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Pentagon to shift US troops from Germany to Belgium, Italy

Euractiv.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 16:28
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper outlined plans on Wednesday (29 July) to take thousands of US troops out of Germany by shifting some of the forces to Italy and Belgium, ending weeks of uncertainty over US troop withdrawal strategy in Europe.
Catégories: European Union

UK gene editing amendment withdrawn, but government commits to consultation

Euractiv.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 16:18
An amendment tabled in the new UK agriculture bill, designed to allow access to new gene-editing technology, has been withdrawn but the government has pledged to conduct a public consultation on the issue, amid indications that it could eventually be in favour.
Catégories: European Union

Birim Central Municipal Assembly Cuts Sod To Commence Over GHC1 Million Projects

ModernGhana News - mer, 29/07/2020 - 15:16
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Birim Central, Mrs. Victoria Adu together with Mr. William Agyapong Quittoo, the Member of Parliament for Akyem Oda has cut sod for construction work to begin on four New Classroom Blocks projects awarded on contract by the central government. At a durbar before the groundbreaking ceremony, Mrs. Adu said the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) policy which was implemented in Basic Schools over the years has been extended to all ...
Catégories: Africa

MoH Begins Recruitment Of Doctors, Dentists From Monday

ModernGhana News - mer, 29/07/2020 - 15:13
The recruitment of doctors and dentists into the Ghana Health Service (GHS) will commence on Monday, August 3, the Ministry of Health has announced. In a public notice issued on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 and signed by the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, Mr Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari, the ministry noted that the recruitment will commence at 12 PM on the scheduled date. The ministry, therefore, informed all doctors and dentists who have completed their house jobs and p ...
Catégories: Africa

First Timers Flood Voters Register

ModernGhana News - mer, 29/07/2020 - 15:09
First time registrants within the age brackets of 18 and 20 have made an impressive showing in the ongoing voter registration exercise held across the nation. This detail emerged last Monday when the Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson, Jean Mensa, addressed the media as part of the 39;Let The Citizen Know 39; series. The statistics speaks volumes about the interest whipped up by persons within the age bracket who would be exercising their franchise for the first time. ...
Catégories: Africa

Meet our Members: Back2EU [Promoted content]

Euractiv.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 15:07
Though the coronavirus is still on our radars, countries have been gradually easing lockdown all over Europe and getting back to work, even going on holidays, and reuniting with their families. The Martens Centre wants to hear from its like-minded...
Catégories: European Union

82 Financial Institutions Collapsed Under NDC — Bawumia

ModernGhana News - mer, 29/07/2020 - 14:59
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reminded former President John Dramani Mahama that the 2020 Presidential Election is a choice between his eight-year record as Vice-President and President during the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration and the three and half-year record of President Akufo-Addo and his New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration. The Vice-President said Mr. Mahama has the penchant to attack the government without looking at his own record as Presi ...
Catégories: Africa

Kassena-Nankana: Stop The Illegal GHC30 Welfare Deductions – CLOGSAG Members Demand

ModernGhana News - mer, 29/07/2020 - 14:59
Members of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association (CLOGSAG) in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality OF the Upper East Region are unhappy with the deduction of GHS30 from their salaries. According to them, they have been told that the amount is being deducted as part of their regional welfare scheme. The CLOGSAG members have given the Upper East Regional Secretariat of the association a one-week ultimatum to stop the Controller and Accountant General 39;s Department from ...
Catégories: Africa

Hors plan de relance, le budget des armées devrait à nouveau augmenter de 1,7 milliard d’euros en 2021

Zone militaire - mer, 29/07/2020 - 14:29

La baisse d’activité liée aux mesures prises pour contenir l’épidémie de covid-19 a évidemment fait plonger les indicateurs économiques, avec des rentrées fiscales en chute libre et des dépenses publiques en fortes hausse. Dans ce contexte, la question de savoir si les dépenses militaires allaient être affectées s’est rapidement posée. Certains, comme, l’ex-général David Barno...

Cet article Hors plan de relance, le budget des armées devrait à nouveau augmenter de 1,7 milliard d’euros en 2021 est apparu en premier sur Zone Militaire.

Catégories: Défense

PMA : quels droits en Europe ?

Toute l'Europe - mer, 29/07/2020 - 14:00
L'ouverture de la procréation médicalement assistée (PMA) aux femmes seules et aux couples de femmes fait débat en France. Qu'en est-il dans le reste de l'Europe ?
Catégories: Union européenne

Thales a lancé la production du radar Ground Fire, qui va doper la capacité antimissile de l’armée de l’Air

Zone militaire - mer, 29/07/2020 - 11:01

Actuellement, le système de défense aérienne Sol-Air Moyenne Portée / Terrestre [SAMP/T], mis en oeuvre par l’armée de l’Air et de l’Espace [sous l’appellation « Mamba »], repose sur le missile intercepteur Aster 30 Block 1 ainsi que sur le radar Arabel qui, permettant une poursuite jusqu’à 120 km, peut être déployé en 45 minutes. Afin d’accroître...

Cet article Thales a lancé la production du radar Ground Fire, qui va doper la capacité antimissile de l’armée de l’Air est apparu en premier sur Zone Militaire.

Catégories: Défense

Wirecard scandal: Why the German government should be nervous

Euractiv.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 10:58
Have leading politicians in the grand coalition up to the Chancellor been involved in a fraudulent scheme? The Bundestag's finance committee is looking into it.
Catégories: European Union

[Revue de presse] L'Union européenne soutient Hong Kong face à la Chine

Toute l'Europe - mer, 29/07/2020 - 10:51
Mardi 28 juillet, les ministres européens des Affaires étrangères ont formellement adopté une résolution visant à limiter les exportations de certains équipements de surveillance et de répression vers Hong Kong. Une première réponse commune à la nouvelle loi sur la sécurité nationale adoptée par Pékin, menaçant le régime particulier de ce territoire semi-autonome.
Catégories: Union européenne

Von der Leyen keen to hire more black EU officials

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 09:01
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has pledged to hire more people from racial minorities after meeting anti-racist MEPs on Tuesday
Catégories: European Union

[Ticker] Malta puts 65 migrants with Covid-19 in isolation

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 08:49
Maltese health authorities said 65 migrants from a group of 94 brought to Malta this week have tested positive for coronavirus and been placed in isolation, the Times of Malta reported on Tuesday. This cluster represents the biggest outbreak in Malta since the beginning of the pandemic.
Catégories: European Union

[Ticker] Belarus president says he had 'asymptomatic' coronavirus

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 08:47
Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, who is running for a sixth presidential term, told military officials on Tuesday that he recovered from Covid-19, Reuters reported. "Today you are meeting a man who managed to survive the coronavirus on his feet. Doctors came to such a conclusion yesterday: asymptomatic," he said. Lukashenko avoided strict lockdowns and, instead, suggested remedies such as drinking vodka. Belarus has registered 67,366 coronavirus cases and 543 deaths.
Catégories: European Union

[Ticker] EU auditors to probe post-2015 migration return scheme

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 08:45
The European Court of Auditors on Tuesday launched a probe to assess whether the European Commission improved cooperation with priority third countries after 2015 - when an action plan on returns was in place. EU auditors found less than 40 percent of irregular migrants ordered to leave the EU return to their home country, or a third country.
Catégories: European Union

[Ticker] Germany 'very concerned' by surge of coronavirus cases

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 08:44
The head of the Robert Koch Institute for health, Lothar Wieler, said on Tuesday that he was "very concerned" by the surge of new coronavirus infections in Germany, the BBC reported. "We don't know yet if this is the beginning of a second wave, but of course it could be," Wieler said. Last week, Germany recorded 3,611 new infections.
Catégories: European Union

[Ticker] EU adopts anti-Hong Kong crackdown measures

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 08:42
EU states have agreed to curb exports of "sensitive equipment and technologies for end-use in Hong Kong" repression, including for "interception of internal communications or cyber-surveillance" in reaction to China's security crackdown in the semi-autonomous former British colony. They also agreed, on Tuesday, to help Hong Kong citizens resettle and study in Europe and to increase support for pro-democracy NGOs trying to oppose the new measures, risking China's wrath.
Catégories: European Union

[Ticker] UK firms face corona and Brexit-linked losses

Euobserver.com - mer, 29/07/2020 - 08:38
British businesses are to be hit by the "simultaneous impact" of anti-coronavirus lockdowns and Brexit in autumn, according to a new study by the London School of Economics out Wednesday. The net downturn in business due to coronavirus in April and June ranged from -124 percent for the rubber and plastics sector to -41 percent for retail. But Brexit would subtract a further 15 percent from the chemicals sector.
Catégories: European Union