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Germany and Denmark to build Baltic Sea energy hub

Germany and Denmark will be connected by a 470km underwater cable by 2030, and Danish electricity production in the Baltic Sea doubled to 3GW, from offshore wind turbines placed 15-45km from the island of Bornholm, Danish energy minister Dan Jørgensen said on Monday. The project will reduce CO2 emissions and make Europe more independent from Russian gas and oil. The two countries will share investment and profits.

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Opinion

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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