6th Dec 2023


Pompeo starts EU tour with anti-Chinese 5G deal

The US and Slovenia signed a declaration against using Chinese 5G data networks on security grounds, as US secretary of state began a five-day tour of central European countries Thursday. Pompeo will also visit Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. His visit comes after the US said it was pulling 12,000 soldiers from Germany and amid US opposition to a Russian-German gas pipeline, in which Austria is taking part.

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Can Green Deal survive the 2024 European election?

Six months ahead of the EU elections, knocking an 'elitist' climate agenda is looking like a vote-winner to some. Saving the Green Deal and the EU's climate ambitions starts with listening to Europeans who are struggling to make ends meet.

Afghanistan is a 'forever emergency,' says UN head

Afghanistan is a "forever emergency" rendered worse by an isolated country intent on dismantling human rights, says UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for the country, Leonard Zulu.

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