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11th Dec 2016

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Latvia to repay €1bn to EU commission

Latvia will on Tuesday repay a €1 billion loan given by the European Commission as part of an international bailout in 2009, the Leta news agency says. It is due to repay another €1.2 billion next year, with creditors still sending monitors twice a year to keep tabs on reforms.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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