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    EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:44am on January 17, 2021

    The European Union on Saturday welcomed a promise by Palestinian leaders to hold their first elections in 15 years, urging Israel to facilitate the ballots....

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    Belgium police accuses Syrian man of killing sister

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels, Belgium | Updated at 12:57pm on January 12, 2021

    A Syrian refugee is suspected of murdering his sister in a possible ‘honour killing’ after her body, with signs of strangulation and a gunshot in...

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    Virus impact keeps eurozone inflation negative

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:28pm on January 07, 2021

    Eurozone inflation remains doggedly negative, the latest official data showed Thursday, the fifth straight month it has languished in the red because of the coronavirus...

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    EU leaders sign post-Brexit trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:40pm on December 30, 2020

    EU leaders signed their post-Brexit trade deal with Britain and dispatched it to London on an RAF jet Wednesday, setting their seal on a drawn-out...

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    EU demands release of Chinese journalist

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 01:32am on December 30, 2020

    The European Union on Tuesday demanded that China release citizen journalist Zhang Zhan and several other jailed reporters, lawyers and human rights champions. The EU...

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    Brexit trade deal gets EU green light

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:07am on December 29, 2020

    The European Union gave the green light on Monday to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to come into...

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    EU, UK seal post-Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:11am on December 25, 2020

    The European Union and Britain on Thursday struck a post-Brexit trade deal to cushion the economic blow of the UK’s imminent departure from the single...

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    Brexit talks under new pressure

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 09:59pm on December 22, 2020

    EU and UK trade talks inched onwards under renewed pressure Monday as transport chaos triggered by the emergence of a more contagious variant of the...

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    Brexit trade talks enter ‘final hours’

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:13pm on December 18, 2020

    British and EU negotiators plunged into the final hours of their scramble for a post-Brexit trade deal Friday, deeply divided on the highly-charged issue of...

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    EU vaccination to start Dec 27

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:57am on December 18, 2020

    The EU is to start Covid-19 inoculations on December 27, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday. ‘It’s Europe’s moment. On 27,...