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Germany step closer to gas rationing

Germany took a step closer to rationing gas after a drop in supplies from Russia. Nine days ago gas supply through the Nord Steam 1 pipeline was reduced by 60 percent, and on Thursday Germany triggered the second stage of its national gas emergency plan. "We are in a gas crisis," economy minister Robert Habeck said. "From now on, gas is a scarce commodity."

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Mars, god of war, returns to Europe

Political scientist David Rowe has been looking into why so much of Europe wasn't ready for Putin — and the consequences for the Western allies of not spilling their own blood in Ukraine.

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MEPs are expected to present their migration and asylum priorities on Wednesday (1 February), before EU leaders will focus on the issue at the 9-10 February special European Council.

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