Sunday

20th Aug 2017

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Russia and Turkey are 'normal' partners again

Turkey and Russia have put a diplomatic row behind them, Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Relations deteriorated between the two countries in 2015 when a Russian jet was shot down over Turkey, but now the "recovery process in Russian-Turkish ties is complete", Putin said. "We are getting back to a normal cooperative partnership," he added, although the two still back different sides in the war in Syria.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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