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Morning Digest — June 22, 2021

Extensive studies have been undertaken and discussed over the last two years before arriving at a broad plan to create four integrated triservice...

Doubts rise over Australia’s offshore handling of refugees – POLITICO

Keely Sullivan is a freelance journalist. European conservatives’ go-to model for ending illegal immigration doesn’t look so solid anymore. For the first time in...

Biden-Putin summit gives US allies hope of better Russia ties –...

Press play to listen to this article GENEVA — For the rest of the world, the Back-to-the-Future spectacle of Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin re-enacting...

Prepare for relations to get worse – POLITICO

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Wednesday warned that Europe’s relationship with Russia is only going to get worse. Yet his proposal for...

EU justice commissioner expresses ‘regret’ over controversial Hungarian law – POLITICO

A controversial law that bans the promotion of homosexuality to minors in Hungary is a source of “regret,” European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders...

At Geneva summit, US-Russia relations heat up under a fiery sun...

GENEVA — U.S. President Joe Biden looked relaxed, smiling, legs crossed, hands in his lap. Vladimir Putin seemed just a bit more serious,...

EU swaps Trump’s well-done steak (with ketchup) for Biden’s prime ribeye...

For the EU, Joe Biden’s first overseas trip as U.S. president was like having big brother come home from university — just in...

Slovak Supreme Court orders retrial in journalist murder – POLITICO

Slovakia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the acquittal of a businessman accused of masterminding the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak. “Justice has finally won,” said Kuciak’s father, Jozef,...

Brussels and Ottawa feel the love – POLITICO

At big global events like G7, G20 or NATO summits, Canada and the EU sometimes seem like a couple of sane siblings in...

Airline industry wonders how to solve the problem of Belarus and...

When Belarus grounded a Ryanair passenger flight headed for Lithuania last month to arrest an opposition blogger, international condemnation was quick. The EU...