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[Ticker] Ukraine urges Nato to speed up membership procedure

Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky says Nato should speed up his country’s path toward membership, arguing that…

[Ticker] Cyber attack hits EU institutions

The European institutions were hit by a cyber attack last week, reports Bloomberg. A European Commission…

[Ticker] Michel gets senior seat in Turkey diplomacy symbolism

European Council president Charles Michel got top diplomatic seating alongside Turkey’s president, leaving European Commission president…

[Ticker] Australia calls on EU to release 3.1 million vaccine doses

Australia has said it will ask the EU to release more than 3.1 million doses of…

[Ticker] Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey in new EU migration proposal

The European Commission is working on a new proposal on financing Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan…

[Ticker] US, Iran start indirect nuclear talks via European channel

In a Viennese hotel, officials from Britain, France and Germany, will act as intermediaries between Iran…

[Ticker] Netanyahu nominated to try to form next Israeli government

Israel’s president, Reuven Rivlin, has nominated current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to form a…

Hundreds of thousands log on for ‘spare’ Belgian vaccinations

On Tuesday (6 April) Belgium launched a new website, QVAX, where people not yet vaccinated or…

EU Parliament probes Czech MEP on China ties

Czech MEP Jan Zahradil is under an internal probe at the European Parliament over his alleged…

[Column] Why Germans understand the EU best

In Germany, there is commotion about a new book, Ausbruch: Innenansichten einer Pandemie [Outbreak: Insights from…

[Feature] Italy’s mafias – boosted by Covid, now eyeing EU’s billions

In early March 2020, as Italy was being brought to its knees by Covid-19, protests broke…

[Opinion] A German judge: my fears on rule of law in EU

The greatest threat for any union comes from within. Closed ranks may easily be achieved against…

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