Coronavirus latest: EU agrees to close external borders for 30 days

EU leaders have agreed to prevent foreigners from entering the European bloc for 30 days as they fight to contain the deadly coronavirus. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the proposal “got a lot of support by the … Read More

EU ‘surprised’ at Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance

Ursula von der Leyen speaking to MEPs BORIS Johnson’s suggestion that the UK could be prepared to accept an Australian-style relationship with the EU without a formal trade deal has “surprised” Brussels. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen pointed … Read More

Trump claims the EU has ‘no choice’ but to agree a new trade deal

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KEY POINTS The president met with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, and told CNBC’s Joe Kernen that the pair had a “great talk.” Amid ongoing informal discussions, Trump … Read More

Europe on brink of new refugee crisis ‘EVEN GREATER’ than 2015 – German Interior Minister

FILE PHOTO. ©  Global Look Press / Nicolas Economou Europe may soon face a massive inflow of refugees and migrants that will be even bigger than at the peak of the infamous crisis, Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has warned, urging … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 2 August 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, Are these the best of times, or the worst?  It seems that for now at least, the foreign policy of the United States is solid.  Iran is still holding the British owned tanker taken hostage in the … Read More