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Debate: Baerbock rejects Poland's demand for reparations

Eurotopics.net - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:56
On a visit to Warsaw on Tuesday, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock rejected the Polish government's demands for reparations. During a meeting with Poland's Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau she said that from the German government's point of view the issue was closed. Poland is demanding 1.3 trillion euros from Germany for the damages inflicted on the country during World War II.
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Debate: Moving closer to nuclear war?

Eurotopics.net - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:56
Video footage circulating on social media purportedly shows a train carrying Russian nuclear equipment on its way to Ukraine. Experts suspect Putin is using the footage to underscore his threats to resort to nuclear weapons. At the same time, Russia has suffered further military setbacks in southern and eastern Ukraine. Europe's press takes a closer look at Moscow's threatening rhetoric.
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Debate: Musk speaks out on the war against Ukraine

Eurotopics.net - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:56
Billionaire Elon Musk has sparked fierce criticism with his proposed solutions for ending Russia's war against Ukraine. The four-point plan he set out on Twitter on Monday includes a UN-supervised poll in the Russian-occupied territories. Commentators are outraged and warn that the entrepreneur's views send a dangerous signal.
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EIB chief signals joint action plan for COP and giant Ukraine fund

Euractiv.com - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:16
The head of the European Investment Bank urged leaders not to backslide on climate targets amid the energy crisis and signalled a joint action plan from the world's top development banks at next month's COP 27 summit and on Ukraine.
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Will Russia use nuclear weapons? Putin’s warnings explained

Euractiv.com - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 10:46
Will Putin use nuclear weapons, how many such weapons does he command and how might the United States and the US-led NATO military alliance respond? Much depends on how Putin perceives the threat to the Russian state and his rule.
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The future of 5G Connectivity in the EU – Next steps

Euractiv.com - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 10:30
Rewatch this EURACTIV event to find out where the EU is on 5G development and how Europe’s digital competitiveness compares to other regions. Addressed questions  included: - How can policymakers ensure that national and EU level regulations are in line with the Digital Decade targets? - What policies could drive economic growth and social welfare when it comes to 5G connectivity in Europe? - How can the upcoming Connectivity Infrastructure Act facilitate full 5G coverage in the EU?
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Moroccans protest ‘racist’ French, EU visa policies

Euractiv.com - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 09:34
Dozens of Moroccans demonstrated outside the European Union's office in Rabat on Tuesday (4 October) in protest at "racist" and "humiliating" treatment over visa applications, particularly by former colonial ruler France.
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Lützerath: How the government broke German climate activists’ hearts

Euractiv.com - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 09:33
Germany’s well-organised climate protection movements, which enjoys broad public support, rallies around one town under threat from coal strip mining, named Lützerath, which is now slated for demolition.
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Commission announces six sites for European quantum computers

Euractiv.com - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 09:28
The European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking announced on Tuesday (4 October) its selection of the six hosting sites for the “first European quantum computers”, namely in the Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, France, Italy and Poland. 
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