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19th Aug 2017

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Germany mulls greater military presence in Africa

Germany's defence minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday said Berlin should dispatch more military trainers to Mali and support the French in the Central African Republic, reports AFP. Germany is set to increase its personnel in Mali from 180 to 250 and provide medical relief services to CAR.

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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