Monday

25th Sep 2017

Ticker

Turkey-China missile deal shows cracks in Nato alliance

Turkish FM Davutoglu in Munich Sunday justified his decision to likely buy a Chinese anti-missile system, the HongQi, in favour of competing systems from Nato allies, France and the US, because China is willing to build it jointly with Turkey, resulting in "technology transfer," while the Nato allies are not.

Europe holds off on storing CO2

Most reports looking at long-term climate scenarios agree that some form of carbon capture and storage is needed. However, its deployment has been stalled in the EU.

Analysis

Merkel's win heralds uncertain time

On Sunday, Germans elected Angela Merkel for her fourth term in office. However, she may be facing her most difficult period yet as chancellor.

Agenda

Macron speech and Catalan vote This Week

French leader to detail his vision for Europe on the eve of an informal summit in Tallinn. Catalans to try to hold "illegal" referendum on Sunday.

Feature

Syrians find troubled homes in Egypt

Despite EU aid, Syrian families are finding it difficult to integrate into Egyptian society, with reports now emerging that some Syrian girls are subjected to genital mutilation.

EU hopes German elections lead to 'better Europe'

Jean-Claude Juncker's right-hand man suggested a favoured form of coalition by tweeting a Jamaican flag, the symbol of a government with the christian-democrats, the liberals and the Greens.

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