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12th Aug 2022

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EU share of world population to sink below 4% by 2070

The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday its first-ever report on the impact of demographic change, revealing that Europe's share of the global population keeps declining. While the population of EU-27 in 1960 made up about 12 percent of the world's population, it is predicted to account for less than four percent by 2070. The report concludes that there is a need to embed demographic considerations across all EU policy.

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Sweden to extradite man wanted by Turkey

The Swedish government has agreed to extradite a Turkish citizen with Kurdish roots wanted for credit card fraud to Turkey, amid the backdrop of Turkey's Nato threat.

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EU must beware Beijing's new charm offensive

The EU needs to be clear eyed about China's new diplomatic charm offensive, as it's more likely driven by short-term necessity than any fundamental policy re-assessment.

Estonia and Latvia sever China club ties

Beijing's club was meant to forge stronger European relations. Lithuania left it last year. Now Estonia and Latvia have also decided to walk over Chinese bullying.

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