Thursday

18th Jan 2018

Ticker

Russia to appeal $50bn fine

Russia said it would appeal a decision by an international court to settle a $50bn fine for expropriating former oil producer Yukos. Russian's finance ministry described the ruling as "flawed", "one-sided" and "politically biased" and that the court in the Hague "had no jurisdiction", reports the BBC.

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia could be invited to join Nato as soon as it solves its name dispute, but a Greek far-right party with links to Russia might cause trouble.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

EU 'hypocrisy' condemns people to Libya, says NGO

Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, says the EU's key policy on returning migrants to Libya is condemning them to "nightmarish conditions", and is a hypocritical use of the Libyan coastguard to avoid direct responsibility.

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  1. Nato prepares to take in Macedonia
  2. Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe
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  5. EIB 'more sensitive' to fraud after Dieselgate, chief insists
  6. EU 'hypocrisy' condemns people to Libya, says NGO
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