Friday

24th Mar 2017

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Air pollution caused 200,000 EU deaths in 2013

A World Bank Group report said Thursday air pollution has become an important cause of death worldwide, especially in poor countries. Europe has seen significant improvement since 1990, when 361,096 people died in countries now in the EU. The 2013 EU death toll as a result of air pollution, 231,554, is 35% lower. Greece is the only EU country where air pollution deaths went up, from 7,742 to 8,320.

Opinion

Birthday wishes to the European Union

With the EU soon to celebrate its 60th birthday, there are still lingering questions about the bloc's future and whether there can be a change in fortune.

Hohe Cyber-Bedrohung für Frankreichs Wahlen

Frankreichs Präsident Francois Hollande kündigt an, alle notwendigen Massnahmen zu treffen, um Cyberattacken vor den Präsidentschaftswahlen im April und Mai zu verhindern. Die politischen Parteien sind jedoch weiterhin anfällig.

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