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12th Aug 2020

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Germany takes 50 asylum minors from Greece

Germany will over the weekend take in 50 minors seeking asylum from the overcrowded refugee camps on the Greek islands. Luxembourg earlier this week received 12. Their removals is part of a larger EU-led programme to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied minors from the Greek islands. Ten EU states, plus Switzerland, have pledged spaces for the minors.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

Minsk violence prompts talk of EU sanctions

Images of bloody injuries after police attacked protesters with batons and stun grenades marked Belarus' latest sham election, posing questions on EU sanctions.

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.

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