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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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’

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

[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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

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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New and strong rules for online platforms to end ‘digital Wild West’ big-plus
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Culture New and strong rules for online platforms to end ‘digital Wild West’

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

The EU rules on digital services, that include online services from websites to internet infrastructure services and online platforms, have remained largely unchanged since the adoption of ...

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State aid: Commission approves a €150 million French scheme for the development of forestry and the adaptation of forests to climate change big-plus
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Politics State aid: Commission approves a €150 million French scheme for the development of forestry and the adaptation of forests to climate change

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 16:57

The measure will finance investments aimed at adapting forest stands to climate change, as well as investments beneficial to the capture of aerial carbon, the preservation of biodiversity ...

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