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EU Silent On French Police Brutality

Saturday, December 07, 2019 02:58:00 AM

The EU remained silent Friday on French police use of excessive force against demonstrators protesting President Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension plans. EU Commission spokesman Eric Mamer deflected questions by Anadolu Agency about on of its employees, Mustafa Yalcin, who was injured during....
COP25: Evidence of climate change not being met with urgency from wealthy nations

Saturday, December 07, 2019 02:34:00 AM

Wealthy countries attending the UN climate talks in Madrid, including the world largest carbon emitters, have been accused of lagging behind in embracing urgent climate action. A series of reports this week confirming increased global carbon emissions; record world temperatures and gaps in countries....
Des ambitions à la hausse : la banque de l’UE présente ses nouvelles politiques et ses nouveaux objectifs à la COP25

Saturday, December 07, 2019 02:21:00 AM

EIB Group financing will support EUR 1 trillion of climate action and environmental sustainable investment in the decade to 2030; EIB Group will align all financing activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement from the end of 2020; The EIB will increase its financing activities dedicated to....
'From Malt to Vault' exhibition officially launches in Ardclough

Saturday, December 07, 2019 01:27:00 AM

European Commissioner Phil Hogan performed the official opening of the ‘Malt to Vault‘ Arthur’s Grave interpretative centre at Ardclough in north Kildare today, December 6, 2019. From Malt to Vault celebrates the amazing life and times of Arthur Guinness, founder of the world famous brewery in 1759,....
Kids hurt in Albanian quake meet footballers Ronaldo, Buffon

Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:47:00 AM

TIRANA, Albania Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy Friday when they met their football idols. Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the balconies of their apartments to escape the collapsing....
Kids hurt in Albanian quake meet footballers Ronaldo, Buffon

Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:43:00 AM

TIRANA, Albania Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy Friday when they met their football idols. Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the balconies of their apartments to escape the collapsing....
Any chance to reset Turkish-EU ties?

Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:25:00 AM

, the first woman holding the EU ’s top job. Her closest company is Charles Michel, president of the EU Council, and both have already worked closely with Turkish officials in their previous positions. In her first statement on Turkey on Dec. 4, Leyen said she held a phone conversation with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Dec.
Tep Chansokheya files a complaint at the O’Russey III commune police station, Dec. 6, 2019.

Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:24:00 AM

A former elected official from the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was beaten unconscious by unknown assailants in Cambodia’s capital on Friday, bringing to 13 the number of opposition members assaulted since the party’s leader Sam Rainsy announced plans to return home from exile in August.
EU clears German lender NordLB 3.6 bln euro rescue plan

Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:17:00 AM

EU competition enforcers approved a 3.6-billion-euro ($3.97 billion) rescue plan for ailing German lender NordLB, saying the recapitalisation plan did not involve any state aid. “The European Commission has found Germany’s plans to strengthen the capital position of state-owned Norddeutsche....
Kids hurt in Albanian quake meet footballers Ronaldo, Buffon

Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:04:00 AM

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, center, poses with Aurel Lala and Alesio Cakoni, in Rome on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The two Albanian children were injured when they escaped their collapsing flat jolted from the Nov. 26 6.4-magnitude earthquake, that killed 51 persons and injured more than 3,000 others.
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