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26th Aug 2016

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EU gives emergency aid to hurricane-hit Caribbean

The EU has donated €6m in emergency aid to the Caribbean. While most attention went to the damages done in the US, hurricane Sandy also hit Cuba hard with 3m people affected. The worst hit country was Haiti, still struggling to recover from the 2010 earthquake and cholera epidemic.

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  4. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  5. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  6. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content
  7. Sweden to name new EU ambassador
  8. Deutsche Boerse and LSE request EU merger approval

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