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International prosecutors join forces on Russia war crimes

The EU's judicial cooperation agency, Eurojust, is to join forces with the International Criminal Court in The Hague to document Russian war crimes in Ukraine under a new agreement unveiled Monday. The deal was meant to send "a clear message that all efforts will be undertaken to effectively gather evidence ... and bring those responsible to justice," Eurojust said. Lithuanian, Polish, and Ukrainian prosecutors are to lead the Eurojust taskforce.

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Nato's Madrid summit — key takeaways

For the most part Nato and its 30 leaders rose to the occasion — but it wasn't without room for improvement. The lesson remains that Nato still doesn't know how or want to hold allies accountable for disruptive behaviour.

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Two MEPs have withdrawn their nominations from the MEPs Awards over the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis's participation as a sponsor — currently involved in an alleged bribery scandal in Greece.

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