Brexit, migrants on table as EU leaders gather for ‘minefield’ summit

Brexit, migrants on table as EU leaders gather for ‘minefield’ summit

Leaders of the European Union meet in Brussels on Thursday for a summit fraught with so many disputes Brexit could prove to be the least divisive. After a day of talks on migrants, Turkey, Russia, defence in the era of Donald Trump and the euro zone economy in the age of austerity, leaders will see […]

South Sudan fighting tops African Union summit agenda

South Sudan fighting tops African Union summit agenda

Renewed fighting in South Sudan that has claimed more than 300 lives dominated discussions at an African Union summit that opened Sunday in the Rwandan capital Kigali. A shaky ceasefire has held since late Monday following the fighting that raged for four days in Juba, leaving hundreds dead and forcing 40,000 to flee their homes. […]

Britain wins Brexit breathing space at gloomy EU summit

Britain wins Brexit breathing space at gloomy EU summit

EU leaders gave Britain breathing space Tuesday by accepting it needed time to absorb a shock Brexit vote before triggering a divorce but insisted the crunch move could not wait months. A humiliated Prime Minister David Cameron came face-to-face with European colleagues for the first time since last week’s vote at a Brussels summit which […]