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June was the hottest ever recorded on Earth, European satellite agency announces

Last month the hottest June, the EU's satellite agency has announced. Climate Change Service (C3S), implemented by the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting on behalf of the EU The data showed European-average temperatures for June 2019 were more than 2C above normal and temperatures were 6-10C above normal over most of France, Germany and northern Spain during the final …

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EU. Nomination of German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission

BRUSSELS – Following nightly and grueling negotiations over days, the European Union on Tuesday elected its leaders and nominated the German Defense Minister to lead the bloc into a turbulent new era for Europe, where right-wing nationalists are trying to break the bloc from within and traditional parties are weakened. On Tuesday, the bloc's heads of state and government appointed …

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IMF President Christine Lagarde nominated for top position with the European Central Bank

On Tuesday, the Council of the European Union officially appointed Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, as the next President of the European Central Bank. Lagarde will succeed Mario Draghi. Lagarde has headed the IMF since 2011. "I am honored to have been nominated for the Presidency of the European Central Bank," Lagarde said in a statement. …

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Iran promises to "go beyond" the inventory limits for nuclear agreements "soon", as European efforts are insufficient

President Hassan Rouhani hears statements on new nuclear achievements at a National Nuclear Day ceremony in Tehran on this April 9, 2018 photo, published by an official website of the Iranian Presidency. (Iranian Presidency via AP) MANAMA, Bahrain – European efforts to persuade Iran to push itself to the limits of the nuclear agreement have been inadequate, and the country …

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Ford wants to cut 12,000 jobs while closing European factories

In Ford's plants across Europe, 12,000 jobs could be cut, as the carmaker presents a comprehensive cost reduction plan. The company announces plans to close or sell six of its plants across Europe by the end of 2020. Reduction of "production area" from 24 to 18. The wave of redundancies is "mainly caused by voluntary separation programs". Ford described the …

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European Space Agency tests new device to rescue astronauts on the moon

To test this, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) turn to the deep sea. Due to its natural similarities with the lunar surface, the seabed is the perfect environment to simulate a lunar environment. For this reason, the space agencies are turning to the underwater aquarius in the Atlantic to conduct their tests. The entire process of deploying and …

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European nations, Russia support new government in Moldova

prev FILE – This Friday, February 22, 2019, Maia Sandu, leader of the ACUM opposition alliance, talks to people during an election meeting in Loganesti, Moldova. A Moldovan court has appointed former Prime Minister Pavel Filip as interim president one day after the formation of a new government after months of political stalemate. The Constitutional Court said on Sunday, June …

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Uber's European rival Bolt starts in London

The Estonian hiding company Bolt, formerly known as Taxify Bolt Uber's European rival Bolt is now entering the streets of London starting on Tuesday in the British capital. It joins a growing list of start-ups seeking to gain market share from Uber in Greater London. "We see this as a monumental affair for both the company and the entire ride-hail …

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