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5th Jul 2022

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Muslim woman set to become Romania PM

Romania's Social Democrats have proposed Sevil Shhaideh, 52, to be the country's next prime minister after winning elections on 11 December. A member of the country's Tatar minority, Shhaideh would be the first female Muslim to head an EU country. She's a little-known figure, but close to party leader Liviu Dragnea, who was convicted of electoral fraud in April. President Klaus Iohannis will have to approve the nomination.

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The Digital Services Act — a case-study in keeping public in dark

Companies and lobby groups like Spotify, Google and International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) were able to lobby member states using live knowledge of the trilogue discussions on content-ranking systems, advertising and liability for search engines.

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