Category : Tradition

European / Tradition - 3 weeks ago

Germany powers down 3 nuclear plants

Three nuclear-fired energy crops can be taken off the grid in Germany on Friday as a part of the nation’s plan to end atomic energy. “The nuclear phaseout makes our country safer and helps to keep away from radioactive waste,” s...

European / Tradition - 3 weeks ago

2021: The year in figures and charts

2021 was the yr the coronavirus pandemic was going to get better. And it did — till it acquired worse. Again. European nations raced to vaccinate their populations with a view to scale back hospitalizations and deaths brought on by COVID-19. The...

European / Tradition - 3 weeks ago

POLITICO’s most-read stories of 2021

2021 was an odd yr, to say the least. It started with a unprecedented attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., brought us the long-lasting meme of Bernie Sanders and his mittens, noticed the Suez Canal blocked by the Ever Given container ship...

European / Tradition - 3 weeks ago

Your (annotated) guide to the year ahead

& January 1 French presidency of the Council of the EU begins Primary priorities embrace Africa, EU defense, industrial policy and getting Macron re-elected. April 10 French presidential election first round SPOILER ALERT!...

European / Tradition - 3 weeks ago

5 reasons for the EU to be hopeful in 2022

Paul Taylor, a contributing editor at POLITICO, writes the “Europe At Giant” column.& PARIS — The dark cloud of the Omicron coronavirus variant may be plunging your plans for the New Yr into uncertainty, but there are nonetheless reasons to...

European / Tradition - 3 weeks ago

Biden and Putin to talk by phone Thursday

President Joe Biden will converse on Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid ongoing tensions alongside the Russia-Ukraine border, the White House announced on Wednesday. The 2 leaders will “talk about a variety of subjects” during th...