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Danes over 50 offered fourth Covid vaccination

Danish citizens over 50 will be offered a fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose in October, prime minister Mette Frederiksen announced on Wednesday. But vulnerable people will have the opportunity of re-vaccination from next week after a new variant, BA5, is on the rise. Danish authorities announced a shift in strategy, no longer believing vaccination can limit spread of the virus, but instead mainly prevent severe illness.

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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.

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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.

Estonia and Latvia sever China club ties

Beijing's club was meant to forge stronger European relations. Lithuania left it last year. Now Estonia and Latvia have also decided to walk over Chinese bullying.

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