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Denmark arrests three Iranians in Saudi 'spy' probe

Denmark has arrested three members of an Iranian Arab opposition group on suspicion of spying for Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. The three are members of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz (ASMLA) which fights for more independence of the Arab Ahvaz region in Iran. They were on the radar of the Danish security services for supporting an attack on Iran in 2018.

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Opinion

How to break the political deadlock on migration

We propose a mandatory solidarity mechanism that allows for flexible options. Every member state will have to contribute in one way or another - through either relocation, return sponsorship or capacity-building measures, writes EPP rapporteur Tomas Tobé MEP.

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Hedegaard on the hazards of stalling climate action

In 2009 Connie Hedegaard presided over the Copenhagen climate conference that ended in rancour - and left Europe on the sidelines. Hedegaard went on to become the first European commissioner for climate action.

No place for Polish 'war' rhetoric, Commission says

The EU Commission says war rhetoric has no place between member states, following an interview by Poland's prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki, who warned the Brussels executive not to "start the third world war" by withholding EU funds.

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