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After a prolonged negotiation lasting over 36 hours, the EU establishments reached settlement on the AI ​​Act, the European regulation on synthetic intelligence. This is the primary regulatory framework on AI methods on this planet. The goal of the laws is to make sure that AI protects elementary rights, democracy, the rule of regulation and environmental sustainability, whereas stimulating innovation and making Europe a pacesetter within the sector. Green gentle for the revision of the Pnrr offered by 13 member international locations. Italy additionally will get the OK.

The European Union Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton EPA/RONALD WITTEK
  • China sinks into deflation, -0.5% client costs

    China is slipping additional into deflation. Consumer costs in November recorded an annual contraction of 0.5% (from -0.2% in October) in comparison with estimates the day earlier than of -0.1%, the most important since November 2020 as a result of slowdown in meals merchandise (-4.2% from -4% within the earlier month) and the additional decline in pork costs. Producer costs, reported the National Statistics Office, fell by 3% per 12 months, far more than -2.6% in October and market forecasts of -2.8: that is the 14th consecutive month-to-month decline and the most important since August with an economic system in harder situations.

    A figurine of Chinese President Xi Jinping displayed in a Beijing store. Consumer costs in China fell 0.5% in November 2023 in comparison with final 12 months, marking the steepest decline since November 2020, in line with information launched by China’s National Bureau of Statistics. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

  • China, “deep disappointment over US veto of UN resolution”

    “Deep disappointment” was expressed by China on the veto positioned by the United States on the UN Security Council decision calling for a direct ceasefire in Gaza, offered by the United Arab Emirates. The decision “reflects the universal appeal of the international community and represents the right direction for restoring peace”, stated the Chinese ambassador to the UN, Zhang Jun, quoted by state tv CGTN. “China fully supports this and has joined the push for this draft resolution,” Zhang added, accusing Washington of utilizing “double standards” by speaking concerning the safety of ladies, youngsters and human rights and, in actuality, “allowing ” the continuation of the battle. The Chinese diplomat then referred to as on Israel to finish the “collective punishment of the people of Gaza.”

  • Israel thanks the US for the UN vote and assaults Guterres

    Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen thanked the US for the UN Security Council’s veto on the ceasefire in Gaza. At the identical time he attacked Secretary General Antonio Guterres, accusing him of siding with Hamas. Cohen expressed “Israel’s gratitude to its American ally for its support in continuing the fight to bring the hostages home and eliminate Hamas.” For Cohen, Guterres’ place is “a disgrace and a mark of Cain for the UN. The request for Article 99, which he didn’t increase for the conflict in Ukraine or Syria, is one other instance of Guterres’ partial and unilateral place.”