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Swiss would follow EU on potential China sanctions

Switzerland would match EU sanctions on China imposed in the wake of any potential attack on Taiwan, a senior Swiss official has said. "I strongly believe that we would adopt such sanctions," Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, in charge of sanctions implementation, told Neue Zuercher Zeitung Saturday. Her office had "no indication that there are many assets of sanctioned persons that have not yet been found" in Switzerland, referring to Russia asset-freezes.

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A plea to the EU from inside Tehran's Evin jail

As a result of my peaceful civil activism, I have been arrested 13 times, undergone five trials, and been sentenced to 34 years of imprisonment and 154 lashes in total. I am currently in Evrin prison, without the slightest regret.

Illegal pushbacks happening daily in Croatia, says NGO

More than 1,600 testimonies of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants and refugees throughout the EU has been published, collated by the Border Violence Monitoring Network and the Left party — adding to the mounting evidence of abuse.

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No, Bosnia and Herzegovina is not ready for the EU

The European Commission has asked the member states' leaders assembling in Brussels next week for the customary end-of-year European Council to approve EU candidate status for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Doing so would be a mistake.

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