6th Dec 2023


Berlusconi makes comeback in Italy

A right-wing coalition led by former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi won a regional vote in Sicily on Sunday, in a sign of the national mood ahead of the next general election. His bloc - the centre-right Forza Italia party, the far-right Northern League, and the right-wing Brothers of Italy party - won with 35-39%, exit polls said. The populist, anti-EU M5S party got 33-37%, the ruling centre-left PD got 16-20%.

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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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