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7th Feb 2023

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Ukraine: Russian referendum plans 'will not change anything'

Referendums organized by Moscow in occupied areas of four Ukrainian regions will have no effect, Ukraine's foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Tuesday, after Russian-backed officials announced the plans. "The Russians can do whatever they want. It will not change anything," Kuleba told reporters in New York, according to Reuters. "Ukraine has every right to liberate its territories and will keep liberating them whatever Russia has to say," he tweeted.

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Transparency campaigner pledges to publish EU files

EU officials should expect a flood of new requests for internal documents in the wake of a pro-transparency court ruling in favour of European Parliament official turned activist Emilio de Capitani.

EU hands Libya coast guard boats ahead of migration summit

The EU commission gave the Libyan Coast Guard the first of five new EU-funded patrol boats to help prevent migrants and asylum seekers from fleeing to Europe. The handover comes days ahead of an EU summit on migration.

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Eleven suicides daily — Spain's not-so-silent pandemic

With the emergence of the pandemic, Spain's suicide figures have worsened, bringing to the surface the long waiting times, the lack of health personnel, and the absence of a national suicide prevention plan.

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The return of Lula means now is the time for EU-Mercosur deal

The EU must realise the need for a trade agreement with Mercosur. The timing has never been better. The recent election of the president of Brazil, Lula da Silva, marks a fresh start to move forward on the Mercosur Agreement.

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