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European Parliament (News) - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 12:04
Monday, 17 May

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Women in Cabinets [Promoted content] - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 12:00
This video tackles the topic of gender equality in European cabinets: why is inequality persisting? Why does it matter? What can be done about it?
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Debate: What can defuse the situation in the Middle East? - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 11:51
The fighting between Israel and radical Palestinians of the terrorist Hamas organisation continued unabated over the weekend. On Monday night the Israeli air force bombed more targets in Gaza, while Hamas fired rockets at the cities of Beersheba and Ashkelon. Commentators examine the factors that are blocking an end to the violence.
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Debate: Germany: anti-Semitism at rallies on Middle East - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 11:51
As the situation escalates in the Middle East conflict, anti-Israeli demonstrations and anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise in Germany. Israeli flags were burned at demonstrations in several cities on the weekend, and synagogues have been pelted with stones recent days. Commentators discuss the fact that many of the violent protests can be traced back to young men of Arab or Turkish origin.
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Debate: Vaccines but nobody wants them - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 11:51
It took several months for the vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 to get going in Europe due to vaccine shortages. But now a new problem is emerging: certain sections of the population are proving hard to reach or uninterested in the jab. Commentators look at the reasons.
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Debate: Spain: what did the 15-M "outraged" achieve? - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 11:51
With a large demonstration on 15 May 2011 and a protest camp on Madrid's central Puerta del Sol square in the weeks that followed, the 15-M movement was born in Spain ten years ago. Using grassroots democracy and plenty of creativity, the "outraged" (indignados) fought for social justice and against austerity measures, corruption and democratic deficits.
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Debate: Greek eases lockdown: relieved and hung over - Mon, 17/05/2021 - 11:51
Despite still relatively high infection rates (the 7-day incidence rate on 14 May was 156), the strict lockdown in Greece has for the most part been lifted after around six months. The country also officially reopened its doors to tourists on Saturday. Greek media take stock of the general mood in the country.
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