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Debate: Climate lawsuit against Europe

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 12:15
Six young people from Portugal are suing 32 European countries before the European Court of Human Rights in their fight for stronger climate protection measures. They accuse politicians of leading humanity towards a climate catastrophe through their inaction. The commentary columns welcome the lawsuit.
Categories: European Union

Debate: Can Spain form a new government?

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 12:15
The conservative opposition leader Alberto Núñez Feijóo failed to obtain the parliamentary majority he needed to form a government on Wednesday. The second attempt on Friday is considered hopeless. Pedro Sánchez, leader of the socialist PSOE, is now courting the votes of separatist regional parties in a bid to continue governing with his left-wing coalition. In return for their support the separatists demand amnesty for the organisers of the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.
Categories: European Union

Debate: What comes after the terrorist attack in Kosovo?

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 12:15
Following the most serious confrontation between Kosovo and Serbia in recent years, Europe's press is debating the future of the region. Under EU mediation the two countries are engaged in talks aimed at normalising their tense relations, but so far without results. Pristina is not willing to extend self-government rights for the predominantly ethnic Serb communities in Kosovo. Commentators examine the situation, also as regards Serbia.
Categories: European Union

Debate: How is Russia dealing with the sanctions?

Fri, 04/08/2023 - 12:07
The EU has imposed a total of eleven sanctions packages against Russia since February 2022. Washington has also repeatedly expanded the list of Russian companies with which US firms are not allowed to trade. Europe's press looks at the impact of this policy from different angles.
Categories: European Union

Time to name names | Neatkarīgā - Latvia

Fri, 04/08/2023 - 12:07
Categories: European Union

Debate: Trump trial: how robust is democracy?

Fri, 04/08/2023 - 12:07
Former US President Donald Trump has appeared in court in Washington. At his third trial he is charged with attempting to falsify the 2020 election results and for his role in the storming of the Capitol on 6 January 2021. The media agree: much is at stake in this trial - not just for Trump but for the US as a nation.
Categories: European Union

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