Friday

17th Nov 2017

Ticker

Merkel: rule of law in Turkey going 'in wrong direction'

German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday the developments in Turkey's rule of law were "moving in the wrong direction." Merkel said she had "great concerns" over Turkey, which is why she had requested the issue to be put on the agenda of this week's EU summit. Merkel added the EU should have a "united" position towards Turkey, with which it has a deal to stem migratory flows.

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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