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5 European countries pledge to share Open Arms emigrants

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Five member states of the European Union have decided to share irregular migrants stranded in the humanitarian ship "Open Arms", 19 days ago. The European Commission spokeswoman died...
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European Union urges its members to protect religious freedom

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Union on Wednesday urged all its member states to protect religious freedom, saying it was a duty of EU states. The statement was made in a...
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European Commission: Ireland’s arrangement is the only way to avoid border barriers

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Commission said Ireland's arrangement was the only way the EU and London had reached to avoid a return to strict border barriers on the island...
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Britain plans to end EU freedom of movement laws once the bloc leaves

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain said on Monday it would end EU traffic rules once it withdraws from the bloc on October 31, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his country...
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Eurozone trade surplus fell 1.3 percent in 6 months

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The trade surplus (the difference between exports and imports) for the euro zone (19 countries) fell 1.3 percent year on year in the first half of 2019. The...
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Human rights group calls for the rescue of 500 migrants off the European coast

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Francophone Association for Human Rights called on Friday for immediate international action to rescue some 500 migrants, including about 130 children, stranded in the Mediterranean aboard...
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What surprise is Draghi preparing before leaving?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Mario Draghi’s plans for a farewell round of incentives before he resigns as president of the European Central Bank create even more intrigue than usual. Although it is...
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Eurozone economy grew 1.1% in Q2

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The economic growth of 19 eurozone countries, according to the second estimate, in the II quarter of 2019 amounted to 0.2% in quarterly terms and 1.1% in...
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Newspaper: Hammond is in secret talks with the Workers’ Party to prevent Britain’s exit...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Former British finance minister Philip Hammond, who left the government before Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, held secret talks with the opposition Labor Party on...
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British minister: The government is working on the assumption of not signing a new...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The new government, commissioned by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prepare preparations for a European Union exit without a deal, said the government "is working on...
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Iran says formation of a EU naval alliance in the Gulf will send a...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- European nations forming a naval alliance in the Gulf will send a hostile message, the Fars news agency quoted Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabie as saying on...
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Tehran calls on European countries to back down from sending a naval fleet to...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran calls on European countries to back down from sending a naval fleet to the region, an Iranian government spokesman said on Sunday. The spokesman said, at a...
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Iran says formation of a European naval alliance in the Gulf will send a...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- European nations forming a naval alliance in the Gulf will send a hostile message, the Fars news agency quoted Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabie as saying on...
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ECB keeps interest rates unchanged, opening the door for possible easing

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Central Bank (ECB) announced on Thursday that it will continue to maintain the main interest rate unchanged, but has readjusted its forward-looking guidance to open...
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Boris Johnson receives a new warning from France and Ireland

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- France and Ireland on Friday issued a warning to new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has announced his intention to renegotiate the Brexit deal, accusing him...
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Boris Johnson: We are committed to leaving the EU by 31 October

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his top cabinet team on Thursday they face a heavy task and are committed to implementing the break-up from the EU...
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European official: Britain’s exit without an agreement would be a “tragedy”

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain's exit from the European Union without a deal would be a "tragedy" for the bloc and Britain, but the bloc would abide by the withdrawal agreement...
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Britain’s new leader Johnson vows to complete separation from the EU

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Boris Johnson, who pledged to lead Britain to break away from the European Union with or without an agreement by the end of October, replaces Teresa Mae...
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British FM will resign on Wednesday because of the EU exit without an agreement

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Finance Minister Philippe Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected dismissal by the most likely candidate for British Prime Minister Boris...
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Maduro refuses to submit to “extortion” by the European Union

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro refused Friday to "blackmail" the European Union, which had threatened to impose new sanctions on its regime if negotiations between the government and...