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19th Aug 2017

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Turkish Cypriots protest over religious controls

Hundreds of mostly young Turkish Cypriots took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against what they see as Turkish attempts to promote religion through cultural and sporting projects. A new coordination committee, set up to oversee funding of such projects, is headed by a Turkish national appointed by the Turkish government and is "all about religion", Turkish Cypriot lawmaker Zeki Celer told AP.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
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  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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