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Brazil needs EU help on forest habitat, Lula says

Brazil will need European help to protect biodiversity in the Amazon forest, Brazilian presidential contender and ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silv told MEPs Monday, Reuters reports. "Brazil needs to share research so that everything that is rich in that region can be discovered. Brazil will not close itself in," he said, adding: "It will be very clear, if I win the elections, that Brazil needs help from the EU".

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Nato renews membership vow to Ukraine

Ukraine foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday asked for air defence systems and generators, as Russia has been pounding Ukraine's vital energy infrastructure.

Catalan spyware victims demand justice

Victims of the widening spyware scandal in Spain are demanding justice and reparations, following the revelations that journalists, lawyers, civil society and politicians had been targeted.

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EU lawmakers under pressure to act on 90,000 asbestos deaths

The EU Commission has watered-down a broad political initiative —but now governments of member states hold the key to what the EU should do. Some member states and regions have adopted asbestos strategies of some kind, from Poland to Flanders.

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