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Kangaroo court sets death penalty for Brits and Moroccan

A court in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), a self-proclaimed entity in east Ukraine recognised only by Russia and controlled by Russia, has sentenced to death two British men fighting against Russian forces — Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner — as well as a Moroccan fighter, Saaudun Brahim. The DPR broke away from Ukraine in 2014 and has remained a legal black hole, amid reports of gross human rights violations.

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Sweden says 'no' to EU asylum relocation pledges

Sweden won't make any pledges to relocate asylum seekers under a French-inspired EU plan because there is no legal basis, says Sweden's ambassador to the EU. But Sweden's new right-wing government is also tightening migration rules.

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Enough talk, only rights can eliminate patriarchal violence

We're asking the EU to stop hiding behind pinkwashed slogans and finally walk the talk by providing all necessary legal tools to guarantee women their rights, say two Left MEPs, for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Swedish EU presidency: 'Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine'

Ukraine and a looming economic recession is set to dominate the upcoming Swedish EU presidency, which takes over at the start of next year. Sweden's ambassador to the EU, Lars Danielsson, laid out some of its priorities.

EU Commission to keep Hungary's EU funds in limbo

The EU executive, on the other hand, is expected to approve Hungary's recovery plan, worth €5.8bn, but only would disburse actual money if Hungary delivers on some 27 key reforms.

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