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Michel gives control to member states to facilitate recovery fund deal

By Jorge Valero

European Council President, Charles Michel, proposed on Friday (10 July) to give more control to member states over the recovery funds to overcome Northern member states’s opposition to the ambitious stimulus.

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Alexander Vindman to Retire After Clashes With Trump

By Eric Schmitt and Helene Cooper

The White House had made clear to Pentagon officials that President Trump did not want to see Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman promoted.

Beaches Are Open in N.Y.C., but Virus Worries Linger

By Corey Kilgannon

Shorelines are finally open for swimming, but outbreaks across the country have given officials pause about the city’s wider reopening.

German EU Presidency: Berlin to lead on EU economic policy

By Claire Stam, Philipp GrΓΌll

As Germany took over the EU Council Presidency on Wednesday (1 July), Economy Minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) presented plans for reorienting the bloc's economic policy, signalling Germany's commitment towards non-EU countries and confirming the focus on the digital and green economy. EURACTIV Germany reports.

U.N. Security Council Rebuffs Pompeo on Iran Arms Ban

By Richard PΓ©rez-PeΓ±a, Lara Jakes and Farnaz Fassihi

Members of the United Nations Security Council criticized both Iran and the United States for escalating the conflict.

EU-Mercosur agreement to be signed by end of year, Mercosur presidency hopes

By EFE AsunciΓ³n

The so-called "Southern Common Market" or Mercosur hopes to finally sign by the end of this year the association agreement with the European Union reached in June 2019 after two decades of negotiations, Paraguay's Foreign Minister Antonio Rivas declared on Tuesday (30 June). EURACTIV's partner EFE Asunción reports.

Germany’s β€˜crisis’ EU Presidency explained

By Claire Stam

Germany takes over the rotating six-month Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July. This responsibility comes at a time when the EU is facing unprecedented challenges and expectations of Germany's leadership and diplomatic skills are higher than ever.

$1 Billion Is Shifted From NYPD in a Budget That Pleases No One

By Dana Rubinstein and Jeffery C. Mays

“We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a member of the New York City Council, opposing the N.Y.P.D. cuts.

$1 Billion Is Shifted From N.Y.P.D. in a Budget That Pleases No One

By Dana Rubinstein and Jeffery C. Mays

“We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a City Council member, opposing the police cuts.

Russian Bounty Suspicions Were Supported by Financial Data

By Charlie Savage, Mujib Mashal, Rukmini Callimachi, Eric Schmitt and Adam Goldman

Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were most likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.

Germany calls for tightened AI regulation at EU level

By Philipp GrΓΌll

Four months after the European Commission presented its 'white paper' on Artificial Intelligence (AI), the German government said it broadly agrees with Brussels but sees a need to tighten up on security. The government is particularly concerned by the fact that only AI applications with "high risk" have to meet special requirements. EURACTIV Germany reports.