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Chizhov: The Ukraine conflict is not in Russia’s interest

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:53
In an exclusive interview, the long-serving Russian ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov provided insight on his country’s position on the Azov Sea situation, which led to the cancelling of a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Argentina.
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Trump shakes up G20 before landing in Buenos Aires

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:48
US President Donald Trump cancelled on Thursday (29 November) his scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 and bragged about the tariffs imposed on China, before a key meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Saturday. 
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Italy one step closer to EU budget procedure

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:45
Italy’s deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said he was confident about ongoing talks with the European Commission over the country’s budget, despite a fresh recommendation by EU government representatives on Thursday (29 November) to open an excessive deficit procedure against Italy.
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Tweets of the Week: Brexit fatigue, net zero, and where’s Zuckerberg?

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:30
Brexit fatigue sets in swiftly, climate targets net zero by 2050, and no show Zuckerberg looks incredibly shifty.
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‘Yellow vests’ show limits of consumer acceptance on climate change

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:30
As the European Commission unveiled its long-term vision for greenhouse gas reduction on Wednesday (28 November), a yellow cloud hung over the grand pronouncements.
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UK intelligence services: We don’t disclose every cyber vulnerability

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:30
In a landmark move, the UK intelligence services unveiled on Thursday (29 November) the process by which they decide to disclose security vulnerabilities to technology firms. Not every weakness discovered in a system is always disclosed to the company in question, they revealed. 
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Géraldine Schwarz: ‘My grandmother was fascinated by Hitler’

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:25
Understanding the history of average people during the Second World War fills in the gaps in collective memory, which are often exploited by the far right in Europe. This is the argument made by Les Amnésiques (“The Amnesiacs”), which was awarded the 2018 European Book Prize and reads like a novel. EURACTIV France reports.    
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EU auditors insist the new CAP is unclear on climate goals measurement

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:24
The complementarity of the EU's post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy with climate change goals remains a big challenge because the objectives are vaguely defined and short on measurable details, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) told
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The practical solution hidden in the EU’s 2050 climate-neutral strategy [Promoted content]

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:21
When it comes to long-term transport decarbonisation, the European Commission has a short attention span, writes Emmanuel Desplechin. It should be encouraging solutions that work today, like sustainable biofuels.
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Making Horizon Europe a tool to truly achieve the Paris Agreement goals

Fri, 2018-11-30 06:59
The EU’s Horizon Europe for research and innovation provides an opportunity to unleash the potential of low-carbon technologies that will help Europe in the transition to a carbon neutral economy. This, however, is contingent on its design, writes Agnese Ruggiero.
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