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21st Aug 2017

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UN wants EU to resettle more Syrian refugees

The United Nations commissioner for refugees, Antonio Guterres, told the Guardian newspaper on Monday that EU member states need to take in more Syrians refugees. "I find it disconcerting how many Syrians struggle to find protection in Europe," he said. The UN says 30,000 need to be resettled immediately.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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