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10th Aug 2020

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Venezuela crisis 'unprecedented', says EU

A European Commission spokesperson on Monday described the crisis in Venezuela as "unprecedented" and untenable. "People are suffering and the leadership of the country should understand that a solution is really urgently needed," said Peter Stano, who speaks for EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell. The comments follow the election on Sunday of the president of the National Assembly, which the EU says were marked by serious irregularities.

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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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