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18th Jun 2019

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EU and Russia in Balkan gas race

The EU on Monday signed a grant agreement to invest €101.4 million in the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Krk, Croatia, in order to increase the diversification of energy sources of Central and South Eastern Europe and to give an economic lift to the region. Meanwhile Russia's Gazprom announced that it would build a €70 million liquefied natural gas plant in Zvornik, in Bosnia's Serb-dominated region.

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The most dangerous pesticide you've never heard of

Scientists say there is no acceptable dose to avoid brain damage. Its use is banned in several European countries. Yet its residues are found in fruit baskets, on dinner plates, and in human urine samples from all over Europe.

Agenda

Top EU jobs summit dominates This WEEK

A summit in Belgian capital this week will host heads of government and state to discuss top EU institutional posts. But before they meet, the jockeying for the Commission presidency will have already started among the European political groups.

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