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Remembering Holodomor

2 hours 49 min ago

As Ukrainians commemorate the 83rd anniversary of Holodomor, a famine planned by the Soviets, Russia's leadership has no intention of distancing itself from the legacy of Stalin, writes Luibov Nepop.

Luibov Nepop is Acting Head of the Ukrainian Mission to the EU.

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Red meat linked to increased stroke risk

3 hours 18 min ago

Red meat – but not other types of protein - is linked to an increased stroke risk, and the odds go up the more meat people eat, a recent study suggests.

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Turkey picks a side

3 hours 26 min ago

Turkey's careful balance with Russia and differences with the West over working with Islamist forces have long been a source of frustration for other members of NATO, writes Stratfor.

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Jean-Paul Chanteguet: ‘Laurent Fabius must stay on as minister of foreign affairs post-COP 21’

3 hours 38 min ago

He hopes to see Laurent Fabius stay on as France’s foreign affairs minister in 2016.

Jean-Paul Chanteguet is the President of the Environment Committee in the French National Assembly and a Socialist MP for the Indre department.

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The climate circus comes to town

7 hours 12 min ago

On the evening of 18 December 2009, Barack Obama and a trail of White House and State Department officials swept through a cavernous exhibition centre in Copenhagen and barged, uninvited, into a private meeting between the leaders of four powerful developing countries – China, India, Brazil and S

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Regions push for ‘bottom-up’ approach to climate change mitigation

7 hours 15 min ago

SPECIAL REPORT / Ahead of COP21, EU cities and regions are seeking a bigger role and an expanded toolbox to implement any climate agreement reached in Paris.

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Turkish intelligence chief: Islamic State is popular, West should accept it

7 hours 20 min ago

In the light of the tensions around the downing by a Russian warplane by Turkey, recent comments by the chief of Turkish intelligence, who criticised the Russian intervention in Syria, and said that the West should accept Islamic State, have surfaced.

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Russia and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing

7 hours 28 min ago

Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria yesterday (25 November) to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

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Jeremy Rifkin: 'Number two cause of global warming emissions? Animal husbandry.'

7 hours 47 min ago

To address food security, the human race urgently needs to "get off beef production and animal husbandry", he told EurActiv in an interview, saying this is "the big hole that nobody wants to talk about".

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Google gets 348,085 'forget' requests in Europe

8 hours 11 min ago

Since a top European court ruled people have a right to be forgotten online, Google has received 348,085 requests for tidbits to vanish from search results.

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US advises EU to criminalise the intention to become a ‘foreign fighter’

8 hours 25 min ago

The US Justice Department has provided specific suggestions to governments in Europe and elsewhere on how to strengthen counterterrorism laws in order to arrest would-be foreign fighters before they join groups like Islamic State, according to a policy paper reviewed by Reuters.

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Emissions Trading System revision crucial for a climate deal

8 hours 41 min ago

Climate Action Network Europe is a coalition of over 130 organisations - representing over 44 million citizens – working to prevent dangerous climate change.

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French and German companies pledge massive coal divestment

8 hours 45 min ago

Major European financial institutions, including the world's largest insurer, have this week pledged to reduce their exposure to coal investments and transition towards clean energy. ">

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Russia and Turkey: Aerial combat and energy security

8 hours 50 min ago

John Roberts is the chief analyst for Natural Gas Europe.

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UK cancels pioneering carbon capture and storage competition

8 hours 53 min ago

The UK government has cancelled its £1 billion (about €1.4 billion) competition for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology just six months before it was due to be awarded, breaking a key pledge in the Conservative party manifesto.

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MEPs want to make internet companies liable for radical content online

8 hours 55 min ago

The European Parliament voted yesterday (25 November) in favour of a report that calls for criminal charges against online firms if they do not remove material from their websites that promote terrorism.

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Researchers: EU turns blind eye on slave labour in Thailand’s poultry

10 hours 13 min ago

Migrants processing Thai chicken for its biggest export market, Europe, face widespread abuse by their employers, partly because foreign auditors have focused on food safety rather than workers' conditions, researchers said on Wednesday (25 November).

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Kraftwerk kraut-rocked by court copyright fight

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:05

Germany's highest court was examining today (25 November) a case that erupted 18 years ago over a German hip hop artist's two-second sample of a tune by electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk.

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EuroPhilantopics 2015: Interview with Róża Thun MEP

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:58

An interview with Róża Thun, MEP, during the 2015 EuroPhilantopics. EuroPhilantopics is the annual event for foundations and EU institutions to come together and consider the challenges facing people and communities in the next 5-10 years.

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Euro at risk if Schengen collapses, says Juncker

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:52

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday (25 November) Europe's single currency will be at risk if the Schengen passport-free travel zone unravels due to member states reimposing border controls to keep refugees out.

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