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1 day ago
The idea that we are governed by unelected bureaucrats from Brussels is a persistent myth that the far-right exploits to deceive voters. It is EU member states that have the power in Europe — and increasingly so.
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2 hours ago
A social-media star, two oligarchs, and a Kremlin associate who stole Danish breweries could feature in new EU sanctions on Russia, as talks draw to a close.
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30 minutes ago
The significance of a deepening of relations between Phnom Penh and Beijing cannot be understated. There is growing evidence to suggest that Cambodia is enabling China to establish a naval base at Ream, where Chinese-owned companies have been engaged to modernise the existing port.
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Five things to know about the European elections in Germany

19 days ago
As the largest member state in the 27-nation bloc, the distribution of its 96 seats is important in shaping the future of EU decision-making. Here's what to expect from the European elections in Germany.
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Disinformation often worst three days ahead of EU elections, says official

12 days ago
EU officials are raising the alarm at the increasing sophistication of disinformation campaigns — as tens of millions of European citizens head to the voting booths over the next few days.
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Turnout: the highs, the lows, and the outliers

1 month ago
The June 2024 election will show whether 2019’s boost in turnout has halted a 30-year decline — or was just a temporary blip.
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