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The controversial Dutch politician has won the most seats in parliament, but may still find it expedient to be the junior partner in a coalition government
A sealing boat is dwarfed by a passenger ferry as it makes its way through heavy ice in North Sydney, N.S., in March 2009.
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The sealing industry has evolved but the EU’s ban on seal imports has contributed to the enduring cultural violence experienced by Canadian sealers.
Volodymyr Zelensky and Ursula von der Leyen at a joint press conference in Kyiv.
Unless the EU itself reforms, Ukraine’s membership would make it one of the biggest beneficiary of the bloc’s budget.
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There’s recognition that AI needs to be used responsibly.
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How can the world regulate AI? Europe’s comprehensive approach, China’s tightly targeted laws, and America’s dramatic executive order hint at three ways forward.
A container ships docked in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island in 2019.
As global warming accelerates, a new study indicates that new trading patterns could develop as an adaptation strategy.
Ukraine needs some successes on the battlefield if it is to maintain international support.
Algorithms have been blamed for dividing society. What if they could support social cohesion instead?
Exil fiscal, transition écologique, solidarité… Les enjeux du débat sont nombreux et utilisés différemment selon les échelles.
While the return of a wealth tax in France and Germany seems unlikely, the reality is different at EU level, where supporters play up the climate argument.
In this podcast, the Minister for Trade and Special Minister of State Don Farrell joins The Conversation to canvass Australia's prospective trade agreement with the EU, relations with China, and electoral reform
Is the European Union missing in action on the Israeli-Palestinian issue?
The EU now appears too divided to play a significant role in any resolution of the conflict.
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The Biden Administration’s signature climate legislation is unleashing a wave of clean energy investment, along with some opportunities and risks for countries like Australia.
Supporters of Niger’s coup leaders wave Niger’s flag (R) and a flag bearing Wagner’s logo during a protest on 16 September 2023.
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France’s withdrawal from Niger could hurt the regional fight against terrorism, create an opportunity for Wagner’s influence and increase Europe’s migrant crisis.
Soldiers inspect lorries and cars as ethnic Armenians flee across the border from Azerbaijan.
If Azerbaijan is not punished for its aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh, there’s every chance it will try to capture more Armenian territory.
Tight contest: there are no clear routes to victory for either of the main parties in the September 30 election.
Slovakia has steadfastly supported Ukraine in the war, but there are signs this may change after the election.
Pirates leave a Ukrainian merchant vessel for Somalia’s shore in 2008.
The success of the Somali case illustrates what a high degree of shared interests among international actors can achieve.
A villager carries a branch as a wildfire approaches Zambujeiro village in Cascais, west of Lisbon, in July.
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In a momentous case, young EU citizens will seek to draw among a range of principles from human rights, such as that of effectiveness, to arm-twist governments into impactful climate action.
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Science works better when barriers to collaboration are removed, say experts.
People visit the booth of Chinese multinational electric car manufacturer Nio during the 20th Shanghai International Automobile Industry in Shanghai in April.
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From restrictions on EU exports to China and Chinese exports to the EU to freezing key investments, there are many ways in which China could retaliate against the EU’s anti-dumping investigation.
The idea of “green growth” is appealing, but it is losing appeal among climate policy researchers.
According to a survey of almost 800 climate researchers, 73% are sceptical of the idea of green growth. Instead, approaches such as agrowth and degrowth are gaining ground.