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12th Aug 2022

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Commission urges enforcement of Covid-19 measures

The EU health commissioner called on member states to communicate better, and enforce social distancing and hygiene rules to halt a new wave of coronavirus. "In some member states, the situation is now even worse than during the peak in March. This is a real cause for concern," Stella Kyriakides said on Thursday, adding that all countries need to enforce measures "at the very first sign of potential new outbreaks."

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Opinion

Only Western unity can stop Iran hostage-diplomacy

The Belgian parliament's recent decision to ratify its prisoner-exchange treaty with Iran is a grave mistake, and one which exemplifies the many downfalls of dealing with Iran's human-rights abuses on a case-by-case basis.

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Russia puts EU in nuclear-energy paradox

There's unprecedented international anxiety about the safety of Ukraine's nuclear reactors, but many European countries are also turning to nuclear power to secure energy supplies.

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