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    UK and EU on collision course over rights of EU citizens
    Jun22

    UK and EU on collision course over rights of EU citizens

    The British and EU27 Brexit negotiating teams are headed for a major clash over how the rights of the 3.2 million EU citizens living in the U.K. will be enforced post-Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May, in a statement to EU leaders at the European Council in Brussels, rejected calls from the EU side for those rights to be upheld by the European...

    Donald Tusk channels John Lennon, imagines there’s no Brexit
    Jun22

    Donald Tusk channels John Lennon, imagines there’s no Brexit

    European Council President Donald Tusk is used to dealing with thorny, high-stakes issues, from the threat of eurozone meltdown to the migration crisis, but Thursday he delved into far more divisive territory — the politics of the Beatles. Under questioning at a news conference at the European Council in Brussels, Tusk, a former...

    Oliver Stone on interviewing Vladimir Putin: “There are two sides to every story”
    Jun22

    Oliver Stone on interviewing Vladimir Putin: “There are two sides to every story”

    The director says his conversations with the Russian president, like all of his works, speak for themselves. “You’re going to start with this blogging bullshit?” Oliver Stone raises his voice at a reporter, a look of fury on his face. The director has been asked about the veracity of a video shown to him by the Russian president in his...

    Theresa May speaks, EU puts on poker face
    Jun22

    Theresa May speaks, EU puts on poker face

    Theresa May arrives in Brussels for the European Council meeting brandishing an olive branch: the principles of her “big and generous†offer on European Union citizens’ rights. Well, the broad principles at least. The detail will come when she has skipped town, in a policy paper published Monday. The expectation...

    EU leaders look beyond Brexit and love what they see
    Jun22

    EU leaders look beyond Brexit and love what they see

    Call it summer EU-phoria. There was a blazing sun overhead as European leaders arrived in Brussels for their summer summit Thursday, and the political outlook seemed just as bright, with an array of crises in check, economic indicators on the upswing across the Continent, and spirits lifted by a series of ballot-box triumphs. Perhaps most...

    EU and Ukraine hail closer ties, extension of Russia sanctions
    Jun22

    EU and Ukraine hail closer ties, extension of Russia sanctions

    With recently approved visa-free travel to Europe, Ukrainians have finally broken their historic chains to the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. Stopping in Brussels to meet European Council President Donald Tusk on his return from a trip to Washington, Poroshenko boasted of robust...

    Ukrainians now have more freedom of travel – but less freedom of thought
    Jun22

    Ukrainians now have more freedom of travel – but less freedom of thought

    Ukraine’s government is rightly concerned about Russian cyber aggression. But does that merit online censorship? Ukrainians have sacrificed so much in their bid to be recognised as fellow Europeans. Their struggle to extricate themselves from Russian domination is written in the blood of the Euromaidan protestors and the toll of its...

    ‘Elvis Presley is alive’ and 10 more conspiracy theories
    Jun22

    ‘Elvis Presley is alive’ and 10 more conspiracy theories

    Credits Keystone/Getty Images In a post-truth world, conspiracy theories are aplenty – here are some of the most intriguing and bizarre out there In Depth Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 11:00am Music legend Elvis Presley died on 16 August 1977 – or did …read more Source: The...

    Lukashenko, CEI foreign ministers discuss terrorism, migration, situation in Ukraine
    Jun22

    Lukashenko, CEI foreign ministers discuss terrorism, migration, situation in Ukraine

    At the beginning of the meeting Alexander Lukashenko called for sincere and open conversation and stressed that he is ready to listen to all the proposals and concerns. In his opinion, it is very important not to give up on these problems, to discuss them and look for solutions. …read more Source:...

    Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy
    Jun22

    Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy

    When President Trump began taking a wrecking ball to some of America’s traditional foreign policies, going so far as to threaten the country’s long and sturdy relationship with its Western European allies, many hoped that the other branches of government would provide a counterweight to the executive branch, and restrain his worst...

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