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  • Romania's PM Orban to trigger early elections

    Romania's PM Orban to trigger early elections

    Romania’s PM Ludovic Orban announced on Friday that he has met President Klaus Iohannis and they both have agreed on starting the process for organizing early elections, news wires reported. Orban added that a working group has been appointed to handle negotiations with other political parties and gather support for the procedure for triggering snap elections.

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  • EU calls for maximum restraint in Iraq

    EU calls for maximum restraint in Iraq

    During their extraordinary meeting on 10 January 2020, in Brussels, convened by Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs discussed a lot of pressing topics starting with recent developments in Libya, including the military escalation around Tripoli. 

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  • EU's top judge warns Poland over judicial reforms

    EU's top judge warns Poland over judicial reforms

    Europe’s top judge issued a veiled warning to Poland on Thursday over its overhaul of the judiciary, saying there is no place in the EU for countries that do not have independent courts. “You can’t be a member of the EU if you don’t have independent, impartial courts operating in accordance with fair trial rule, upholding union law,” Koen Lenaerts said during a debate at Warsaw University.

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  • British MEPs finally approve EU exit deal

    British MEPs finally approve EU exit deal

    British lawmakers approved last Thursday legislation which will allow Britain to leave the EU on 31 January with an exit deal, ending more than three years of turmoil over the terms of the unprecedented divorce. They voted 330 to 231 in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement, which implements an exit deal agreed with the EU last year.

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  • Croatia is committed to unblock EU enlargement process

    Croatia is committed to unblock EU enlargement process

    Croatia is committed to unblock the negotiations on the enlargement of the EU to the Balkans, and is betting on a change of France's stance (the country vetoed the launch of the talks on membership with North Macedonia and Albania), ANSA reported. The Balkan EU Member State also is committed to ensure that the Zagreb summit, scheduled for 7 May, where Union leaders will sit with those of the Western Balkans, will be a success.

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  • CES 2020: Bigger, better... weirder

    CES 2020: Bigger, better... weirder

    CES 2020 kicked off a new year, and a new decade, in some style with one of the strongest line-ups of major tech launches and weird and wonderful startups the world has seen in a long time. Some of the products that debuted at this year's Consumer Electronics Show are set to be released in the months that follow, while other technologies shown off at the event are merely a taste of things to come down the road. There is one thing you can always count on though, and it’s that they are some of the most exciting technological breakthroughs of the year.

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  • France hit by new  nationwide protest

    France hit by new nationwide protest

    France was gripped by a new nationwide day of protest on Thursday, as the pension reform strike entered its sixth week. France's major unions have called for Paris metro workers, state railway workers, power utility workers, dock workers, health workers, teachers, lawyers and pilots to participate in the mass demonstrations scheduled to continue during the weekend.

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  • Protection of EU intellectual property globally stepped up

    Protection of EU intellectual property globally stepped up

    The EU has stepped up the protection of European intellectual property across the globe, but concerns persist and a number of areas for improvement and action remain to be addressed, the Commission said in its latest report published last Thursday. Intellectual property rights infringements worldwide cost European firms billions of euros in lost revenue and put thousands of jobs at risk.

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