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European Parliament elections – the future of the European Union in the balance

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- European voters cast their ballots on Sunday in an election that is expected to shake the profile of traditional pro-EU parties and back the national trend in the...
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How will EU policy change after the elections

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- On the eve of the European elections, Matteo Bianchi, an Italian League deputy, told Sputnik about his vision of EU politics after the elections. He believes that, at...
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Juncker accused Greece of faking statistics for entry into the eurozone

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said that Greece had entered the euro zone after faking the necessary data for this. "It is true that Greece became...
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Who will take the place of Theresa May as prime minister of Great Britain?

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she will resign on Friday, June 7. Thus, she completed her three-year term in this position. The struggle begins between candidates...
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May holds out promise of new Brexit referendum

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) - A last ditch attempt to break the Brexit deadlock.... For the fourth time, Theresa May is asking MPs to back her EU divorce deal...Putting a number of major...
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European elections: Inside Italy’s fight against fake news

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) The European election is followed more and more on social media. In Italy, according to the organization that regulates the media, fake news is now viewed more than real news....
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Will the EU collapse soon to end in civil war?

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A poll shows that European citizens do not think that the EU can survive. The European Union will collapse in 20 years and could even lead to a...
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Europeans do not trust the United States

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The results of a poll showed that about half of citizens in the European Union, do not consider the United States as a reliable partner. According to the poll...
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Pompeo discusses Iran’s file with the Europeans

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on a two-day visit to Brussels, where he is discussing "urgent issues" with European officials, especially the Iranian nuclear deal, as...
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Tension in the Gulf has increased as several ships have been subjected to “sabotage”

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revised his tour plans to Brussels and discussed the Iranian file with European officials, according to Riyadh and Abu Dhabi. On Monday,...
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London invited Israeli pilots to participate in European military exercises

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Israeli air force was invited by its British counterpart to participate in the European F-35 fighter maneuvers and to share its experience in flying these aircraft, acquired...
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EU considers renewed violence in Syria a violation of international law

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- European Union foreign minister Federica Mogherini on Wednesday condemned air strikes and bombing of schools and hospitals in northwestern Syria as "an unacceptable breach of international law." The upsurge...
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EU rejects any warnings after Iran’s position on the nuclear agreement

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain said on Thursday they were still committed to a nuclear deal with Iran but would not...
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Nuclear: the EU unmasked?

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A French official claimed that a violation of the nuclear deal by Iran would lead to the return of European sanctions. According to the newspaper Le Figaro, France warned...
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UK Brexit talks to continue with deal seen as unlikely

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) Brexit talks in the U.K. are getting underway again, but a deal is seen as unlikely. Bloomberg's Emma Ross-Thomas reports "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." https://youtu.be/78cbwYevtEU --- This video is provided by Bloomberg Markets...
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Mogherini allowed increased sanctions against Venezuela

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The EU may strengthen the sanctions against representatives of Venezuela or lift them depending on the development of the situation in the country, said Federica Mogherini, head of...
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Palestinians demand EU to face Jared Kushner plan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Palestinians demand that the European Union assume responsibility for defending a two-state solution if the next US peace plan ignores the question of a Palestinian state, Palestinian ambassador...
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European Commission cuts its growth forecast for the Eurozone for the years 2019 and...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Commission on Tuesday lowered its forecast for growth in the eurozone for the years 2019 and 2020, in the context of global trade volatility and the...
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British government confirms it will hold European elections

UNITED KINGDOM (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain will hold elections for the European Parliament on May 23, regardless of the outcome of ongoing talks between the opposition and the government over the Brexit agreement,...
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EU and Iran close to agreement to circumvent US oil sanctions

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- An agreement allowing Tehran to sell its oil bypassing US sanctions is about to be concluded between Iran and the European Union, Sputnik announced the head of Iranian...