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Though the demise of the European Union may not immediately be in the offing, Brexit has shown that nothing can be ruled out. Christoph Hasselbach looks at six things the EU has done that are important to him.
The majority of voters chose to leave the EU, but there are four ways in which the UK could still remain part of the union. With the help of an economist and a law professor, DW explains how the UK could exit the Brexit
Great Britain and the EU are closely tied together in the field of research, whether in the exchange of scientists, financing and in setting common standards. What now? DW provides as many answers as possible.
Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU has raised questions about the future of the United Kingdom. Peter Geoghegan examines what it could mean for Northern Ireland and its future status.
EGX drops by 5.5% following Brexit vote
Now what? When the United Kingdom completes its exit from the EU in the next two years, Britons and Europeans will have a lot to adjust to. Here’s a sampling of that.
Scotland’s administration is seeking immediate discussions with the EU to keep the country in the bloc. A million voters in the UK have called for a change in the law to require a 60 percent majority in an EU vote.
Germany’s top diplomat Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Brexit talks to start “as soon as possible” after meeting representatives of the EU’s founding nations. His colleagues also put pressure on London to hurry talks up.
Europe must re-organize after the Brexit, Ulrike Guerot tells DW. The political scientist argues the understandably angry British people made their choice.
The UK has voted to leave the EU in a referendum and the prime minister who called it, David Cameron, says he will quit. Cameron said the vote “must be respected,” but that another prime minister should implement it.
There are around two million EU citizens living and working in the UK. As Julia Macfarlane discovered, there’s a certain sense of panic about their status should the UK vote to leave the EU.
If Britain chooses to leave the EU, the result may be a greater currency crisis for emerging economies such as Egypt
The EU’s approval of wildlife trade measures helps even up the battle against a long list of foes: criminal gangs, tribes hunting to feed their families, even corrupt guards supposed to protect animals.
EU foreign ministers have agreed to expand the bloc’s anti-people smuggling operation in the Mediterranean Sea. Its ambit will now also include training the Libyan coastguard and enforcing a UN arms embargo.
The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequences for themselves as well.
The president of the European Council has warned of the lengthy process that would ensue if the UK left the bloc. Tensions have risen across the UK and EU ahead of a historic vote on the country’s future in the bloc.
A newly-published study shows that more than half of the 22 million unemployed people in the European Union have been jobless for a year or longer, with older people and low-skilled workers the most affected.
European companies operating in China face a raft of tough challenges amid the ongoing slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. Still, if allowed, most of them would like to expand their presence in the country.
The agreement aims to protect personal data transferred across the Atlantic, following revelations of large-scale US snooping. The “Umbrella Agreement” will aid in the fight against cross-border crime and terrorism.
The arrest of Press Syndicate board members has sparked widespread concerns
The funds were granted by EU, GIZ and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
For months, the Brits have threatened their fellow EU members with a Brexit that could destabilize the entire European Union. But guess what: That probably won’t happen.
Amnesty International calls on EU member states to halt transfer of arms to Egypt
Turkey’s incoming prime minister, Binali Yildirim, has unveiled his new Cabinet. Although most members of the previous government will retain their posts, there have been some notable changes.
On Saturday, Montenegro marks a decade since it separated from Serbia. But opinions differ as to whether there is really anything to celebrate. Ten scenes from 10 years in the smallest EU candidate country.
Turkey’s EU affairs minister has said his country met most terms of a migrant deal, and it’s Europe’s turn to deliver on its promises. The EU insists Ankara must amend its terror laws to gain visa-free access to Europe.
Law regulating assembly should be brought in line with the Egyptian Constitution, says EU
Angela Merkel is visiting Turkey with top EU officials in a bid to boost support for the bloc’s controversial migrant deal with Ankara. Human rights groups say the agreement is deeply flawed and should be reassessed.
Other partners include the French Development Agency (AFD) that will contribute a €70m loan, and the World Bank, which offered a $500m loan
Agadir members announce that Lebanon and Palestine will join the agreement, which includes Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan