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German hospital begins treatment of Russian opposition leader

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his wife Yulia arrived in Berlin on Saturday for emergency treatment after he fell unconscious due to having drunk allegedly poisoned tea in Russia last week. "It's a question what kind of damage there is, if he will survive this and come back to normal fully," Jaka Bizilj, the head of a German NGO which paid for his flight, Cinema for Peace, said.

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Corruption failures also highlighted in rule of law report

The European Commission's first report on the rule of law has raised concerns over the lack of effective anti-corruption efforts in some members sates - while it considers Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands have good governance measures.

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Unsung hero: Portugal showing EU way on migration

Portugal has sought to be a leader at the EU level with regard to refugees and migrants, advocating a liberal position. It has consistently shown a willingness to take in refugees.

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