7th Jun 2023


Report: Germany's Scholz 'backs compulsory Covid jabs'

Germany's incoming chancellor Olaf Scholz on Tuesday positioned himself in favour of mandatory Covid-19 vaccination from February 2022, a party source said, according to the AFP. The news come after several politicians called for the federal and state governments to introduce mandatory jabs to push up the country's inoculation rate of 68 percent. Mandatory vaccination has became a hot topic in the EU, after Austria announced such a move.

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Final push for EU-Mercosur deal, amid deforestation fears

Finalising the EU-Mercosur agreement is a priority for the EU and the upcoming Spanish EU council presidency, ahead of the summit with Latin America and the Caribbean countries to be held in Brussels on 17 and 18 July.

Ministers given 50/50 chance of reaching EU asylum deal

EU home affairs ministers are gathering in Luxembourg to thrash out an agreement on core asylum and migration reforms. But expectations of an agreement, following their meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday remained mixed.


Right of Reply from the Hungarian government

Authors Samira Rafaela MEP and Tom Theuns present as facts the extreme views of a politically-motivated campaign in the European Parliament. By doing so, they undermine the very foundations of the European Union.

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