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The Brief from Brussels: Obama's last trip to Europe

This is the Brief from Brussels, euronews’ daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

This is the Brief from Brussels, euronews’ daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

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Opinion: Europe, Alone in Trump’s World

By Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations Alone again. Since World War II’s end, Europe has looked at the world

By Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations Alone again. Since World War II’s end, Europe has looked at the world

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EU foreign ministers demand quick divorce from Britain

Foreign ministers from the six founding members of the EU have hurriedly assembled in Berlin and urged Britain to divorce the EU quickly.

Foreign ministers from the six founding members of the EU have hurriedly assembled in Berlin and urged Britain to divorce the EU quickly.

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EU lift majority of sanctions against Belarus

EU foreign ministers lift asset freezes and visa bans against Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko and 169 others including three companies.

EU foreign ministers lift asset freezes and visa bans against Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko and 169 others including three companies.

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Can aid help to resolve the Syrian crisis?

As Syria bleeds, how should an upcoming aid conference relieve the suffering? How to get the world to provide billions in needed funding? And could

As Syria bleeds, how should an upcoming aid conference relieve the suffering? How to get the world to provide billions in needed funding? And could

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Ukraine-EU visa deal uncertain

The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as it moves closer to Europe. Federica Mogherini visited

The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as it moves closer to Europe. Federica Mogherini visited

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Russia, Iran are part of solution in Syria: EU foreign policy chief

Amid reports of a combined Syrian-Russian-Iranian ground offensive in Syria, the West must talk to Tehran to broker an end to the conflict, a senior

Amid reports of a combined Syrian-Russian-Iranian ground offensive in Syria, the West must talk to Tehran to broker an end to the conflict, a senior

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EU calls on Russia to end bombing campaign in Syria

The EU is piling pressure on Russia to end its aerial bombing campaign in Syria. Foreign ministers, who have been meeting in Luxembourg, are warning

The EU is piling pressure on Russia to end its aerial bombing campaign in Syria. Foreign ministers, who have been meeting in Luxembourg, are warning

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EU ministers debate controversial migrant quota plan

As migrants continue to flow into Europe, interior ministers are debating a controversial plan to redistribute 120-thousand refugees across the

As migrants continue to flow into Europe, interior ministers are debating a controversial plan to redistribute 120-thousand refugees across the

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EULEX should 'stop intimidating whistleblowers' - campaigners

Anti-corruption campaigners have called on the EU’s largest foreign mission to stop intimidating whistleblowers. Transparency International says

Anti-corruption campaigners have called on the EU’s largest foreign mission to stop intimidating whistleblowers. Transparency International says

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Tony Blair to step down as Middle East representative

Tony Blair, a former British prime minister, is to step down as a Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organisation has announced. It comes

Tony Blair, a former British prime minister, is to step down as a Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organisation has announced. It comes

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Europe Weekly: EU to sanction eastern Ukraine separatists

In this edition of Europe Weekly: EU foreign ministers agree to sanction pro-Russian separatists linked to two disputed elections in eastern Ukraine

In this edition of Europe Weekly: EU foreign ministers agree to sanction pro-Russian separatists linked to two disputed elections in eastern Ukraine

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Russia-Ukraine intrudes on EU top job summit

The Russia-Ukraine situation is threatening to overshadow Saturday’s summit in Brussels aimed at deciding who will be the new EU High Representative

The Russia-Ukraine situation is threatening to overshadow Saturday’s summit in Brussels aimed at deciding who will be the new EU High Representative

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EU targets top Russian officials in new sanctions

The European Union has imposed asset freezes on top Russian officials, including Alexander Bortnikov, chief of the country’s federal security service

The European Union has imposed asset freezes on top Russian officials, including Alexander Bortnikov, chief of the country’s federal security service

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EU mulls tougher Russia sanctions

The EU could target state-owned Russian banks in a bid to toughen up the bloc’s sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis. Ambassadors met in

The EU could target state-owned Russian banks in a bid to toughen up the bloc’s sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis. Ambassadors met in

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EU raises possibility of economic sanctions against Russia

The EU will hit more Russian officials with travel bans and asset freezes by the end of the week. European foreign ministers made the decision at a

The EU will hit more Russian officials with travel bans and asset freezes by the end of the week. European foreign ministers made the decision at a

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EU looks to step up pressure on Russia

EU foreign ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday with the view to hitting Russia with further sanctions later for its support of separatist rebels in

EU foreign ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday with the view to hitting Russia with further sanctions later for its support of separatist rebels in

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Brussels to discuss tougher sanctions on Russia

EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss a tougher stance on Russia in the wake of the MH17 disaster. The 28-nation bloc has been

EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss a tougher stance on Russia in the wake of the MH17 disaster. The 28-nation bloc has been

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How are the EU's top jobs decided?

What does it take to be picked for a top job at the EU? Most of the candidates for positions at the European Commission are officials looking to

What does it take to be picked for a top job at the EU? Most of the candidates for positions at the European Commission are officials looking to