Saturday

19th Aug 2017

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Poroshenko declares victory, pledges to sign EU treaty

Ukrainian billionaire Poroshenko said Sunday "elections were won in the first round: Ukraine has a new President" after exit polls gave him 57%. He said his first priority is creating a "united, strong, non-federal Ukraine" and his second one is to sign an EU trade treaty "as soon as possible".

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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