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#Ukraine has a Jewish President and a Jewish Prime Minister. What about anti-Semitism?

#Ukraine has a Jewish President and a Jewish Prime Minister. What about anti-Semitism?

| April 23, 2019

  Ukraine now has a Jewish President and a Jewish Prime Minister. The new democratically elected president, comedian, received around 73 percent of the votes in this weekend’s election and the current Prime Minister,  Volodymyr Groysman, is a Jewish politician who was the mayor of the city of Vinnytsia – writes Willy Fautré , Editor-in-Chief. of Human […]

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Concern growing in #EU capitals over #USA action against #Huawei

Concern growing in #EU capitals over #USA action against #Huawei

| April 23, 2019

Efforts by the American administration to persuade European governments to ban equipment manufactured by Chinese company Huawei from next generation 5G networks is causing growing concern in EU capitals. 5G will change the way we live. It is not just the successor to the 4G mobile phone network, but a quantum leap in technology which […]

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New seat projections for next European Parliament #EU28

New seat projections for next European Parliament #EU28

| April 23, 2019

Parliament released today the fourth and final set of seat projections, based on a cross-section of national polls, on the composition of the next (9th) European Parliament (751 seats). The European Parliament has published a new set of projections on how the next chamber might look, based on polling data published in 28 EU member […]

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Fostering defence innovation through #EuropeanDefenceFund

Fostering defence innovation through #EuropeanDefenceFund

| April 23, 2019

The European Parliament has adopted the partial agreement on the EU Defence Fund for 2021-2027, aiming for a more ‘European’ approach to defence. 328 MEPs voted in favour of the partial deal with EU ministers, with 231 against, and 19 abstaining. The EU Defence Fund will foster technological innovation and cooperation in the European defence […]

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MEPs approve new #CO2Emissions limits for trucks

MEPs approve new #CO2Emissions limits for trucks

| April 23, 2019

The first ever EU regulation on CO2 emissions for trucks and lorries was approved by Parliament last week, in an effort to curb rising road transport emissions. The new legislation, informally agreed between MEPs and the Romanian Presidency of the Council in February, was adopted with 474 votes in favour, 47 against and 11 abstentions. […]

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Next Parliament to decide on social benefits for #EUMobileWorkers

Next Parliament to decide on social benefits for #EUMobileWorkers

| April 23, 2019

Parliament has decided not to close the first reading on the legislation for EU mobile workers, but to leave it to the next Parliament to work on this. With 291 votes in favour, 284 against and six abstentions, MEPs decided that more time is needed to update the rules on the coordination of social security […]

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#InvestEU – From promise to delivery: Commission welcomes final European Parliament votes under 2014-2019 mandate

#InvestEU – From promise to delivery: Commission welcomes final European Parliament votes under 2014-2019 mandate

| April 23, 2019

EU Budget 2021-2027: Commission welcomes Parliament’s green light on InvestEU The European Commission welcomes the vote in the European Parliament on InvestEU, the programme to boost investment in Europe in the next long-term EU budget. This vote brings InvestEU one step closer to its creation. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: “The Investment Plan put Europe back in business […]

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