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Italy’s first female leader and her very male cabinet – POLITICO

ROME — Giorgia Meloni smashed Italy’s highest glass ceiling when she was sworn in as the country’s first female prime minister on Saturday, but she isn’t sharing her power with many other women. Meloni’s list of ministers contains just six women out of 24, or 25 percent, compared to her predecessor Mario Draghi’s cabinet which …

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Italy’s first female leader and her very male cabinet – POLITICO

ROME — Giorgia Meloni smashed Italy’s highest glass ceiling when she was sworn in as the country’s first female prime minister on Saturday, but she isn’t sharing her power with many other women. Meloni’s list of ministers contains just six women out of 24, or 25 percent, compared to her predecessor Mario Draghi’s cabinet which …

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Germany’s nuclear opposition wavers as energy crunch fears rise – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Germany’s nuclear cliff edge is crumbling. The country’s three remaining nuclear power plants are scheduled to shut down at the end of this year — the grand finale of a decade-long plan to end the use of atomic power enacted under former Chancellor Angela Merkel in the wake …

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Britain is in mourning for the queen. It’s boom time for Brand UK – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Not content with a lifetime of service to Britain, Queen Elizabeth II in her death is making a final contribution. With the eyes of the world fixed upon the UK this week, experts predict a surge in domestic and international tourism lasting far beyond the official …

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Cyprus and Greece oppose ban on Russian tourist visas – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Cyprus and Greece are rallying behind Germany in opposing a block on visas for Russian tourists wanting to visit the EU, rejecting a call for such a ban by Ukraine. Over the past weeks, officials from Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania have raised the idea of ​​an EU-wide …

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In Greece, holidaymakers are back but workers are in short supply – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article ATHENS — Greece is struggling to find enough people to work in its vital tourism industry — and has even asked Ukrainian refugees to help. Coronavirus meant two largely lost seasons for the tourism sector, but this year bookings are skyrocketing — officials hope to reach or even …

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Anger and anxiety stalk EU’s monkeypox vaccine lottery – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe has a case of collective public health amnesia. The COVID-19 pandemic witnessed vaccine nationalism, contradictory official guidance and marginalized groups forced to advocate for themselves; while the early days of the HIV crisis were marred by virulent homophobia, stigmatization, and unequal access to treatments. Now, with 16,500 …

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