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17th Jan 2018

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Romania denies hosting US nukes

The foreign ministry of Romania has denied that US nuclear weapons were being moved from Turkey to Romania as ties between Washington and Ankara soured after the failed coup of 15 July. Bucharest issued a press release firmly rejecting the information, first reported by the Euractiv news agency in Brussels. Defence minister Mihnea Motoc said “so far there have not been any plans or discussions [in Nato] on this topic”.

Macron eyes France-UK border agreement

French president Macron wants the UK to take in more refugees as he revisits the 2003 Le Touquet agreement, which allows British border controls to take place inside French territory.

Catalonia prepares for rule by Skype

The two biggest parties in Catalonia have vowed to put Puigdemont back in office despite Madrid's threat to maintain direct rule.

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