Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

Jul 24, 2016

Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies hope to see Britain as “a close partner” of the European Union in the future, warning that Britain’s decision to exit the bloc added uncertainty to the global economy, a draft communique showed Saturday. The ...

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, ...