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Boris Johnson’s secret Brexit Plan B

Boris Johnson has ditched his plan to resign on October 18 and has latched on to ­another ploy – to force the EU to chuck Britain out of Europe.

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Demystifying the European Union

Anna Eijsbouts’s father, Tom Eijsbouts, is one of Europe’s foremost scholars on European constitutional law—a “walking Encyclopedia on the topic,” as Anna often describes him. But even with so much knowledge about its inner workings at hand, Anna found it difficult to understand how the EU worked as a system, and where its voters fit into the picture

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Iranian foreign minister starts his Asian tour by visiting Beijing

After touring the three Scandinavian countries in a bid to improve Iran’s relations with Europe, Iranian foreign minister has started an Asian diplomatic tour to cement the country’s ties with its eastern partners. Iran’s number one Asian partner China was the first stop in the trip.

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Trump official doubles down, says Statue of Liberty poem refers to Europeans

A top Trump administration official said Tuesday that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about “people coming from Europe” and that America is looking to receive migrants “who can stand on their own two feet.”

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Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel to scrap Brexit backstop amid warnings he is on ‘collision course’ with EU

Boris Johnson has demanded that Angela Merkel drop the controversial Irish backstop from the Brexit agreement, amid warnings from Europe that he is setting himself on a “collision course” with the continent.

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Top court hearing puts EU data transfers in jeopardy

Four years ago, Max Schrems brought a data-sharing deal worth billions of euros between Europe and the United States crashing down.

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European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7

A four-day heatwave across western Europe that killed seven people began to ease slightly on Sunday, as temperature alerts were cut back and wildfires slowly brought under control.

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Salvini Proclaims Italy to Be Washington’s Best EU Ally

Italy is the United States’ most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington.

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Iran still not satisfied with European moves to save the 2015 nuclear deal

Despite the official launch of a European financial mechanism for doing trade with Iran despite the US sanctions, Tehran is still not satisfied with the pace and extent of Europe’s moves in saving the 2015 nuclear deal. Meanwhile, a European delegation is due to visit Tehran soon for talks about other necessary measures.

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As IAEA confirms Iran’s compliance to the JCPOA, Iran warns of a possible collapse of the deal

In its latest report on the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) once again confirmed Iran’s compliance to the deal. However, Europe’s failure in guaranteeing Iran’s benefits under the deal is apparently changing Iran’s mind about continuing its abidance.

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‘The Italian crisis is devastating – the EU has been vicious’

Italy is in a deep crisis. After a decade of economic turbulence, Europe’s third-largest economy is, once again, in recession

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Iran to “reconsider” ties with Europe in case of new sanctions

While the European parties of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran are yet to fulfill their commitments to provide Iran with the economic benefits of the deal, the French government has threatened to impose new sanctions on Iran the country’s missile program. In response, Iran warns that it may reconsider ties with Europe.

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Opinion: Trump hasn’t been all bad for the EU

It’s hard to imagine that just two years ago, life was without Donald Trump. In Brussels — the capital of the European Union and NATO — the US president’s role is pivotal.

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Latest European sanctions to complicate already-fragile Iran-EU relations

The recent move by the European Union to impose sanctions against Iran over unproven allegations of terrorist activities, seems to have further complicated the relations between the Islamic Republic and Europe.

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It’s not Brexit Britain most likely to have a recession. It’s Germany

Take Europe’s three biggest economies and list them in order of the likelihood of being in recession in the second half of 2018. Chances are Brexit-bound Britain would come first followed by France after its gilets jaunes protests.

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