Friday

15th Dec 2017

Ticker

Turkey allows US warship near Crimea

Turkish authorities have given permission for a US Navy warship to pass within the next two days through the Bosphorus strait into the Black Sea where the Crimean peninsula lies, Hurriyet Daily reports. The US made similar moves with its Mediterranean warships during the 2008 Russian-Georgian war.

Analysis

EU mulls post-Brexit balance of euro and non-eurozone states

Brexit will dramatically change the balance between EU members states that have the euro and those that don't. The thinking on the future of the eurozone is done at EU-27 level - but opposing camps will have to be reconciled.

EU asylum debate reopens old wounds

EU leaders at their summit in Brussels discussed internal EU asylum reforms in an effort to reach a consensus by next June. But the divides remain wide as the concept of 'solidarity' becomes ever more elusive.

News in Brief

  1. Juncker: May made 'big efforts' on Brexit
  2. Merkel took 'tough' line on Russia at EU summit
  3. EU leaders added line supporting 'two-state' solution
  4. EU leaders agree to 20 European Universities by 2024
  5. Belgian courts end legal proceedings against Puigdemont
  6. French central bank lifts 2017 growth forecast
  7. EU leaders set to move Brexit talks on to next stage
  8. EU leaders confirm support for two-state solution

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