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EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey

EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey

The European Union has fully mobilized the €6 billion operational budget of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, in line with its commitment to the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement. Out of the total Facility budget of €6 billion, €4.3 billion has now been contracted and €2.7 billion disbursed. The …

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MEPs call on Russia to stop illegitimate prosecution of Lithuanian judges

MEPs call on Russia to stop illegitimate prosecution of Lithuanian judges

• Russia should end politically motivated prosecutions of Lithuanian judges • Member states and Interpol should ignore Russia’s requests for an arrest warrant • More cooperation and consistency needed across the EU towards Russia Russia should stop illegitimately prosecuting Lithuanian judges and EU countries should refuse any legal assistance, says …

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Blaming Iran for Attack on Gulf Tankers

Iran Tankers

A western intelligence report showing Qatar knew of Iranian plans to attack four ships off the coast of the UAE could have “devastating” legal implications for Doha, an international relations expert said. GhanemNuseibeh, the founder of the London consultancy Cornerstone Global Associates, also told The National the intelligence report, which …

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Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed. The government shut down internet access across the nation of 80 million people …

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