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Gabriela Baczynska

Brexit hangs in the balance as EU doubts a deal this week

9:25pm IST

LONDON/BRUSSELS A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.

Brexit-Abkommen hängt kurz vor EU-Gipfel in der Schwebe

6:53pm IST

London/Brüssel Wenige Tage vor dem EU-Gipfel Ende der Woche hängt eine Vereinbarung für den Austritt Großbritanniens aus der Europäischen Union noch immer in der Schwebe.

Britain and EU say work remains to be done to reach Brexit deal

7:38am IST

LONDON/BRUSSELS Britain and the European Union said on Sunday a lot more work would be needed to secure an agreement on Britain's departure form the bloc.

EU, Britain enter intense Brexit talks as UK departure date looms

12 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union agreed on Friday to enter intense talks with Britain to try to break the deadlock over Brexit, lifting financial markets with a sign that a deal could be done before the Halloween deadline.

Brexit breakfast for EU and UK negotiators after "pathway to deal" opens

11 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS, Oct 11 The chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain were meeting for breakfast on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart unexpectedly said they had found a pathway to a possible deal at last-ditch talks.

France opposes EU membership talks with North Macedonia, Albania: diplomats

10 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS France told its European Union peers this week it was against launching membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania for now, diplomatic sources told Reuters, casting a shadow over the countries' ambition to integrate with the West.

EU tells Britain - Make more concessions if you want a Brexit deal

10 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Union told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson he must make significant concessions if he wants to strike a last-minute Brexit deal.

EU says Brexit deal 'very difficult' if not entirely impossible

10 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union said on Wednesday it was not shutting the door to a Brexit deal but stressed that London needed to change its stance considerably to secure an agreement. | Video

EU says Brexit deal 'very difficult' if not entirely impossible

09 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union said on Wednesday it was not shutting the door to a Brexit deal but stressed that London needed to change its stance considerably to secure an agreement. | Video

Germany warns of repeat of 2015 EU migration chaos

09 Oct 2019

LUXEMBOURG Germany warned on Tuesday of a repeat of the chaotic influx of migrants that caught the European Union unprepared in 2015, as Greece and Cyprus sounded the alarm over a resurgence of arrivals from neighboring Turkey.

World News

Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats

Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.