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22 hours ago
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Ukraine pressures its allies to allow it to use NATO weapons against Russian territory

Ukraine is seeking approval to use NATO weaponry against targets in Russian soil. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
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Ukraine war briefing: Zelenskiy says Kyiv's forces have taken control of Kharkiv border area

Ukrainian forces secured combat control of areas where Russian troops entered, despite conflicting reports. [ more ]
www.dw.com
15 hours ago
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G7 ministers close in on Russian assets deal for Ukraine DW 05/25/2024

G7 finance ministers plan to use interest from frozen Russian assets to assist Ukraine financially amidst ongoing conflict with Russia. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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Ukraine updates: Russia 'bogged down' on border, Kyiv says DW 05/24/2024

Ukrainian army chief stated Russian forces bogged down in Vovchansk, intense fighting in eastern cities. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 day ago
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US pushes for Ukraine aid, united front against China's trade practices at G7 finance meeting

The US pushes for accessing frozen Russian assets to support Ukraine amidst Ukraine-Russia conflict. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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Russian spy chief says more than 20 arrested over deadly concert attack

Russia implicates ISIL in Moscow concert hall attack. [ more ]
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english.elpais.com
22 hours ago
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Ukraine defends its cultural heritage under Putin's bombs and attempts to reframe history

Ukrainian museums protect heritage from Russian forces by evacuating art treasures in high-risk missions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 days ago
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Russia begins tactical nuclear weapon drills near Ukraine border

Russian forces began military drills near Ukraine, simulating the use of tactical nuclear weapons as a warning to the West against further escalation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
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Russian Forces Close In on Ukrainian Town in Northeast

Russian forces advancing towards central Vovchansk in Ukraine's northeast as part of new offensive to establish buffer zone near the Russian border. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
14 hours ago
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Ukraine Steps Up Attacks With U.S. Long-Range Missiles

Ukrainian army uses U.S.-supplied missiles to target Russian-occupied Ukrainian territory but is barred from extending into Russia, limiting defense capabilities. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
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Ukraine war briefing: US-supplied glide bombs struggle against Russian jamming

Russian jamming hinders Ukraine's long-range bombs, causing civilian casualties and frustration over lack of air defense systems from western allies. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
12 hours ago
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G7 officials make progress but no final deal on money for Ukraine from frozen Russian assets

G7 officials progressing towards a deal to allocate frozen Russian assets for Ukraine, pending final decision at June summit. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
22 hours ago
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Hopes grow of G7 deal to support Ukraine with $300bn in frozen Russian assets

Hopes are high for a multi-country deal using frozen Russian assets to support Ukraine, with G7 ministers confident of overcoming obstacles. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
22 hours ago
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Polish foreign minister calls for long-term rearmament of Europe

Long-term rearmament of Europe is crucial to counter Russian expansion. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
12 hours ago
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Tunisia: Thousands of migrants 'dumped' in the desert DW 05/25/2024

Sub-Saharan migrants face unlawful expulsions in North Africa, highlighting the dangers and challenges they encounter on their journey to Europe. [ more ]
Washington Post
4 days ago
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With Europe's support, North African nations push migrants to the desert

European funds are used to support harsh practices in North Africa aimed at dissuading sub-Saharan migrants from crossing to Europe. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
2 days ago
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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 819

Russian missile attacks on Ukraine continue, causing casualties and displacing civilians.
Russia claims military victories in capturing territories while facing resistance from Ukrainian forces.
Russian crackdown on corruption in military ranks intensifies with high-ranking officials arrested. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Kremlin warns they will strike UK targets if British weapons strike Russian Federation - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

The Kremlin threatens UK over British-made weapon use in Russia-Ukraine conflict. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Russia arrests top military official on bribery charges DW 05/23/2024

Russia detained deputy head of army's general staff for alleged bribes. [ more ]
www.thelocal.no
2 days ago
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Norway to close border to Russian tourists

Norway tightens entry rules for Russian tourists, aligning with allies against Russia's actions in Ukraine. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Ukraine updates: Russia Baltic Sea border claim sows 'doubt' DW 05/22/2024

Russian Defense Ministry draft proposal on Baltic Sea borders drew concerns from neighboring countries but Russia stated no plan for change.
Russian military conducting drills with tactical nuclear weapons in the Southern Military District. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 days ago
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Pentagon vows to keep resupplying Ukraine with weapons

Austin committed to providing continuous U.S. military support to Ukraine amidst Russia's renewed assault, focusing on air defense systems and ensuring Ukrainian control over their skies. [ more ]
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euronews
1 day ago
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G7 eyes frozen Russian assets for Ukraine as US sends more aid

Washington has announced €253 million in military assistance for Ukraine as G7 nations say they will explore ways of using frozen Russian assets to help Kyiv.
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London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 day ago
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Momentum is growing for NATO countries to deploy troops to 'turn the tables' on Putin - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Placing NATO troops in Ukraine gaining momentum with more European countries considering, could be a strategic move against Putin's land grab. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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How significant is Spain, Norway and Ireland's recognition of Palestinian state?

Norway, Spain, and Ireland plan to recognize Palestine to support the two-state solution amid Gaza war. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
1 day ago
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American soldier arrested in Russia over an alleged theft will remain in custody, state media report

An American soldier named Gordon Black remains in custody in Russia after losing an appeal against detention for stealing from his girlfriend. [ more ]
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euronews
2 days ago
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EU's Varhelyi says mix-up led to Georgian PM's death threats claim

European Commissioner mentioned attack on Slovak PM to influence Georgian PM on 'Russian law'. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Tzar Ivanishvili: Who is behind Georgia's pivot to Russia? DW 05/23/2024

Georgia's ruling party, led by Ivanishvili, faces criticism for the "foreign influence" bill despite claims of transparency, raising concerns of an authoritarian shift. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
1 day ago
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Hungary: Italian on trial over attack on far-right march DW 05/24/2024

Ilaria Salis faces charges of attacking neo-Nazi march participants in Hungary amid political tensions and claims of persecution for her anti-fascist beliefs. [ more ]
www.90min.com
1 day ago
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Where to watch Euro 2024 on TV

Germany hosts Euro 2024 exclusively, showcasing potential rarity of singular hosts. BBC and ITV cover all matches for UK viewers. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 day ago
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Japan, South Korea announce sanctions over Russia-North Korea arms trade

Pyongyang is accused of sending thousands of containers of munitions to Moscow for its use in the war against Ukraine.
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www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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Ukraine war briefing: France flies nuclear-capable missile as Russia holds drills

France test-fired updated nuclear missile ASMPA-R amid tensions with Russia. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Russia Detains Another Defense Official, in New Sign of Putin Shake-Up

Putin's crackdown on military corruption intensifies with top defense official's arrest. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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China sending Russia lethal aid' for Ukraine war, UK defence secretary says, in split with US

China is reportedly sending lethal aid to Russia for use in Ukraine, as claimed by UK's Grant Shapps. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 days ago
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Russia arrests another general on bribery charges

Authorities in Russia have arrested Lieutenant-General Vadim Shamarin, the fourth high-ranking military official detained in a month for suspicion of bribery. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Estonia says Russia removed navigation buoys near border DW 05/24/2024

Estonia placed buoys on the border river to prevent ships from entering foreign waters. Russia removed some buoys, causing tension and concerns about broader security issues. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Putin to rewrite NATO borders as Russian troops test hypersonic missiles for 'readiness of combat' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Putin plans to redraw maritime borders with Lithuania and Finland, sparking tension and warnings of responses from neighboring countries and the West. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Trump Plays Up His Putin Ties in Claiming He Could Get Gershkovich Released

Former President Trump claimed he could secure the release of a detained reporter in Russia through his relationship with President Putin. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
2 days ago
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OPINION: Riots in New Caledonia call into question the survival of 'global' France

President Macron travels to New Caledonia amid riots to address the escalating crisis. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
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Greek police detain nine Egyptians despite dismissal of shipwreck charges

Greek authorities accused of inhumane detention practices despite court dropping charges against Egyptian men over a deadly shipwreck. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Belarusian band Irdorath back on stage after imprisonment DW 05/22/2024

Repression in Belarus leads to a high number of political prisoners compared to Russia. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Germany's AfD given boot from EU Parliament far-right group DW 05/23/2024

Far-right AfD party expelled from European Parliamentary group amid scandals and controversial comments, impacting EU election dynamics. [ more ]
euronews
4 days ago
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Ukraine plunged into darkness as Russia attacks power grid

Russian attacks on Ukrainian energy infrastructure have led to nationwide blackouts, with no immediate solutions in sight. [ more ]
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www.thelocal.es
3 days ago
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Spain to recognise Palestinian state on May 28th

Global leaders announce recognition of Palestine as a state, sparking tensions with Israel. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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The War Is Shifting Europe's Politics Away From Israel

The political center of gravity in Europe is shifting away from support for Israel's government. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 days ago
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The Latest | France and Belgium support ICC request for arrest warrants of Israel and Hamas leaders

France and Belgium support ICC's arrest warrant request for Israeli and Hamas leaders. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 days ago
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Israel tries to contain fallout over ICC warrant requests after allies voice support for the move

France, along with other European countries, supported ICC prosecutor Karim Khan's request for arrest warrants against Israeli and Hamas leaders, exposing divisions in the West's stance on Israel. [ more ]
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Washington Post
2 days ago
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Russia slams Kharkiv with missile barrage, killing printing-plant workers

KYIV - Russian forces pounded the northeastern Ukrainian region of Kharkiv with 15 missiles Thursday, local officials said - the latest brutal attack in a Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine.
www.mediaite.com
2 days ago
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Trump Wildly Claims That Putin Will Release Jailed WSJ Reporter as Favor For Me, But Not for Anyone Else'

Former President Donald Trump suggested in an early morning social media post on Thursday that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin would release imprisoned Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich as a personal favor to him.
www.npr.org
3 days ago
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Billions from Russia's frozen assets will go to help Ukraine's military, the EU says

EU to use profits from seized Russian assets to fund Ukraine's military. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 days ago
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German police clear pro-Palestinian protesters from Berlin university

German police cleared about 150 pro-Palestinian demonstrators from a Berlin university faculty on Thursday, ending one of a wave of student-led protests across Europe over Israel's conduct in its war against Hamas.
euronews
4 days ago
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Russia waging shadow war on West: Estonia PM

The West should adopt a coordinated approach against Moscow's threats. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Spain, Norway and Ireland say they will recognize a Palestinian state

Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestinian statehood, sparking reactions from Israel.
Leaders emphasize the importance of Palestinian statehood for peace in the Middle East. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 days ago
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Norway, Ireland and Spain say they will recognize a Palestinian state

Norway, Ireland, and Spain recognize Palestinian state, drawing condemnation from Israel and jubilation from Palestinians. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
3 days ago
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What does the increasing recognition of Palestinian statehood mean?

Norway, Ireland, and Spain recognize independent Palestinian state before peace process end. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 days ago
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Spain, Ireland and Norway will recognize a Palestinian state. Why does that matter?

Spain, Ireland, and Norway will recognize Palestinian state on May 28, potentially influencing other EU countries and UN actions, intensifying Israel's isolation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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The War Is Shifting Europe's Politics Away From Israel

European political support shifting away from Netanyahu's government. [ more ]
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www.npr.org
3 days ago
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A newspaper near Ukraine's border with Russia watches for freed POWs

Peremoha newspaper in Krasnopillya, Ukraine, documents exchanges of Ukrainian prisoners of war, highlighting their names and stories, amidst Russia's war on Ukraine. [ more ]
euronews
4 days ago
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Spain, Ireland seen tipping balance of bloc towards Palestine recognit

Ireland, Spain, and Norway recognizing Palestine may lead more EU countries to follow suit, potentially shifting the balance in favor of Palestinian state recognition. [ more ]
euronews
4 days ago
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European Parliament's rival hard-right groups will unite - Vistisen

Far-right factions in the European Parliament may unite to form a single bloc despite differences. [ more ]
New York Post
3 days ago
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Mad Vlad's nuclear tantrums spook Biden into submission

Here we go again: Russian President Vladimir Putin is having another one of his nuclear temper tantrums.
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Threatening nuclear armageddon has become a way of life for Mad Vlad.
www.independent.co.uk
3 days ago
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Shapps warns lethal equipment being flown from China to Russia into Ukraine

China is providing Russia with lethal aid for use in its war against Ukraine, Grant Shapps has warned.
www.dw.com
4 days ago
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Ukraine updates: Germany's Baerbock urges support for Kyiv DW 05/21/2024

Poland arrested nine individuals for Russian-ordered sabotage acts, leading to an international investigation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
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Zelensky Said the U.S. Should Do More to Help Ukraine

Zelensky urges NATO to shoot down Russian missiles and use Western weapons against Russia to bolster Ukraine's defense. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 days ago
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More control, less deniability: what next for Russia in Africa after Wagner?

Russia's expanded influence in Africa, particularly in the Sahel region, poses a challenge to Western presence and interests. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 days ago
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UK and Finland discuss further efforts to stop Russia's shadow oil fleet

Britain and Finland plan to block Russian shadow oil tankers in Baltic and Channel to enforce oil price cap. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 days ago
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Austrian leader lauds UK's efforts on migration and cites its plan for deportations to Rwanda

Austria's leader praised the UK for outsourcing asylum proceedings to countries like Rwanda, as he hosted Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in Vienna. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 days ago
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Charges dropped against nine Egyptians over 2023 migrant shipwreck off Greece

Charges dropped for nine accused in 2023 migrant boat disaster off Greece due to lack of jurisdiction. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 days ago
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Greece: Trial on Mediterranean migrant shipwreck dismissed DW 05/21/2024

A trial against nine Egyptian men for a shipwreck resulting in migrant deaths was dropped due to lack of jurisdiction in Greece. [ more ]
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euronews
5 days ago
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Walter Baier: established parties have allowed far-right to flourish

The European Left lead candidate Walter Baier discusses key election issues like cost of living crisis, war in Gaza, and far-right rise. [ more ]
New York Post
4 days ago
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Europe is fighting the 'lawless invasion' of migrants - so should we

The resistance to accepting migrants in Europe and the US is not fueled by racism; it is a concern about controlling costs and impact on society. [ more ]
time.com
4 days ago
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Greek Judge Dismisses Case Against Nine Egyptians Accused of Causing Deadly Pylos Shipwreck

The Greek court dismissed a case against nine Egyptian men accused of causing a shipwreck due to lack of jurisdiction. [ more ]
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