Friday

20th Oct 2017

Ticker

FDP seeks finance job in German government

Germany's liberal FDP party "should not enter into any government in which it is not the minister of finance," FDP board member, Alexander Hahn has told the Bild newspaper. Merkel's CDU has rejected the demand, standing by Wolfgang Schauble who has served as Germany's finance minister in the second and third Merkel cabinets since 2009 and who turned 75 years on Monday.

Opinion

Ukraine language law does not harm minorities

Some European politicians keep spreading fictitious arguments on Ukraine's language law as being an impediment to minority rights, Ukraine's education minister says.

Analysis

May on mission impossible in Brussels

UK prime minister called on other EU leaders to "step forward together", but she has almost nothing to offer them except the threat of walking away.

EU seeks to shut down Libya sea route

EU leaders are aiming to reach a consensus on the Dublin asylum reforms by early next year, announced European Council chief Donald Tusk. But first, they want to shut down the Central Mediterranean route from Libya.

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