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Cyprus surrenders its Turkey veto to Greece

Greece will hold Cyprus’s “Turkish veto” in tomorrow’s (15 October) EU Council summit, which will focus on possible EU concessions towards Ankara, as the President of Cyprus will skip the meeting.more »


Commission lauds Jordan for bringing Middle East scientists together

Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas said yesterday (13 October) that one of the best project in the world in terms of science diplomacy was the particle accelerator SESAME in Amman, Jordan, launched in...more »


MEPs reject GM crop compromise 'on technical grounds'

EU lawmakers rejected yesterday (13 October) a hard-won compromise which allows member states to decide for themselves whether or not to import Genetically Modified Organisms for use in food and animal feed.more »


Expected Polish election winner urges EU climate deal renegotiation

The likely winner of Poland's 25 October parliamentary election called yesterday (13 October) for a renegotiation of a climate deal agreed last year by the European Union, saying the country needed more coal-based power stations.more »


Bolivia: 'For a lasting solution to the climate crisis we must destroy capitalism'

The Bolivian government's slightly late national contribution to the COP 21 contains many radical proposals for safeguarding the future health of the planet, accompanied by the argument more »


Norway sees 'political risk' over future European gas demand

Norway meets about 20% of the EU's gas needs, and is the main supplier to its members in Western Europe, transporting gas from its offshore fields via subsea pipelines and by tankers from Europe's only liquefied natural gas (LNG)...more »


Beyond MH17, a century of air crash probes and new pressures

The Dutch team's findings, concluding that the plane was shot down by a Russian-made missile over eastern Ukraine in 2014, provoked an angry reaction on Tuesday (13 October) from Russia, which dismissed their report as biased.more »

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