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Unofficial world record for Eliud Kipchoge, 25 seconds short of 2...

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was 25 seconds short of running the first marathon in under two hours on Saturday.

59 million euro’s to address root causes of irregular migration

The EU announced 4 new actions worth €59 million to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.
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UN warns East Africa against signing trade deal with the EU

The EU-EAC EPA promises duty-and-quota free access to EU markets for East African goods in exchange for a gradual opening up of the region's markets to European products.
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Frontex accused of discrediting aid organisations to put off donors

Allegations by Frontex that donor-funded rescue vessels may have colluded with traffickers prompted Italian prosecutors to begin an informal investigation.
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EU ultimatum for Poland and Hungary to accept refugees

Last June, the total number of refugees in the world reached 65 million.

Anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada passes away

South-Africa has lost anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa's white minority government.

Bulgaria doesn’t distance itself from European principles

The opposition Socialists, who had pledged to improve ties with Russia even if it meant upsetting EU partners, doubled their share of the vote.

European Union remains a pillar of globalization

There are many problems facing the EU, including populism, migration pressures and slow economic growth.

EU acknowledges it should help Libya to fight people smuggling

Italy hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries to strengthen support for Libya.

Panic at Paris Orly Airport, one man shot dead

The incident comes a month after French soldiers opened fire on a man wielding a machete.

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