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15th Apr 2024

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Russia to build nuclear units in Hungary

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday while receiving Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban that they agreed on the construction of two new blocks at Hungary's only nuclear power plant in Paks, Reuters reports. Russia will cover 80 percent of the financing via a 30-year loan, Hungarian officials said.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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