Friday

28th Apr 2017

Ticker

Russian ambassador pours scorn on EU 'freezes'

Russian EU ambassador Chizhov has scorned the bloc's decision to freeze talks on visa-free travel, telling Itar-Tass the talks were de facto frozen "a long while ago." He noted the decision to sign the political part of an EU treaty with Ukraine leaves out the "substantive, economic part"on free trade.

Mob storms Macedonian parliament

A nationalist mob violently stormed parliament in Macedonia on Thursday, amid EU concern on police conduct during the attack.

EPP group frustrated with Orban

Orban's ruling Fidesz party is getting too much to handle for the EPP group, as they are once again forced to defend the Hungarian premier's controversial actions.

News in Brief

  1. Vote of no confidence prepared against Spanish PM
  2. Syria to buy Russian anti-missile system
  3. Germany seeks partial burka ban
  4. Libya has no plan to stop migration flows
  5. EU has no evidence of NGO-smuggler collusion in Libya
  6. Poland gets 'final warning' on logging in ancient forest
  7. Commission gives Italy final warning on air pollution
  8. Romania and Slovenia taken to court over environment policies

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