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  • New players emerge on Bulgaria's political scene

    New players emerge on Bulgaria's political scene

    Former caretaker cabinet ministers Kiril Petkov and Assen Vassilev presented on Sunday the political project We Continue the Change, with which they will participate in the next general elections. It is yet unclear who they will run alongside with - they will have to choose partners since it is impossible to register a new party in time for the elections. As early as Saturday, the two former ministers revealed their logo on Facebook, where the project already has an official page.

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  • Mexico calls for EU style Latin Union

    Mexico calls for EU style Latin Union

    The Latin American and Caribbean countries should join a bloc like the European Union, Mexico's president and other leaders noted at a summit over the weekend, in a bid to reduce the influence of Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS). This is not the first attempt the region's mainly leftist rulers to promote the idea of such organization, Reuters reported.

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  • World leaders to tackle climate, pandemic at UN summit

    World leaders to tackle climate, pandemic at UN summit

    The world leaders are returning to the UN in New York to tackle issues linked to the change in climate, pandemic and migration. As the Covid-19 is still devastating lots of countries on the back of inequitable vaccination progress, about a third of the 193 UN states are planning to send videos, but presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers for the remainder are due to travel to the United States, Reuters elaborated.

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  • EU, US announced the Global Methane Pledge

    EU, US announced the Global Methane Pledge

    The European Union and the United States announced the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow. President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged countries at the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) to join the Pledge and welcomed those that have already signaled their support.

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  • Kaczynski: Primacy of EU laws ruins Poland’s sovereignty

    Kaczynski: Primacy of EU laws ruins Poland’s sovereignty

    Poland accused the EU of unacceptable interference in the country’s sovereignty. Warsaw further noted the EU was blackmailing Poland to pass primacy of the Union’s legislation over local laws by freezing massive funds envisaged to secure the restoration of the country from pandemic, Reuters elaborated. The ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said in a letter quoted by state news agency that Warsaw will not bow under the pressure.

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  • Austria welcomes only vaccinated skiers

    Austria welcomes only vaccinated skiers

    Austria hopes for a safe ski season this year as the country is likely to admit only vaccinated tourists. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz confirmed that if the Covid-19 situation gets worse and the number of new cases rises, only vaccinated guests will get access to ski establishments, dpa reported. In Austria, 70 per cent of people over age 12 are vaccinated and most tourists are too, Kurz said.

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  • EU dismisses risks from AstraZeneca jabs

    EU dismisses risks from AstraZeneca jabs

    The medicine regulator of the EU (EMA) announced that it could not confirm fears that women and young adults were at a higher risk of rare blood clots with low platelets after vaccination with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jab. Limitations in the way the data was collected meant that EMA could not identify any specific risk factor that made the condition, thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), more likely, Reuters reported.

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