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Germans hoping Trump will lose, poll says

Some 76 percent of Germans think US-EU relations would improve if opposition candidate Joe Biden beat incumbent Donald Trump in upcoming American elections, according to a survey by pollster Forza for the Internationale Politik journal in Germany. Several recent polls showed similar results, with the Pew Research Center, another pollster saying in January that just 13 percent of Germans thought Trump was doing a good job in the White House.

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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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