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Juncker announces EU security measures

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday announced new security-driven measures to counter online terrorism in terms of getting internet firms to remove the offending content within an hour. The idea has already been previously reported on. But Juncker also demanded that the EU's plan for a European public prosecutor, an Europe-wide body in charge of tackling large-scale, cross-border crime, also takes on terrorism.

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Trump and Kurz: not best friends, after all

The visit of Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz to the White House on Wednesday showed that the current rift in transatlantic relations is deepening by the day.

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EU commission appeals Dieselgate ruling

The Court of Justice of the EU annulled legislation which relaxed toxic emission limits for cars. EU commissioner Bienkowska said the commission will appeal.

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