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EU pledges cash and help to stem migrants from Libyan coast

Fearing a new wave of migrants this Spring, EU leaders – meeting in Malta – have backed new measures to stem the flow of people from the Libyan coast.

Fearing a new wave of migrants this Spring, EU leaders – meeting in Malta – have backed new measures to stem the flow of people from the Libyan coast.

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From Malta to May - British expats on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been in town for an informal EU summit in Malta – despite her plan to start negotiations for Brexit.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been in town for an informal EU summit in Malta – despite her plan to start negotiations for Brexit.

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EU leaders back new steps to stem immigration from Africa

EU leaders have backed new steps to stem immigration from Africa, including financing migrant camps in Libya run by the UN-backed government.

EU leaders have backed new steps to stem immigration from Africa, including financing migrant camps in Libya run by the UN-backed government.

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Malta Summit: EU migration thinking 'hypocritical'

Migration and life after Brexit will dominate discussions as EU leaders meet in the Maltese capital of Valletta on Friday.

Migration and life after Brexit will dominate discussions as EU leaders meet in the Maltese capital of Valletta on Friday.

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Tspiras, Merkel differ over Greek Christmas giveaway

Greek PM Alexis Tspiras has met with Angela Merkel in Berlin after his government passed a planned Christmas giveaway for pensions in defiance of its international…

Greek PM Alexis Tspiras has met with Angela Merkel in Berlin after his government passed a planned Christmas giveaway for pensions in defiance of its international…

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Aleppo's fate overshadows Brussels summit

The enormity of events in Aleppo overshadowed talks at an EU summit between European leaders in Brussels on Thursday.

The enormity of events in Aleppo overshadowed talks at an EU summit between European leaders in Brussels on Thursday.

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Migration, Turkey, Syria war and Brexit dominate EU summit

EU leaders have been getting down to business in Brussels – with the migration crisis, Turkey, Russia and Syria among the pressing issues on the agenda of their last summit of the…

EU leaders have been getting down to business in Brussels – with the migration crisis, Turkey, Russia and Syria among the pressing issues on the agenda of their last summit of the…

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EU leaders warn Russia of fresh sanctions over Syria

EU leaders on Thursday will call on Russia to stop its bombing in Syria and allow humanitarian aid to enter the besieged city in Aleppo.

EU leaders on Thursday will call on Russia to stop its bombing in Syria and allow humanitarian aid to enter the besieged city in Aleppo.

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Brexit: what does the (rest of the) EU actually want?

When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.

When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.

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EU27 meet in Slovakia - without Britain

The leaders of 27 EU countries are meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc on June 23rd.

The leaders of 27 EU countries are meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc on June 23rd.

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The EU's 27 leaders 'unite' as they view the future minus the UK

EU leaders meeting for the first time in 40 years without their British counterpart have been discussing the UK’s exit and the future without it.

EU leaders meeting for the first time in 40 years without their British counterpart have been discussing the UK’s exit and the future without it.

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EU's Tusk tells UK no 'a la carte' access to single market

Britain will not be able to have an ‘a la carte’ relationship with the EU if it wants access to the single market, EU officials said on Wednesday.

Britain will not be able to have an ‘a la carte’ relationship with the EU if it wants access to the single market, EU officials said on Wednesday.

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Brexit: EU correspondents weigh in on UK referendum

More than 1,000 journalists were in Brussels on Tuesday to cover what is likely to be British Prime Minister David Cameron’s final EU summit.

More than 1,000 journalists were in Brussels on Tuesday to cover what is likely to be British Prime Minister David Cameron’s final EU summit.

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UK PM Cameron bows out at 'final EU summit'

British Prime Minister David Cameron has bowed out of his final Eu summit by urging his successor to forge strong ties with the bloc.

British Prime Minister David Cameron has bowed out of his final Eu summit by urging his successor to forge strong ties with the bloc.

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Greece is asking for an emergency Eurozone Summit

After the deadlock in the negotiations between the greek government and the institutions, the greek government decided to request an emergency

After the deadlock in the negotiations between the greek government and the institutions, the greek government decided to request an emergency

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EU leaders begin negotiations on controversial refugee deal

EU leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for a decisive summit to stop more refugees and migrants coming into Europe. The controversial draft deal

EU leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for a decisive summit to stop more refugees and migrants coming into Europe. The controversial draft deal

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European leaders arrive in Brussels for EU-Turkey summit

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has told reporters outside an EU-Turkey summit in Brussels that they have to reach an agreement. As leaders arrived

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has told reporters outside an EU-Turkey summit in Brussels that they have to reach an agreement. As leaders arrived