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20th Aug 2017

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EU pledges more aid for Syrian refugees

At an international donors conference in Kuwait, EU Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday pledged an extra €165 million in 2014 to ease the Syrian humanitarian crisis. "The European Union as a whole has been the largest donor to this crisis, providing more than €2 billion to date," she said.

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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