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23rd Jul 2018

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Russia and Turkey are 'normal' partners again

Turkey and Russia have put a diplomatic row behind them, Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Relations deteriorated between the two countries in 2015 when a Russian jet was shot down over Turkey, but now the "recovery process in Russian-Turkish ties is complete", Putin said. "We are getting back to a normal cooperative partnership," he added, although the two still back different sides in the war in Syria.

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Malta's PM cleared of Panama Paper wrongdoing

Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat says a year long probe has dispelled allegations he, his wife and political associates were involved in money laundering or fraud.

EU wants answers to de-dramatise Brexit talks

Further talks on the Irish border could continue next week as the EU is open to "any solution" that keeps the border invisible. EU negotiator Michel Barnier said key questions remain over the UK's white paper on a future partnership.

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