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28th Sep 2020

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Tunisia: Islamists lose votes, but remain strongest

Exit polls indicated on Sunday that the moderate Islamist party Ennahda would remain the largest party in parliamentary elections, despite a huge loss of votes. With 17.5 percent of the votes it would be two percent ahead of the Heart of Tunisia party of jailed media magnate and presidential candidate Nabil Karoui. He will participate in the second round of the presidential elections which will be held on 13 October.

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Analysis

China's carbon pledge at UN sends 'clear message' to US

China's pledge to become carbon neutral before 2060 is "good news" for Europe, but it sends a clear message to Washington ahead of the US election - in which climate change has become a significant aspect for voters.

Opinion

Why no EU progress on Black Lives Matter?

Months after Black Lives Matter erupted, for many EU decision-makers the problems of racism in policing and criminal legal systems - the issues that sparked the George Floyd protests - are still 'over there', across the Atlantic.

EU migration pact to deter asylum

The EU commission's newest pact on migration and asylum seeks to deter people from claiming asylum by speeding up procedures and sending most of them back home.

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