25th Feb 2024


Thousands march in Budapest Pride despite heatwave

Thousands of Hungarians joined the annual Budapest Pride march on Saturday, the hottest day in the country this year with 40 degrees Celsius, vowing to keep up their fight against prime minister Viktor Orbán's policies on LGBTI rights, Reuters reported. Earlier this month the EU Commission triggered legal action over a law targeting LGBTI people. Dozens of embassies in Budapest issued a statement in support of Hungary's LGBTI community.

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After two years of war, time to hit Putin's LNG exports

Two years of tragedies, with well over 100,000 Russian war crimes now registered, underscore the urgent need to stop international LNG investments in Russia that continue to fund Vladimir Putin's war chest.


Creating the conditions for just peace in Ukraine

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Energy and minerals disputes overshadow new EU-ACP pact

The launch of a new EU treaty with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states was overshadowed by disputes over the clean-energy transition, critical minerals, and the refusal of over 30 countries to sign the treaty this week.

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