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10th Dec 2016

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Draft: EU 'ready to consider' more Russia sanctions

Draft conclusions for Saturday's EU summit, dated 27 August and leaked to the FT on Friday, say the bloc "stands ready to consider further steps" against Russia due to the "reported participation of Russian armed forces in operations on Ukrainian soil". EU ambassadors are working on a new draft Saturday.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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