Germany to contribute 42% more to EU budget: report
21 June 2020 | 9:00 am
The European Commission would like to see €13 billion more per year from Europe's largest economy. EU leaders, including Angela Merkel, are meeting Friday to discuss the bloc's future budget.
7 Apr 2019
German car giants VW, Daimler and BMW colluded to restrict the development of technology to clean emissions from passenger cars, the European Commission said in preliminary findings from its antitrust probe.
11 Jul 2019
German conservative politician Manfred Weber will not be the next president of the European Commission, according to a German newspaper. EU leaders have been wrangling for weeks over who should get the top job.
1 Dec 2019
The European Parliament voted in favor of Ursula von der Leyen's new commission on Wednesday, after a months fraught with uncertainty for the German lawmaker. The new commission will take over on December 1.
28 May 2020
The European Commission has unveiled a €750 billion aid package to help the EU recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The plan will require unanimous backing from all 27 nations in the bloc.
15 Nov 2020
The European Commission has put forward a five-year plan to address challenges facing the LGBTQI community. The EU executive has long been at odds with right-wing governments in the bloc over LGBT+ rights.
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Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiadis granted an interview to FRANCE 24 from the capital Nicosia. The northern third of the Republic of Cyprus has been under Turkish domination since 1974. Anastasiadis said that Russia's invasion of Ukraine uses the "exact same arguments that Turkey used to invade Cyprus". Asked about tensions with Turkey over hydrocarbons, he expressed hope that Ankara will not "will not attempt to do anything that will cause conflagration and risk peace in the region".
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A picture on social media is being shared as alleged proof that Russian President Vladimir Putin has stepped up his security and wears a bulletproof vest. Also, some users, including politicians, are claiming that Russian soldiers burned Ukrainian history books. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.