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Czech president calls transgender people 'disgusting'

Czech president Miloš Zeman called transgender people "disgusting" in an interview on CNN Prima News, during a discussion of a controversial new law in Hungary. The Hungarian law bans all educational materials and programs for children that are considered to promote homosexuality and gender reassignment. "I can understand gays, lesbians, and so on. But do you know who I do not understand at all? These transgender people," Zeman said.

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EU lags behind on 'military ambition'

Indecision on what kind of EU military forces would fight in what kind of conflicts is holding back EU ambition on "strategic autonomy", according to an internal document.

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EU leaders meet This WEEK amid EU-Poland clash

Vaccine roll-outs, energy prices, migration and an upcoming climate summit will top the agenda at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, while MEPs in Strasbourg tackle rule of law.

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