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29th Feb 2024

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Sea Watch ship to resume migrant rescues

Sea Watch 3, a German ship that rescued migrants in the Mediterranean sea, has won an appeal in a Sicilian court after a five-month detainment in a port on the Italian island, Deutsche Welle reports. The charity organisation celebrated its victory and announced it would resume its rescue missions. The two other rescue ships, Alex and the Mare Jonio, remain detained in the Sicilian port of Licata.

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Right of Reply: The EU-ACP Samoa agreement

Portuguese S&D MEP Carlos Zorrinho, chair of the delegation to the OACPS-EU joint parliamentary assembly, responds to EUobserver's piece Energy and minerals disputes overshadow new EU-ACP pact.

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The macabre saga of Navalny's corpse

With Alexei Navalny's funeral in Moscow on Friday, Vladimir Putin's regime haven't just insulted his mother and widow with their treatment of his corpse — they've breached international treaties and conventions.

Belgium braces for Flemish far-right gains, deadlock looms

Recent polling puts the Flemish nationalist parties, the right-wing N-VA and far-right Vlaams Belang at a combined majority in the Flemish parliament, leading to fears about a far-right government take-over — even sparking worries about the future of Belgium itself.

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