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German 2030 climate target ‘very, very challenging’ to reach, says Merkel

Planned climate protection law means 2030 target would ‘ideally’ be met, chancellor says, and flags closure of coal plants — The German government will introduce a climate protection law to ensure the country reaches its 2030 climate targets, but achieving these goals will be “very, very challenging”, said chancellor Angela Merkel during her annual summer …

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EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants

The talks involving 16 of the 28 European Union leaders aim to mend rifts over the migrant crisis — (BRUSSELS, Belgium) European Union (EU) leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday, June 24, over migration as Italy’s new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe’s migrant burden. The …

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