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PEN meeting explores "the other" and reading among the young

The afternoon debate, entitled Representation of the Other: a Path Towards Peace or War, heard Elizabeth Csicsery-Ronay of the Hungarian PEN point to the capacity of fiction to boost empathy and understanding and thus contribute to peace.

EP Criticizes Bulgaria for Inaction Against Polluting Cars

The European Parliament called on the Member States to take action to withdraw polluting cars from their markets or to make mandatory retrofitting of their equipment. Bulgaria was also criticized, together with Hungary, Ireland, Slovenia and Sweden, for not sending any information to Brussels on their programs to withdraw such vehicles from the market.

Bulgaria Marks 15 Years Since Joining NATO

On 29 March 2004, Bulgaria became a full member of NATO. Bulgaria's accession to the Alliance is undergoing a continuous integration process that began in the 1990s. In 1990, Bulgaria accepted the invitation to establish diplomatic ties with NATO.

HR is not compliance, it is how we win!

Prior to founding his own firm, John spent several years as a professional athlete, becoming the first Brit to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2007, John Amaechi also became the first former NBA player to publicly announce he was gay.

The EP will not Vote on the Mobility Package on Wednesday

"The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has withdrawn the Mobile Package pact tonight and returned it to the Transport Committee. Voting on the Mobility Package will not be happening today. This Parliament should not look at this heavily and divided Europe dossier. " This was stated by Jordan Arabadjiev of the Union of International Carriers to NOVA.

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Poland win team event in Planica, Slovenia third

With fine long jumps Jakub Wolny, Kamil Stoch, Dawid Kubacki and Piotr Žyla secured an unassailable lead already in the first series.

They scored a total of 1627.9 points, 8.1 points more than Germany and 24.8 points more than Slovenia's Anže Semenič, Peter Prevc, Domen Prevc and Timi Zajc in third.

Why Serb Nationalism Still Inspires Europe’s Far Right

Central to Tarrant's worldview appears to have been a commitment to the so-called "Great Replacement" theory.

This conspiracy theory posits that Muslim immigration to Western countries is a secret plot to "outbreed" white Christians of European ancestry and thus take over their "homelands". A peculiar brand of Islamophobia, it is rooted in anti-Ottoman sentiment.

Economy Overview

FinMin: Slovenia will stay comparably favourable for capital

Maribor, 2 March - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj has told the newspaper Večer that despite the planned increase in schedular taxation, Slovenia will stay a "comparably favourable country", with capital still being less taxed than on average in the OECD countries.

Greeks expect more for their taxes, OECD report finds

Eight in 10 Greeks expect more and better services from the state in light of the taxes they pay, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a report published on Tuesday.

Political Overview

Pahor tells Sky News EU short delay of Brexit possible