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Three grain ships due to leave Ukraine on Friday

Three ships, carrying 58,041 tonnes of corn, are due to leave Ukrainian ports on Friday under the safe passage agreement reached to unblock grain exports, Reuters reported. The Joint Coordination Centre in Istanbul, which monitors the compliance with the deal, said two vessels will leave from Chornomorsk and one from Odessa. On Monday, the first ship was allowed to leave Ukraine's Odessa port since the war began.

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Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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