Friday

23rd Jun 2017

Ticker

Red Cross to help southern Europe amid euro crisis

The International Committee of the Red Cross plans to adopt a strategy for southern Europe amid the eurozone crisis, director general Yves Daccord has told Danish daily Politiken: "Our analysis is that the next two to four years will be very difficult in Europe. We must stay ready for this."

EU extends sanctions on Russia

German chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russia hadn't done enough to implement the so-called Minsk peace process, a condition for lifting the sanctions.

Focus

UK's universities set 'Brexit wish list'

British academics want to guarantee residency and work rights for their EU staff, as well as "enhanced mobility opportunities" for UK and EU students, mostly by keeping British participation in EU funding programs.

News in Brief

  1. Belgian PM calls May's proposal on EU citizens 'vague'
  2. UK lacks support of EU countries in UN vote
  3. Spain to command anti-smuggler Mediterranean force
  4. Estonia confirms opposition to Nord Stream 2 pipeline
  5. Ireland and Denmark outside EU military plan
  6. EU leaders renew vows to uphold Paris climate deal
  7. US issues warrant for VW managers, German media say
  8. EU extends sanctions against Russia

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