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In Libreville, Gabon, residents ventured out on the streets and surveyed damage after two days of riots sparked by a disputed presidential poll. There was little to choose between the main candidates, writes Dirke Köpp.
Facebook page reveals obstacles facing Egyptian visa applicants at several EU embassies
Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union has prompted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut its global growth forecast for the next two years – the fifth time it has dialed back estimates in 15 months.
Bosnia has lifted a key blockage on its road to EU membership, with help from Berlin. But the Balkan country is facing other serious obstacles, says regional expert Alida Vracic.
EU holds workshop with Egyptian ministries to implement TARES project
The German economy will keep growing in the third quarter, defying worries over the effect Britain’s vote to leave the European Union could have on the bloc, according to a report from Germany’s central bank.
More and more people in Russia are being given jail sentences for controversial posts on the internet. Simply questioning the annexation of Crimea is enough to lead to charges. Now, laws have been tightened once again.
British Vote Leave strategist Daniel Hannan is this week’s guest on Conflict Zone, discussing whether the Brexit campaign misled voters, as some claim, and what he thinks future holds for post-Brexit UK.
Sunderland in north-eastern England has become the poster child for the post-industrial, working class anger that drove the Brexit vote, as Peter Geoghegan reports.
Tradition holds that in 1690 fires were lit along the coast to help King William of Orange navigate safely to Belfast. Those conflagrations are still commemorated today. Peter Geoghegan reports from Belfast.
A newly leaked TTIP draft plays into fears that the the free trade deal will force Europe to lower its regulatory standards – sparking renewed worry for climate protection and development of renewable energy.
Quite a lot of German companies look set to lower their investments in the UK after the British vote to leave the European Union. But much will depend on Brexit negotiations between the EU and Britain.
In quick succession, three funds have called a halt to an outpour of capital, joining three others. The UK’s long-booming real estate market has become a leading source of worry for its financial system post-Brexit.
British pound has plummeted to new depths as uncertainty over the economic impact of the UK’s pro-Brexit vote keeps worrying markets. Stock in Asia plunged again amid fears of long-term instability.
Ireland and the UK have not always been happy neighbors. Relations improved in the wake of the Good Friday peace accords, but as Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin, that could change following the UK’s Brexit.
History may not repeat itself very often, but when parallels are witnessed, the effects can be major and gruesome. These are tough times for many. There is the ubiquitous occurrence of major terrorism, bringing insecurity to aeroplanes and airports, train stations, entertainment clubs, and schools. There is a growing wealth concentration for a …
The Middle East Quartet, including the US, Russia, the European Union and the UN, has said a two-nation model is the only solution to the Palestinian conflict. However, no timelines have been fixed for negotiations.
It’s been quite a post-Brexit week for Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been pushing the pro-EU case at home and in Brussels, but there remains a long way to go, as Peter Geoghegan reports from Glasgow.
It is still unclear how the UK will split from the European Union. But the Brexit vote is already a setback for advocates of free trade. This could affect millions of people in the world’s poorest countries, say experts.
The British telecoms giant considers moving its headquarters in London out of the UK if post-Brexit negotiations with the EU won’t ensure access to the EU’s free movement of people, capital and goods.
While global economic attention is turned to the effects of the UK’s departure from the EU, Egypt stands to gain
The British pound sank to 30-year lows while most stock markets in Asia tumbled following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Traders fear there will be months of uncertainty.
EGX drops by 5.5% following Brexit vote
Technical analysts predict the market falling from 7,253.3 points to 6,800 points over Sunday and Monday
Reactions to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union were quick to pour out of Germany, one of the bloc’s most stalwart proponents. Leaders will now discuss how to prevent a chain reaction in other EU states.
For the first time in modern German history, the yield of the country’s benchmark 10-year debt – also known as Bund – has fallen below zero percent as investors rush to safety ahead of Britain’s Brexit referendum
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.
The funds were granted by EU, GIZ and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Agadir members announce that Lebanon and Palestine will join the agreement, which includes Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan