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EU leaders face calls to bridge divide on migrants

Brussels (AFP) – European leaders holding a year-end summit on Thursday were urged to bury their differences over the migration crisis & restore the security of the 28-nation EU's crumbling…

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BC-EU–Czech-Israel-EU, EU

Czech lawmakers have rejected a European Union's decision that goods produced in Israeli settlements must have special labels & cannot say they were made in Israel. Lawmakers in the country's…

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Sovereignty fears cloud EU debate over new border guard plan

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union heavyweights France & Germany on Thursday backed a potentially divisive plan for a border guard agency with powers to unilaterally deploy to member states unable…

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EU summit kicks off British reform talks in earnest

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday sought to be accommodating to British demands to alter the way the EU is run — yet only if Prime Minister David…

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'No fingerprints!' chant migrants in Italy as EU cracks down

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – Some 200 mostly Eritrean migrants protested against asylum rules on the island of Lampedusa on Thursday as the European Union steps up pressure on…

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The Latest: Cameron has friend in Merkel at EU reform talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest news from a European Union summit focusing on the migration crisis & British demands for EU reforms. All times local: 3:55 p.m. German Chancellor Angela…

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Cameron hopes for 'real progress' in EU talks

By Elizabeth Piper & Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said he hoped talks with European Union leaders on Thursday would provide "real progress" toward a deal…

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No national fix for migrant crisis, Merkel warns EU

Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday warned European partners against resorting to national action to deal with the current migrant crisis, rather than working towards a usual solution….

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Cameron wins Merkel boost before facing EU leaders

By Alastair Macdonald & Paul Carrel BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – David Cameron won encouragement from Europe's powerbroker Angela Merkel as he prepared for a summit on Thursday that could set Britain…

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EU migrants feel like scapegoats as Britain seeks benefit curbs

By Elizabeth Piper CHAFFORD HUNDRED, England (Reuters) – Ella Vine no longer speaks her native Polish at bus stops & train stations in Britain because there have been times she…

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