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Britain urged honor its obligations as EU member

The 27 European Union nations handling Britain’s exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks.
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EU confident Eurogroup will reach deal on Greece

Athens needs funds to repay 7.5 billion euros of debt maturing in July
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Britain threatens to walk away from Brexit negotiations

David Davis has warned that Britain will walk away from the Brexit negotiating table unless the EU drops calls for the UK to cough up €100bn when it leaves.
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France wants more EU cooperation on defence

France's new Armed Forces Minister Sylvie Goulard has vowed to press ahead with European defence projects and work more closely with Germany.
EU backs 'science diplomacy' in the Middle East

EU backs ‘science diplomacy’ in the Middle East

The European Commission sees synchrotron support for investment in science as contribution to peace and stability.
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Top EU officials to meet with Erdogan in Brussels

Turkish President Erdogan will meet with top European Union officials in Brussels to discuss relations between both sides before the NATO summit.
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Angela Merkel wants new Ukraine peace talks

Merkel expressed dismay about an increase of violations of the arms truce since Easter.

EU congratulates incumbent Iranian president Hassan Rouhani

The message came after Rouhani won a second term in Friday’s presidential election by securing an absolute majority of the votes
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Germany wants Bundesbank chief Weidmann to replace Draghi

The chancellor and her finance minister are set to push for Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to become the fourth guardian of the single currency.
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First Brexit negotiations after British elections

European Union officials are preparing for talks on Britain's exit from the bloc to begin on June 19 but expect confirmation of the date only after the British election on June 8.

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