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Is it ‘the economy, stupid’ in the EU’s southern neighbourhood?

2 hours 50 min ago
While trade wars threaten across the Atlantic, enhanced economic cooperation could be the key to stability in the EU’s southern neighbourhood.
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Serbia eyes Kosovo border review, opposed by Merkel

3 hours 1 min ago
Serbia's political life is heating up in August as discussions about its relations with Kosovo have reached frantic speed, varying from a possible partition of its former province to exchange of territory and border changes.
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Italy PM declares state of emergency after bridge collapse killed 39

3 hours 10 min ago
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte declared on Wednesday (15 August) a state of emergency covering the region around Genoa after a bridge collapse killed 39 people and severed the port city's mainland corridor with southern France.
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New pesticide may harm bees as much as those to be replaced

3 hours 32 min ago
A new class of pesticides positioned to replace neonicotinoids may be just as harmful to crop-pollinating bees, researchers cautioned Wednesday (15 August).
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US says EU stalling on Airbus, blocks request for WTO compliance panel

3 hours 41 min ago
The US said on Wednesday (15 August) the EU and four of its planemaker states have failed to bring subsidies for Airbus into line with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling of last May, an accusation refuted by the EU.
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Migrant rescue ship arrives in Malta, ending standoff

3 hours 49 min ago
The Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius arrived at Valletta harbour in Malta on Wednesday (15 August) to allow 141 migrants to get off, ending a five-day tug-of-war among EU countries which had seen the vessel banned from docking in several ports.
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UK FA minister on Brexit: ‘There is absolutely no guarantee that we will get a deal’

Tue, 2018-08-14 17:49
The risk of a no-deal Brexit has been increasing and the European Union commission needs to change its attitude if a deal is to be reached, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday (14 August). 
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EU ramps up legal threat to Poland over court reform

Tue, 2018-08-14 16:45
The EU on Tuesday (14 August) stepped up its legal threats to Poland over its controversial supreme court reforms, giving Warsaw one month to comply or risk being hauled before the bloc's top court.
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Mali opposition leader rejects results as counting underway

Tue, 2018-08-14 09:54
Malian opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse said on Monday he would reject the results of a presidential runoff marred by accusations of fraud, violence and low turnout, calling on the population "to rise up."
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French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

Tue, 2018-08-14 09:33
The operators of the migrant ship Aquarius on Monday called on Europe to find a safe haven for 141 people it rescued in the Mediterranean, saying Italy and Malta had again refused to let the vessel dock.
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Turkey crisis risks souring military ties with US

Tue, 2018-08-14 09:24
The crisis in US-Turkish relations, which already has put Turkey's economy under massive strain, also risks souring military ties between the two NATO allies, unleashing unknown geopolitical consequences.
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Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Tue, 2018-08-14 09:05
Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured, military prosecutors said Monday.
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Can increased EU-Israel trade benefit dire political ties?

Mon, 2018-08-13 12:02

While political relations are at a current low, EU-Israel ties are steadily growing in areas less known to the public. Raanan Eliaz and Dimitri Dombret explain how economic and commercial ties, as well as more human interaction, could help rescue the dire political ties.

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Caspian Five settle row over sea’s legal status, demarcation pending

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:54
Leaders of the five Caspian littoral states met on Sunday (12 August) for the Fifth Caspian Summit in Kazakhstan's port city Aktau to sign a landmark declaration determining the legal status of the Caspian Sea and aiming to end the legal limbo over its resource-rich waters.
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Humanitarian ship seeks European port for rescued migrants

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:50
Human rights groups called on European governments on Sunday to tell a charity ship where it can dock and let more than 140 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean disembark in safety.
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Third night of anti-government protests in Romania

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:42
Thousands took part on Sunday (12 August) in the third night of protests in Bucharest against alleged government corruption, two days after a crackdown on a mass demonstration left hundreds injured.
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EU companies ‘most likely to leave’ Iran after US sanctions, business organisations warn

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:39
German carmaker Daimler has shelved its expansion plans in Iran due to the reimposition of US sanctions but it might not be the last EU company to pull the plug on future aspirations, businesses organisations told EURACTIV.
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Trump trade rows are ‘destroying’ growth, says German minister

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:31
Germany's economy minister on Sunday lashed out at US President Donald Trump, slamming his global trade rows and efforts to "dictate" Europe's dealings with Iran through renewed US sanctions.
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France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:20
France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic.
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Ukraine’s energy liberalisation opportunity should not be missed

Mon, 2018-08-13 08:03

The reform and modernisation of Ukraine’s energy market is vital to the future of Ukraine, but can also play a very important role in the energy security and economic development of the region, and the wider European continent, writes Maxim Timchenko.

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