Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

Turkish court orders release of military officers

Turkey's highest court on Wednesday ordered the release of 230 military officers jailed over a 2003 plot to overthrow the government. Prime Minister Erdogan backed such a move in January after his senior adviser suggested the original trial had been flawed.

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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