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Halliburton to be told about EU concerns over Baker Hughes deal: source

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Oilfield services provider Halliburton <HAL.N> will meet EU antitrust regulators next week & is likely to be told approximately competition worries over its…

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Greece says new EU border force welcome as pressure builds over migrants

By Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras welcomed on Friday proposals to create a European Union coast guard agency to patrol its vast sea borders as…

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Hungary rejects EU criticism over asylum law

BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The European Commission launched an "infringement case" against Hungary over its asylum legislation on Thursday, a move Budapest dismissed as an act of revenge for its rejection…

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EU can suspend new data transfer pact with U.S. if worried about privacy: Official

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A new data transfer pact between the European Union & Washington will donate the EU the right to pull the plug on the deal…

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EU's Tusk expects UK deal in Feb despite migrants rift

Brussels (AFP) – EU president Donald Tusk said Monday he expects a deal at a summit in February to keep Britain in the bloc despite a lack of consensus over…

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EU seeks new air traffic agreements in Gulf carrier battle

By Julia Fioretti & Victoria Bryan BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Commission is seeking a new European-wide air traffic agreement with Gulf states as a way of boosting European airlines…

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Paris attacks, migrants in focus as Denmark holds EU referendum

Copenhagen (AFP) – EU member Denmark voted Thursday in a referendum on adopting the union's justice rules, with the Paris terror attacks & immigration both major issues in the campaign….

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'No' side wins Danish vote on EU justice rules

Copenhagen (AFP) – Eurosceptic EU member Denmark voted in a referendum Thursday to reject a government proposal to adopt the bloc's justice rules, amid concerns over handing more power to…

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'No' side poised to win Danish vote on EU justice rules

Copenhagen (AFP) – Voters in eurosceptic EU member Denmark on Thursday rejected in a referendum a government proposal to deepen participation in the EU's justice cooperation, exit polls & partial…

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EU regulators to investigate McDonald's tax deals with Luxembourg

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Thursday into McDonald's tax deals with Luxembourg, saying these enabled the U.S. fastfood chain to escape paying taxes on its…

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