30th May 2023


Dutch intelligence prevented Russian spy access to ICC

The Dutch intelligence service said on Thursday it had prevented a Russian spy from accessing the International Criminal Court in the Hague as an intern, AFP reported. The man, who tried to use a Brazilian identity to gain access, was identified as a member of Russia's GRU military intelligence in April. The AIVD (General Intelligence and Security Service) said in a statement he was considered a "threat to national security".

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Equatorial Guinea: a 'tough nut' for the EU

The relationship between one of Africa's smallest countries, run by the world's longest-serving dictator, remains difficult — especially after the European Parliament broke its 20-year silence on human rights in the country.

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