Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

Polish president says Russia seeks 'new Cold War'

Polish president Andrzej Duda has told the Reuters news agency in an interview that "looking at Russian actions, it is clear who is seeking a new Cold War." He said Russia is "undertaking aggressive military activities in Ukraine and Syria ... [and] bolstering [its] military presence near [its] neighbours."

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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