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EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

The EU could scrap a divisive scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees, one of the bloc’s most senior leaders will say this week. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, will tell EU leaders at a summit …

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 EU praises Georgia as exemplary partner

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, who praised Georgia as a reliable and exemplary partner of the European Union. During the …

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EU leaders vote to extend sanctions on Russia

The leaders of the European Union (EU) have agreed to extend sanctions against Russia, following a similar move by the US this week, Belfast Telegraph reports. European Council president Donald Tusk tweeted on …

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Italy’s Taormina hosts G7 summit

The 43rd summit of the G7, the group of most industrialized economies, opened in Taormina, a town in Italy’s Sicily, today. Friday’s plenary sessions will be devoted to foreign policy and security issues. In the wake of the …

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EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences

European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that after talks with EU …

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Britain officially triggers Article 50 to leave EU

The UK has formally handed in its notice to the European Union. British EU envoy Tim Barrow delivered a letter by hand to the European Council this afternoon, triggering Article 50 which starts the formal divorce process …

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 53rd Munich Security Conference opens

The 53rd Munich Security Conference started in Germany.  Among the topics up for discussion at the Munich conference 2017 will be the future of transatlantic relations after electing Donald Trump as US …

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