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27th Aug 2016

Ticker

Merkel sees tough talks on EU climate goals

Germany backs a European Commission proposal for the EU to reduce its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2030 and have at least 27% energy from renewable sources by then, but a deal will take "intensive discussions" among EU member states in the coming months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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