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19th Aug 2017

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Georgia defies EU concerns on selective justice

Georgian prosecutors have summoned former president Saakashvili for questioning in multiple cases, including murder. The EU has previously raised concerns on selective justice by the new government in Tblisi, which already jailed Saakashvili-era ministers. The same issue, on former PM Tymoshenko, delayed EU signature of an association treaty with Ukraine.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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