer of dual-use items. These rules now need to be upgraded. The Commission's proposal will now be decided upon by the Council and the European Parliament in an ordinary legislative procedure. Further inform... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Before Rodrigo Duterte was the Philippines' president, he was 'the Death Squad mayor'Duterte lectured him about US colonialism and used a slang term that translates
Before Rodrigo Duterte was the Philippines' president, he was 'the Death Squad mayor'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Duterte lectured him about US colonialism and used a slang term that translates, roughly, as "son of whore". When the European Parliament issued a statement condemning deaths, Duterte said, "F*** you" - and gave them the finger for good... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU executive proposes tighter lobbying rulesto restrict access only to lobbyists who register and abide by a code of conduc
EU executive proposes tighter lobbying rules
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
to restrict access only to lobbyists who register and abide by a code of conduct. The proposals, to be considered by the European Parliament and Council of member states, were in the works long before the EU executive faced questions over its... Read more
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Reuters
EU executive proposes tighter lobbying rulesEuropean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parlia
EU executive proposes tighter lobbying rules
Reuters / Posted yesterday
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parliament during a debate on The State of the European Union in Strasbourg, France, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed... Read more
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Eu Business
Lobbyists register to be mandatory for all EU institutions — EUbusiness.comproposed Wednesday that its 'Transparency Register' evolve into a mandatory sys
Lobbyists register to be mandatory for all EU institutions — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted yesterday
proposed Wednesday that its 'Transparency Register' evolve into a mandatory system covering all EU institutions - European Parliament, Council and Commission. While the EU executive has for a while made meetings with its decision-makers... Read more
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DW
Why Kristalina Georgieva is the best choice for UN secretary-general |who was until recently the UNHCR High Commissioner for Refugees. She will certa
Why Kristalina Georgieva is the best choice for UN secretary-general |
DW / Posted yesterday
who was until recently the UNHCR High Commissioner for Refugees. She will certainly bring a fresh eye to the job. In the European Parliament Georgieva carries the nickname "action-woman." She can talk to everybody: From representatives of the... Read more
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Fortune
Why Europe Is Cracking Down on Surveillance System Exportsfield (though not when the buyer is in a country under EU sanctions). Marietje
Why Europe Is Cracking Down on Surveillance System Exports
Fortune / Posted yesterday
field (though not when the buyer is in a country under EU sanctions). Marietje Schaake, the Dutch liberal member of the European Parliament who has been agitating for these changes for a long time, welcomed the proposal. “We need clear export... Read more
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DW
No safe passage for Snowden to collect Ossietzky prize, Norwegian court rules |had also voiced concerns that such an invitation could damage relations with Wa
No safe passage for Snowden to collect Ossietzky prize, Norwegian court rules |
DW / Posted yesterday
had also voiced concerns that such an invitation could damage relations with Washington. In October last year, the European Parliament passed a resolution calling on EU governments to protect Snowden from prosecution and extradition.... Read more
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Reuters
EU seeks to tighten cyber-security dual-use exportsand electronics. The measures proposed by the Commission, the EU's executive a
EU seeks to tighten cyber-security dual-use exports
Reuters / Posted yesterday
and electronics. The measures proposed by the Commission, the EU's executive arm, must be approved by the bloc's 28 member states and the European Parliament before they can become law. (Reporting By Philip Blenkinsop; Editing by Gare... Read more
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The Hill
EU mulls amending controversial cyber export rulesA new proposal to the European Parliament will locally address many of the cont
EU mulls amending controversial cyber export rules
The Hill / Posted yesterday
A new proposal to the European Parliament will locally address many of the controversies over an international export control agreement that includes the United States. Dutch Member of European Parliament Marietje Schaake proposed updates to the... Read more
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express
Plot to keep Britain IN the EU: Lord Hain warns of Brussels plan to reserve Brexit votegone out, but we have a new treaty on the table so you have an opportunity to v
Plot to keep Britain IN the EU: Lord Hain warns of Brussels plan to reserve Brexit vote
express / Posted yesterday
gone out, but we have a new treaty on the table so you have an opportunity to vote again."Related articles Meanwhile European Parliament chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian premier and leader of the parliament's... Read more
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Tax-News.com
European Parliament Begins Panama Papers Inquiryby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels28 September 2016 The European Parliame
European Parliament Begins Panama Papers Inquiry
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels28 September 2016 The European Parliament has begun its inquiry into the Panama Papers with a hearing with the investigative journalists behind the leak. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU eyes 90 million euros for defence research 'revolution'decades for integrating European defence. The planned investment is for resear
EU eyes 90 million euros for defence research 'revolution'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
decades for integrating European defence. The planned investment is for research from 2017 to 2019, if governments and the European Parliament agree, and Domecq hopes for a larger amount from the European Union budget from 2021, when the bloc... Read more
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express
Brussels warns it may DESTROY any UK Brexit dealit can arrange a Brexit deal to best suit it The assembly’s chief negotiator h
Brussels warns it may DESTROY any UK Brexit deal
express / Posted yesterday
it can arrange a Brexit deal to best suit it The assembly’s chief negotiator has said in an ominous warning that the European Parliament has more power over a British exit deal than any EU member state. Guy Verhofstadt said: “If the treaty... Read more
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Reuters
EU eyes 90 million euros for defense research 'revolution'decades for integrating European defense. The planned investment is for resear
EU eyes 90 million euros for defense research 'revolution'
Reuters / Posted yesterday
decades for integrating European defense. The planned investment is for research from 2017 to 2019, if governments and the European Parliament agree, and Domecq hopes for a larger amount from the European Union budget from 2021, when the bloc... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Palestinians’ Unsporting and Illegal ‘Football War’ Against Israelreport on Sunday denouncing Israeli semi-pro soccer (football) clubs in towns i
The Palestinians’ Unsporting and Illegal ‘Football War’ Against Israel
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
report on Sunday denouncing Israeli semi-pro soccer (football) clubs in towns in the West Bank. A few weeks ago, a group of European Parliament members sent a letter along similar lines to FIFA, the international soccer governing body. The... Read more
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express
Martin Schulz: Theresa May has FAILED Brexit Britain & needs to trigger Article 50 NOWSchulz accused Theresa May of failing to trigger Article 50 The European Parli
Martin Schulz: Theresa May has FAILED Brexit Britain & needs to trigger Article 50 NOW
express / Posted 2 days ago
Schulz accused Theresa May of failing to trigger Article 50 The European Parliament president laid in to the prime minister who has insisted she will not activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty - the legal mechanism for breaking away from the EU -... Read more
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The Hindu
As talks for aviation climate deal begin, India holds outsupport keeping it uncovered until 2027,” said German MEP Peter Liese of the ce
As talks for aviation climate deal begin, India holds out
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
support keeping it uncovered until 2027,” said German MEP Peter Liese of the centre-right bloc, the largest party in the European Parliament. Airlines support a global agreement because a patchwork of national and regional deals would be more... Read more
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