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Eszter Zalan
Reporter for covering European affairs. Keeping an eye on conflict zones. Former AFP journo in Hungary.
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Andrew Byrne 3h
Reports that a Hungarian government car drove Macedonia’s fugitive ex-PM from Albania to Montenegro, shortly before he arrived in Budapest claiming asylum. Quite the 5⭐️ service.
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Peter Teffer 4h
What are the key points of the Brexit deal? has dissected the EU-UK agreement.
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EUobserver 4h
No-confidence calls against May put Brexit deal in doubt
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In non-Brexit news: employed a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activist protesters, in part by linking them to the liberal financier George , according to
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While UK cabinet members resign in objection to the deal, an EU official warns: "We think it is the best we can we can do with the constraints we have on both sides."
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Csaba Tóth 10h
EU has its flaws but gives enormous strength to smaller countries. There is no other scenario in which could declare victory while the tears itself apart over
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EUobserver Nov 14
Asylum for Macedonia's ex-PM put Orban on spot
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'Decisive progress' on Brexit as British cabinet backs deal
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Decisive progress! ✔️
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Eszter Zalan Nov 14
Full text of Brexit withdrawal agreement 👇 and the outline of the framework of future relationship here:
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Jennifer Rankin Nov 14
Brussels update: Michel Barnier's deputy, Sabine Weyand, told EU ambassadors, Barnier ready to recommend "decisive progress" IF London gives the green light on the package.
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Peter Murphy Nov 14
Finally, Hungary confirms ex Macedonia PM 's asylum request
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Eszter Zalan Nov 14
parliament position on budget plans to triple funding for democratic values and civil society in member states. Now up to EU countries and EP to negotiate the final amount
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Peter Murphy Nov 14
Asylum-seeker illegally crosses border into Hungary from what HU classifies a safe third country (MAC) across another safe country (SRB), seems a clear-cut case for the immigration authorities..?!
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Mehreen Nov 13
Things could move very fast if there is white smoke from London: EU27 diplomats meet tomorrow, with possible General Affairs Council on Monday and a Brexit summit pencilled in for the 25th of November
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Valerie Hopkins Nov 13
At a press conference Hungarian MFA Szijjarto said he can neither confirm nor deny rumours about the whereabouts of Macedonian ex-PM Nikola Gruevski, nor can he comment on any ongoing asylum procedures.
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Damon Wake Nov 13
The 's '7 things to know' about no deal Brexit is pretty stark. - no more automatic recognition of UK driving licences - no more EU pet passports for UK residents - no more automatic right to compensation for delays/cancellations for UK flights
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Eszter Zalan Nov 13
's call for an EU army is met with cheers and boos in EU parliament, to which the German chancellor says: "This is great, I am annoying people"
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Eszter Zalan Nov 13
: The time when we can rely on others has passed, we have to take our fate into our own hands if we want to defend our community.
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Márta Pardavi Nov 13
Replying to @eszterz
Macedonia is considered both a safe country of origin and a safe third country under Hungarian law.
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