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12th Aug 2020

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EU reaffirms Libya truce call

The European Union renewed its call for a truce in Libya, echoing that made by the United Nations previously. "The European Union demands that all parties act responsibly and immediately cease the fighting all over Libya, which is first and foremost affecting civilians, including migrants, and is placing them at even greater risk," the EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said on Tuesday in a statement.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

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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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