Archive | June, 2016

EU Trade Commissioner: No trade talks until full Brexit


The European Union’s top trade official says the UK cannot begin negotiating terms for doing business with the bloc until after it has left the EU.

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Istanbul airport attackers ‘Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz’


The three men who carried out Tuesday’s deadly attack on an Istanbul airport were all from former Soviet states, Turkish media and officials say.

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Brexit: Obama warns on global growth after UK vote


US President Barack Obama says that the British vote to leave the European Union raises “longer-term concerns about global growth”.

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WW2 Jewish escape tunnel uncovered in Lithuania’s Ponar forest


The escape tunnel used by Jewish “Burning Brigade” prisoners in WW2 is uncovered in Lithuania’s Ponar forest.

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Brexit: EU says no compromise on freedom of movement


There can be no pick and choose in the single market, EU leaders meeting in Brussels say, after discussing the UK vote to leave.

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Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 41, with 239 hurt


The death toll in a suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport rises to 41, 13 of them foreign nationals, with 239 injured.

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EU leaders to meet without Cameron after Brexit vote


EU leaders are to continue their crisis summit in Brussels, but now without the UK after it voted to leave the bloc last week.

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EU wants ‘closest links’ with UK after Brexit says Cameron


David Cameron says the rest of the EU wants close links with the UK after Brexit but acknowledges “huge challenges” over immigration and market access.

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Turkey Istanbul: Explosions and gunfire rock Ataturk airport


Two explosions and gunfire rock Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport, with reports of “multiple” people injured.

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Brexit vote: Bitter exchanges as EU parliament debates Brexit


The European Parliament’s first debate on the UK’s vote to leave is marked by bitter exchanges, with accusations of lying and “Nazi propaganda”.

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