EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target
21 June 2019 | 10:53 am
A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement.
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DW talks to Elmar Brok, Head of the European Union elections observer mission to Zimbabwe.
25 Nov 2018
As U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Brussels this weekend to meet EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, members of the 27 states due to sign off on future U.K.-EU ties are wondering what's left for her to discuss.
31 Jan 2019
British lawmakers have told Theresa May to reopen negotiations on a controversial provision within her Brexit withdrawal deal. The European Union says it's not interested in fresh talks. Read the latest here.
8 Feb 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May will attempt to negotiate the Irish backstop with EU representatives in Brussels. It comes after Donald Tusk said there was a 'special place in hell' for those that promoted Brexit.
23 Feb 2019
The EU's de facto capital is teeming with Russian and Chinese spies, according to officials cited by a German newspaper. Diplomats have reportedly been told to avoid certain eateries in the European quarter.
6 Mar 2019
Theresa May has sent two senior ministers to Brussels to seek concessions from the EU on the disputed issue of the Irish backstop. The U.K. prime minister is looking to win over enough lawmakers in her own party to secure parliament’s backing for her deal in a key vote next week.
13 Mar 2019
The French jihadist told the court "life goes on" before a jury sentenced him to life in prison. Mehdi Nemmouche was convicted last week for the murder of four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in 2014.
19 May 2019
EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal were to meet in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise stopover in Brussels.
19 Jul 2019
The EU has accused UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson of fake news over his complaint that "Brussels bureaucrats" made life hard for smoked herring sellers. It emerged that the rules were made by the UK, and not the EU.
28 Sep 2019
The European Commission says it has received confidential documents from the UK outlining ideas from recent Brexit talks. Britain referred to the documents as "non-papers," indicating they were not concrete proposals.
20 Oct 2019
UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has said Boris Johnson's Brexit plans would falter in Brussels and at the hands of British politicians. Meanwhile, the EU's Donald Tusk said he remained "open but still unconvinced."
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Anti-vax enthusiasts claim that at least three athletes have dropped out of the 2022 Australian Open tournament due to chest problems related to Covid-19 vaccination. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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In November 2015, "Islamic State" militants killed 130 people in the course of a four-hour rampage in Paris. Most of the dead were at the Bataclan concert hall. One survivor of the assault has found a special way to deal with the memory of the horrific night.
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At least eight fans dead after a stampede at the Yaounde Olembe Stadium in Cameroon before the host nation's round of 16 game in the Africa Cup of Nations against Comoros, the national broadcaster reports.
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Russia still seems to be beefing up the military presence on its border with Ukraine, while Kyiv has received military support from the US and the UK. Germany won't send weapons to Ukraine, saying that would only escalate the situation.
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Australia's vocal criticism of China's human rights record has long angered Beijing. When Canberra called for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus in 2020, Beijing slapped high tariffs on some Australian products.