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MEP accuses Maltese government of 'hate campaign'

Maltese centre-right opposition MEP David Casa has accused the country's government of a "hate campaign" after he took two senior government figures - Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri - to task over corruption allegations. He spoke out after Malta Today, a newspaper, attacked him for employing his uncle and brother-in-law as local assistants on the European Parliament payroll, event though this did not break any parliament rules.

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US steps in to clean up Cyprus

Cyprus has overlooked undertakings on bank probity made to the EU in the context of the 2013 bailout - but it might prove harder to get the US off its back.

Asylum for Macedonia's ex-PM put Orban on spot

Authorities in Budapest confirmed the former prime minister of Macedonia, fleeing a jail sentence in his own country, has filed for asylum. Despite Hungary's strict asylum laws, the pro-Kremlin politician was not turned away.

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