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Tymoshenko key to EU-Ukraine ties, says Germany

German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle Tuesday said the fate of Ukraine's jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko is key to relations between the EU and Kiev, reports AFP. The Tymoshenko case has "particular symbolic power," he said noting that her poor health made the issue especially urgent.

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Frontex chief: 'about time' MEPs probe his agency

Some 14 MEPs have created a group to probe allegations of rights abuse by the EU's border agency Frontex. Its head, Fabrice Leggeri, welcomed its creation and said it "is about time".

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The trap of spreading ideas while attacking them

Ideas that are attacked are actually being promulgated. That has been the case for centuries, at least as far back as Thomas Aquinas. And that is certainly the case today with Facebook and Twitter.

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