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European Governments Fail to Agree on Redistributing Migrants

European governments on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on redistributing migrants across the bloc, one of the thorniest issues facing the continent as a backlash against refugees gathers speed......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

EU makes new offer to reluctant states on digital tax: document

European Union finance ministers will discuss next week a watered down proposal on an EU-wide digital tax, a document seen by Reuters shows, trying to persuade reticent governments to agree on the plan by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 31st, 2018

Britain Tells Two Brexit Stories That Add Up to One Big Problem

To the governments of the other 27 European Union nations, the U.K. message is that failure to agree a Brexit deal would be a geopolitical calamity, but to the British public, the message has been one of reassurance......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

UK trade minister says "no deal" Brexit more likely than not

Britain's international trade minister says it's likely the U.K. will fail to agree upon a divorce deal with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next March......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Victory for German Chancellor Merkel as EU leaders agree on migration deal at dawn

EU leaders after nine hours of negotiations agreed to help coastline countries, notably Italy, by redistributing some of the migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, provided they are placed in detention......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2018

European Leaders Fail to Bridge Divisions Over Fate of Migrants

EU leaders failed to bridge disagreements over the bloc’s politically toxic migration issue, a long-unresolved conundrum now threatening to topple the EU’s most powerful leader, Germany’s Angela Merkel......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJun 24th, 2018

The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 5:05 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews13 hr. 44 min. ago

Europe Markets: Europe markets close lower as stocks fail to defend rebound

European markets finish lower on Wednesday as stocks failed to capitalize on an earlier rebound as economic and political worries continued to weigh......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

ECB President Calls on Eurozone Nations to Cut Debt

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi urged eurozone governments to pay down their national debts to strengthen the currency bloc against potential economic shocks such as Brexit......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

UK PM May: I won"t agree on a Brexit deal "at any cost"

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain aims to reach a Brexit deal with the European Union as soon as possible, but that it can't come "at any cost.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 6th, 2018

EU digital tax plan flounders as states ready national moves

A European Union plan to tax big internet firms like Google and Facebook on their turnover was on the verge of collapsing on Tuesday after several EU governments rejected it and announced national initiatives instead......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Europeans Eye Sanctions on Iran Over Covert Activities

Jolted by fresh allegations of Iranian plots on their doorsteps, European governments are discussing targeted sanctions against Tehran as they strain to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

Is NATO Preparing For War In The Arctic?

Authored by Brian Cloughley via Counterpunch.org, Britain’s Daily Mail is a strident rag that is bought daily by over a million people who agree with its stance that most foreigners are inferior to Brits. Two years ago the European Commission against.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 29th, 2018

ECB"s Draghi defends his independence amid attacks from Italy

Central banks must remain independent from governments if they are to control inflation, the head of the European Central Bank said on Friday, as he was being attacked by the Italian government over his remarks on the country's situation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

Europe urges China to open up at Asia summit

European governments pressed China on Friday to allow greater foreign investment in its economy, using a two-day summit with Asian leaders to push back against U.S. protectionism but facing familiar resistance from Beijing over state subsidies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 19th, 2018

The Sticking Points to a Brexit Deal

The U.K. is set to leave the European Union in March 2019. But as the clock ticks down to that deadline, the two sides still can’t agree on the terms of their separation......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 16th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks fail to hold gains and book biggest weekly decline in 8 months

European equities on Friday finish the day lower as a rally falters, helping to cement the sharpest weekly drop from the most of the main eurozone benchmarks since February......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 11th, 2018

EU nations agree to seek 35 percent CO2 cut on cars by 2030

European Union nations, voicing concern over a U.N. report on global warming, agreed on Tuesday to seek a 35 percent cut in car emissions by 2030, as Germany warned that overly challenging targets risked harming industry and jobs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2018

Europe"s Recent Brush With Iranian Terrorism - A Wake-Up Call For Governments And Media?

Authored by Lord Keith Maginnis of Drumglass, op-ed via The Daily Caller, This is the reality:  A career diplomat crossing European border.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 2nd, 2018

Italy tries to reassure European partners over spending plan

Italy is trying to reassure its eurozone partners over its plans to ramp up government spending, which have had financial markets and other governments worrying about the country's public finances......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 1st, 2018