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Iran rejects EU loan offer - media

Iran has rejected an offer of a $15 billion loan by European countries aimed at protecting its economy from sanctions reimposed by the United States, its state-run Press TV reported. "Iran has rejected a $15 billion loan …

Pompeo: EU put constraints on U.S.-UK relationship

The U.S.-UK relationship in the economic and security sectors will grow stronger after Brexit, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said, speaking to radio interviewer Hugh Hewitt. Answering the question if the …

Johnson suspends UK parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament’s opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on October 31. Johnson said he would set …

EU ready to resist U.S. trade policy?

European Union officials have drawn up an aggressive 173-page plan to counter both U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade moves and American tech giants including Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook. …

Merkel calls for EU-wide climate neutrality

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for the European Union to support ambitious targets for the entire 28-nation bloc to become climate neutral. Merkel made her appeal after she and members of her "climate …

Backstop indispensable, Macron tells Johnson

Boris Johnson has met Emmanuel Macron in Paris for Brexit talks, with the French president saying the UK's vote to quit the EU must be respected, BBC reports. But he added that the Ireland-Northern Ireland backstop plan was …