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20th Aug 2017

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Macedonia closes border with Greece

Macedonia closed its border with Greece Wednesday, saying closures in Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia were preventing migrants from exiting the country and continuing their journey through the Balkans. Greek authorities said some 650 asylum seekers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan were left stuck in a camp on the Macedonian border.

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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