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Thursday, 18 May 2017

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Article - António Guterres: "A strong and united EU is fundamental to a strong UN"
Plenary sessions : "A strong and united Europe is an absolutely fundamental pillar of a strong and effective United Nations," said António Guterres, addressing MEPs in Strasbourg on 17 May. The Portueguese UN Secretary-General, the first European one since Austria's Kurt Waldheim in the early 1980s, said global challenges such as the multiplication of conflicts, a human rights violations, climate change and globalisation required the EU and the UN to work together.

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Article - Streaming without borders: EU rules to allow using online subscriptions abroad
Plenary sessions : Online content is increasingly being accessed using portable devices, however when travelling abroad content might be blocked. This could all change due to MEPs voting on 18 May on new rules that would allow users to enjoy their online film subscriptions when traveling in the EU the same way they do at home. Also it not only applies to TV series and films, but also to other digital products such as e-books and songs.

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Press release - Human rights: H. Hichilema in Zambia, Dr Gudina in Ethiopia, South Sudan
Plenary sessions : The European Parliament expresses concern about arrests of opposition leaders in Zambia and Ethiopia and calls for an end to the war in South Sudan, in three resolutions voted on Thursday.

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