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20th Aug 2017

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Serbia keen to start EU accession talks

Serbia's EU accession talks should be "fast and of good quality," the country's Prime Minster Ivica Dacic said on Sunday. Negotiators will begin talks on Tuesday, with Serbian officials saying that adhering to the EU's rule-book on judicial reform and basic rights would be among the toughest chapters to negotiate.

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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