Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

Jul 24, 2016

Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

The Group of 20 finance chiefs vowed Sunday to use “all policy tools” to pursue growth as Britain’s decision last month to leave the European Union adds to the uncertainty in the global economy amid terrorism and other challenges. Finance ministers and central bank ...

17 migrants found dead, 1,128 rescued in Mediterranean

Jul 22, 2016

17 migrants found dead, 1,128 rescued in Mediterranean

Rescue boats recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily on Thursday, a day after 22 corpses were found in the bottom of a smugglers’ boat. The Italian coast guard, which coordinated Thursday’s rescues, said ...

Jul 21, 2016

EU to put burden of greenhouse-gas targets on rich north

The EU on Wednesday unveiled national targets for cutting greenhouse gases by 2030, placing the burden on richer northern countries, including exit-bound Britain, to help meet the bloc’s U.N. goal. The plans for the 28 EU member states put the onus on Sweden, Luxembourg, ...