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Nord Stream 2 must be stopped immediately

1 hour 30 min ago
Allowing the construction of Nord Stream 2 has been a mistake from the beginning and should be stopped immediately, argues Urmas Paet.
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Orbán breaks political ties with Commissioner over media comments

2 hours 22 min ago
The Hungarian government has demanded the resignation of European Commission Vice President Věra Jourová over what it said were her "derogatory public statements" about democracy in Hungary, and said it would suspend "all political contacts" with her.
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Trans-Europ returns, MAX comeback & get to the chopper

2 hours 27 min ago
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Global coronavirus deaths pass ‘agonizing milestone’ of 1 million

4 hours 33 min ago
The global death toll from COVID-19 rose past 1 million on Tuesday (29 September), according to a Reuters tally, a bleak milestone in a pandemic that has devastated the global economy, overloaded health systems and changed the way people live.
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US or China? Americans call on Portugal to choose

4 hours 38 min ago
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about French President Emmanuel Macron wanting the European Parliament sessions back in Strasbourg, a US diplomat asking Portugal to choose between the US and China, and so much more.
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Serbia-Germany relations at a high level

4 hours 42 min ago
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić and German Ambassador to Belgrade Thomas Schieb said yesterday (28 September) that relations between the two countries were at a high level and characterised by intensive cooperation both at a political and economic level, given...
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BELGRADE – Former president’s son likeliest candidate for Ambassador to Beijing

4 hours 43 min ago
Radomir Nikolić, a former Mayor of Kragujevac and the son of former Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić, is the likeliest candidate for the post of Serbian Ambassador to China, the Kurir daily reported on Monday (28 September). According to the newspaper,...
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Bosniak and Croat leader from BiH in Zagreb

4 hours 44 min ago
Plenković also met with vice-presidents of the Bosnian parliament’s upper house, Bakir Izetbegovic of the Bosniak SDA party and Dragan Čović of the HDZ BiH, a sister party of Croatian HDZ (EPP). Plenković said that it was essential to enable...
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War crimes were insults for modern Croatia

4 hours 45 min ago
Prime Minister Andrej Plenković attended a commemoration for the nine Serb civilians who were killed in Varivode in the aftermath of 1995’s Operation Storm, expressing sympathy for those whose lives Croatia had failed to protect and describing the crime as...
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LJUBLJANA – More stringent asylum rules

4 hours 45 min ago
About a hundred people are currently detained in Slovenian jails on charges of organising transport for illegal migrants, said Slovenian Interior Minister Aleš Hojs (SDS-EPP), noting that the government has decided to tighten its asylum policy because of abuse. Slovenian...
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BUCHAREST – Election aftermath

4 hours 46 min ago
Both the socialist party PSD and the ruling PNL claimed victory after the local elections were held Sunday (27 September), with a view to mobilising their bases for the general elections scheduled for early December. “PSD is on the right...
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Spain’s Supreme Court upholds ruling to ban Catalan leader from office

4 hours 47 min ago
Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld a ruling to ban Quim Torra,  Catalonia’s regional president, from holding public office for 18-months over his refusal to remove slogans supporting jailed separatists on the run up to general elections last year. While...
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ROME – PM assures the ‘Recovery Plan is on track’

4 hours 48 min ago
The Italian plan on how to spend the resources of the EU Recovery Fund is on track to be presented to the European Commission on time, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told Italy’s farmers’ trade union Confagricoltura on Monday (28...
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Internal combustion engine ‘not going away’, automakers say

4 hours 49 min ago
While automakers are busy making plans to roll out electric vehicles, the existing car fleet will continue relying on traditional fuels for many years to come, the industry says, arguing in favour of biofuels to achieve CO2 cuts in the short term.
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Lib Dems put UK’s EU membership revival on the back burner

4 hours 49 min ago
The Liberal Democrats have confirmed their acceptance of Brexit by ruling out campaigning for the UK to swiftly rejoin the EU. The centrist pro-EU party suffered a terrible result in last December’s general election, winning just 11 seats after campaigning...
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Macron to meet Belarus opposition leader in Vilnius

4 hours 50 min ago
France and Lithuania agreed that the EU should decide on sanctions against Belarus at the summit of the bloc’s leaders later this week, the Baltic country’s president said on Monday (28 September). “We agreed that the EU cannot waste time...
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Finland teams up with Sweden and Estonia to investigate horrific shipwreck

4 hours 51 min ago
Finland, Sweden and Estonia will jointly assess new information concerning the disaster of M/S Estonia, the countries’ foreign ministers announced in a joint statement released on Monday (28 September). M/S Estonia shipwreck in 1994 is considered to be one of...
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US, Belgium reach ‘preclearance’ agreement

4 hours 51 min ago
The US and Belgium said on Monday (28 September) they had reached a “preclearance” agreement which will allow US-bound passengers from Brussels to undergo US customs and immigration checks before departing Europe. A “preclearance” agreement will allow passengers to then...
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US, Greece call for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in east Mediterranean

4 hours 52 min ago
The United States and Greece called on Monday for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in the east Mediterranean as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a two-day trip to Greece amid increased regional tension over energy resources.
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Belgium inches towards ‘Vivaldi’ government

4 hours 53 min ago
Sixteen months after the election, Belgium is closer to finally forming a government, following a day of talks on Monday (28 September) between all seven coalition negotiators for a potential ‘Vivaldi coalition’ government (PS, sp.a, MR, Open Vld, Ecolo, Groen...
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