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16th Aug 2022

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Irish PM warns UK on Northern Ireland protocol

Ireland's prime minister Micheal Martin warned British prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday against unilaterally seeking to overrule any of the post-Brexit arrangements agreed with the EU for how to conduct trade in British-run Northern Ireland. British media reported that British foreign secretary Liz Truss is set to ditch large parts of the Northern Ireland protocol, governing that trade, after talks broke down with the EU.

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Sweden to extradite man wanted by Turkey

The Swedish government has agreed to extradite a Turkish citizen with Kurdish roots wanted for credit card fraud to Turkey, amid the backdrop of Turkey's Nato threat.

Opinion

EU must beware Beijing's new charm offensive

The EU needs to be clear eyed about China's new diplomatic charm offensive, as it's more likely driven by short-term necessity than any fundamental policy re-assessment.

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