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13th Aug 2020

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Johnson offers 'do or die' pledge on Brexit

Frontrunner in the UK Conservative leadership race, Boris Johnson, pledged in interviews to British media on Tuesday to take Britain out of the EU on 31 October, with or without a deal - "do or die". Johnson also called on Brussels to drop its insistence on an Irish backstop and said that he would not sign off the full divorce bill until a future trade deal has been agreed.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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