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[Ticker] EU Commission condemns anti-semitic ‘Jerusalem’ protests

The EU Commission on Monday condemned anti-semitic protests that took place in recent days in several European cities after US president Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "We are shocked and outraged by the wave of anti-semiti...

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[Ticker] Ministers have ‘lots of questions’ on new CAP plans

Agriculture ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday had "lots of questions" about how a European Commission idea for more flexibility in implementing the EU's common agriculture policy (CAP) would work, said commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen at ...

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[Opinion] Iceland – further away from EU membership than ever

With fewer pro-EU MPs in the Iceland parliament than ever before, any plans to resume 'candidate' membership of the bloc are likely to remain on ice, as the country prioritises national sovereignty and a more left-wing path.

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Israel presses Jerusalem claim in EU capital

Israel has said Palestine and the EU must accept that Jerusalem is its capital, for peace in the Middle East.

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[Ticker] Commission: Brexit agreement is ‘deal between gentlemen’

The EU Commission said Monday that "formally" the joint report negotiated between the UK and the EU, which is the basis for the Brexit divorce deal, is not legally binding, because it is "not yet the Article 50 withdrawal agreement". "We see the joint ...

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[Ticker] 25 EU states sign defence cooperation pact

Twenty-five EU member states on Monday adopted the establishment of the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), a cooperation scheme to develop EU defence capabilities through investment in equipment and technologies. Some 17 cooperation projects hav...

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[Ticker] Netanyahu wants ‘hardy’ talks with EU on Jerusalem

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said he wanted to "a hardy discussion" with the EU over the status of Jerusalem. Arriving at a meeting with EU foreign ministers, he said Monday that by recognising the city as Israel's capital, US president Donald Trump "...

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[Opinion] From dark coal toward a brighter future

EU ability to lead global energy transition depends on inclusiveness of change, EU commissioner Sefcovic says.

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[Ticker] French centre-right elects new leader

Laurent Wauquiez was elected leader of France's centre-right Republicans party Sunday, with 74.6 percent of the vote. Wauquiez, 42, succeeds Nicolas Sarkozy, and will try to build a new opposition to president Emmanuel Macron - while overcoming interna...

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UK casts doubt on EU deal in ‘bizarre’ twist

Britain has cast doubt on the binding nature of an 11th-hour EU deal on the Irish border and on its Brexit fee.

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Romania wants EU signal on Schengen membership

Bucharest expects other member states to decide on its accession to the passport-free area before it takes the rotating EU presidency on 1 January 2019 - amid criticism of a controversial new justice reform.

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[Ticker] Germany and UK increase arms sales

Germany and UK increased their arms trade in 2016, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Germany's sales jumped by 6.6 percent "due to the growth in sales of armoured vehicle producer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and land ...

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