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28/07 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

BBC Europe - Russia orders US to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions. Russia has retaliated to new US sanctions by telling Washington to cut its diplomatic staff to 455 and barring the use of some properties. The new US embassy staffing level would be the same as at Russia’s embassy in Washington. The Russian foreign ministry also said it was seizing holiday properties and a warehouse used by US diplomats

 

FRANCE

Le Figaro

Migrants: Macron ready to act on Libyan soil

On Thursday, the President of the French Republic announced his intention to set up centres to process asylum applications on Libyan territory by summer.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Admission for Porsche Cayenne prohibited

Unlawful defeat device in diesel cars. Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt orders forced recall.

ITALY

Corriere Della Sera

Paris wants state shipyards

Macron snubs Italy. Rome’s reaction: Incomprehensible decision.

SPAIN

El Mundo

Catalan top offical indicted for hiding referendum expenses

Lluís Salvado, Catalonia’s Treasury Secretary, is the first official from ERC party to be accused.

BELGIUM

L’Avenir

The Belgian Blue in 84% of the Belgian farms

The Walloon cattle farmers mostly love the Belgian Blue breed, other breeds only represent 16% of the livestock. The Belgian Blue could obtain a geographical certificate.

BULGARIA

Standard Daily

Bulgarian Energy Minister Petkova receives a letter from Commissioner Cañete

YES from Europe for the Russian gas.

GREECE

Naftemporiki

September’s agenda is heavy

Critical month for the budget and the completion of difficult prior actions.

CROATIA

Vecernji List

We must accept migrants as Ministry of the Interior has been ignoring the EU Court of Justice

Who is responsible for Luxembourg warning?

UNITED STATES

NYT

On the front line in California

A day with the enforcers of Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Kommersant

Don’t insult and you won’t be insulted

On July 27 in the Finnish hotel Punkaharju President of Russia Vladimir Putin has for the first time commented on the American bill toughening sanctions against Russia and commented on the US “special cynicism” using the words “rudeness” and “with the aggravating circumstances”. Kommersant special correspondent Andrey Kolesnikov tells how the Russian President at the press conference came to these epithets and what last chance he after all has given to the United States of America.

 

 

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