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Britain seeks Europe-led naval mission in Gulf

Britain seeks Europe-led naval mission in Gulf

Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy".

Italy begins naval mission to help Libya curb migrant flows

Italy begins naval mission to help Libya curb migrant flows

Italy began a limited naval mission on Wednesday to help Libya's coastguard curb migrant flows, which have become a source of political friction ahead of national elections expected early next year.

Greece to repay €350mn loan to IMF today: official

Greece to repay €350mn loan to IMF today: official

Greece has enough cash to repay a last, €350mn loan instalment to the International Monetary Fund on schedule today, a government official said in Brussels....