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13/07 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


BBC Europe - Nemtsov murder: Five Chechens jailed for attack near Kremlin. A Chechen gunman and four accomplices have been given long jail sentences for the killing of leading Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov near the Kremlin. Zaur Dadayev was jailed for 20 years by a Moscow military court while the others were given 11 to 19 years.



Le Figaro

Migrants : government out of solutions

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented his plan to deal with the influx of asylum seekers. It does not offer any guarantees of the effective return of rejected applicants.



Rethinking Europe

Chancellor Merkel and President Macron want to revive the European house. At the Minister meeting in Paris they plan to present projects to foster the community. At the centre is a common corporate tax.


La Repubblica

Migrants, Macron’s no to Italy. Europe keeping its ports closed

Wave of migrant arrivals. Restrictions for NGOs ready, alert over neo-fascist boat.



El Pais

Junqueras seeks entire Catalan government to get involved in vote preparations

Vice-president proposes purchasing of ballot boxes to be a shared decision as he wants all cabinet members to accept responsibility at a meeting next Tuesday.



Seven eco-organisations insist that the Commission stops the construction of Struma Motorway through the Kresna Gorge

The GERB party hits the rights of citizens and firms in order to build the motorways.


Efimerida Ton Sinkaton

Danger exit

Tsipras: Another decisive step for the definite exit from the crisis.



Brussels changes gears

2/3 majority – George Soros does not control Judith Sargentini, who is working on the report to launch an EU procedure against Hungary.



Government gives tax revenues to private companies and loses €240 million

To get immediate revenues, the government is offering 15% profitability in future taxes. Reassessment of assets postpones expenditure to the end of the mandate. EDP is worth almost half the deal.


Ziarul Financiar

Romania gains supremacy in the top of the most profitable banking systems in Europe

The return on equity in the local banking system reached 15.6% in Q1 of 2017. ROE stands at 12-13% in Finland, Belgium or Denmark.



Slovenia and Croatia remain on their sides

Croatian Prime Minister Plenković yesterday arrived to Slovenia on a working visit to confront Slovenian and Croatian positions for the first time after the announcement of the arbitration award.

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