6th Dec 2023


Netherlands installs pro-European government

The Dutch Queen on Monday anointed a new coalition government composed of PM Mark Rutte's Liberal VVD party and the centre-left Labour party. The last government fell over a disagreement on EU-mandated budget cuts. The new coalition is seen as more pro-European and pro-austerity than the previous team.

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Can Green Deal survive the 2024 European election?

Six months ahead of the EU elections, knocking an 'elitist' climate agenda is looking like a vote-winner to some. Saving the Green Deal and the EU's climate ambitions starts with listening to Europeans who are struggling to make ends meet.

Afghanistan is a 'forever emergency,' says UN head

Afghanistan is a "forever emergency" rendered worse by an isolated country intent on dismantling human rights, says UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for the country, Leonard Zulu.

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