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Dutch denounce gas extraction in Groningen

Concerned groups and opposition political parties in Holland's Groningen province dragged the Dutch government to court to demand a halt to gas extraction from the field where production has hit 50 billion cubic metres annually...more »


Eyeing kingmaker role, Britain's Liberal Democrats pitch manifesto

The Lib Dems will make their bid for a seat at the top table Wednesday (15 April) after May's national election, launching a centrist manifesto designed to win over swing voters and lay the groundwork for coalition talks.  more »


Expert slams EU’s handling of Kosovo corruption case

A French law professor criticised yesterday (14 April) the European Union's handling of corruption allegations involving an EU mission in Kosovo, the bloc's biggest civilian mission abroad. EU foreign policy chief Federica...more »


Greece casts shadow as ECB money printing buoys eurozone

European Central Bank policymakers may sanction possible further emergency funding for Greece's banks on Wednesday (15 April), amid the first clear signs that the eurozone economy is picking up. more »


400 immigrants drown off of Libya, say survivors

Up to 400 illegal migrants died after their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday (12 April), said survivors who were brought to Italy, where tension is mounting over a surge in boat arrivals from North Africa. The...more »


Germany criticises Russia’s decision to sell Iran missiles

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke out yesterday (14 April) against Russia's decision to prepare to deliver missile systems to Iran, before a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in the northern German city of...more »


Merkel, Modi aim for free trade agreement between EU and India

In Berlin, Germany and India expressed their intention to work together more closely on economic and political matters, while emphasising closer cooperation on military sales. EurActiv Germany reports.more »

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