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    EU unveils Asia infrastructure plan, denies rivalry with China

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2018

    The European commission proposed on Wednesday a foreign policy plan to improve transport, energy and digital infrastructure links with Asia but denied seeking to counter...

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    Amazon’s use of merchant data under EU microscope

    Reuters | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2018

    EU regulators are quizzing merchants and others on US online retailer Amazon’s use of their data to discover whether there is a need for action,...

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    Nord Stream 2 and trans-Atlantic politics

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2018

    THE relation between Germany and Russia is passing through a very interesting phase; on the one hand, Germany is upset with Russia’s annexation of Crimea...

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    PM May says Britain will not compromise over Brexit plan

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:19am on September 02, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May said she would not compromise with Brussels over her plans for Brexit as a media report said rivals in her...

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    Britain outlines plans for no-deal Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:00pm on August 23, 2018

    Britain on Thursday outlined plans for managing the fallout in the ‘unlikely’ scenario of Brexit talks collapsing, warning that businesses faced more customs red tape...

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    Europe’s new isolationist front

    Farid Hafez  | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2018

    WHEREAS in the past, most European right-wing parties were confined to the benches of the opposition, several of these groups now hold the reins of...

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    Uphold right to peaceful protest: EU

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2018

    The European Union on Tuesday stressed the need for ensuring right to peaceful protest in Bangladesh...

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    Three killed as Zimbabwe troops, protesters clash after vote

    Reuters | Updated at 11:20am on August 02, 2018

    Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on Wednesday as soldiers dispersed stone-throwing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to...

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    Trump, EU's Juncker agree to ease trade tensions

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:55am on July 26, 2018

    US president Donald Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday agreed on a plan to defuse the festering trade dispute between the two...

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    UK to refuse Brexit bill without trade deal: report

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:27am on July 22, 2018

    Britain will only pay its EU divorce bill if the bloc agrees the framework for a future trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary warned in...