Thursday

21st Sep 2017

Ticker

Cyprus talks to resume in January

Cyprus' rival leaders agreed at a UN-hosted dinner on Thursday to resume reunification talks in January. The Cypriot leaders are to present maps on 11 January on how much territory their federal zones should comprise before an enlarged meeting including Greece, Turkey and Britain to be held on 12 January. Talks between the two sides broke down in Switzerland on 22 November over disagreements on territory.

EU takes time to ponder tax on tech giants

The EU commission published a paper that outlined several options on how to increase tax income from internet companies' activities, but fell short of proposing legislation.

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.

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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