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Arms race for space

In the 1950s, the US raced to dominate space - to launch objects, and people, into the unknown - hoping to show off its technological superiority. In 2016, they are preparing for a space war.

Grexit , Frexit, Nexit or Polexit?

Since British voters endorsed leaving the European Union, politicians and pundits have ruminated on which of the bloc’s remaining 27 nations could be next.

EU explores account freezes to prevent bank runs

European Union states are considering measures which would allow them to temporarily stop people withdrawing money from their accounts to prevent bank runs.

Can Martin Schulz accelerate eurozone reform?

German Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz called on for accelerated reforms to the eurozone.

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Former British PM Tony Blair hopes to prevent a “hard Brexit”

EU leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday.

Does Italy have the solution for Europe’s migrant crisis?

Rescue boats could be refused port in Italy if they don’t sign onto the proposed code of conduct.

Should the EU keep the door open to Balkan members?

Italy warned that the European Union must keep its doors open to eventual membership for Western Balkan countries.

Tough Brexit conditions set by chief EU negotiator

Showing frustration with what Europeans consider British grandstanding and impatience with a dearth of clear proposals, the EU’s Michel Barnier said Britain needs to make “sufficient progress” on all the initial issues — citizens’ rights.

Europeans could also be deported by Donald Trump

Europeans often hid in plain sight as Latin Americans, Asians and others living illegally in America were sent packing.

EU and Britain on collision course

Citizens’ rights in each other’s nations are considered the first issue that both sides must settle.

Donald Trump shakes hands with Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit

The day before Trump met with Putin, he acknowledged the possibility of Russian interference in the election, but said other countries could have been responsible as well.
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Did Theresa May’s words reassure EU citizens in Britain?

Many details have not yet been worked out and further negotiations are expected.

Can Europeans learn to live with terror attacks?

The steady stream of attacks on centers of daily life have drawn pledges from Europeans not to let terrorists change how they live, but in ways large and small they already have.

EU 27 to decide future of London-based agencies

EU leaders have agreed that the post-Brexit locations of key bank and medical agencies currently based in London would be decided by November.

Dutch journalists set free after a week in captivity

Two Dutch journalists have been freed unharmed after being held captive for almost a week by leftist rebels in Colombia.

EU approves winding down of Italian lenders

The European Commission gave preliminary approval for an Italian plan to wind down two ailing Veneto-based regional lenders.

Is it time for the EU to improve its human rights record?

The European Union has made progress in ensuring its sanctions allow for legal challenges and don’t harm human rights.

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

It's the third time this month that that the US has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government.

Michel Barnier optimistic about a fair Brexit deal

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal.

Is the world really a better place these days?

Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.

Greens and Socialists meps call condemns anti-refugee policy

The leaders of the Greens and Socialists penned a joint letter to EU Council president Donald Tusk condemning the current strategy of trying to keep new migrants out.

‘Hakuna matata’ in the European Union?

EU officials do acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves in March 2019 can only be concluded as a whole package simultaneously.

Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal.

Tensions rise after van ‘white terror’ attack on London Muslims

British media named the suspect as Darren Osborne, 47-year-old father of four who was living in Cardiff, Wales.

Armed driver smashes car into police van on the Champs-Élysées

France has been in a state of emergency since the Bataclan terror attacks in November 2015, in which 130 people were killed by ISIS supporters.

Russia warns US after Syrian warplane downed, cancels hotline

Moscow has only once before suspended the hotline, which was established in October 2015 to prevent conflict between the different forces operating in Syrian airspace.