Some 25 of the EU's current 28 member states joined the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), suggesting consensus among member states for a new defense union. PESCO is expected to address immediate threats without having to rely on NATO for all of the EU's defense needs.
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The largest feminist group in the French-speaking province of Quebec in Canada elected a transgender man to lead its organisation in an effort to “deconstruct and eliminate patriarchy”.
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Germany has been plunged into a fresh crisis after the country’s political forces continue to squabble to form a coalition following the September Bundestag election, after a first attempt had failed.