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October 2022

Italy's new Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni prepares to preside over her government's first Cabinet meeting at Palazzo Chigi in Rome on October 23, 2022. Photo: Andreas Solaro / AFP
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Italy’s PM is a trailblazer, just don’t call her feminist

In her rapid rise through Italian politics, Giorgia Meloni has repeatedly shattered the glass ceiling and has now become the first woman premier in the still staunchly patriarchal country
A group photo, with European Council head Charles Michel in the middle and Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala on his right hand, of the EU informal summit in Prague CastleŽs Rothmayer Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, on October 7, 2022. (CTK Photo/Katerina Sulova)
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New European Community

EU members have established a new political community with almost all other European countries as a response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. The aim of the association is to enable closer exchanges between EU countries and partners outside the EU. The interactive map shows the composition of the community, consisting of the 27 EU countries and 17 other non-EU countries.
A Ukrainian recruit holds a Javelin anti-tank weapon during a five-week combat training course with UK armed forces near Durrington, southern England on October 11, 2022. Photo: Daniel Leal / AFP
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Arms for Ukraine: US pulls ahead, Europe slows

Dozens of countries have supplied military support to Ukraine since Russia invaded it on February 24, but new pledges of support from European countries have tapered off, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy notes