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10th Aug 2020

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Cyprus tourism boycott calls grow after rape verdict

The mother of a British woman convicted in Cyprus of lying about being raped by 12 Israeli men has supported calls for tourists to boycott the country, BBC reported. The 19-year-old was found guilty of causing public mischief, which prompted the UK to express "serious concern" about the case. The teenager said Cypriot police made her falsely confess to lying about the incident, which the police deny.

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Opinion

Schrems privacy ruling risks EU's ties to digital world

With more and more trade moving to the digital realm, Europe can ill-afford to cut itself off. Meanwhile, China continues to advance a vision for an internet that is fractured along national boundaries and controlled by governments.

EU wary of violence in Belarus election

EU states have voiced fear of violence during Belarus elections on Sunday, as president Aleksander Lukashenko seeks to maintain his third decade in power.

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