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Turkey and Greece could soon resume talks over their contested Mediterranean claims but European Union leaders meeting this week will not help if they threaten sanctions, Turkey’s presidential spokesman said on Sunday.
The Union Home Ministry has issued fresh guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As per the order effective December 1 onward, states and union territories have been mandated to strictly enforce containment measures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on various activities and COVID-appropriate behavior and exercise caution and regulate crowds.
Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government’s suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union.