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10th Aug 2020

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Czech PM: nuclear energy needed for climate neutrality

The Czech prime minister, Andrej Babiš, said on Thursday that achieving climate neutrality "without nuclear is not possible" for his country. "Nuclear energy is clean energy, I don't know why a lot of countries have a problem with it," he said at the EU summit. Babiš also questioned EU's efforts to globally tackle climate change, since countries such as China and the USA are not on board.

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Opinion

Schrems privacy ruling risks EU's ties to digital world

With more and more trade moving to the digital realm, Europe can ill-afford to cut itself off. Meanwhile, China continues to advance a vision for an internet that is fractured along national boundaries and controlled by governments.

EU wary of violence in Belarus election

EU states have voiced fear of violence during Belarus elections on Sunday, as president Aleksander Lukashenko seeks to maintain his third decade in power.

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