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Sweden's Left Party needed to stop far right

Sweden's Left Party is still needed to support a four-party coalition between the Liberal Party, the Centre Party, the Social Democrats and the Green Party, that was cobbled together to keep the far-right Sweden Democrats [SD] out of power. "The Left Party faces a choice ... [to] accept an over-the-middle government or ensure that Sweden gets a right government with SD in the backseat," liberal leader Jan Bjoerklund said Sunday.

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German spies to monitor far-right AfD party

Germany's domestic spy agency, the BfV, is to start monitoring the far-right AfD party in a move endorsed by the government, but decried as a witch-hunt by the party's leaders.

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On Morocco, will the EU ignore its own court?

If the European parliament votes in favour of the new Morocco agreement without knowing that it complies with the European Court of Justice judgement, how can it demand that other countries respect international law and their own courts?

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