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Theresa May to meet EU top brass today, on 'absolute deadline' day for progress on Brexit
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Theresa May to meet EU top brass today, on 'absolute deadline' day for progress on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will try and reach a deal on Brexit divorce terms with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday as months of tense negotiations reach a decisive moment

Spain formally takes control after Catalonia declares independence, sacks its police chief
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Spain formally takes control after Catalonia declares independence, sacks its police chief

Spain moved Saturday to seize direct control of Catalonia, sacking its police chief a day after the Catalan regional Parliament's independence declaration sent shock waves through Europe.

Germany to not recognise Catalonia's independence, says territorial integrity of Spain is inviolable
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Germany to not recognise Catalonia's independence, says territorial integrity of Spain is inviolable

Germany does not recognise Catalonia's unilateral declaration of independence, a government spokesman said on Friday, calling for dialogue between the two sides.

Spain denounces Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's 'trickery', warns of economic and social unrest
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Spain denounces Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's 'trickery', warns of economic and social unrest

Spain's foreign minister accused Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont of "trickery" after he suspended his declaration of independence, warning that his actions would trigger economic and social unrest.

Catalan president, leaders sign declaration of independence but put it on hold for talks with Madrid
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Catalan president, leaders sign declaration of independence but put it on hold for talks with Madrid

Catalan leaders signed a declaration of independence from Spain but immediately put it on hold and called for talks with Madrid on the country's worst political crisis in decades.

Spain, EU warn Catalan leaders not to take 'irreversible steps' ahead of independence declaration
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Spain, EU warn Catalan leaders not to take 'irreversible steps' ahead of independence declaration

The Spanish government and the EU warned Catalonia's separatist leader Tuesday against declaring independence, just hours before he announces a possible split from Spain.

Political conflict triggers concern that Poland might be next to exit European Union
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Political conflict triggers concern that Poland might be next to exit European Union

"There is a question mark over Poland's European future today," European Council president Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister said.

Brexit: Britain, European Union clash over first proposal on protecting citizens' rights
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Brexit: Britain, European Union clash over first proposal on protecting citizens' rights

The European Union and Britain on Friday tripped over the first item in their Brexit talks — protecting the rights of each other's citizens — highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their marathon negotiations.

European Union extends economic sanctions against Russia for another six months
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European Union extends economic sanctions against Russia for another six months

EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia for another six months as Moscow failed to implement the Minsk agreement

Brexit could be reversed, says European Union president Donald Tusk
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Brexit could be reversed, says European Union president Donald Tusk

European Union president Donald Tusk echoed rocker John Lennon's "Imagine" Thursday as he said he hoped Britain might still stay in the bloc.

EU chief rejects Donald Trump's suggestion, says Paris Accord won't be renegotiated
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EU chief rejects Donald Trump's suggestion, says Paris Accord won't be renegotiated

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday rejected US President Donald Trump's suggestion that the Paris climate pact could be renegotiated.

US pulls out of Paris Agreement: Here's how world leaders reacted to Donald Trump's decision
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US pulls out of Paris Agreement: Here's how world leaders reacted to Donald Trump's decision

The world forged ahead with the Paris climate deal after Donald Trump pulled the US out of the pact, triggering bitter condemnation from all corners of the globe

Donald Trump's scuffles overshadow tough G7 stance against jihadist terrorism
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Donald Trump's scuffles overshadow tough G7 stance against jihadist terrorism

G7 leaders held annual summit talks with divisions on trade and climate change, and fresh friction surrounding Donald Trump, threatening to undermine a show of unity against jihadist terrorism.

G7 summit: EU president Donald Tusk calls on members to maintain Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict
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G7 summit: EU president Donald Tusk calls on members to maintain Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict

EU president Donald Tusk called on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russia, but the White House said it did not yet "have a position" on the issue.

Donald Trump berates NATO allies for not spending enough on defense
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Donald Trump berates NATO allies for not spending enough on defense

Trump's harsh words came despite NATO saying it would formally endorse joining the US-led coalition against IS at the summit, in the face of reservations in France and Germany about getting involved in another conflict

EU, Donald Trump have different views on Russia, climate change: Donald Tusk
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EU, Donald Trump have different views on Russia, climate change: Donald Tusk

The European Union and US President Donald Trump seem to have differing positions on dealing with Russia, climate change and global trade, Donald Tusk said.

Donald Trump meets NATO and EU leaders in Brussels, a city he once called a 'hellhole'
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Donald Trump meets NATO and EU leaders in Brussels, a city he once called a 'hellhole'

Donald Trump meets NATO and European Union leaders on Thursday in the city he once derided as a "hellhole," with nervous allies hoping for a strong show of commitment from the US president.

Polish official suspended over image of European Council president Donald Tusk as SS officer
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Polish official suspended over image of European Council president Donald Tusk as SS officer

Warsaw: Poland's Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the US after the woman allegedly posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council president Donald Tusk dressed as a German SS officer.

European Union leaders adopt Brexit guidelines at Brussels summit: Here's what the EU wants
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European Union leaders adopt Brexit guidelines at Brussels summit: Here's what the EU wants

Twenty-seven EU leaders on Saturday formally approved their guidelines for Brexit negotiations at a summit in Brussels.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe warns of 'confusion' without Brexit deal; urges smooth transition
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Japan PM Shinzo Abe warns of 'confusion' without Brexit deal; urges smooth transition

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday urged Britain and the European Union to secure a "smooth and transparent" separation, saying that open trade in Europe was "a matter of concern to the world".