• G7 agrees on tax rules reform

    G7 agrees on tax rules reform

    The finance ministers of G7 and central bank governors agreed last week that digital giants such as Facebook, Google, Amazon or Apple should be taxed in every country they make money in, even without being physically present there.

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  • Canada, EU advance rules-based international trade

    Canada, EU advance rules-based international trade

    The 17th Canada-European Union Summit closed in the Canadian city of Montreal on Thursday with both parts reaffirming their determination to jointly address global challenges in a manner that strengthens the rules-based international order, benefits citizens, and protects the planet by delivering on climate change and ocean commitments.

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  • Northern Black Sea coast gem

    Northern Black Sea coast gem

    About 70 kilometres to the northeast of Varna, Bulgaria's 'Black Sea capital', is situated a town which undeservedly remains outside the traditional tourist destinations - its name is Kavarna. Moreover, the town boasts 2,500-year long history and a number of natural, cultural and historical sights.

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  • Being saved in the Mediterranean should not be a 'ticket to Europe'

    Being saved in the Mediterranean should not be a 'ticket to Europe'

    Humanitarian assistance in the Mediterranean, NGOs' operations and the diverging positions of Member States were the topics of a heated debate, held on Wednesday in the EP plenary in Strasbourg with the Council and the Commission. Lawmakers deliberated whether the rescue activities of NGO vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, taking in people 20 miles from the Libyan coast and bringing them hundreds of miles away to Italy, is a crime or not. 

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  • Sophia Russack: People are largely unaware of the lead candidate system

    Sophia Russack: People are largely unaware of the lead candidate system

    Gender is a very important topic now, and as the new Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen will have to find a 50:50 balance while choosing the Commissioners. I think this time the public eye on this will be stronger than it has ever been, and that is a good development, says Sophia Russack, Researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, in an interview to Europost.

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  • World Bank Group unveils Shared Services Centre in Sofia

    World Bank Group unveils Shared Services Centre in Sofia

    A Shared Services Centre of the World Bank Group was unveiled at the Sofia Tech Park in the Bulgarian capital on Thursday. The grand opening was attended by World Bank Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Administrative Officer Shaolin Yang, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

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