Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

Merkel to meet Trump on 14 March

German chancellor Angela Merkel will meet US president Donald Trump in Washington on 14 March, according to US media. Merkel's spokesman did "not deny" the information. The meeting will be the first between Trump and a EU leader since he took office in January. Trump has previously said that Merkel's refugee policy was a "disaster" and that the EU was a "vehicle for Germany".

Analysis

Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.

News in Brief

  1. EU court validates sanctions on Russia's Rosneft
  2. Luxembourg to team up with Ireland in Apple tax appeal
  3. EU majority against GM crops, but not enough to block them
  4. Turkish referendum voting starts in Europe
  5. Le Pen says she lacks election funds
  6. UN dinner for Cyprus leaders to restart stalled peace talks
  7. Nato moves summit forward so US can attend
  8. EU clears US chemical giants merger

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