23 February 2020


EU wants battery autonomy, but first it needs graphite (4)
February 23 2020 12:35 PM graphite AFP/VИnissieux, France As Europe looks to declare its tech independence by becoming a leader in next-generation batteries, it will have to start by making its own graphite.
Iran's Sabre Fencers Improve World Ranking (3)
TEHRAN (FNA)- The latest update in the International Fencing Federation ranking shows one place improvement for two Iranian sabre fencers. Iranian fencers Mojtaba Abedini and Ali Pakdaman managed to improve their ranking by one place each, the ranking released by the FIE showed. The latest ranking of sabre fencing was released at the end of Warsaw men's sabre World Cup in individual competitions. Abedini climbed to the 10th place in the world sabre fencing ranking with
Two Polish climbers die in Slovakia's High Tatra mountains (2)
BRATISLAVA, Feb 23, 2020 (BSS/AFP) - Two young Polish climbers fell to their deaths in Slovakia's High Tatra Mountains on Friday amid high winds and heavy snow, local rescuers said Saturday evening. Slovakia's Mountain Rescue Service (HZS) said its rescuers "found two bodies of Polish climbers (aged 27 and 25 years)", on Saturday afternoon near the 2,558 metre-high Kezmarsky Peak, according to a statement.
Auschwitz museum demands Amazon drop 'Nazi propaganda' books (1)
Visitors at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Oswiecim, Poland, Feb. 4, 2018. Maciek Nabrdalik/The New York Times. WARSAW (AFP).- The Auschwitz museum called Friday on US e-commerce billionaire Jeff Bezos to remove Nazi era anti-Semitic children's books featured on his Amazon global digital sales platform. "Hateful, virulently antisemitic Nazi propaganda is available for sale not
My Europe: Illegal garbage dumps reflect EU's east-west divide (1)
By Deutsche Welle 2020/02/23 06:02 Romania and Bulgaria have a major garbage problem. In January this year, the European Commission threatened to take legal action against the former for failing to properly recycle municipal waste since 2014.
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