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Driven by Europe's wave of populism, the leaders of the continent, including the Angela Merkel warned that the fate of the European Union is at stake. Markets cheered
As with previous summits to save the euro, leaders hawked until the early hours of the morning to present results to voters at home. The German Chancellor launched an agreement after 4:30 am: increasing border security, setting up reception centers, sending rejected asylum seekers home and ̵
It This was an important step towards achieving unity at a time when growing doubts about US President Donald Trump's commitment to the security of the bloc aroused consensus on strengthening defense cooperation .
Merkel, on the other hand, spoke of a "good signal" and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Italy was "no longer alone", the deal raises as many questions as answers.
With all its many gaps, Merkel is likely to be enough to ward off a revolt by her Bavarian sister party that could have escaped a parliamentary majority. For Europe as a whole, given a populist Italian government encouraged by its victory, there could be more troubled times.
Supreme Court Policy | With a small chance of thwarting Trump's eventual election, Democrats are trying to pass the confirmation battle as an electoral issue while trying to lose control of the congress. The Republicans also see the vacancy through a political prism and predict that it will strengthen its base if it tries to oust the Senate Democrats in the Trump states in 2016 and their party's seats in swing districts from New Jersey to California To defend.
Stuck apart? | The Trump administration has given little indication of how they will return thousands of children deprived of their parents under the President's immigration policy. This increased concern that the government could not comply with a federal judge's orders to speed up the process. Administration officials have not said if they have gathered information needed to reunite the families before they are separated.
Aussie Embassy to China | Australian lawmakers overwhelmingly passed laws to crack down on foreign interference, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said they were necessary to stop the reported interference by China and other countries in government, media and universities. Other Western nations could soon follow suit: a similar bill has already been introduced in the US Congress.
Brewing Trade War | A global trade war is turning more and more from talk to reality as the Trump administration prepares to impose tariffs on $ 34 billion of Chinese imports and Beijing vows to avenge themselves. Here's a collection of recent research by Bloomberg reporters and economists on the implications for economies, markets, politics, and businesses.
"Counterfeit Refugees Get Off" | The unexpected arrival of more than 500 Yemeni asylum seekers in South Korea has triggered a backlash by anti-immigration organizations, which have collected half a million signatures for a petition calling for their deportation. The groups, some praising Trump's border policy in the US, pose a challenge to left-leaning South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose Justice Department is today convening an emergency meeting.
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And finally … It was hard to draw parallels to Brexit when England and Belgium met in a World Cup match. It coincided with the controversial British Prime Minister Theresa May at the EU summit in Brussels, where her negotiating side is increasingly outstripped. The football result seems to reflect this situation: 1-0 against the Belgians. The image of Mai awkwardly holds a present from her Belgian counterpart: a bright red football shirt from the rival team.