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MEPs urge commission to tackle illegal short-term rentals

A cross-party group of MEPs called on the European Commission to tackle illegal short-term rentals with a legislative proposal, connected to the Digital Service Act. EU lawmakers complained that the publication of the initiative was postponed, urging the commission to come forward with a proposal this year. "The availability and affordability of housing, as well as liveability of our cities are at stake," they said on Thursday.

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A plea to the EU from inside Tehran's Evin jail

As a result of my peaceful civil activism, I have been arrested 13 times, undergone five trials, and been sentenced to 34 years of imprisonment and 154 lashes in total. I am currently in Evrin prison, without the slightest regret.

Illegal pushbacks happening daily in Croatia, says NGO

More than 1,600 testimonies of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants and refugees throughout the EU has been published, collated by the Border Violence Monitoring Network and the Left party — adding to the mounting evidence of abuse.

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No, Bosnia and Herzegovina is not ready for the EU

The European Commission has asked the member states' leaders assembling in Brussels next week for the customary end-of-year European Council to approve EU candidate status for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Doing so would be a mistake.

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