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La Libia lacerata: «Uccideremo i traditori della rivoluzione»

Corriere della Sera - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 11:35
Tre anni fa la fine del regime. Poi, il caos. «Dovevamo cacciare Gheddafi, tutti insieme». Oggi è guerra aperta tra Cirenaica e Tripolitania. Anche per i pozzi di gas
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UK concedes defeat in bid to block EU bank bonus limit

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:49

Britain suffered an embarrassing defeat in its attempt to block the European Union's new limits on bank bonuses on Thursday (20 November), withdrawing its legal challenge after an adviser to the bloc's top court made clear it was unlikely to succeed.

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UKIP wins second seat in Westminster

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:44

Britain's anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament today (21 November), defeating Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a special election six months before what is shaping up to be a closely-fought national vote.

The victory for UKIP, the UK Independence Party, will unsettle businesses, investors and European partners who fear Britain could be slipping towards an exit from the European Union.

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Scope and level of card caps remain in dispute

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:39

SPECIAL REPORT: EU lawmakers disagree over the level and scope at which card payments in Europe should be capped as the issue goes into trilogue in advance of its adoption anticipated early next year.

On 24 July 2013, the European Commission proposed a revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2) and submitted a proposal for regulation on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions.

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Erik Solheim: 'If the UK can commit 0.7% of GDP to development, so can France'

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:29

The objective for developed countries to dedicate 0.7% of their GNI to development aid is becoming an increasingly important issue. The Chairman of the OECD Development Assistance Committee calls on countries such as France and Germany, but also on emerging countries like China, to increase their efforts. EurActiv France reports

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Moscow warns Washington against sending arms to Ukraine

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:22

Russia warned the United States yesterday (20 November) against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before US Vice-President Joe Biden was due to arrive in Kyiv.

Ukraine accused President Vladimir Putin of treating its territory like a "playing field", trying to unleash a full-scale war that would pose a broader threat to NATO countries.

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Brussels to scrutinise French Sivens dam project

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:18

The Commission is launching an enquiry into the controversial dam at Sivens, in France’s Tarn department. A procedure for breach of European environmental law could be launched against France. EurActiv France reports

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Climate finance levels drop, as Green Climate Fund coffers swell

Euractive general - Ven, 21/11/2014 - 07:13

Global investment in climate change reduction has fallen for the second year in a row, a drop of $28 billion from 2012, and far below estimates of what is needed, according to research published yesterday (20 November).

An additional $1.1 trillion in low-carbon investments is needed every year between 2011 and 2050, in the energy sector alone, to stop global temperatures rising above two degrees Celsius, according to the International Energy Agency.

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Usa, lo Stato di New York sepolto dalla neve: 10 morti, crollano i tetti

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 23:12
«Polar Vortex», emergenza a Buffalo: 2 metri di neve sulla città alle cascate del Niagara
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L’assassino confessa: Miss Honduras e la sorella uccise «per gelosia»

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 23:03
Il fidanzato della sorella della miss ammette il duplice omicidio: «Ho visto Sofia ballare con un altro e le ho sparato. Poi ho ucciso anche Alvarado mentre fuggiva»
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Olanda, madre va da sola in Siria per salvare la figlia scomparsa da mesi

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 19:42
La ragazza si era convertita all’Islam ed era fuggita nel Paese arabo per unirsi alla jihadLa mamma non si è arresa ed è andata nel Califfato per riportarla a casa
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La cancelliera Merkel: «Sicurezza in Europa solo con cooperazione russa»

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 19:02
In visita in Polonia, la cancelliera tedesca Angela Merkel spiega che l’Europa non sarà mai al sicuro, sul lungo termine, senza la Russia: «Le sanzioni non sono un obiettivo»
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Parigi, alcuni studenti nordcoreani scomparsi dall’università francese

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 18:24
Una decina di giovani nordcoreani seguono i corsi della scuola di architettura. Ma da due settimane alcuni ragazzi sono spariti. L’ipotesi: «Rapiti da agenti nordcoreani»
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Il bacio della soldatessa Usa

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 17:39
Lo scatto che ha immortalato Sabryna Schlageter , appena rientrata dall’Afghanistan, e la moglie Cheyenne, sposata nove mesi fa, diventa virale Le affettuosità tra Sabryna Schlageter e la moglie Cheyenne han fatto il giro del mondo
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Commission official: The EU is not going to change its food legislation because of TTIP

Euractive general - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 17:14

The EU is not going to change its food safety legislation under the negotiation for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which means that GMOs can be marketed in the EU only once they have been authorized, and beef from the USA would be marketable in Europe only if it is hormone free, Ignacio Garcia Bercero of the European Commission told EurActiv Czech Republic.

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Rania di Giordania: «L’Isis distorce l’immagine del mondo arabo»

Corriere della Sera - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 17:00
La Regina al media Summit di Abu Dhabi, negli Emirati Arabi Uniti: «Non permettiamo ai terroristi di trascinarci indietro al Medioevo e di riscrivere la nostra vera storia»
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Vestager says will use 'Luxleaks' documents in EU tax probe

Euractive general - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 16:41

The European Commission will use the 'Luxleaks' documents uncovered by investigative journalists three weeks ago in its ongoing investigation of tax avoidance at the European level, Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition chief, said on Thursday (20 November).

The documents, known as the 'Luxleaks', showed that more than 300 companies, including PepsiCo Inc, AIG Inc and Deutsche Bank AG, secured secret deals from Luxembourg to slash their tax bills.

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S&D Vice President: We need a new instrument to support investment

Euractive general - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 16:22

As the European Investment Bank has not been an effective tool in a previous attempt to create a massive investment package, this time, a new instrument needs to be created, MEP Maria João Rodgrigues told EutrActiv in an exclusive interview.

Maria João Rodgrigues is Vice Chair of the Socialists and Democrats group, a Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and substitute member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.

She spoke to EurActiv’s Senior Editor Georgi Gotev.

 

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EIB will administer Juncker investment plan through new fund

Euractive general - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 15:57

The European Commission is due to present its 300 billion euro investment plan next week. This plan is expected to rely heavily on the European Investment Bank (EIB), which could be put in charge of a new investment fund. EurActiv France reports

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France's 35-hour week should not be put 'on pedestal', says Macron

Euractive general - Gio, 20/11/2014 - 15:49

The 35 hour work week introduced in France by a Socialist government in 2000 gave off a "negative signal" and should not be sacrosanct, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday (20 November), breaching a major left-wing taboo.

Right-wing politicians, foreign investors and many economists have criticised the labour laws supporting the 35 hour week as hurting business in Europe's No. 2 economy since it was introduced by former Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin.

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