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The Brief, powered by FACEBOOK – The horse and his cart of euros

The Brief, powered by FACEBOOK – The horse and his cart of euros


The €750 billion Eurobond to pay for the bloc’s recovery from the COVID pandemic “will pave the way for a treasury and common EU taxation ...
Commission wants to ‘explore options’ for India trade, investment

Commission wants to ‘explore options’ for India trade, investment


The European Commission said on Thursday (18 February) that it wants to “explore options” for expanding the EU’s trade and investment wit ...
Spanish riots over rapper’s imprisonment escalate

Spanish riots over rapper’s imprisonment escalate


Barcelona and several other Spanish cities woke up on Sunday morning to looted stores and damaged property after a fifth consecutive nigh ...
EU commissioner tells Bosnia to manage migration better

EU commissioner tells Bosnia to manage migration better


The European Union’s migration commissioner Ylva Johansson urged Bosnia on Thursday (18 February) to manage migration properly and share ...
Italy’s new PM Draghi promises sweeping reforms, urges national unity

Italy’s new PM Draghi promises sweeping reforms, urges national unity


Prime Minister Mario Draghi called on Italians on Wednesday (17 February) to pull together to help rebuild the country following the coro ...
Naming and Shaming the Far Right

Naming and Shaming the Far Right


After four years of shock, confusion and paralysis, the United States is finally taking action against the far right. Perhaps most dramatic has bee ...
EU commissioner tells Bosnia to manage migration better

EU commissioner tells Bosnia to manage migration better


The European Union’s migration commissioner Ylva Johansson urged Bosnia on Thursday (18 February) to manage migration properly and share ...
Commission pushes Hungary to implement NGO judgement among worries it is ‘too little too late’

Commission pushes Hungary to implement NGO judgement among worries it is ‘too little too late’


Raising pressure on the Hungarian authorities to implement a June 2020 ruling of the EU top court, the European Commission notified Budap ...
EU executive expected to increase pressure on Hungary over NGO law

EU executive expected to increase pressure on Hungary over NGO law


The European Commission is expected to announce more legal proceedings against Hungary on Thursday (18 February) for failing to change a ...
How Joe Biden Is Approaching China

How Joe Biden Is Approaching China


So far, the White House has undertaken a flurry of activity designated to back up President Joe Biden’s pledge to be tough-minded on China. He has ...
Naming and Shaming the Far Right

Naming and Shaming the Far Right


After four years of shock, confusion and paralysis, the United States is finally taking action against the far right. Perhaps most dramatic has bee ...
What Is Driving India’s Farmer Protests?

What Is Driving India’s Farmer Protests?


Indian farmers have lately made international headlines. Popstar Rihanna, actor Susan Sarandon and activist Greta Thunberg have taken up their caus ...
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