Sunday

20th Aug 2017

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EU ambassadors in emergency meeting on Ukraine

The ambassadors of the 28 EU countries are set to meet in Brussels Monday at 17h30 in a special session to prepare possible further sanctions on Russia, to be decided by foreign ministers on Tuesday. The meeting has been called in the wake of the Malaysia airplane crash in 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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