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EU to strengthen anti-Russia sanctions over Crimea

European Union countries have agreed to blacklist several Russian officials for conducting elections in Crimea in September 2019, a diplomatic source in Brussels said. "A consensus has been reached to introduce restrictions on …

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UK lawmakers approve Brexit bill

The Brexit bill was approved by UK Parliament's upper chamber after the House of Lords abandoned attempts to amend it, leaving the UK on course to leave the European Union next week. The bill was approved after the House of …

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Pompeo discusses Iran with EU top official

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has held talks with EU High Representative and Vice President Josep Borrell, spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said. According to her, the sides …

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Will new members join the EU in 2020?

Croatia, the youngest EU member, vowed to advocate for the bloc's Balkan enlargement, and pledged to work for “a strong Europe in a world of challenges” in the upcoming six months, after taking over the European Council's …

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Ukraine settles for Russian gas but can’t accept it

Dmytro Kuleba, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, said that the country didn’t grow into resuming direct gas supplies from Russia. He pointed out that the Ukrainian gas market …

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Merkel urges climate action in New Year message

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is telling Germans in her New Year message that “everything humanly possible” must be done to tackle climate change. “The warming of our Earth is real. It is …

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Cold spell expected over Europe?

There can be a temporary change in the North Atlantic Current due to meltwater from Greenland and excessive rainfall. Simulations by scientists from the University of Groningen and Utrecht University showed that it is unlikely that the …

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