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[Agenda] Nato, defence summit, and UNRWA in focus This WEEK

EUobserver - pon., 2024-02-12 07:15
Nato defence ministers will meet this week ahead of the Munich Security Conference. ECB chief Christine Lagarde will address MEPs in the committee on economic affairs and MEPs will hold a debate about the defunding of the UNRWA agency.
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[Opinion] Why are EU travel firms offering holidays to Uyghur region?

EUobserver - pon., 2024-02-12 07:00
Chinese state media cannot get enough of tourism from Europe. But crime against humanity targeted at Uyghurs and other Turkic people are ongoing — so why do EU travel companies make themselves complicit in cleansing these atrocities?
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[Analysis] Self-proclaimed 'EU nerd' Stubb elected Finnish president

EUobserver - pon., 2024-02-12 05:38
Former Finnish PM Alexander Stubb has returned to politics, emerging as the country's most-trusted candidate in the presidential elections, due to his significant foreign policy experience.
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[Analysis] EU-Mauritania deal: More than just a migration pact

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 15:44
The EU's €210m agreement with Mauritania has been marketed as the bloc's latest 'cash for migrant control' deal with an African state. But it also covers EU priorities on green investment and security.
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EU agrees less ambitious rules on platform work

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 15:40
A new provisional agreement on the platform workers directive has been reached — but what has changed from the previous deal, and how will it affect the expected reclassification of 5.5 million platform workers as "employees"?
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Over 200 academics dub new EU border asylum law 'inhumane'

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 15:38
Over 200 academics spanning 66 mostly European universities are raising the alarm on new EU asylum rules they say will lead to mass detentions and erode rights.
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[Opinion] Will Russia soon control the Red Sea?

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 12:29
As if the military presence of Iran and China in the Red Sea was not enough to be worried, everything seems to indicate that Russia too will soon have a military base there, and in Sudan.
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Brussels Dispatches: Why Brussels matters

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 11:13
We've partnered with the newsletter Brussels Dispatches to bring their accessible, personable and high level overview of why the EU and the upcoming European Parliament elections matter and what's at stake.
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EU supply chain law faces scrap amid German coalition row

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 06:00
Business and civil society groups have made a last-ditch effort to urge EU ministers not to collapse a key law on company due diligence ahead of a decisive vote on Friday.
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EU supply chain law faces scrap amid German coalition row

EUobserver - pt., 2024-02-09 06:00
Business and civil society groups have made a last-ditch effort to urge EU ministers not to collapse a key law on company due diligence ahead of a decisive vote on Friday.
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Czechs and Hungary still delay EU's Israeli-settler blacklist

EUobserver - czw., 2024-02-08 17:56
The Czech Republic and Hungary are still delaying an EU blacklist of violent Israeli settlers, but their vetoes look ready to snap under growing pressure.
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EU commission silent on Israeli evidence into UNRWA

EUobserver - czw., 2024-02-08 15:14
Asked if they had received any evidence from the Israelis, the European Commission skirted the question. Instead, they said it is up to Israel to communicate if and with whom they shared the evidence.
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[Exclusive] New EU sanctions to target North Korean arms to Russia

EUobserver - czw., 2024-02-08 14:32
The EU is to hit Russian shipping firms that import North Korean weapons as part of its 13th blacklist on the Ukraine war.
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[Opinion] Farmers are right to protest — but Green Deal is wrong target

EUobserver - czw., 2024-02-08 12:33
Farmers' anger is legitimate and we share it. But sending the message that green rules are to blame, while supporting a system that only benefits Big Agri, is nothing short of betrayal, writes Greenpeace's director of agriculture policy for Europe.
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India and South Africa lead WTO backlash on EU carbon tax

EUobserver - czw., 2024-02-08 10:42
India and South Africa are set to formally protest against the European Union's new carbon border tax at the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial conference later this month.
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Hate against Muslims and Jews still rising, says EU commission

EUobserver - śr., 2024-02-07 17:53
An explosion of hatred against Muslims and Jews continues to spread throughout the EU, says the European Commission.
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Suspected Russian agent MEP is 'not the only one', MEPs warned

EUobserver - śr., 2024-02-07 17:45
MEPs from all political groups bar the far-right ID voiced concerns about the EU's vulnerability concerning the large-scale interference and disinformation campaigns waged by Russia against the EU — a phenomenon some branded as 'Russiagate'.
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[Opinion] Call Norway's deep-sea Arctic mining what it is — ecocide

EUobserver - śr., 2024-02-07 16:30
Norway's recent decision to greenlight deep-sea mining plans in the Arctic has sent shockwaves through the world. This decision gives Norway the dubious honour of being the first European country to set out a procedure on deep-sea mining.
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EU budget offers little on post-2025 climate funds

EUobserver - śr., 2024-02-07 15:18
The agreement on the EU's hard-fought mid-term budget top-up between member states and the EU Parliament offers little to replace the bloc's climate financing.
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EU's first gender-based violence law a 'big disappointment'

EUobserver - śr., 2024-02-07 13:42
The EU has adopted a provisional agreement on a directive to combat violence against women, the first-ever EU rules to fight gender based violence. But it does not include rape as 'sex without consent', or a ban on forced sterilisation.
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