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July 9, 2024 11:18 AM

Sicily’s only natural lake drying up as island grapples with drought

A severe drought in Sicily has nearly dried up the Mediterranean island's only natural lake which has long served as a vital resting station for birds migrating between Africa and Europe. Sicily has suffered months of below-average rainfall, with th...

July 5, 2024 3:18 PM

As Europe turns right, UK voters reject Conservative populism

The centre-left Labour Party's crushing victory in the British election stands in stark contrast to recent gains by the far right across Europe. But the party's triumph was not so much a rejection of populism by voters, but rather an echo of the sam...

June 7, 2024 2:08 PM

Amid war, Putin looks east from Russia’s window to Europe

Cut off from the West, Russia is pitching its $2 trillion economy to giants like China and Saudi Arabia and longer-term prospects like Zimbabwe and Afghanistan at its premier investment forum in St Petersburg, which was founded by the tsars as a wind...

May 29, 2024 1:07 PM

Once ostracised, Italy’s Meloni is now centre stage in Europe

When Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni took power in 2022, far-right parties across Europe hailed her victory, expecting the fiery new leader in Rome to pursue a nationalist agenda and battle the Brussels bureaucracy. But rather than clash with ...

May 21, 2024 3:37 PM

Europe sets benchmark for rest of the world with landmark AI laws

Europe's landmark rules on artificial intelligence will enter into force next month after EU countries endorsed on Tuesday a political deal reached in December, setting a potential global benchmark for a technology used in business and everyday life....

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