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Emmanuel Macron elected to second term as French president

Emmanuel Macron has been elected for a second term as president of France, the EU will force Big Tech to police content online more aggressively after approving a major piece of legislation, and Sri Lanka is working with the major multilateral agencies on ways to salvage the country from the current economic meltdown 

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EU approves groundbreaking new rules to police Big Tech 

Emmanuel Macron set to be re-elected in France

UN asks Sri Lanka to negotiate ‘debt-for-nature’ swaps to ease economic meltdown

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