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Europe facing ‘winds of xenophobia’, Spain’s Sanchez warns

Mon, 2019-02-25 08:43
Spain's Pedro Sánchez on Sunday (24 February) urged Europeans to resist the "winds of xenophobia" threatening the continent, as he marked 80 years since the flight of 475,000 Spaniards to France after Francisco Franco seized power after a brutal civil war.
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Northern Ireland peace pays dividends in Bogota, Bougainville and Beirut

Mon, 2019-02-25 08:38
At a time when the Brexit divorce deal hangs on a magic formula not to harm the Good Friday Agreement, Julian Oliver reminds that Northern Ireland peace served as a model in other parts of the world.
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Arab League, EU seek synchrony on regional crises in first summit

Mon, 2019-02-25 08:33
Arab and European states sought common ground on security threats and regional crises including Yemen, Syria and Libya on Sunday at their first joint summit held in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Athens conference puts Greek socialists to the test

Mon, 2019-02-25 08:33
A conference organised in Athens by the European Parliament's Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group on 4 March has driven a wedge between left-wing political parties in Greece.
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Estonian far-right party holds torchlight march ahead of polls

Mon, 2019-02-25 08:32
Thousands of supporters of Estonia's nationalist EKRE party held a torchlight march to mark independence day in Tallinn on Sunday (24 February) as the once marginal party is set make big gains in a general election next weekend.
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Moldova looks set for hung parliament as opposition threatens protests

Mon, 2019-02-25 08:29
Early results pointed to a hung parliament in Moldova's election on Sunday (24 February), splitting the vote between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when the ex-Soviet republic's relations with the European Union have soured.
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Banking on the energy transformation

Mon, 2019-02-25 07:24
In the last five years, the European Investment Bank (EIB) provided over €50 billion in clean energy investments in Europe and around the world. As a new cycle opens, Andrew McDowell explains the key principles that will underpin the EIB’s future lending policy.
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Time for EU bank to comply with EU’s climate objectives

Mon, 2019-02-25 07:19
As the European Investment Bank (EIB) holds a meeting in Brussels today (25 February) to consult the public on its new energy policy, Wendel Trio reflects on the role the EU’s bank should have in tackling the climate crisis.
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