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#Kazakhstan ruling party nominates incumbent President Tokayev as candidate for 9 June presidential election

#Kazakhstan ruling party nominates incumbent President Tokayev as candidate for 9 June presidential election

| April 23, 2019

Kazakh ruling Nur Otan party congress unanimously nominated on 23 April Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as the party’s candidate for Kazakhstan’s June 9 presidential election, writes Assel Satubaldina. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Photo credit: akorda.kz. The nomination was supported by 600 delegates at the congress and was announced by former President and current party Chair […]

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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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#CannesFilmFestival – Ken Loach up for Palme d’Or prize

#CannesFilmFestival – Ken Loach up for Palme d’Or prize

| April 23, 2019

British filmmaker Ken Loach’s new movie will premiere at Cannes next month, in what the film festival’s director Thierry Fremaux has described as a “highly political” year, writes the BBC. Loach, 82, who won the Palme d’Or prize in 2016 with I, Daniel Blake, returns this year with Sorry We Missed You. Quentin Tarantino’s Once […]

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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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