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Growing pressure on eurozone economies to launch stimulus

Fri, 2019-09-13 18:29
The European Commission and some member states including France followed the ECB in pressing Germany and other countries with fiscal space to invest more to counter the risk of recession.
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The Brief – Von der Leyen needs to prove she won’t be Barroso III

Fri, 2019-09-13 16:54
Ursula von der Leyen will have to work hard to demonstrate that her Commission won’t be the member states’ secretariat. The Conference on the Future of Europe should not be window dressing if she wants to prove we've not gone back to Jose Manuel Barroso’s era.
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Kazakhstan’s history of peace, denuclearisation are valuable in time of global risks, says President [Promoted content]

Fri, 2019-09-13 16:41
As the role of international law and global institutions in maintaining peace and security diminish, Kazakhstan’s history of peace and denuclearisation can serve as a valuable model, Kazakh President told the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing.
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Nigerian tree planter: Europe, US must help Africa fight climate change

Fri, 2019-09-13 15:11
In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Mohammed Baba Baituna, the founder of Green Sahel, spoke about conflicts in his native Nigeria, where his organisation and other local activists have been trying to cushion the effects of climate change, which are strengthening the jihadist terror group, Boko Haram.
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Report finds serious East-West divide in cancer handling in Europe

Fri, 2019-09-13 14:55
A new survey conducted by the Central and Eastern European Cancer Action Group (CEECAG) has found severe shortcomings in managing cancer incidents in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), whose “young brains” increasingly move to the west.
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How Europe can better tackle rising cancer incidence

Fri, 2019-09-13 14:53
Cancer, the second leading cause of death globally according to the World Health Organisation, is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. In light of projections that the cancer incidents in Europe will double by 2035, a new...
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Pesticides-free cities put pressure on French government

Fri, 2019-09-13 12:56
Several French mayors have issued anti-pesticide orders out of precaution, putting pressure on the government, which has launched a public consultation on safety distances for the application of plant protection products. EURACTIV France reports.
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Workers‘ participation needs to be a priority! [Promoted content]

Fri, 2019-09-13 12:00
European corporate governance needs to give workers a voice to be truly sustainable.
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EU defence funding far too small for big ambitions: report

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:50
EU's objective to increase defence spending to €22.5 billion over the next decade is insufficient for its ambitions in the sector, the European Court of Auditors said Thursday (12 September) in its annual review paper on the bloc's defence cooperation and policy.
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Cubans fear return to 90s austerity amid cuts

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:33
Havana awoke Thursday (12 September) to long lines at gas stations and public transportation stops after President Miguel Díaz-Canel warned fellow Cubans to expect fuel shortages and blackouts that he blamed on US sanctions.
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Vaccine Innovation: Europe’s crucial role in advancing global public health

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:21
Vaccination is a success story. Over the last century, vaccines have eliminated or nearly eliminated many diseases that were once widespread and often fatal, such as smallpox and polio, writes Nanette Cocer, the Global President of Pfizer Vaccines.
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Bulgaria’s Borissov explains how Georgieva got IMF top job

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:20
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Prague to remove statue of Soviet World War II marshal

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:20
A district assembly in Prague voted on Thursday (12 September) to remove a statue of a Soviet World War Two marshal and replace it with a more general memorial following a row that has drawn in the Czech president and Russian authorities.
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Google agrees on $1 billion tax settlement with France

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:19
US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling $1 billion to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday (12 September).
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Northern Irish party drops some EU objections, opening door to Brexit deal

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:11
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has agreed to accept Northern Ireland abiding by some EU rules after Brexit as part of a deal to replace the Irish backstop, potentially opening the door to a withdrawal agreement, The Times newspaper reported on Friday (13 September).
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Visegrad countries back opening of accession talks with North Macedonia, Albania

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:09
Four eastern European Union members on Thursday (12 September) backed the accession of Western Balkan countries to the bloc, saying North Macedonia and Albania should start talks this year.
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Phil Hogan on trade, dual-role Vestager, and a European way of life

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:03
Phil Hogan on trade could cause post-Brexit strife, dual-role Vestager sharpens Big Tech knife, but what on earth is a European way of Life?
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Orban hopeful on ties with von der Leyen’s Commission

Fri, 2019-09-13 07:43
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday (12 September) he was optimistic that the new European Commission would improve ties with the EU's eastern members, long strained by disagreements over migration and multi-culturalism.
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The digital security of Europe [Promoted content]

Fri, 2019-09-13 07:00
Europe needs a shoulder-to-shoulder approach between European institutions and network operators to protect the digital world, argues Dr. Thomas Kremer of Deutsche Telekom Group.
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Draghi urges Germany, Netherlands to invest against risk of recession

Thu, 2019-09-12 18:15
The European Central Bank said on Thursday (12 September) it will reactivate its bond-buying programme, stepping up the monetary stimulus to maintain economic growth, but its president Mario Draghi told Germany and the Netherlands the time has come to spend more in order to avoid the risk of a downturn.
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