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The Brief – No end in sight to Tory wars

Fri, 2018-07-20 16:29
British politicians will start their summer holidays next Wednesday (25 July) but the two month recess is unlikely to bring any respite for Prime Minister Theresa May.
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AIDS fight falters, report says

Fri, 2018-07-20 16:08
For the first time the number of AIDS-related deaths has dropped below 1 million, according to a new report published by UNAIDS. However, progress is still too slow and as a result, 2020 HIV targets might not be reached. EURACTIV.fr reports.
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Prankster strikes again, catches Juncker out on Putin, Trump

Fri, 2018-07-20 16:05
In a recorded telephone call with a prankster impersonating Armenia's new prime minister, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker described Russian President Vladimir Putin as his friend but said US President Donald Trump couldn’t understand what the world is about.
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Brits thrown post-Brexit EU citizenship lifeline by Commission

Fri, 2018-07-20 15:20
The European Commission registered a Citizens' Initiative on Wednesday (18 July) that could end up securing EU citizenship for UK citizens once Britain leaves the EU.
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Greece-Russia ties shaken, Turkey pulls the strings

Fri, 2018-07-20 14:42
Systematic efforts to derail the Macedonian name deal, combined with increased Ankara-Moscow cooperation, are the main reasons that tensions between Greece and Russia have escalated of late, diplomatic sources told EURACTIV.com.
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Trans-Europe Express – Bon Voyage, Europe

Fri, 2018-07-20 11:41
All of you preparing to go to southern Europe by car this summer, good luck! Especially on your way back.
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EU-Japan trade deal first to carry Paris climate clause

Fri, 2018-07-20 10:53
The world’s largest ever trade deal is also the first Europe has signed that commits both parties to upholding the UN climate accord. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.
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UK to warn public every week over ‘no-deal Brexit’

Fri, 2018-07-20 10:36
Britons will from next week start receiving weekly information bulletins from the government about how to make sure they’re ready for a disorderly Brexit, The Times reported today (20 July).
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Migration can only be tackled by the EU as a whole

Fri, 2018-07-20 09:39
Without a shared EU foreign policy, the notion of halting future migration waves is unrealistic, write Ilhan Kyuchyuk and Samuel Doveri Vesterbye. Ilhan Kyuchyuk MEP (Bulgaria) is ALDE Vice President and Member of the European Parliament; Samuel Doveri Vesterbye is...
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Putin says he warned Trump against closer NATO ties with Ukraine and Georgia

Fri, 2018-07-20 08:30
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday (19 July) warned NATO against cultivating closer ties with Ukraine and Georgia, saying such a policy was irresponsible and would have unspecified consequences for the alliance.
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EU raps Hungary for ‘Stop Soros’ law, steps up legal battle

Fri, 2018-07-20 08:16
The European Commission yesterday (19 July) stepped up a legal battle with Hungary over EU migration rules and denounced as illegal its "Stop Soros" law that criminalises support for asylum seekers.
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May takes Brexit trip to Northern Irish border

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:59
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived yesterday (19 July) in Northern Ireland, whose border with EU-member Ireland has become one of the biggest impediments to reaching a deal to leave the European Union.
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Make use of recycled plastic mandatory, EU told

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:57
Europe's market for recycled plastics will never pick up unless regulators make a decisive move and impose a minimum amount of recycled materials into new products, said a wide coalition of businesses, local authorities and environmental NGOs.
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Italy’s Conte calls for EU body to coordinate migrant arrivals

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:44
Italy has asked the European Commission to set up an agency to oversee the distribution of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Giovanni Conte said yesterday (19 July).
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Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:43
Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday (19 July) after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state last year.
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European market ‘open to palm oil’, EU ambassador in Malaysia says

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:31
The EU is open to palm oil and there is no ban on the commodity, the head of the European Union Delegation to Malaysia, ambassador Maria Castillo Fernandez, said on 16 July in an apparent attempt to appease Asian producers.
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Montenegro says ‘contributes to peace’ in response to Trump attack

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:30
Montenegro defended yesterday (19 July) its contribution to peace in response to US President Donald Trump, who said the tiny Balkan nation's "aggressive" people were capable of triggering "World War III".
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Trump threatens EU for ‘taking advantage’ of the US

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:13
US President Donald Trump yesterday (19 July) criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States. EU officials on Wednesday also ordered Google...
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Trump, Putin blame ‘forces in US’ for undermining the Helsinki summit ‘success’

Fri, 2018-07-20 06:52
In separate statements on the same day (19 July) US President Donald Trump and his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States for marring what they called the success of their first summit.
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Tweets of the Week: Google fined, EU Japan signed, and Trump outcry

Fri, 2018-07-20 06:43
Welcome to EU Tweets of the Week. This week, Google hit with massive fine, Japan and EU sign on the line and Trump-Europe relationship in serious decline.
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