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The Latest: German business supports EU stance on Brexit

Oct 20, 2017

Germany's main business group is supporting European Union leaders' refusal to move ahead immediately with talks on the future relationship with Britain

EU leaders to May: Match Brexit promises with real proposals

Oct 19, 2017

European Union leaders have told British Prime Minister Theresa May to match her goodwill pledges to boost Brexit negotiations with concrete proposals if she wants to start discussing a future trade deal by December

Italy: Turin's populist mayor investigated over city budget

Oct 17, 2017

A mayor from Italy's populist 5-Star Movement says she is under investigation over a debt that wasn't properly noted in the city's budget

Work on Israel-Cyprus-Greece electricity link to start 2018

Oct 16, 2017

An official says work on an electricity cable linking the power grids of Israel, Cyprus and Greece is on track to start in the first quarter of 2018 after Greek and Cypriot regulators approved the project

The Latest: Putin halts NKorea ties in line with UN demands

Oct 16, 2017

The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles

Lufthansa offers to take over bankrupt Alitalia

Oct 16, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa confirms it has prepared an offer for the bankrupt Italian airline's global, European and domestic business

Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

Oct 16, 2017

Hungary says it will "block and boycott" all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for schools to teach lessons in languages other than Ukrainian

Divorce bill deadlock: EU laments progress on Brexit

Oct 12, 2017

The European Union's chief negotiator says slow-moving Brexit talks have hit deadlock on the key issue of Britain's exit bill and won't soon be broadened to include future trade relations

EU's Tusk sees next Brexit step in December, not this month

Oct 10, 2017

European Union Council President Donald Tusk says Brexit negotiations will not move to the next stage focused on trade before December at the earliest _ not later this month, as Britain was hoping

Head of Iran's nuclear agency warns US against revoking, undermining nuclear deal

Oct 10, 2017

Head of Iran's nuclear agency warns US against revoking, undermining nuclear deal

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