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6th Dec 2023

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EU unveils ethical guidelines for use of AI

The EU Commission presented on Monday its first set of ethical guidelines for development of artificial intelligence (AI), saying that algorithms must not discriminate on grounds of age, race or gender, and demanding that AI projects should be transparent. The commission wants to bring the strategy's seven principles to create "trustworthy" AI ethics to the global stage, saying "technologies, data and algorithms know no borders".

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Polish truck protest at Ukraine border disrupts war supplies

Disruption at the Polish-Ukrainian border by disaffected Polish truckers is escalating, potentially affecting delivery of military aid to Ukraine. A Polish request to reintroduce permits for Ukrainian drivers has been described as "a shot to the head" during war.

Analysis

Tense EU-China summit showdown unlikely to bear fruit

EU leaders will meet their Chinese counterparts in Beijing for the first face-to-face summit since 2019. Their agenda includes trade imbalances, economic security, Ukraine and human rights — what can be expected by the end of 48 hours of talks?

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A look to the past and the future of China-EU relations

2023 marks the 20th anniversary of China and the EU's comprehensive strategic partnership, established in 2003. This occasion provides an opportunity to review the past and look into the future, and discuss how to further develop a sound China-EU relationship.

Opinion

Tusk's difficult in-tray on Poland's judicial independence

What is obvious is that PiS put in place a set of interlocking safeguards for itself which, even after their political defeat in Poland, will render it very difficult for the new government to restore the rule of law.

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