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21st Jul 2019

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Turkish jets buzz Greece after it frees 'coup plotters'

Turkish fighter jets repeatedly violated Greek airspace Tuesday in an area overhead the Greek defence minister's visit to the Aegean island of Psaros in what Athens saw as revenge for its decision, on Monday, to free eight Turkish officers who fled there after the failed coup in Turkey in 2016 instead of extraditing them. Greece had become "a refuge for coup plotters," the Turkish foreign ministry said the same day.

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EU goes on holiday as new UK PM arrives This WEEK

Boris Johnson is almost certain to become the UK's next prime minister, and oversee Brexit until the 31 October deadline, as work in the EU bubble is winding down for the summer.

Survey: Half of EU staff 'don't know' ethics rules

Only half of EU staff claim good knowledge of their workplace's ethics rules, while 82 percent of staff at the European Parliament have never attended any ethics trainings, according to a report by the European Court of Auditors.

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