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Azerbaijan braces for early elections, banks on ‘modernisation’

By |december 9th, 2019|Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan elections, Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, Nagorno-Karabakh, News|

Azerbaijan will hold early elections on 9 February, eight months ahead of schedule, after President Ilham Aliyev agreed to the ruling party's request to dissolve parliament. The move is in line with a recent major government shakeup and the country's d...

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Russia banned from Olympic Games for altering doping data

By |december 9th, 2019|doping, News, Olympic games, Russia, scandal, WADA|

Russia was banned from the Olympics and other major world championships on Monday (9 December) after sporting officials decided to punish it for tampering with doping-related laboratory data in another blow to Russia’s already tarnished sporting reputation.

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Belarus crowds rally against closer Russia ties, wave EU flags

By |december 9th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, democratic deficit, News, Russia|

Roughly 1,000 Belarusians joined an unauthorised demonstration on Saturday (7 December) against the prospect of a closer union with Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus crowds rally against closer Russia ties, wave EU flags

France ready to take Trump’s tariff threat to WTO

By |december 9th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, digital tax, Donald Trump, France, News, Paolo Gentiloni, tariffs, WTO|

France is ready to go to the World Trade Organization to challenge US President Donald Trump's threat to put tariffs on champagne and other French goods in a row over a French tax on internet companies, its finance minister said on Sunday (8 December).

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Arms sales worldwide up nearly 5%, says new report

By |december 9th, 2019|arms trade, News|

Arms sales rose by nearly five percent worldwide in 2018 in a market dominated by the United States, according to a new report published Monday (9 December) by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

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Counting wolves in Bulgaria – with EU money

By |december 9th, 2019|Bulgaria, fraud, investigative journalism, Natura 2000, Neno Dimov, News|

A €9-million report on the state of species and natural habitats in Bulgaria, paid for with EU taxpayers’ money, may in fact be a sham, Valia Ahchieva reports.

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Debate about 3% deficit belongs to another century, says EU’s Gentiloni

By |december 9th, 2019|News|

The EU's new economy commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said the bloc should consider loosening its strict budget deficit rules to respond to climate risks and weak growth, echoing a similar call by French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Don’t cede too much to Putin, Ukrainians tell Zelenskiy ahead of Paris summit

By |december 9th, 2019|Donbas, Minsk agreement, News, Normandy format, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Thousands of people gathered in the center of Kyiv on Sunday (8 December) to send a message to Ukraine’s president, who meets his Russian counterpart on Monday,  that Ukrainians will not accept a peace deal at the cost of the country’s independence and sovereignty.

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Von der Leyen pledges to back Africa on Ethiopia trip

By |december 8th, 2019|Africa, Ethiopia, News, refugee crisis, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen assured Africa of the EU's strong support during a visit to Ethiopia on Saturday (7 December), her first trip outside Europe since assuming her post.

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Labour accuses BBC of bias over election coverage

By |december 6th, 2019|BBC, Brexit, labour, News, UK elections|

Britain's opposition Labour Party wrote to the head of the BBC on Thursday (5 December) to complain about its coverage of campaigning for next week's election, accusing the publicly funded broadcaster of bias.

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