Serbia on the European path, hand in hand with Russia and ChinaGlobal Voices

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Minister of Defense of the People’s Republic of China Wei fenghe, March 26, 2021. Advertising photo by the Presidency of Serbia / Dimitrije Goll. Authorized use. This story of Nikolija Čodanović, journalist of istinomer (Truth-O-Meter), a fact-checking initiative of the Center for Research, Transparency and …

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ECOWAS Finance Ministers deliberate on community levy

Last Friday, the finance ministers of the ECOWAS region held their sixth meeting in Accra, Ghana, to deliberate on the community levy. The meeting also focused on the consolidation of the ECOWAS Customs Union. With the exception of Mali and Guinea who had no representative at the meeting due to …

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Woman pleads guilty to smuggling over 100 migrants to Arizona | New

TUCSON (KVOA) – A Phoenix woman could spend up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to transporting and harboring more than 100 undocumented non-nationals in January. On January 12, more than 20 migrants who entered the country illegally were found at a residence in Avolndale, Arizona. These …

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Electricity tariffs in Kerala should be revised

KSEB can request an increase between 8% and 10%; new tariff decrees likely to come into force as of April 1, 2022 The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) finalized and published regulations to determine electricity tariffs. With the notification from the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions …

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Western Balkans must join EU simultaneously, says Italian Prime Minister – Exit

The process of integration into the EU foresees that all the countries of the Western Balkans join the Union simultaneously, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday. During a press conference with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Draghi expressed Italy’s support for Albania’s integration into the EU. Draghi’s statement, …

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Irish freight traffic decreases with Britain but thrives with the EU, data shows

Freight traffic between Britain and Ireland has fallen sharply since the UK’s exit from the customs union in January this year. According to new figures released by the boss of an Irish Sea freight ferry service, freight volumes between January and July for routes connecting Britain to Ireland and Northern …

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Tamil Nadu: Why smugglers search for sperm whale droppings | Chennai News

CHENNAI: There is a racketeering whale in the works, but the crime scene and the smuggling network have not yet been located. The most prized contraband that Tamil Nadu police and other government agencies have captured in recent months is a relatively new commodity to the region – sperm whale …

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UPDATE 1-US judge rules against tariffs on imported solar panels, ending Trump’s policies

(Add details of decision, government argument, background, case citation, signature) NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. trade judge on Tuesday overturned a decision by then-President Donald Trump to allow the reimposition of tariffs on certain imported solar panels. The decision of Judge Gary Katzmann of the US Court …

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Commission compromising rule of law standards in the interest of the Orban-Vucic axis – EURACTIV.com

The European Commission’s latest report on Serbia is a glaring example of how rule of law standards can be undermined under a commissioner representing Viktor Orbán’s ideology, writes Viola von Cramon-Taubadel. Viola Von Cramon-Taubadel is a German MEP from the Verts / ALE group, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee …

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Brexit trade war would have ‘immediate and devastating’ impact on UK economy, industry warns

British business leaders have urged Boris Johnson’s government not to suspend the Brexit deal with the EU, warning that it could launch a “devastating” trade war in the weeks to come. Brexit Minister Lord Frost said last week that the option to trigger Article 16 to suspend the Northern Ireland …

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