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Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has declared that preserving the unity of the 27 remaining EU member states in light of the UK’s departure from the EU (Brexit) is an absolute priority for the Austrian Presidency of the European Council. Austria took over the rotating six-month Presidency of the top EU body from Bulgaria on July […]
US President Donald Trump has astonished friends and foes alike by apparently siding with Russia against the American intelligence services during his summit meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
Reports that Germany and the European Commission, the EU executive, are inclined to offer UK Prime Minister Theresa May what is described as a “blind Brexit” deal to help her save face have been denied by German sources, according to a report.
Germany is expected to end 2018 with a trade surplus of nearly USD 300 billion, recording the world’s biggest trade surplus for the third consecutive year.