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Russia-Ukraine war

Live blog: Russia says Ukraine attacked Crimea with 38 drones

The Russia-Ukraine war, the largest armed conflict in Europe since WW2, enters its 740th day.
new sanctions on Russia

US and EU pile new sanctions on Russia for the Ukraine war’s 2nd anniversary...

The United States and the European Union are piling new sanctions on Russia on the eve of the second anniversary of its invasion of Ukraine and in retaliation for the death of noted Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny last week in an Arctic penal colony.
French farmers unions

French farmers unions call to end protests as PM unveils new measures

France’s leading farming unions have called to end nationwide roadblocks over pay, tax and regulation after securing promises of government assistance. French farmers have blocked roads around the country for two weeks in protests that spread across Europe last week.
EU free-trade agreements

‘Unfair competition’: French farmers up in arms over EU free-trade agreements

French farming unions are taking aim at the European Union’s free-trade agreements, which they say open the door to unfair competition from products arriving from overseas. At a time when the EU is urging farmers to adopt more sustainable – and sometimes more costly – agricultural practices, unions say these trade deals are making it hard for them to stay solvent.
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron: ‘Our strategy must be to speed up the ecological transition as well...

The ongoing war in Ukraine and the fighting in Gaza following Hamas’s October 7 terrorist attack must not distract the world from our collective priorities: reducing our carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050, preserving biodiversity, and fighting poverty and inequality.
Russia-Ukraine war

NATO ministers discuss Russia-Ukraine war, Kosovo unrest at Brussels summit

Foreign ministers of NATO countries have assembled in Brussels for security talks as Russia presses ahead in its war against Ukraine and Israel enters the fifth day of a fragile truce with Palestinian group Hamas.
Ukrainian children

Thousands of Ukrainian children forcibly taken to Belarus, says Yale research

More than 2,400 children from Ukraine aged between six and 17 years old have been taken to 13 facilities across Belarus since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, research published by Yale University said on Thursday.

Wildfires Ravage Greece in Climate Catastrophe

Through an on-the-ground assessment in the village of Agia Paraskevi, near Mount Panitha, evidence of the human toll of Greece’s ongoing wildfire crisis was observed firsthand. 
Drug war

Drug war shakes France’s Marseille as rival gangs shoot it out

A rivalry between two drug gangs in Marseille on France’s Mediterranean coast has killed dozens of people this year in brazen attacks sometimes carried out by teenagers, according to police.
Chaos at Germany's largest airport

Chaos at Germany’s largest airport as storm causes floods, cancellations

Frankfurt Airport grapples with disruptions and water damage in the aftermath of a powerful storm, resulting in flight cancellations and widespread flooding.

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