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May: Britain wants a comprehensive trade agreement with the EU

Britain wants a comprehensive trade deal with the European Union as well as a defense pact when it withdraws from the bloc, British Prime Minister Theresa May said in remarks published by the Bild newspaper on Saturday. Mae said her government wants a trade agreement that...

US official: Iran will dominate Tillerson talks in Europe next week

Iran will dominate many of Foreign Minister Rex Tillerson's talks in Europe next week while visiting London, Paris, Warsaw and Davos, Switzerland, a senior State Department official said on Friday. "It is inevitable that Iran will dominate many of the talks the minister will have...

European Commission Serbia can join the EU by 2025

Serbia and Montenegro are likely to become the next countries to join the European Union by 2025, an official spokesman for the bloc, in charge of membership applications, told Reuters. The European Union is embarking on diplomatic efforts to accelerate the steps to transfer the...

Zakharova accused the EU of trying to restrict freedom of speech

The Russian Foreign Ministry, through diplomatic channels, demanded that the Polish authorities explain the ban on entry into the European Union to Russian political scientist and journalist Oleg Bondarenko, official spokesman for the ministry Maria Zakharova said. She stressed that, on the basis of available...

Hurricane struck Europe killed at least 10 people

About 10 people became victims of the hurricane that struck Europe the day before, Western media reported on Friday. So, in the Netherlands, according to various sources, from two to three people were killed, and one victim was also reported. In Belgium, in the commune of...

British Prime Minister: London will remain a major global financial center

British Prime Minister Theresa Mae said on Thursday she believed London would remain a major global financial center after Britain pulled out of the European Union. "I think City of London will remain a major global financial center," Mai told a joint press conference with...

European Union agrees to impose new sanctions on Venezuela

The 28-member European Union on Thursday gave the green light to new sanctions against Venezuela over opposition repression, the first to target senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's regime, a European source told AFP news agency. Several diplomatic sources said Wednesday that the sanctions would...

Heavy storms hit Europe and killed four people

Heavy storms swept through parts of northern Europe and elsewhere on Thursday, causing train traffic to be paralyzed and four people killed by falling trees. The Netherlands was the biggest hit by the stormy winter wind - the second this month - swept from the...

Eurozone inflation slows in December

Lower prices for phone calls, clothing and vegetables have slowed consumer price growth in December as expected, despite rising fuel and cigarette prices in the euro area, data showed on Wednesday. According to the data, the core inflation rate monitored by the ECB remained flat. Consumer...

Juncker hopes Britain will return to the EU after BREXIT

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday welcomed any British attempt to rejoin the European Union after hints of a second referendum on London's exit from the bloc. Juncker's statement on the possibility of London's return to the European Union came after European Council President...

The fate of Iran’s nuclear deal is in the hands of the Europeans

In the midst of the impasse in which Donald Trump left, Europeans have to come out in a way to salvage the agreement on Iran's nuclear program by mid-May and tighten it enough to pacify Washington, but without Tehran being taken away, a tough...

EU accuses Russia of disinformation campaign “organization”

The European Union accused Russia on Wednesday of broadcasting thousands of misleading news as part of an "organized strategy" to destabilize the bloc. Moscow faces a flood of accusations of involvement in a series of political events, including the British vote to quit the European...

House of Commons of the British Parliament passed a bill on Brexit

The House of Commons of the British Parliament adopted in the third and final reading the Brexit bill, now the document is submitted to the House of Lords for consideration. For the bill on Wednesday evening, 324 parliamentarians voted, against - 295. The bill on the...

Euro is near a three-year high against the dollar and the currency is forming a looming

The euro was near a three-year high against the US dollar on Tuesday, as the euro recovered from earlier losses sparked by doubts that the ECB will back down next week to its pledge to continue His bond purchase program. Digital currencies, with a fall...

Syrian opposition calls Trump and the EU to put pressure on Russia and Iran

Syrian opposition leader Nasr al-Hariri called on US President Donald Trump and EU leaders to increase pressure on President Bashar al-Assad and on Russia and Iran to return to talks aimed at ending the civil war. Hariri said the blood of civilians would continue to...

Euro is stable near the 3-year high and the dollar is climbing against the yen

The euro settled on a breathless halt after a strong rally on optimism about the eurozone's economic outlook and speculation that the ECB will cut its massive monetary stimulus program. Those expectations were reinforced on Monday by remarks by Estonian Central Bank President Eduardo Hanson,...

Economic boom in the euro area will continue

The recovery of the euro-zone economy is not slowing down, Bloomberg writes citing the results of the survey of economists. Analysts polled by the agency raised the forecast for growth in 2018 to 2.2%. The growth in 2017 is estimated at 2.4% - this is...

Several hundred prisoners amnestied in Macedonia because of overcrowding in prisons

The Parliament of Macedonia on Monday approved the bill on amnesty, adopted in view of overcrowding in the country, reports AP. According to the bill, 670 prisoners, whose term of imprisonment is less than six months, will be released. Also, the bill implies a reduction of...

US transferred the fifth strategic bomber to Europe

The next, the fifth B-52H strategic bomber of the US Air Force B-52H capable of carrying nuclear weapons, was flown to Britain on Friday, according to British aviation websites monitoring the movement of military aircraft. According to their information, at the fairground of Fairford jump...

The euro was at its highest since 2014. Why?

The single European currency has updated its highs since 2014. Market participants were so impressed by the minutes of the ECB's last meeting that in just 24 hours the euro grew by more than 1.5%. Is it worth it to bury a dollar? During the...

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