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  • August 17, 2021

Afghanistan’s wrong lesson – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. Florian Bieber holds the Jean Monnet Chair on Europeanisation in Southeastern Europe at the University of Graz, Austria, and is the coordinator of the Balkan Policy Advisory Group in Europe. He tweets at @fbieber. Deport, deport, deport: When the Taliban entered Kabul, the Austrian Federal Minister of the…

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Raab and Patel under fire as UK prepares to announce Afghan asylum plan

Calls are growing for the UK government to announce a resettlement plan for Afghan asylum seekers following the Taliban takeover of the country. There are few details so far as to what the plan might entail, but Boris Johnson is expected to make an announcement on the proposal later today. The news comes in the…

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Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave Tokyo, says she was forced to the airport – POLITICO

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to board a plane leaving Tokyo on Sunday after saying her national Olympic team forced her to go to the airport after criticism from her coaching staff. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a cheep that she had spoken with Tsimanouskaya and that a Tokyo 2020 staff member accompanies…

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