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EU's propaganda alert system issued no alerts

The EU's Rapid Alert System (RAS), created in early 2019 to raise the alarm on disinformation campaigns, has not yet issued a single alert due to EU officials' caution on labelling media as propaganda, the New York Times reports. Two-thirds of EU states did not take part and the only information uploaded was a mix of news clippings and NGO reports with no added analysis, it said.

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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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