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3rd Oct 2022

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Belgian trains' security plan draws German ire

Belgian plans to collect personal details of people taking trains through a controversial passenger name records (PNR) scheme has drawn a sharp rebuke from their German counterparts, reports Belgian daily Le Soir. Unnamed sources cited by the paper said German rail company Deutsche Bahn may cut lines to Belgium if the data collection plans were implemented.

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Opinion

EU leaders have until Friday for refugee resettlement pledges

EU commissioner Ylva Johansson's words on refugee protection were welcome. But, worryingly, the commitments made by EU leaders at the forum have not translated into action. There is still time for them to save face — but it's running out.

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