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Iran protesters mark anniversary of “Bloody Friday”

Residents in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchistan gathered by the thousands on September 30 to stage protests marking the first anniversary of...

Turkey’s seismic shift

This breakthrough in normalization between Armenia and Turkey comes amid a much wider context, well beyond the simple validation of earthquake diplomacy to elevate crisis response over conflict retention. 

Kazakh to increase the share of renewable energy sources

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said the goal is to bring the share of renewable energy in the country's energy balance to at least 15%...

Interview: A Palestinian candidate for mayor in Padova

NE Global spoke during the electoral campaign for the administrative election with Salim El Maoued, candidate mayor of Padova with an independent civic list....

Multinational companies, Tokayev discuss investment in Kazakhstan

Multinational companies and the Kazakh government have discussed the implementation of joint investment projects in Kazakhstan.On the eve of the 34th meeting of the...

Kazakhstan’s citizens approve Constitutional amendments in state-wide referendum

Kazakhstan’s Central Referendum Commission announced on June 6 the preliminary official results of a state-wide referendum on the adoption of amendments to the Constitution...

Interview: Polish film showing animal gentle soul is awarded in Cannes

NE Global interviewed on the Croisette in exclusive Ewa Piakowska, screenwriter of the film EO which landed, ex-equo with the Belgian “Le Otto Montagne”,...

Political ads: At the heart of democracy and the economy

The EU reached a milestone in March when it concluded an agreement on the Digital Services Act (DSA), accompanied by its sister legislation the...

New report shows young Europeans fear spread of war

As war continues to rage in Ukraine, a new survey has found that nearly two-thirds of young people in Europe fear that the conflict...

National referendum on amending Kazakhstan’s Constitution to take place on June 5

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced on May 5 a state-wide referendum on June 5 on the adoption of amendments to the Constitution.In his televised...

TAP pipeline transports first 10 bcm of Azeri natural gas to Europe

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG has announced that a total of 10 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas from Azerbaijan has now entered...

European National Conservatism Conference taking place March 23-24 in Brussels

Whilst the media world is rightly focussed on the situation in Ukraine,  An impressive array of public figures from around the world are planning...

Counterfeit and pirated goods get new boost from pandemic, new report confirms

The latest Intellectual Property Crime Threat Assessment , produced jointly by Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), reveals that the distribution...

The global seafood supply is being contaminated by microplastics, but major news outlets are silent

According to a pair of recent scientific studies, microplastics and a class of toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (or PFAS) are...

The new child labor

Most in the “developed” world rile in anger and disgust at the lack of labor protections for children in previous centuries and in many...

What if gas stops flowing through Ukraine?

Russia continues to keep more than 100,000 troops on its long border with Ukraine and carry out military exercises in Belarus. The US has,...

Germany’s difficulties with taxonomy

2022 came with a big present for the current French EU Presidency. The European Commission presented a draft of a delegated act on taxonomy...

At 300 years old, sustainability is not as new of an idea as you might think

The proverb “necessity is the mother of invention” has roots that go back to Aesop’s fable The Crow and the Pitcher and to Plato’s...

EU, US committed to accelerating the global transition to clean energy

The European Union and the United States are jointly committed to Europe's energy security and sustainability and to accelerating the global transition to clean...

The eternal flame of Holocaust education

Just a week before International Holocaust Memorial Day, the passing of the UN resolution to fight Holocaust denial and strengthen Holocaust education has served...

Would dogs be better off without us?

Would dogs be better off without us? This may be a difficult question to consider if you live with a dog, love dogs, and...

Embracing Chaos

Embracing Chaos is my new work about digital disruption and sustainable and transparent communications and leadership. It is about Europe and its struggle to...

The euro at 20

The majority of Europeans over the age of 30 can certainly remember January 1, 2002, when the first new euro bills could be pulled...

Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan

Reports of the recent period are indicative of tensions between the Taliban forces and the Pakistani military deployed on their border. On December 22,...

How a group of Starbucks workers emerged victorious in their union fight

The iconic American coffee chain, Starbucks, employs hundreds of thousands of people in nearly 9,000 cafés nationwide. And yet, the news that a handful...

High gas prices push up electricity cost in EU

High energy prices in recent months have drawn attention from the European Commission, highlighting the importance of energy security, especially in times when global...

EU Commission launches competition for next Green Capital

The European Commission called on December 15 on European cities embarking on the path to sustainability to apply for the 2024 European Green Capital...

The Digital Services Act is important for Europe’s large companies and SMEs

We want to make Europe a digital global leader. American and Asian digital companies are taking the lead in the digital field, whereas European...

Isabelle Huppert discusses her career choices and love of cinema

New Europe spoke in Venice with the iconic Oscar-nominated French actress Isabelle Huppert, who recently starred in the political drama Les Promesses by Thomas Kruithof, which...

Interview with Croatia’s foreign minister Gordan Grlic Radman

New Europe spoke in exclusive with the Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman about immigration, the “After Merkel “ and Croatia's approach in the Balkans. New...

Will the million euro fine imposed on Poland actually work?

One million euros per day in fines, that what the European Court of Justice has decided is a proper punishment for Poland. The reason...

US, Mexico to address climate crisis

During his visit to Mexico, US Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry and Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard announced on October 19 an important step...

A ban on targeted advertising would be an own goal for digital Europe

The EU has hailed its Recovery Plan for Europe as a “once in a lifetime chance to emerge stronger from the pandemic”. But despite...

MEPs call for binding methane emissions target

In a report on the EU Strategy to reduce methane emissions, Members of the European Parliament called on September 28 for binding reduction targets...

Tapping Black Sea’s renewable energy seen bringing bonanza

BUCHAREST - The Black Sea region has a huge energy potential, both in terms of the onshore developments of the 6 countries but also...

Interview with Oscar-winning Italian film director Giuseppe Tornatore

During the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival in early September, New Europe spoke with movie director Giuseppe Tornatore, whose film credits include...

Morocco’s vaccine certificates are first from Africa to be approved as full equivalents by EU

In a move that signalled the ever-growing ties between Morocco and the European Union, the EU Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations announced...

ENI and Aeroporti di Roma ink deal to develop biofuels for aviation

Italian energy giant ENI and Aeroporti di Roma (ADR) signed on September 14 a strategic agreement to promote decarbonization initiatives in the aviation sector...

EU and US can close the climate finance gap together, says von der Leyen

While every country has a responsibility, major economies do have a special duty to the least developed and most vulnerable countries to tackle climate...

The legacy of 9/11, 20 years later

9/11. Those numbers need no explanation 20 years after that particular date - a Tuesday in 2001 - became one of the main turning...

Courts say Germany violates its own constitution by discriminating against peaceful religious minority

Germany's different state, regional and local administrations continue to harass, discriminate and justify the unequal treatment of members of a minority religion despite the...

A climate disaster is unfolding before our eyes and politicians still refuse to take action

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall off the coast of Louisiana, triggering a slow-moving disaster as floodwaters breached the levees around New Orleans. Nearly 2,000...

Kabul airport attacked by terrorist groups

A suicide bomb attack at Kabul Internation Airport’s Abbey Gate on August 26 was followed by an assault by an ISIS gunmen and another...

Romania’s renewable energy market on the rise

Romania is about to scale up the deployment of renewable projects to achieve its 30.7 % target for 2030, about 6 GW of new...

Uzbekistan plans 10 major projects to boost energy security

Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy announced on August 17 an update on the ten largest projects in the country’s energy sector, which cover milestones achieved...

Extreme temperatures wreak economic havoc on Southern Europe

The Mediterranean countries on Europe's southern flanks are world-renowned for their sunny and hot summers, which significantly contributes to the region's tourist and agricultural...

Why America needs union workers to drive the success of a national infrastructure program

Visitors to National Airport in Washington, D.C., have often gazed in awe at a grand, wide hall with soaring, vaulted ceilings intended to evoke the grandeur...

From an information to a knowledge society

When we speak about the challenges of our society during the ongoing pandemic crisis, innovation and technology will be central to the value process...

Interview with Oliver Stone

At the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival in the namesake Mediterranean city in the south of France, New Europe sat down in Cannes with...

New value challenges for an era of confidence

This summer is a time of transition towards a new period of confidence.  This move towards a new paradigm should be an effective example...

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