Brexit: UK Parliament to decide between ‘no deal’ and delay

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UK lawmakers have voiced their support for a three-step plan that could allow them to delay the UK’s departure from the EU. MPs rejected an alternative plan that had been proposed by the opposition Labour Party. UK lawmakers have backed … Read More

Merkel and Macron sign Treaty of Aachen to revive EU

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A follow-up pact to the Elysee Treaty marks the latest gesture of friendship between France and Germany. The new bilateral pact pledges deeper cooperation between the two nations and paves the way for EU reforms. French President Emmanuel Macron and … Read More

Germany’s Angela Merkel makes arms export pact with France

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Germany is prepared to compromise its arms export guidelines to facilitate joint defense projects with France, according to an internal government document. France wants to continue selling weapons to Saudi Arabia. Germany is working to loosen its arms export control … Read More

Spain rejects French-German plan to tackle Mediterranean migration crisis

Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska expressed veiled criticism for Italy and Malta – who would benefit most from the initiative – for not doing their part Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska (l) with his Portuguese counterpart in Bucharest on Thursday. ROBERT GHEMENT EFE … Read More

France and Germany move closer together to lead Europe

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Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2019 shows a view of the treaty of Aachen signing ceremony in Aachen, Germany. [Photo/Xinhua] France and Germany – political and economic powerhouses of Europe – have rewritten the terms of their long-term engagement to … Read More

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