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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has obtained a €10.6 million loan from a Hungarian bank to finance her presidential election campaign, according to RTL radio on Wednesday. This comes after the presidential candidate for Rassemblement National said she was having trouble obtaining bank loans at home.
Germany slaps broadcast ban on RT’s German-language service. Authorities have banned Russia Today’s German-language TV programme on Wednesday because it lacked the necessary media licence. Read the full story.
Germany signals course change on Mali mission. Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has raised doubts about Germany’s military engagement in Mali, even though the federal government had recently ruled out a withdrawal of troops.
Austria, Luxembourg to take green label for nuclear and gas to EU courts. The EU’s sustainable finance rules presented on Wednesday will award a “green” label to gas and nuclear power, which has prompted Austria and Luxembourg to announce a lawsuit….ReadMore…