Britain, EU in Brexit breakthrough

But leaders warn some difficult hurdles still need to be overcome The United Kingdom and the European Union announced a historic separation deal on Friday after half a year of tough negotiations. Both sides said the agreement marks “sufficient progress” that could pave the way for a second stage of talks about the future relationship between… Please follow and like us:

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How Greece could escape debtors’ prison – if Europe opens the door

By C. Randall Henning, Professor of International Economic Relations, American University. European Council President Donald Tusk and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras address the press. AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis Greece has acted out a European tragedy for more than seven years. But some signs suggest Greece may finally, in the words of its economy minister, be on… Please follow and like us:

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May: ‘Very Fair’ Offer for EU Citizens Living in Britain After Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the offer she has made on the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain after Britain leaves the EU is “very fair” and “very serious.” May has offered to allow an estimated 3 million EU citizens living in the United Kingdom to remain in Britain post-Brexit. Speaking Friday in… Please follow and like us:

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Theresa May set to trigger Brexit Article 50

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday trigger the formal, two-year process of negotiations that will lead to Britain leaving the European Union (EU). Late on Tuesday, a photograph was released of her signing a letter invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and officially notifying the EU of Britain’s decision to withdraw from the… Please follow and like us:

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Tusk wins second term as EU chief despite Polish fury

European Union leaders confirmed Donald Tusk for a second term as their president, angering his home country of Poland and opening up a new rift at a time when EU unity is essential. The 27 other EU leaders overrode weeks of objections from the nationalist government in Warsaw, which has a long and bitter rivalry with… Please follow and like us:

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European Leaders Voice Concern Over Trump, but Still Want to Engage

European Union leaders have expressed concern about some of the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said at a summit in Malta that engaging with the United States is still a high priority. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who hosted the EU summit of 28 countries, said, “Obviously, there was concern amongst the EU 28… Please follow and like us:

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EU Leader Identifies Russia, China, Trump as Threats

European Union President Donald Tusk says China, Russia and the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump are among the top external threats facing the bloc. His remarks came in a letter to 27 EU leaders ahead of a summit Friday in Malta. “Particularly the change in Washington puts the European Union in a difficult situation;… Please follow and like us:

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