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Debate: Ankara ratifies Sweden's accession to Nato

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 12:19
The Turkish parliament on Tuesday voted clearly in favour of Sweden joining Nato. For eighteen months Turkey opposed the move, after also blocking Finland's membership for a long time. Once President Erdoğan has signed, only Hungary's approval will still be pending. What does this mean for the three countries - and the transatlantic alliance?
Categories: European Union

Debate: Speculation over plane shot down near Belgorod

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 12:19
A Russian military transport plane has apparently been shot down in the Belgorod region near the Ukrainian border. According to Russia, in addition to the crew and three guards, 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war were also on board, en route to a prisoner exchange. The Ukrainian military intelligence, however, says it has no reliable information about the identity of the passengers.
Categories: European Union

Accident or trap? | La Repubblica - Italy

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 12:19
Categories: European Union

Debate: New Hampshire primary: race over?

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 12:19
Donald Trump remains the favourite to become the Republican candidate in the US presidential election in November, having defeated his rival Nikki Haley by eleven percentage points in the New Hampshire primary. Haley is now pinning her hopes on the primary in her home state of South Carolina. Commentators ask how long the duel will last.
Categories: European Union

Debate: Greece: government set to legalise same-sex marriage

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 12:19
Greece's conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wants to fulfil an election promise to introduce same-sex marriage in the country. The issue has triggered fierce debate in Greek society. The toughest opposition comes from the influential Orthodox Church, with some bishops even threatening MPs with excommunication.
Categories: European Union

Debate: Belt and Road ten years on: Putin visits Xi

Thu, 19/10/2023 - 12:33
China celebrated the tenth anniversary of its Belt and Road Initiative trade project in Beijing on Tuesday and Wednesday. Among the guests from around 140 countries were Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Europe's press discusses the significance of the project - and the motives of those who attended the event.
Categories: European Union

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