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10th Aug 2020

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MEPs approved Green Deal, but ask for 2040 target

MEPs approved on Wednesday the proposal presented in December by the European Commission on the Green Deal - with 482 votes in favour, 136 against and 95 abstentions. The Green Deal aims to achieve climate-neutrality by 2050. However, the parliament said the EU should adopt an enhanced emission-reduction target for 2030 and a new "intermediate" target for 2040.

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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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