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02  octobre     15h40
Will aid to Ukraine shrink after elections in Eastern Europe?
RFI    In Slovakia, a populist party that wants to stop military aid to Ukraine and is critical of the EU and Nato will be tasked with forming a new government after winning weekend elections. Meanwhile, Poland is about to go to the polls, with the opposition rallying hard to try and oust the anti EU...
Climate summit in Madrid seeks to revive 1.5C warming target
RFI    Spain and the International Energy Agency were on Monday hosting an international climate and energy summit in Madrid aimed at forming a grand coalition to keep the . C warming target within reach.
Policymakers urge Europe to move faster on clean energy transition
RFI    International policymakers have warned that Europe must invest more quickly and massively in its energy transition if it wants to remain a global industrial power.
01  octobre     12h24
Can Kenya help solve Haiti’s deep insecurity crisis?
Melissa Chemam with RFI    Kenya is preparing to lead an international police force to combat gang violence in Haiti an historic first for the East African nation.
Turkey blames terrorists for explosion at government building
RFI    Turkey’s government said on Sunday that two terrorists carried out a bomb attack in front of Interior Ministry buildings in the capital, Ankara. According to authorities, one of the attackers died in the explosion and the other was killed in a shootout with police.
29  septembre     15h28
Europe’s Med9’ leaders meet on migration crisis in Malta
RFI    The leaders of nine Mediterranean and southern European countries, the so called Med met on Friday in Malta for talks focused on exploding numbers of migrants. An EU agreement to deal with the problem, however, may still be out of reach.
28  septembre     12h46
Germany and Israel sign ’historic’ missile shield deal
RFI    Germany on Thursday signed a deal to acquire the Israeli made Arrow hypersonic missile system that will become a key part of Europe’s defence against air attack.
EU concerned by high disinformation rate on Musk’s X platform
RFI    An analysis led by the European Union reveals that X, the online platform formerly known as Twitter, has the biggest proportion of disinformation of social networks, a top EU official said Tuesday. Owner Elon Musk is being urged to comply with the bloc’s laws aimed at combating disinformation.
Nagorno-Karabakh will ’cease to exist’ as half of population flees
RFI    The separatist leader of Nagorno Karabakh on Thursday ordered the dissolution of all state institutions by the end of the year, saying the separatist enclave will cease to exist from January.
27  septembre     13h39
Saudi Arabia says it plans tougher IAEA checks on its nuclear activities
RFI    Saudi Arabia has said that it has decided to end light touch oversight of its nuclear activities by the UN atomic watchdog and switch to full blown safeguards, a change the agency has been demanding for years.
One third of Karabakh population flees Azerbaijan’s control
RFI    Armenia said Wednesday that more than a third of Nagorno Karabakh’s population has fled the enclave since Azerbaijan crushed the rebels’ decades long fight for an independent state last week.
Hearing over climate inaction against 32 countries opens in Europe
RFI    Six young people from Portugal will take on countries in the European Court of Human Rights ECHR on Wednesday for not doing enough to stop global warming. The unprecedented hearing is the world’s largest climate legal action to date.
26  septembre     17h29
Rich nations, China must accelerate to improve net zero targets: IEA
RFI    Rich and developing nations alike must sharply improve their net zero targets, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday, warning that a clean energy surge was the main reason the world’s climate goals are still within reach.
Macron, Meloni meet in Rome amid tensions over migration
RFI    Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni held talks Tuesday with French President Emmanuel Macron in Rome, as tensions between the two countries persist over the issue of migration.
EU to host top Armenia, Azerbaijan officials to ease tensions
RFI    Brussels will play host to senior envoys from long term foes Azerbaijan and Armenia on Tuesday, after Baku’s victory in breakaway Nagorno Karabakh, the European Union said.