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Orban lost in the European wilderness

Tue, 2019-06-18 07:18
Despite securing a place among the very few European leaders with a landslide victory under their belt in the EU election, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán is not celebrating, write Balázs Jarábik and Dániel Bartha.
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FoodDrinkEurope launches priorities for the EU institutions [Promoted content]

Tue, 2019-06-18 07:00
FoodDrinkEurope is ready to step up to the plate!
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The Brief, powered by ADF International – The EU conclave

Mon, 2019-06-17 16:57
The decision-making for the top jobs in the European institutions bears some similarity to how Roman Catholic Cardinals elect the new Pope. There is a lot of unpredictability and a long wait for the outcome of a less than transparent process.
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EU deplores ‘systemic failings’ in Nigerian election

Mon, 2019-06-17 16:46
"Systemic failings" marked by serious operational and transparency shortcomings, electoral security problems and a low turnout was the verdict of the European Union’s election observers on February’s presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections.
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Strache prepares his political comeback following Austrian corruption scandal

Mon, 2019-06-17 16:42
The guessing games have come to an end as Austria's former Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache announced on Monday (17 June) he will remain politically active in Vienna and won't take up his MEP seat in Brussels. An analysis by Herbert Vytiska for EURACTIV Germany.
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MEPs to join forces against disinformation

Mon, 2019-06-17 16:23
A number of newly elected members of the European Parliament committed to joining forces in the upcoming five-year term in fighting disinformation, during an event organised by EURACTIV foundation.
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Will Brussels turn its back – again – on the Balkans?

Mon, 2019-06-17 16:18
Will the EU honour its word to Tirana and Skopje or will Brussels – not for the first time – leave the Western Balkans stewing in its own juice? All eyes are on the reaction of EU foreign ministers to last week's inflammatory rhetoric by two Balkan leaders, writes Denis MacShane.
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Europe’s transport decarbonisation

Mon, 2019-06-17 15:42
The Green Energy Platform, led by the think tank Farm Europe, organised a workshop in Brussels on Wednesday (12 June) to present the results of the ‘2030 Transport Decarbonisation Options’ study, conducted by the consultancy firm Navigant.
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Slumped economic growth will mean oil oversupply next year, IEA says

Mon, 2019-06-17 14:52
Slower oil demand growth in 2019 is expected to lead to a glut of oil next year, which could have significant impacts on energy prices in Europe.
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Next-generation European fighter jet cooperation ready for take-off

Mon, 2019-06-17 14:38
Germany, France and Spain inked on Monday (17 June) a framework agreement for the joint construction of Europe's largest arms project to date, the so-called Future Air Combat System (FCAS).
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Transport decarbonisation targets will be revised if needed, EU official says

Mon, 2019-06-17 14:34
Although the new renewable energy directive (REDII) set compromise minimum targets helping to decarbonise the transport sector, the EU executive reserves the right to take action on the matter again if necessary, a Commission official has said.
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Is Madrid really about to kill Europe’s most successful clean air zone?

Mon, 2019-06-17 14:00
Madrid’s clean air zone could be axed by the city’s new mayor, despite the reported benefits. Jens Müller urges the new leadership to take a look at the hard facts.
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Kazakhstan’s electoral mood calls for more ties with Europe

Mon, 2019-06-17 09:58
The European Neighbourhood Council (ENC) conducted interviews over the recent presidential elections, revealing a need for further reforms to overcome an oil-dependent economy, while further deepening ties with the European Union (EU), writes Samuel Doveri Vesterbye.
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Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus to continue despite warning

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:50
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday (16 June) said Turkey would not back down from gas exploration in Cyprus after southern European leaders urged Ankara to stop.
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Far-right helps elect mayors in Spain

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:45
The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. 
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North Macedonia nears accession talks, Albania falling behind

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:44
Member states will on Tuesday (18 June) postpone a decision on opening accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, most likely until September, as almost all capitals are prepared to green light Skopje while Tirana still remains a ‘no-go’ for a few, EU officials and diplomats told EURACTIV.
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Czechs alarmed as populist leaders take aim at public media

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:26
Czech journalists and media analysts are raising alarm over the "threat" to the country's public media from mounting pressure on the press by populist politicians.
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18 EU countries now support 2050 carbon neutrality goal

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:21
Germany, Greece, Italy and Slovakia have added their names to a growing list of EU countries supporting a carbon neutrality objective for 2050, increasing the chances that a deal will be struck at an EU summit later this week, according to documents seen by EURACTIV.
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Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:20
Facebook said it will enable “trustworthy” news publishers to generate additional revenue on its social media site, following EU accusations of Russian meddling in last month's European election campaign.
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Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town

Mon, 2019-06-17 08:02
Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday (16 June) against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough. Bosnia, spared the big migrant wave of 2015, is now...
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