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German politics risks affecting the eurozone reform

Euractiv.com - 3 hours 55 min ago
The leaders of France and Germany’ will meet in Berlin on 19 June for a preparatory summit ahead of the European Council at the end of the month. But the two countries continue to hold different views on the subject of the economy. EURACTIV.fr reports.
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Aarhus Convention: Council decision to strengthen access to justice in environmental matters

European Council - 4 hours 6 sec ago
The Council requested the Commission to explore options for improving the EU's compliance with the Aarhus Convention.
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Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU extends sanctions by one year

European Council - 4 hours 6 sec ago
On 18 June 2018, the Council extended the restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until 23 June 2019.
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Integration through language

Euractiv.com - 4 hours 18 min ago
Five years ago, the founders of ‘Teachers on the Road’ started visiting fifty refugee homes in the German states Rhineland-Palatine and Hesse. A lot has changed since then – and not always for the better. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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[Ticker] Report: Audi CEO arrested over Dieselgate

Euobserver.com - 4 hours 51 min ago
German media report that Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday in relation to the investigation into the 'Dieselgate' emissions-cheating scandal. Newspaper Handelsblatt said prosecutors were worried that he would obstruct the investigation by talking to witnesses. The illegal defeat devices which parent company Volkswagen Group was revealed in September 2015 to have used in millions of diesel cars, were first developed at Audi.
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Agenda - The Week Ahead 18 – 24 June 2018

European Parliament - 7 hours 4 min ago
Committee meetings, Brussels

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Tear gas bodes ill for Greece-Macedonia name deal

Euobserver.com - 7 hours 46 min ago
Police fired tear gas against protesters in Greece and Macedonia over the weekend, as diplomats signed a name deal to unlock EU enlargement.
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Asylum applications drop in EU, Germany registers most

Euobserver.com - 7 hours 47 min ago
EU states, plus Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein, registered 728,470 asylum applications last year, a 44 percent drop compared to 2016. Germany had the highest registrations at 222,560, followed by Italy and France.
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[Opinion] EU summit: migrants get a 'vote' too

Euobserver.com - 8 hours 8 min ago
Non-citizens from Nigeria to Afghanistan get a binding 'vote' on whatever the EU's internal debates submit to them. They will vote with their feet on whether to keep trying their luck when faced with a new system.
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[Ticker] EU-Australia trade talks kick off in Brussels next month

Euobserver.com - 8 hours 18 min ago
EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom met Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra on Monday to officially launch negotiations on a free trade deal, with the first round of negotiations to be held in Brussels in early July. The two traded goods worth €48bn and services worth €27bn last year. It "would benefit small & large companies on both sides, creating jobs & growth," tweeted Malmstrom.
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Basque threat of 'second front' for independence

Euobserver.com - 8 hours 20 min ago
Last weekend some 175,000 people in the Basque country demanded a 'right to decide'. For some, it means more autonomy from Spain, others independence. "We want to open a second front within the Spanish state," says one Basque politician.
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[Ticker] France and Germany moving closer to eurozone reform

Euobserver.com - 8 hours 20 min ago
An agreement on a eurozone reform is "within reach," said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire, according to German media, following discussions with his German counterpart Olaf Scholz (SPD) in Hamburg over the weekend. There are still two or three open points, which should be solved at the latest when German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Emmanuel Macron meet on Tuesday at Merkel's Schloss Meseberg country residence.
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[Ticker] Merkel to meet Conte to find migration compromise

Euobserver.com - 8 hours 22 min ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel and the new Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte will meet in Berlin on Monday, in a series of bilateral meetings this week aiming to foster agreement on a new stricter EU migration policy ahead of next week's EU summit. French president Emmanuel Macron met Conte in Paris already on Friday, where the two called for asylum processing centres to be set up in migrant countries.
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[Ticker] Seehofer gives Merkel time to strike EU migration deal

Euobserver.com - 8 hours 23 min ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel was Sunday offered more time to agree a new EU migration policy by her interior minister, Horst Seehofer, who said he did not want Germany's government to fall. Seehofer wants police stationed at borders - against EU rules - turning back migrants arriving from other EU countries. Merkel plans a series of bilateral meetings with EU leaders ahead of next week's summit to find a solution.
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German think-tank: EU’s 32% renewable energy target ’still unambitious’

Euractiv.com - 8 hours 25 min ago
The 32% renewable energy target agreed by EU negotiators last week is still “much lower” than what would be needed to reach the Paris goals on climate change, argue experts at the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Germany.
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New Czech government in jeopardy over foreign minister nomination

Euractiv.com - 9 hours 17 min ago
The Czech Communist party will withhold support from the next government if the Social Democrats stick to their nominee for the post of foreign minister, Communist leader Vojtech Filip said on Sunday (17 June).
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Migrant feud casts shadow as Macron and Merkel seek EU roadmap

Euractiv.com - 9 hours 45 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Germany tomorrow (19 June) seeking progress with Chancellor Angela Merkel on elusive eurozone reforms, but the deepening EU rifts over migration threaten to dominate an already daunting agenda.
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EU countries ‘off target’ on carbon emissions: report

Euractiv.com - 9 hours 45 min ago
Most European nations are set to miss their carbon reduction pledges made as part of the Paris Agreement, according to a new ranking of “good”, “bad” and “ugly” countries published today (18 June) by Europe's leading NGO coalition on climate change.
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CAP reform’s eco-schemes : eco-logic or eco-nomic? Why not both? [Promoted content]

Euractiv.com - 9 hours 46 min ago
The proposal for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy triggered a lot of criticism from a wide range of stakeholders, especially around the environmental aspects. But Yara believes the eco-scheme to be in line with the Commission’s ambition of moving to a “smarter, simpler, fairer and more sustainable” CAP.
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German coalition hangs on EU summit’s delivery on asylum reform

Euractiv.com - 9 hours 56 min ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide today (18 June) whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilising her three-month-old coalition.
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