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UK PM May lets go of Britain's European Council presidency ahead of Merkel talks

Jul 20, 2016

UK PM May lets go of Britain's European Council presidency ahead of Merkel talks

Commentators have drawn comparisons between Merkel and May: both pastors' daughters with low-profile husbands, no children and a love of Alpine hiking. #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #European Union #EU #Britain #UK #European Council #François Hollande #Theresa May #EU Referendum #Donald Tusk #Brexit #Lisbon Treaty
Turkey sends dossiers on Fethullah Glen to US amid extradition demands

Jul 20, 2016

Turkey sends dossiers on Fethullah Glen to US amid extradition demands

Turkey sent the United States four dossiers on the Islamic cleric it believes was behind the weekend's failed coup attempt, according to news reports on Tuesday, as the government seeks his arrest amid widespread dismissals in state institutions. #White House #Barack Obama #US #EU #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Fethullah Gulen #failed coup in Turkey
Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan govt vows to remove Gulen movement 'by its roots'

Jul 19, 2016

Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan govt vows to remove Gulen movement 'by its roots'

Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, after an already deep purge of the army, police and judiciary, and said on Tuesday it had sent Washington evidence of his wrongdoing. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Nato #UN #EU #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Fethullah Gulen #Binali Yildirim #Turkey coup attempt
'Essential' Turkey respects rule of law, Nato tells Erdogan

Jul 18, 2016

'Essential' Turkey respects rule of law, Nato tells Erdogan

Nato head Jens Stoltenberg said Turkey must fully respect the rule of law and democratic freedoms in the aftermath of a failed military coup. #US #NewsTracker #Nato #European Union #EU #Turkey #John Kerry #Jens Stoltenberg
Britain will not abandon 'leading' role in EU, says Boris Johnson

Jul 18, 2016

Britain will not abandon 'leading' role in EU, says Boris Johnson

New British foreign minister and top Brexit backer Boris Johnson pledged on Monday that Britain would continue to play a leading role in Europe as he met his European Union peers for the first time. #NewsTracker #EU #Boris Johnson #Brexit #British foreign minister
EU warns Turkey to show restraint, respect rule of law after coup bid

Jul 18, 2016

EU warns Turkey to show restraint, respect rule of law after coup bid

EU foreign ministers warned Turkey on Monday to show restraint in its response to a failed military coup. #NewsTracker #EU #Turkey #Boris Johnson #Turkey coup attempt #Didier Reynders #Jean Asselborn
Euro 2016 win brings relief to cash-strapped Portugal

Jul 17, 2016

Euro 2016 win brings relief to cash-strapped Portugal

Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno pinned his colours to the mast, donning a green and red scarf as his countrymen lifted the European Championship trophy. #European Union #Portugal #EU #Cristiano Ronaldo #UEFA #European Championship #Euro 2016 #Mario Centeno
Australia seeks free trade agreement with UK after Brexit

Jul 17, 2016

Australia seeks free trade agreement with UK after Brexit

This shows that we can make Brexit work for Britain," BBC quoted the Prime Minister Theresa May as saying. #Australia #NewsTracker #EU #Theresa May #Brexit
Russia calls Nice attack 'mutual tragedy', urges UN to adopt convention on terrorism

Jul 15, 2016

Russia calls Nice attack 'mutual tragedy', urges UN to adopt convention on terrorism

Russia said there is a need to adopt the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) which has been stuck for about two decades at the UN. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Russia #UN #EU #Bastille Day #NICE #Dhaka attacks #Nice Attack #Konstantin Kosachev
Brexit does not mean leaving Europe: Boris Johnson

Jul 14, 2016

Brexit does not mean leaving Europe: Boris Johnson

Theresa May named Johnson the country's top diplomat, stunning observers who had written off the gaffe-prone former London mayor #European Union #TheySaidIt #EU #Foreign Secretary #Britain #UK #Boris Johnson #Theresa May #Brexit