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President Tokayev pays special attention to social sphere – MEP

President Tokayev pays special attention to social sphere – MEP

| June 4, 2020

“As the chairman of the EU-Kazakhstan Friendship Group in the European Parliament I have been following with great interest the important developments in the beautiful country of Kazakhstan. Between my first visit to the country in 1993 and today -27 years ago- great progress has been achieved in the country. In the country, underlining the […]

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Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from #COVID-19 says public health report

Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from #COVID-19 says public health report

| June 4, 2020

Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday (2 June), reinforcing previous reports which indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus, writes Alistair Smout. The report by Public Health England (PHE) to examine disparities […]

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#Kazakhstan joins United Nations development programme on preserving biodiversity

#Kazakhstan joins United Nations development programme on preserving biodiversity

| June 4, 2020

Kazakhstan will join the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Mapping Nature for People and Planet project along with Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, and Uganda, the UNDP reported in Kazakhstan. The unique pilot project will transform the way the local governments use spatial data to tackle conservation and sustainable development, writes Zhanna Shayakhmetova. Photo credit: Kz.undp.org […]

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Johnson plans #Brexit talks with EU’s von der Leyen, warned to reach deal pre-autumn

Johnson plans #Brexit talks with EU’s von der Leyen, warned to reach deal pre-autumn

| June 3, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in June, with UK officials warning Johnson that an agreement was needed before autumn, the Financial Times newspaper reported, writes Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru. “We need a broad agreement in place by the summer,” an unnamed […]

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Britain puts forward its own emissions trading system to replace EU’s

Britain puts forward its own emissions trading system to replace EU’s

| June 3, 2020

The United Kingdom has put forward its own Emissions Trading System (ETS) to replace the European Union’s system for trading carbon emissions, which Britain will leave at the end of this year as the Brexit transition period ends, write Susanna Twidale in London and Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru. The UK-wide ETS, which will put a […]

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#EAPM – EU rallies round #WHO as Trump pulls plug

#EAPM – EU rallies round #WHO as Trump pulls plug

| June 2, 2020

Greetings, and welcome to June already! Some of you, of course, had 1 June off – so here’s hoping you made the most of the long weekend, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director  Denis Horgan. Before anything else, here’s another quick reminder about our upcoming presidency conference, scheduled for the end of […]

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#Brexit – UK hopes latest EU talks will keep process on track, says PM’s spokesman

#Brexit – UK hopes latest EU talks will keep process on track, says PM’s spokesman

| June 2, 2020

Britain hopes the latest round of trade talks with the European Union starting today (2 June) will keep the process on track before a high-level meeting later this month, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, writes Elizabeth Piper. “We hope this latest round is constructive and we hope that it will keep the […]

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