European leaders seek elusive 'road map' after Brexit shock

September 16, 2016 9:59 AM

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BRATISLAVA Reeling from Britain's decision to leave, the European Union's remaining 27 states met on Friday to inject momentum into the ailing EU project even as they acknowledged deep divisions over the refugee crisis and the economy.

Years of economic crisis have pushed up unemployment in many member states, while a spate of attacks by Islamist militants and a record influx of migrants have unsettled voters, who are turning increasingly to populist, anti-EU parties.

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