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12 Feb
The package could help the European Union recover from the pandemic by boosting environmental schemes and digital transformation. The stimulus was endorsed by an overwhelming majority of EU lawmakers.
9 Oct 2020
The EU's three main bodies have put forth three different sets of climate protection goals. The most ambitious came from lawmakers, but everyone will have to agree for anything — other than the climate — to change.
6 Feb 2020
Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo visits the European Parliament to discuss his movie "Dark waters". In front of journalists and political representatives, he speaks about the issue of toxic chemical levels in water sources, asking leaders to 'be the heroes'. of Mark Ruffalo at the EU Parliament.
2 Feb 2020
EU lawmakers supported the Brexit deal in Brussels, clearing the last major hurdle for the UK's departure. Under the terms, the UK officially leaves the political institutions of the bloc late on Friday.
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.
2 Jun 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May laments a "very disappointing" result from European Parliament elections in which her Conservatives were crushed by the Brexit Party of anti-EU populist Nigel Farage.
26 May 2019
Pro-European parties in the Netherlands are predicted to win most of the country's European Parliament seats, exit polls show. Dutch voters were among the first to take part in four days of voting across the continent.
25 May 2019
- Marietje Schaake, Member of European Parliament, discusses the outlook for Europe's elections on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
5 Apr 2019
Laura Codruta Kovesi, tabbed to become the EU's first chief prosecutor, can once again leave Romania. The European Parliament backs her candidacy despite strong opposition from the Romanian government.
30 Mar 2019
Will the reform of European Union copyright law herald the downfall of the digital era as we know it, or is it merely a matter of compensating artists? The European Parliament is set to vote on the landmark dispute.
28 Sep 2018
The populist pitch of Italy's Five Star Movement led it to electoral success and coalition government with the far-right League party. Fabio Castaldo, a European Parliament Vice President and Five Star MEP, tells Conflict Zone his party "will be the third way" in Europe.
25 Oct 2017
European Parliament president Antonio Tajani led a minute's silence for murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

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German academic Adrian Zenz tells DW how new documents show that speeches made by Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top leaders link the government to the crackdown on Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
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Sufi whirling is a form of dancing that dates back to the 12th or 13th century. This mystic tradition emphasises the inward search for the divine. Not many women practice the dance in public but we're joined in the studio by one of them, Rana Gorgani. She tells us more about this unique form of dance.
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Turkey's Finance Minister, Lutfi Elvan, has resigned amid another plunge in the value of the country's currency, the lira. He is being replaced by his deputy, Nureddin Nebati, who supports President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's controversial economic policies. The lira has lost almost half of its value this year as Erdogan has pushed for low interest rates, despite rising inflation. Also today, we look at how some French parents are choosing to rent toys for their children, instead of buying new ones.
1 hour ago
Fighting continues in Ethiopia, where rebel groups are advancing on the capital Addis Ababa. While much has been said about the northern front, where the army is at war with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), another armed group – allied to Tigrayans – is fighting from the south and west of the country. The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) now controls a large swathe of territory. Together, the TDF and OLA plan to topple the government and take over the capital. The government accuses these rebel groups of committing crimes against civilians, including several massacres. Our regional correspondent reports.
2 hours ago
The EU Commission on Wednesday (1 December) unveiled its plan to invest €300bn by 2027 in global infrastructure in digital and climate projects - as an alternative to China's Belt and Road initiative.
2 hours ago
The Supreme Court appeared set to put limits on abortion rights in the United States by upholding one state's law banning the procedure after 15 weeks. Protesters from both sides of the issue rallied at the top court.