Thursday

21st Sep 2017

Ticker

Nato is 'good for the US', alliance chief says

Nato head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday a "strong Nato is good for the US and good for Europe", adding that it had "brought together America's closest friends in times of peace and in times of conflict for almost 70 years". He noted Nato recently agreed to deploy a Russia-deterrent force and that "we have more work to do" on that. US president-elect Donald Trump has criticised Nato and praised Russia.

Asylum seekers create EU 'limbo' nation

The number of asylum seekers "in limbo" in the EU is likely to be greater than the combined populations of Cyprus and Malta, estimates indicate.

EU hopes for clarity on Brexit payments

May to give first major speech on Brexit since notifying EU that the UK was leaving. Negotiations have stalled, but she could revive them with a financial offer.

News in Brief

  1. Le Pen's right-hand man leaves National Front
  2. Spanish PM calls on Catalan leaders to 'stop escalation'
  3. Dutch government to appeal Srebrenica ruling
  4. Verhofstadt: Northern Ireland could stay in single market
  5. Catalan leader decries Spanish government intervention
  6. Hungary set for fresh campaign against public enemy Soros
  7. Iceland's PM leads in polls ahead of October elections
  8. Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds cancel referendum

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