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Expert: Cardiovascular health will only be improved with an EU-wide dedicated plan

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 07:06
EU policymakers should develop a more structured approach to improving cardiovascular diseases if the bloc wants to see tangible results in future healthcare, Dr Charmaine Griffiths, interim president of the European Heart Network (EHN) told EURACTIV in an interview.
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World Vision report rings alarm bells for Albanian women, child empowerment

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 07:06
Albanian women and children are suffering from low levels of empowerment, a lack of freedom, and a concerning level of exposure to violence, according to the results of a survey by World Vision Albania. The report questioned over 460 mothers between 35-50...
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Serbia expected to go with Michel’s European geopolitical community initiative

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 07:04
Serbia should support European Council President Charles Michel’s idea of a so-called ‘European Geopolitical Community’ “with great pleasure and great hope”, President Aleksandar Vučić told reporters after meeting Michel in Belgrade. “I don’t see anything bad in this for Serbia...
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Slovenia asked to reduce diplomatic staff in Moscow

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 07:02
Russia formally demanded that Slovenia reduce the number of staff at its embassy in Moscow by four people on Thursday in response to a similar step Slovenia took in April. “In response to unfriendly steps taken by Ljubljana … the...
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Euro 7 is a chance for the EU to set global standards by tackling one of the most toxic air pollutants [Promoted content]

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 07:00
The public discourse over air quality in Europe has become fiercer in recent years. More and more, the right to breath clean air is being fought out in courts, including the EU’s top court – the European Court of Justice...
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Macron says ‘European political community’ no substitute to enlargement

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:58
The “European political community” complements the EU accession process and is not an “alternative”, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, following concerns by those in the EU waiting room that the idea could serve as a way to shut out...
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Croatia on course to meet euro criteria despite high inflation, says Bank governor

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:56
High inflation should not stop Croatia from meeting the convergence criteria and joining the eurozone next January, the governor of the Croatian National Bank, Boris Vujčić, said on Thursday, according to poslovni.hr. In a speech entitled ‘Croatia, one step away from the...
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Czechia’s Babis visits voters in caravan trip, says it’s no ‘campaign tour’

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:53
Former Prime Minister Andrej Babiš still refuses to say whether he is preparing his presidential campaign for next year’s elections although he was seen going across the country in his caravan to meet voters. Czech media this week were flooded...
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Poland to receive most EU funds for helping Ukrainian refugees

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:50
The European Commission will grant Poland €144.6 million from the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund for helping refugees from Ukraine, while Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia will receive €39 million, €27 million, €21 million, and €15 million respectively....
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Ukraine war hits Slovak economy hardest in EU

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:47
The Slovak economy suffered the most out of all EU countries from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to a comparison of the February and May macroeconomic forecasts of the European Commission. GDP in Slovakia for 2022 is expected to...
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Portuguese PM tells troops in Romania they have to maintain peace in Europe

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:44
Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa told his troops in Romania on Thursday that their main objective would be to maintain peace in Europe and stressed respect for international law and the defensive nature of NATO. Costa addressed the 222 Portuguese military personnel...
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Former king returns to Spain in private jet after self-imposed exile

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:41
Spain’s former king, Juan Carlos I, returned to Spain in his private plane almost two years after leaving the country amid a tax fraud scandal, EFE reported on Thursday. The former monarch landed at Vigo airport on Thursday evening (19...
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G7 agree on $18.4 billion to keep Ukraine running, ready with more

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:40
The Group of Seven's financial leaders agreed on $18.4 billion to help Ukraine pay its bills in coming months and said they were ready to stand by Kyiv throughout its war with Russia and do more if needed.
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NATO’s Stoltenberg visits Copenhagen amid NATO accession challenges

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:39
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg visited Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Thursday and addressed the latest challenges that the region is facing due to Sweden and Finland having recently applied for NATO membership. During a press conference in Copenhagen with...
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Finnish opposition get poll boost for backing NATO bid

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:37
The liberal-conservative National Coalition Party (NCP), a staunch advocate of NATO membership for the past 20 years and currently in opposition, has maintained and increased its lead in a new opinion poll. The National Coalition Party is currently polling at...
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Ireland takes over pan-European human rights body presidency

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:32
**Updates story to clarify when Russia’s expulsion takes effect. Ireland will focus on protecting human rights in light of the Ukraine war and fostering a welcoming, inclusive and diverse Europe during its six-month stint at the helm of the Council...
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Dutch government opposes EU plans to bring in migrant workers

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:32
The Dutch government is against the European Commission’s plan to bring in more migrant workers from North Africa to help with staff shortages, Dutch broadcaster NOS reports. In April, the European Commission put forward a plan to bring in migrant workers “to...
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EU-accession of Western Balkans ‘top of the agenda’ in Germany

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:31
Germany has made the EU integration of the Western Balkans a top priority for the government as their accession is geopolitically important for the EU, German chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday evening (19 May). Since the Russian war of...
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Bulgarian PM says fighting corruption includes Russian influence

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:21
Fighting corruption includes tackling foreign influence, said Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov during a government business breakfast with the US Chamber of Commerce. Bulgaria is part of the community of democracies living through an unprecedented crisis, Petkov stressed, adding that he...
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Draghi asks coalition to approve recovery-linked reforms despite disagreements

Euractiv.com - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 06:21
Prime Minister Mario Draghi summoned a flash Council of Ministers meeting on Thursday to urge his government, that is split over arms supplies to Ukraine and beachside ownership, to approve reforms promised by Rome in its recovery plan approved by...
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