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Global Europe 27-08-2014

UN: 2,000 Europe-bound migrants drowned this year

Nearly 2,000 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, most of them in the past three months as they tried to reach Europe from Libya, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday (26 August).
Global Europe 07-10-2013

US ‘shutdown’ puts transatlantic trade talks on ice

The US has put negotiations for a landmark free trade deal with the EU on ice because of a partial shutdown of the US government, the Obama administration said on Friday (4 October).