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The deal questions Greece’s territorial waters south of the island of Crete and has triggered strong reactions.

After Russia, now Turkey questions Europe’s territory

A memorandum of understanding for exploring hydrocarbons at sea signed between the government of Tripoli and Turkey openly questions EU territory causing more headaches in Brussels amid an ongoing war in Ukraine

"Taking a ’wait and see’ approach toward global recession simply won’t do in this fast-moving new economic reality that demands awareness and flexibility. Risk diversification, cost efficiencies, and sustainability will be crucial moving forward."

Are economic headwinds blowing in the direction of a global recession? Chief economists answer

Once-in-a-generation inflation in the US and Europe could choke off global growth, with a global recession possible in 2023, say economists

"Germany’s image as a member state that favours budgetary discipline and minimum state intervention has suffered. "

Does Germany cross a line?

Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced a new €200 billion gas subsidy fund that will benefit big and small companies in his country

Green MEP Michael Bloss told EURACTIV that in this crisis Europe is in the same boat with the US or Norway.

EU fumes as US, Norway energy profits put solidarity to the test

As the USA and Norway reap unprecedented profits from surging energy prices, EU countries are complaining more loudly

According to EU diplomats, Malta, Greece and Cyprus are set to receive significant concessions over their economic concerns, including an impact assessment to be made before price caps come into force.

EU agrees on oil price cap in new Russia sanctions draft package

EU ambassadors reached a political agreement on the bloc’s new round of Russia sanctions, including an oil price cap, which earlier had been opposed by a few seafaring member states

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The organisers of the rally, ‘Czech Republic First!’, are calling for the Czech government to secure gas contracts with Russia and achieve “military neutrality”.

Europe

Tens of thousands protest Czech NATO and EU membership

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Demonstrators gathered on Wednesday in Prague to ask Prime Minister Petr Fiala’s administration to resign in the wake of rising energy costs and called for the relationship with the EU, NATO, the UN and the WHO to be reconsidered

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The focus of the discussion was the profile of the future seafarer, emphasizing on how they should become (again) or even better remain the main hub in new processes and operations on ships.

Events

The 21st Navigator Forum 2022 in the heart of Greek Seamanship

Monday, October 3, 2022

The “21st NAVIGATOR 2022 – THE SHIPPING DECISION MAKERS FORUM”, held from 23 to 25 September 2022, was organized with great success by NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS and the Bezantakos family

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As a result of the measures, and particularly for aluminium used in the building industry, “French customers go to Spain for supplies,” Cyrille Mounier from the Aluminium France Federation told EURACTIV France.

Europe

The EU: France wants anti-dumping measures against Spain

Thursday, September 29, 2022

As energy prices soared, Europe’s aluminium plants began to shut down while the bloc stepped up imports from Russia and China

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"The focus will not just be the new taxes needed to pay for the energy crisis but also the taxes that aren’t being paid."

Europe

An EU drive on tax dodging will be its best weapon against Putin

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Autumnal weather is signalling the chill reality of Russia’s economic war with the rest of Europe, but not yet the sheer cost of the conflict

"Giorgia Meloni’s will be the most right-leaning Italian government since World War II."

Europe

Italy’s new leader Giorgia Meloni arrives at a critical time for the EU

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Giorgia Meloni’s election victory comes at a critical time for the European Union, with war back on the continent. Sanctions against Russia are driving up inflationary pressures

Should the Law and Justice (PiS) party win the next year’s parliamentary election and govern the third term in a row, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen “will lose interest in meddling in Polish politics,” he said.

Europe

Poland threatens to sue Commission over recovery money block

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Poland will file a complaint against the European Commission before the EU Court in Luxembourg if it continues to block funds from the Recovery and Resilience Facility destined to Poland, announced Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz

Despite the severe effect the pandemic has had on the world over the past two years, the Taiwan CAA has made every effort to maintain the strong safety record of the Taipei FIR while diligently adhering to relevant antipandemic measures and complying with ICAO’s Standards and Recommended Practices.

World

Call to support Taiwan’s participation in ICAO

Thursday, September 22, 2022

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) develops common regulations and standards for civil aviation

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MEPs repeat their request for the European Commission to launch, without delay, an impact assessment, public consultation and scoping exercise on a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the Taiwanese authorities.

Europe

MEPs urge EU memberstates to build closer ties with Taiwan

Friday, September 16, 2022

The European Parliament strongly condemned the recent Chinese aggressive military exercises in the Taiwan Strait, while calling for strengthened EU relations with Taipei

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With Europe facing significant energy and cost of living crises, not to mention the more existential threats posed by a war on its eastern border, this was a missed opportunity for those searching for a display of ambitious and decisive EU leadership to help them through the challenging year ahead.

Europe

Von der Leyen’s missed opportunity

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Set-piece speeches are the political equivalent of eating a packet of biscuits in one sitting: It feels good at the time, but you feel hungry and bloated an hour later

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A Parliament vice president and a former Finnish minister said: “The sordid saga to install Mr Chiocchetti as the new secretary-general of the European Parliament is bound to damage the Parliament’s reputation in the eyes of European citizens and representatives of other EU institutions,” she warned.

Analyses

European Parliament’s secret horse-trading

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Alessandro Chiocchetti is the European Parliament’s new secretary-general, an influential job overseeing a staff of 8,000 and a budget of €2 billion

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Whatever the military outcome on the killing fields of the Donbas, it’s the solidarity of the European Union that will eventually determine whether Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is defeated or victorious.

Europe

Putin’s war will be won or lost in Brussels

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Giles Merritt looks at the dizzying costs of the Ukraine war and the energy crisis, and warns that a failure of EU solidarity would hand the Kremlin victory

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Meloni said the EU should be a political giant and not a bureaucratic one, dealing with the “big matters” and leaving to member states “the issues closest to the lives of citizens”.

Europe

Italy’s far-right Meloni tells Europe ‘fun is over’

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Two different faces of Europe are clashing ahead of the crucial Italian elections on 25 September, with far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni telling Brussels that if she wins, the “fun is over”

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EU Actually

Does Germany cross a line?

N. Peter KramerBy: N. Peter Kramer

Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced a new €200 billion gas subsidy fund that will benefit big and small companies in his country

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EU fumes as US, Norway energy profits put solidarity to the test

EU fumes as US, Norway energy profits put solidarity to the test

As the USA and Norway reap unprecedented profits from surging energy prices, EU countries are complaining more loudly

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A Look at CEE current and future Superclans: how does Old Money and New Money coexist in Central and Eastern Europe?

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The history of capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe differs markedly due to the rupture created by the communist period

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