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10th Aug 2020

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Johnson suggests Iran crash was 'unintentional' missile

British prime minister Boris Johnson suggested late on Thursday that the Ukrainian airliner which crashed on take-off from Tehran this week may have been shot down by the Iranians. In one of the most explicit comments yet from an EU leader, Johnson said: "There is now a body of information that the flight was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. This may well have been unintentional."

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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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