Category: Europe

Vienna’s Jewish Community Takes In Hundreds Of Ukraine Refugees

By Mike Wagenheim Refugees from Ukraine watch as Epiphany singers perform for them at the Tegel refugees registration center and temporary shelter on January 7, 2023, in Berlin, Germany. Over 100,000 refugees from Ukraine have sought shelter in Berlin as Russia’s war in Ukraine continues to rage nearly one year on. OMER MESSINGER/JNS Ukraine’s Jewish

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EU Commission To Link ‘Fair Share’ Debate With The Metaverse

By MetaNews Global The European Commission’s move to make traffic-intensive online platforms  contribute to the cost of digital infrastructure will include consideration of the rise in data volumes used by the metaverse and virtual platforms. This initiative seeks to address a long-standing grievance by telecom operators in the EU who have accused online platforms of

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Israeli, Hellenic Navies Train Together In Defending Ships Against Missile Attacks

By Yaakov Lappin The Israeli and Hellenic navies enjoy an excellent level of cooperation and appreciate one another’s capabilities, an Israeli naval commander said on Monday. The statement came days after ships from the two forces completed a wide-ranging joint training exercise in Greek waters.  The 10-day exercise, a part of the Greek-led international drill,

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Portugal Provides Ukraine With Six Russian Helicopters

By Joseph Hammond Portugal is the latest country to provide Kiev with helicopters to increase the mobility of Ukrainian forces as they press the offensive against Russia. Portugal will provide Ukraine with six Ka-32A11BC helicopters, according to an announcement from Helena Carreiras, Portugal’s Minister of Defense.  “At the request of Ukraine and in conjunction with

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Azerbaijan’s Response To Russia’s Invasion Has Included Plans For Increased Energy Exports To Europe

By Joseph Hammond European Union leaders pledged in May to stop Russian energy imports as a part of a broader effort to censure and sanction Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine.  Enter Azerbaijan, which has pledged to increase natural gas imports to Europe following the start of the war.   “Not only are we looking to

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Cyber Beach: Wunderman Thompson Unveils Its Virtual Incarnation At Cannes

By Jonathan Hobbs The Cannes ad festival just hit a new platform. Wunderman Thompson has unveiled the WT Inspiration Beach, an immersive metaverse activity at the prestigious festival held each year in France. The virtual entity allows visitors to see how the agency approaches innovation, content and networking in a singular way. Collaboration areas, a

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