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Ukraine's Poroshenko wants Nato referendum

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has said he wants a referendum on joining Nato. He told Berliner Morgenpost that more than half of Ukrainians were now in favour of joining the alliance, up from just 16 percent four years ago. "If the Ukrainians vote for it, I will do everything to achieve membership of the Atlantic alliance," he said.

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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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