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1st Mar 2024

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More Swedes back joining Nato, poll shows

A growing majority of Swedes are in favour of joining Nato, a poll showed on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Policy-makers in both Sweden and Finland are contemplating joining the alliance after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The poll by Demoskop and commissioned by the Aftonbladet newspaper showed 57 percent of Swedes now favoured Nato membership, up from 51 percent in March. Those opposed to joining fell to 21 percent from 24 percent.

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EU Commission clears Poland's access to up to €137bn EU funds

The European Commission has legally paved the way for Poland to access up to €137bn EU funds, following Donald Tusk's government's efforts to strengthen the independence of their judiciary and restore the rule of law in the country.

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Right of Reply: The EU-ACP Samoa agreement

Portuguese S&D MEP Carlos Zorrinho, chair of the delegation to the OACPS-EU joint parliamentary assembly, responds to EUobserver's piece Energy and minerals disputes overshadow new EU-ACP pact.

Opinion

The macabre saga of Navalny's corpse

With Alexei Navalny's funeral in Moscow on Friday, Vladimir Putin's regime haven't just insulted his mother and widow with their treatment of his corpse — they've breached international treaties and conventions.

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