Open Society submits ECSR complaint urging Bulgarian government to accelerate vaccinations of vulnerable groups big-plus
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Politics Open Society submits ECSR complaint urging Bulgarian government to accelerate vaccinations of vulnerable groups

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

“By rolling out the vaccine in such a negligent manner, the Bulgarian government put lives at risk, leading to possibly thousands of avoidable deaths. Even today, only about one third of t ...

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EU urges Russia to de-escalate, threatens ‘massive’ sanctions big-plus
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Interview EU urges Russia to de-escalate, threatens ‘massive’ sanctions

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

The EU’s 27 foreign ministers, meeting in Brussels, said the bloc "condemns Russia’s continued aggressive actions and threats against Ukraine and calls on Russia to de-escalate." ...

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Ex-Pope Benedict acknowledges faulty testimony in German abuse case big-plus
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Opinion Ex-Pope Benedict acknowledges faulty testimony in German abuse case

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

A report released last week on abuse in the archdiocese from 1945 to 2019 said then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger failed to take action against clerics in four cases of alleged abuse when he w ...

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Belgian police fire water cannon, tear gas during COVID curbs protest big-plus
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Breaking news Belgian police fire water cannon, tear gas during COVID curbs protest

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

The rally drew about 50,000 people, Belgian police said. It was peaceful at first as protesters chanted and filled streets, waving placards and balloons with slogans like: "We want t ...

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NATO beefs up eastern flank, Russia denounces Western ‘hysteria’ big-plus
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Opinion NATO beefs up eastern flank, Russia denounces Western ‘hysteria’

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

The move added to a flurry of signals that the West is bracing for an aggressive Russian move against Ukraine. The Kremlin, in response, accused the West of "hyst ...

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Commission ‘suppresses its own science’ by allowing gas in taxonomy big-plus
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Politics Commission ‘suppresses its own science’ by allowing gas in taxonomy

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

[1] According to the text, gas plants constructed before 2030 are considered sustainable if their GHG emissions do not exceed 270g of CO2e/kWh or if their annual GHG emissions do not exc ...

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Kuwait: High Representative Josep Borrell meets with Foreign Minister Al-Sabah big-plus
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Breaking news Kuwait: High Representative Josep Borrell meets with Foreign Minister Al-Sabah

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

The meeting offered an opportunity to underline the EU’s appreciation for Kuwait’s traditional moderating and mediating role in the region, including the Foreign Minister’s latest visit to ...

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Youth mental health and a global echo pandemic escalates demand for supportive adults big-plus
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Business Youth mental health and a global echo pandemic escalates demand for supportive adults

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

While COVID-19 physically impacts some, it has impacted mental health on a much broader scale. Youth mental health issues have caused a global echo pandemic of increased incidences of depr ...

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EESC: EU should crack down on breaches of the rule of law big-plus
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Sport EESC: EU should crack down on breaches of the rule of law

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has taken a tough stance on breaches of the rule of law in the EU, declaring it is committed to ensuring that the Council of the European ...

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REACT-EU: €136 million to support six Polish regions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and to support their digital and green transition big-plus
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Sport REACT-EU: €136 million to support six Polish regions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and to support their digital and green transition

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:10

As part of NextGenerationEU, REACT-EU provides a top-up of €50.6 billion (in current prices) to Cohesion policy programmes over the course of 2021 and 2022. Measures focus on supporting la ...

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