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14th Aug 2020

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EU set to add Saudi Arabia to money-laundering list

According to a confidential document, seen by Reuters, the EU is reviewing the blacklist of countries or jurisdictions that pose a risk to the Union because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering. In February the list contained Saudi Arabia, but was struck down by EU countries after pressure by the Saudi crown prince, Mohamed bin Salman. Now Saudi Arabia might reappear on the reviewed blacklist.

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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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