Thursday

24th Aug 2017

Ticker

Germany could withstand Russia sanctions, says Merkel

German chancellor Merkel, in the context of possible economic retaliation by Russia to putative sanctions, Tuesday said that while German-Russia trade relations are worth €76bn, German-Czech trade is €60bn.“There is a dimension there, but not to such an extent that it would have an impact on Germany’s entire economic engagement."

You can't escape 'The Future is Europe'

Love it or loath it, a graffiti slogan by Belgian artist NovaDead in the dreary EU quarter in Brussels contains a "powerful" message, its sponsors said.

Opinion

Refugees in limbo on Greek island

Out of sight and out of space: a volunteer documents the conditions, and the state of limbo experienced by refugees on the Greek island of Chios.

Opinion

Managing migration: a European responsibility

"The EU now needs to bring its weight to bear, to ensure non-EU countries cooperate on taking back their nationals arriving as economic migrants", writes migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos.

News in Brief

  1. Macron slams EU posted workers rules
  2. Germany asks EU to strengthen foreign takeover rules
  3. Poll shows tight race in Norway's upcoming elections
  4. Air Berlin insolvency talks begin amid 'stitch-up' accusation
  5. EU calls on Serbia and Macedonia to remain calm
  6. Schulz wants US to remove nuclear weapons from Germany
  7. Ukraine and Russia to announce another ceasefire
  8. EU to investigate Monsanto-Bayer merger

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