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"Here" is between two olive trees on a hillside near what, until last week, was Europe's largest refugee camp, Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos. 1The camp, whose cramped and squalid conditions had made it a byword for the desperation of migrants trying to reach Europe, was set alight by an angry group of its inhabitants protesting coronavirus restrictions. 1Some 12,600 people were left homeless. 1
Belarus's president, beleaguered by six weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation, has announced he is putting troops on high alert and closing the country's borders with Poland and Lithuania. 1
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"We are forced to withdraw troops from the streets, put the army on high alert and close the state border on the west, primarily with Lithuania and Poland," Lukashenko said at a women's forum. 1
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Lawyer Fabrice Di Vizio said he filed the lawsuit Thursday on behalf of the France Coronavirus Victims group in the Court of Justice of the Republic, a special court for prosecuting government ministers. 1The prime minister is accused of failing to "fight a disaster likely to create a danger for public safety." 1
They fear that if they do so, they will just be forgotten about all over again. 1
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As the numbers have grown, the initial generosity of spirit shown by islanders has evaporated. 1Mainland politicians have become justifiably embittered by the disproportionate burden that Greece, along with Italy and Malta, is being asked to carry. 1Resentment has bred cynicism. 1
Josep Borrell, the EU's high representative for foreign affairs, told the European Parliament the August 9 election that returned the veteran strongman to power was fraudulent. 1
Lukashenko has faced huge protests against his rule since the disputed ballot and widespread condemnation from the international community for a brutal crackdown on demonstrators by his security forces. 1
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It's worth noting that the UK is currently in a period known as the transition, that keeps it bound to the EU's rules until 31 December. 1
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The bill aims to ensure regulations between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are joined-up because - once the UK leaves the EU - they will have the power to set their own rules on areas like food safety and air quality. 1
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It is a legal agreement. 1
"If Turkey refuses to see sense ... I see no option but for my fellow European leaders to impose meaningful sanctions. 1Because this is no longer just about European solidarity. 1It is about recognising that vital interests - strategic European interests - are now at stake. 1If Europe wants to exercise true geopolitical power, it simply cannot afford to appease a belligerent Turkey," Mitsotakis wrote. 1
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"If they try to do that, it will fail," the EU source said on condition of anonymity. 1
A note distributed by the EU executive to the 27 EU member states said the Withdrawal Agreement gives the bloc up to four years to launch a legal procedure against the UK if it violates EU rules during a transition period this year. 1
European officials demanded urgent talks with Britain about its threat to rewrite the parts of the Withdrawal Agreement that deal with Northern Ireland. 1But they did not break off another set of talks in London for a trade deal. 1
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And, as so often in the past, his methods drive many in Britain's establishment to distraction. 1
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The 49-year-old Australian, who is currently being held on remand at a high-security jail, faces 18 counts from US prosecutors that could see him jailed for up to 175 years. 1
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James Lewis, representing the US government, said WikiLeaks was responsible for "one of the largest compromises of classified information in the history of the United States". 1