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Funded under the Euratom Research and Training Programme, a new Innovation Action called SAVE is a significant step forward in Europe’s efforts towards nuclear fuel diversification, accelerated after Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine.With the grant agreement signed on 14 June, the project will work with EUR 10 million in EU contribution. Led by the nuclear power company Framatome (France and Germany) and gathering 17 partners from seven EU Member States as well as Ukraine, it will contribute to a swift and secure development and deployment of a European fuel solution for the so-called water-water energetic reactor (VVER). These were…

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Adults in Israel are closely divided on whether they trust the national government to do what is right for the country, and just 35% are optimistic about the future of Israel’s political system. Institutions such as the military, police and Supreme Court are generally seen as having a positive influence on society, though these views vary significantly along ethnic and ideological lines. At the time of the survey, taken before Gantz left the government and Netanyahu disbanded the war cabinet, most Israelis expressed negative attitudes toward their political leaders. Just one of the seven officials we asked about – Defense…

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WASHINGTON – To highlight the investments and priorities of the most pro-worker, pro-union administration in history, Acting Secretary Su is traveling the country this summer to engage with workers and employers on the department’s commitment to improving job quality and fighting for workers. By investing federal resources that create pathways to good jobs for all communities, the Biden-Harris administration is making good on its promise to grow the economy from the middle out and the bottom up. Earlier this month, Acting Secretary Su visited Pheonix, Arizona and Birmingham, Alabama to announce that both cities are committed to adopting and implementing the…

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They disrespected him with jeers and boos. Asked about the lack of ethics displayed by his party, he blinked painfully slowly. Probed as to why, even now, he has failed to suspend candidates caught up in the betting scandal, he promised to boot out anyone found to have done wrong — pausing for applause that never came. Instead, the claps came when his opponents — facing their own grilling from the audience — traduced him. It is unprecedented for a prime minister to spend a full day away from the campaign trail two weeks before polling day, as Sunak did…

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Israelis generally describe their society as one rife with divisions. More than half say there are strong or very strong conflicts between people who are religious and people who are not religious (56%), between Arab Israelis and Jewish Israelis (61%), and between those on the political left and right (69%). Still, the shares who see conflicts between these groups have mostly fallen since last year – as have the shares who see each conflict as very strong. And although Israelis are broadly optimistic about the ability of religious and secular Jews to live together, they are much less sure about…

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Though the war against Hamas has been taking place in Gaza, violence has also increased in the West Bank, according to the United Nations. Israelis are broadly concerned about this: 65% say they are extremely or very concerned about increasing violence against Jews in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and 31% say the same about violence against Arabs. But Jewish and Arab Israelis differ over which group is the focus of their concern. When it comes to Jewish settlements in the West Bank, 40% of the public say they help Israeli national security, while 35% say they hurt. An…

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This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Laura Silver, Associate Director, Global Attitudes ResearchMaria Smerkovich, Research Associate Sarah Austin, Research AssistantLaura Clancy, Research AnalystAlan Cooperman, Director, Religion ResearchManolo Corichi, Research AnalystJonathan Evans, Senior ResearcherMoira Fagan, Research AssociateJanell Fetterolf, Senior ResearcherAnna Jackson, Editorial AssistantGar Meng Leong, Communications ManagerKirsten Lesage, Research AssociateCarolyn Lau, International Research MethodologistJohn Carlo Mandapat, Information Graphics DesignerWilliam Miner, Research AssistantPatrick Moynihan, Associate Director, International Research MethodsGeorgina Pizzolitto, Research MethodologistJacob Poushter, Associate Director, Global Attitudes ResearchAndrew Prozorovsky, Research AssistantSofia Hernandez Ramones, Research AssistantSofi Sinozich, International Research MethodologistKelsey Jo Starr, Research…

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There are a dizzying number of tips, hacks and recommendations on how to stay healthy, from dietary supplements to what color of clothes promotes optimal wellness. Some of these tips are helpful and based on good evidence, while others are not. However, one of the easiest, most effective and safest ways to stay healthy is rarely mentioned: vaccination. We are a preventive medicine physician and an immunologist who want people to live the healthiest lives possible. Among the many research-backed ways to live healthier, we encourage people to eat well, exercise regularly, get good sleep and care for their mental…

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Welcome to our comprehensive travel guide for visiting The Church of Our Lady of Buda Castle, a destination known for its unique blend of cultural richness, history, and educational value in Budapest, Hungary. Here, you will find detailed insights into what makes The Church of Our Lady of Buda Castle such a unique cultural attraction. About The Church of Our Lady of Buda Castle, or Matthias Church, is a Gothic gem nestled in Budapest’s historic Buda Castle district. With its stunning architecture and vibrant stained glass, this church isn’t just a feast for the eyes; it’s a true cultural treasure.…

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Abuja, 19 June – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Cisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide digital skills and technical education to displaced persons and host communities in North-eastern Nigeria. The programme is expected to launch at three pilot schools in Borno State, where more than 2.3 million people are currently displaced.   “Durable solutions in the North-east are possible and can be achieved through people-centred transformative initiatives, such as the one we are signing today,” said Laurent de Boeck, IOM Nigeria Chief of Mission.  “This MoU is a testament of our shared vision of leveraging…

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