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Amazon, Microsoft, ‘putting world at risk of killer AI’, Dutch NGO warns

By |avgust 22nd, 2019|AI and ethics EU, Amazon, autonomous weapons, Intel, killer robots, Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Microsoft, News|

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

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Pressure mounting on EU to end ivory trade

By |avgust 22nd, 2019|Biodiversity, elephants, endangered species, ivory trade, News, wildlife crime, wildlife trafficking|

Amid growing calls for an outright ban, the European Union has come under increasing pressure to help protect African elephants by ending the trade of ivory within its borders.

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Rescued migrants disembark as Italy justice probes Salvini

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Italy, Lampedusa, Matteo Salvini, News|

Eighty-three migrants rescued at sea by the Open Arms disembarked early Wednesday (20 August) from the charity rescue vessel in Italy's Lampedusa island, television images showed, after Italian justice ordered they be brought ashore.

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Rescued migrants disembark as Italy justice probes Salvini

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Italy, Lampedusa, Matteo Salvini, News|

Eighty-three migrants rescued at sea by the Open Arms disembarked early Wednesday (20 August) from the charity rescue vessel in Italy's Lampedusa island, television images showed, after Italian justice ordered they be brought ashore.

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Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson, News|

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Berlin on Wednesday (21 August) to kick off a marathon of tense talks with key European and international leaders as the threat of a chaotic no-deal Brexit looms.

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Johnson tells EU he wants Brexit deal but without backstop

By |avgust 20th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Good Friday Agreement, Ireland, Irish backstop, News, Northern Ireland|

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote Monday (19 August) to EU President Donald Tusk reaffirming his desire to conclude a Brexit deal as well as his opposition to the controversial "backstop" on Ireland.

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Spain makes new offer to migrant rescue boat off coast of Italy

By |avgust 19th, 2019|News|

Spain on Sunday (18 August) offered to allow a charity boat situated off the coast of Italy with more than 100 people on board to dock at the nearest Spanish port after the Open Arms charity rejected a plan to dock in Algeciras because it was too far a...

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UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document

By |avgust 19th, 2019|News|

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times whose interpretation was immediately contested by ministers.

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July 2019 hottest month on record for planet, US agency finds

By |avgust 16th, 2019|Climate Change, global warming, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday (15 August), confirming earlier observations by the European Union.

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EU’s von der Leyen bids Germany goodbye with Scorpions hit

By |avgust 16th, 2019|European Commission, Germany, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

EU president-elect Ursula von der Leyen chose the Scorpions' smash hit "Wind of Change", which has become an anthem for the fall of the Berlin Wall, for her official departure ceremony in Berlin on Thursday evening (15 August).

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