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Robin Emmott

Trumps Truppenentscheid - Teuer und militärisch begrenzt sinnvoll

Jul 31 2020

Brüssel/Berlin Die Entscheidung kam überraschend, ihre Umsetzung dürfte kostspielig sein und Jahre dauern: US-Verteidigungsminister Mark Esper will das wichtigste amerikanische Militärkommando in Europa von Stuttgart abziehen und ins belgische Mons verlegen, wo bereits die Nato ihr militärisches Hauptquartier betreibt.

Trump’s military shuffle in Europe will take time and be costly

Jul 30 2020

BRUSSELS/BERLIN The United States will take years to move its main military command in Europe from Germany to NATO headquarters in Belgium and updating facilities will be costly, three former senior officials said.

No easy approval of EU stimulus deal, says parliament head

Jul 22 2020

BRUSSELS The European Parliament will not rubber stamp a European Union leaders' accord on a massive coronavirus stimulus, the assembly's head said on Wednesday, pledging to reverse research cuts and tie disbursements to democratic values.

EU reaches historic deal on pandemic recovery after fractious summit

Jul 21 2020

BRUSSELS European Union leaders clinched an historic deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-throttled economies in the early hours of Tuesday, after a fractious summit lasting almost five days. | Video

REFILE-EU delays strict rule-of-law conditions for recovery fund

Jul 21 2020

BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM, July 21 Hungary, Poland and the Netherlands all claimed victory on Tuesday after a European Union summit left open how to tie a new coronavirus recovery fund to democratic values, raising doubts about whether compliance would be possible or meaningful.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-EU reaches 'truly historic' deal on pandemic recovery after fractious summit

Jul 21 2020

BRUSSELS, July 21 European Union leaders clinched an "historic" deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-throttled economies in the early hours of Tuesday, after a fractious summit lasting almost five days.

Merkel und Macron vorsichtig optimistisch im Streit über EU-Corona-Hilfen

Jul 20 2020

Brüssel/Berlin Am vierten Tag des EU-Sondergipfels stehen die Zeichen im Streit über den EU-Etat und die Corona-Hilfen auf Annäherung.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

Jul 20 2020

BRUSSELS, July 20 Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro ($2 trillion) coronavirus stimulus plan on Monday as talks in Brussels extended to a fourth day.

Germany's Merkel warns of summit failure on EU recovery fund

Jul 19 2020

BRUSSELS, July 19 European Union leaders may not reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus plan on Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as marathon negotiations ran into a third day and acrimony mounted over the demands of rich but thrifty countries.

Netherlands's Rutte holds out as deadlocked EU talks go into second day

Jul 18 2020

* First day of talks hits impasse after 13 hours of negotiations

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