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UN rights expert urges EU to punish any Israeli annexation in West Bank

26 June 2020, 5:32 PM

A UN rights investigator urged the European Union on Friday to consider measures to prevent or punish any Israeli annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, a few days after over 1 000 European lawmakers made a similar call.

Germany takes EU reins to steer towards green COVID-19 recovery

24 June 2020, 12:28 AM

Germany will use its upcoming presidency of the European Union to steer the bloc towards a climate-friendly economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s Environment Minister said on Tuesday.

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ECB’s Lagarde urges quick EU recovery plan as economy in “dramatic fall”

19 June 2020, 2:00 PM

European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde urged European Union leaders on Friday to quickly agree on a recovery package that would pull the economy from a “dramatic fall” or risk a change in sentiment on markets, which were expecting a deal soon.

Shell-shocked EU seeks elusive unity over coronavirus stimulus

19 June 2020, 1:03 AM

European Union leaders hope to unite behind an unprecedented stimulus to inject billions of euros into their coronavirus-ravaged economies at a virtual meeting on Friday – but many fights still separate them from a final deal.


KZN waste recycling project wins European Union’s Platforma Award

16 June 2020, 3:32 PM

A waste recycling project at Nquthu in northern KwaZulu-Natal has won a Platforma Award from the European Union.



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