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March 20, 2018 5:52 PM Macron says too much English spoken in pre-Brexit Brussels

PARIS (Reuters) - The English language is too dominant in Brussels, especially with Britain soon to exit the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as he vowed to fight for a wider use of French in EU institutions and abroad. There are some 274 million French speakers worldwide, making it the fifth most widely spoken language 18

March 19, 2018 9:56 PM U.S. Bans Use of Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency

Official blasts so-called petro as ‘a desperate attempt by a corrupt regime to defraud international investors’ The Trump administration targeted Venezuela’s new bitcoin-like currency Monday, prohibiting Americans and U.S. companies from dealing in the digital currency. With the economy in shambles and the country cut off from debt markets, Venezuela 17

March 19, 2018 12:51 PM EU Agrees on Brexit Transition Terms but Ireland Issue Remains

Under the terms agreed, the U.K. would continue implementing all EU rules until the end of 2020, while having no say in future decisions BRUSSELS—The European Union agreed Monday on the broad terms of Britain’s two-year transition deal after leaving the bloc in March 2019, according to an EU official familiar with the discussions. Under the terms, agreed 25

March 19, 2018 11:05 AM China's Tiangong-1 Space Lab expected to fall to Earth in 2 to 3 weeks

An artist's Illustration of China's Tiangong-1 space lab, which is expected to fall back to Earth soon. (CMSA) The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Space Debris Office in Darmstadt, Germany, has issued a new update on the expected re-entry of China’s Tiangong-1 space lab. The new forecast, which was issued March 15, predicts that the 8.5-ton Tiangong- 18

March 19, 2018 9:21 AM North Korea to Meet for Talks With U.S., South Korean Delegations in Helsinki

Comes ahead of U.S.-North Korea summit expected by May SEOUL—A North Korean official will hold unofficial talks in Finland with a delegation from the U.S. and former South Korean government officials, Seoul’s foreign ministry said, amid a flurry of recent diplomatic activity before an expected U.S.-North Korean summit by the end of May. However, American 23

March 19, 2018 3:37 AM Japan's February exports, imports grow amid trade war fears

Japan's exports grew 1.8 percent in February compared to the same month a year earlier, as the surplus fell to just $32 million, according to customs data released Monday. Exports are expected to remain strong in coming months, boosted by a strong global economy, though worries are deepening about a possible trade war over President Donald Trump's plan to impose 32

March 17, 2018 1:25 PM Letter, with bullet, sent to Greek minister working on Macedonia name issue: police

ATHENS (Reuters) - A threatening letter containing a bullet has been sent to the Greek foreign minister, who is engaged in talks with Macedonia on a long-running name dispute, police said. Nikos Kotzias has received other threatening letters and calls in recent months. “The new envelope ... contained a bullet and a letter with references to his efforts 21

March 17, 2018 12:05 PM Two storms making mess across US; new nor'easter still uncertain

Two storms are moving across the United States on Saturday, bringing rain and sleet to the Midwest and snow to the Mountain West. Storm No. 1 is bringing rain, sleet and freezing rain from Iowa into northern tornado.htm" id="ramplink_Illinois_" target="_blank">Illinois Saturday morning and will extend southeastward though West Virginia. Total ice accumulations 31

March 17, 2018 7:47 AM New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal: Iran official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Any new European sanctions against Iran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to state media. “In case some European countries are following steps to put non-nuclear sanctions against Iran in order to please the American president 15

March 16, 2018 7:49 PM EU Explores Fresh Steps to Save Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump administration has set a May deadline to strengthen nuclear pact BRUSSELS—European foreign ministers, anxious to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran, on Monday plan to sketch out new measures to increase pressure on the country over its ballistic missile program and regional actions, European Union officials said. The talks come as time shrinks 21