EU keeps sanctions on Russia due to its failure on Ukraine cease-fire

Jun 23, 2017

EU keeps sanctions on Russia due to its failure on Ukraine cease-fire

EU leaders agreed Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine cease-fire commitments, EU President Donald Tusk said. “Agreed. EU will extend economic sanctions against Russia for their lack of implementing ...

Heat wave scorches Europe from London to Siberia

Jun 22, 2017

Heat wave scorches Europe from London to Siberia

Europe sizzled in a continent-wide heat wave on Wednesday, with London bracing for Britain’s hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal battled to stamp out deadly forest fires. More than 1,000 firefighters were still fighting to control the flames that broke out in central ...

Britain seeks 'special' EU ties as Brexit talks kick off in Brussels

Jun 20, 2017

Britain seeks 'special' EU ties as Brexit talks kick off in Brussels

Britain’s negotiators came to Brussels seeking a “new, deep and special partnership with the European Union” on Monday as talks on the unprecedented British withdrawal from the bloc finally got under way. A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis, a veteran campaigner against EU membership, ...