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Debate on the reporting of refugees by SPIEGEL: The case of Maria – DER SPIEGEL

The Maria case – The Reappraisal In the summer, SPIEGEL published several articles about refugees at the border river Evros. We reported that a Syrian child had died because Greece had not provided assistance. After doubts arose, we went deep into the research again. 30/12/2022, 18:24 In the summer of 2022, DER SPIEGEL published three …

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Turkish missiles used in Syria included items meant for ambulances – The Jerusalem Post

    A new investigation has focused on Turkey’s use of missiles as part of its operations in Syria. These are missiles fired from Turkish drones. Conflict Armament Research (CAR), a European Union-funded organization that helps trace munitions and other items in conflict, has done important work over the years documenting weapons in other countries of the region. …

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Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle and Voice of America | AP News

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s media watchdog has banned access to the Turkish services of U.S. public service broadcaster Voice of America and German broadcaster Deutsche Welle, prompting criticism of censorship. The Supreme Board of Radio and Television enforced a February decision requiring international media that air television content in Turkish online to apply for a …

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China & 3 EU nations still helping finance Putin’s Ukraine war. Finnish study explains how – ThePrint

While Russia has become India’s “second-biggest” oil source since the start of the war in Ukraine, following its $25 per barrel discount to India and supply chain disruptions since the war, data collected by the Finnish think tank, the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), also shows that India has been Russia’s eighth largest importer of fossil fuels, at 3.4 billion euros worth of imports since the beginning of the war.

Meanwhile, China and Germany rank as Russia’s primary importers of fossil fuels, at 12.6 billion and 12.1 billion euros, respectively, according to the CREA data. Italy and Netherlands come next, with 7.8 billion euros worth of imports each, with Turkey not too far behind at 6.7 billion. As a whole, 61 per cent of Russia’s fossil fuel exports between 24 February and 3 June went to the European Union, the CREA report added.

Germany to supply IFVs to Greece, Athens to deliver Soviet weapons to Kyiv – Scholz | Reuters

Germany will deliver infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) to Greece so that the government in Athens can pass on Soviet-style weapons to Ukraine, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday.

“We will provide Greece with German infantry fighting vehicles,” he told reporters after a two-day EU summit in Brussels, adding he had struck an agreement with the Greek prime minister.

Scholz didn’t give any details as to what kind of infantry fighting vehicles Berlin will hand over to Greece – or what kind of weapons Athens will pass on to Kyiv.

U.K. Strikes Security Pact With Sweden And Finland – Forbes

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday the U.K. reached deals with Sweden and Finland as Sweden and Finland race to find new means of protection following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including an expected decision on applying for NATO membership in the coming days. KEY FACTS The declarations will intensify intelligence sharing, accelerate joint military …

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Germany takes Italy to U.N. court again over Nazi compensation claims | Reuters

General view of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File Photo THE HAGUE, April 30 (Reuters) – Germany has filed a case against Italy at the highest U.N. court because Rome continues to allow victims of Nazi war crimes to claim compensation from the German state even …

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