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EU parliament backs Paris climate deal

The European Parliament Tuesday overwhelmingly backed the ratification of the Paris climate deal, in a vote attended by UN chief Ban Ki-moon that paves the way for the landmark pact to come into force globally.

dateOct 04, 2016 in Environment
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Image: Astronaut Umberto Guidoni in training

ESA astronaut Umberto Guidoni training in Houston, USA, for his Space Shuttle mission STS-100 to the International Space Station that was launched 19 April 2001, making him the first European to work in the research laboratory.

dateApr 20, 2016 in Space Exploration
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EU mulls age limit for social media use

The European Union was mulling the possibility Tuesday of setting an age for parental consent, perhaps as high as 18, for users of social media such as Facebook, EU sources said.

dateDec 15, 2015 in Internet
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EU gets provisional deal on data protection rules

The European Union late Tuesday took a major step toward approving sweeping new data protection rules that would strengthen online privacy, streamline legislation between the 28 member states and boost police and security ...

dateDec 15, 2015 in Internet
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