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20th Aug 2017

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Thousands march against corruption in Slovakia

Thousands of protesters marched on the streets of Bratislava on Monday to protest against corruption, demanding the resignation of interior minister Robert Kalinak due to his business ties to a real estate developer that is under investigation for tax fraud. Kalinak has resisted pressure to step down and denied wrongdoing. Protesters also called for the resignations of the police chief and special prosecutor for not doing enough to fight corruption.

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
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  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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