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28th Jan 2020

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Belgium drops fee for checks of journalists at EU summits

Journalists covering future EU summits will not be required to pay a proposed €50 fee for Belgian security screenings. According to the International Press Association (API-IPA) and Belgian journalist unions, the Belgian authorities agreed to review the fee and signalled an exemption for journalists to the law passed in February 2018 which proposed the fee. "This is great news," said API-IPA president Tom Weingaertner.

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US and UK in war of words over Huwaei

British ministers are expected to allow Huawei limited access to the UK's 5G networks at the National Security Council on Tuesday, amid concerns over the firm's links to China's intelligence services.

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Trump's 'plan' for Israel will go against EU values

As someone who has been personally targeted by Benjamin Netanyahu's incitement against Arabs and Palestinians, Christians, Muslims and Druze, I still believe that peace is possible. But Donald Trump's 'plan' will be a gift to Netanyahu's campaign.

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