Thursday

24th Aug 2017

Ticker

Visegrad countries to present 'recipe' for EU

The four countries of the so-called Visegrad group - Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic - will present a common position at next week's EU summit in Bratislava. At a meeting of the countries' leaders in Warsaw on Tuesday, Polish PM Beata Szydlo said that they had "enormous potential" and "a recipe for the EU", adding that the EU needed to be reformed to "to bring it closer to its citizens".

Opinion

Managing migration: a European responsibility

"The EU now needs to bring its weight to bear, to ensure non-EU countries cooperate on taking back their nationals arriving as economic migrants", writes migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos.

'Killer robots' are not about Terminator

A European signatory of an open letter about autonomous weapons says the imagery of fictional killer robots is distracting from a seriously dangerous issue.

News in Brief

  1. Macron slams EU posted workers rules
  2. Germany asks EU to strengthen foreign takeover rules
  3. Poll shows tight race in Norway's upcoming elections
  4. Air Berlin insolvency talks begin amid 'stitch-up' accusation
  5. EU calls on Serbia and Macedonia to remain calm
  6. Schulz wants US to remove nuclear weapons from Germany
  7. Ukraine and Russia to announce another ceasefire
  8. EU to investigate Monsanto-Bayer merger

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