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Iran to hold conference on Syria
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Iran to hold conference on Syria

Aug 9th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,355 Views 18 Comments

The summit follows one of the biggest ground assaults in weeks on rebel strongholds in Aleppo yesterday.

Gilmore says new eurozone deal is a 'game-changer' for Ireland
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Gilmore says new eurozone deal is a 'game-changer' for Ireland

Jun 29th 2012, 8:51 AM 4,463 Views 34 Comments

The Tánaiste has also said that it reduces the chances of Ireland needed a second bailout.

France 'needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit', says finance minister
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France 'needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit', says finance minister

Jun 25th 2012, 8:53 AM 2,031 Views 12 Comments

The French finance minister says that his country is looking for between €7bn and €10bn.

Stirling stuff: Taoiseach to attend British-Irish Council summit in Scotland
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Stirling stuff: Taoiseach to attend British-Irish Council summit in Scotland

Jun 22nd 2012, 6:15 AM 1,720 Views 5 Comments

Enda Kenny will be accompanied by Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte on a trip that also includes a meeting with Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.

Taoiseach says fiscal compact WON'T be changed after meeting of EU leaders
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Taoiseach says fiscal compact WON'T be changed after meeting of EU leaders

May 24th 2012, 7:44 AM 1,793 Views 84 Comments

Enda Kenny said that any kind of growth deal will be separate to the fiscal compact.

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax
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EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax

May 23rd 2012, 9:54 PM 4,907 Views 61 Comments

Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.

G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone
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G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone

May 19th 2012, 8:39 PM 3,573 Views 30 Comments

Leaders also spoke of ensuring high standards of the ‘protection and enforcement’ of intellectual property rights.

NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan
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NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan

Apr 18th 2012, 11:26 AM 629 Views 2 Comments

Funding of the fledgling Afghanistan security forces is expected to top the agenda at the two-day talks in Brussels.

Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions
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Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions

Mar 26th 2012, 10:06 AM 617 Views 0 Comments

He also admitted that the US has more nuclear weapons than it needs.

Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland
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Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland

Feb 7th 2012, 10:37 AM 2,275 Views 22 Comments

The former US president will hold a special event in New York on Thursday aimed at urging key business people to help out Ireland’s economy. Enda Kenny, Eamon Gilmore and Richard Bruton will all attend.

Opposition parties disappointed in EU treaty
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Opposition parties disappointed in EU treaty

Jan 31st 2012, 7:39 AM 1,334 Views 14 Comments

As the Cabinet meet today, both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spoken out against the outcome of yesterday’s informal EU meeting.

Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit
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Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit

Jan 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,111 Views 11 Comments

Today’s European Council summit is described as an ‘informal meeting’. So might leaders shed their suits for some casual threads?

Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit
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Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit

Jan 13th 2012, 7:37 AM 1,085 Views 1 Comment

The 17th council summit gets underway in Dublin this afternoon, where the main issue on the table will be economic developments.

Government minister found dead at summit in South America
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Government minister found dead at summit in South America

Dec 21st 2011, 10:50 AM 3,002 Views 10 Comments

The 33-year-old Argentine government minister, who had been appointed to his job just ten days ago, was found dead in his hotel room during a trade summit of South American countries.

EU deal is unlikely to end the crisis in the eurozone - Varadkar
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EU deal is unlikely to end the crisis in the eurozone - Varadkar

Dec 11th 2011, 11:53 AM 5,512 Views 100 Comments

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport said that “a lot of people have concerns” about Britain opting out of Friday’s landmark EU deal.

‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit
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‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit

Dec 7th 2011, 6:50 PM 4,255 Views 119 Comments

In their submission to the European Council ahead of the EU leaders’ summit tomorrow, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy outline proposals to harmonise corporation tax and impose a new financial transaction tax.

This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why
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This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why

Dec 4th 2011, 8:45 AM 6,232 Views 34 Comments

EU leaders are due to meet in Brussels for a summit that could be make-or-break for the euro.

British-Irish Council Summit postponed as mark of respect
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British-Irish Council Summit postponed as mark of respect

Nov 27th 2011, 10:56 AM 2,297 Views 1 Comment

The council were due to meet tomorrow but have postponed the event following the death of the Taoiseach’s mother.

G20 urges Eurozone leaders to come up with 'comprehensive plan'
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G20 urges Eurozone leaders to come up with 'comprehensive plan'

Oct 17th 2011, 8:57 AM 201 Views 1 Comment

A summit of Eurozone leaders next Sunday is expected to be decisive for the long-term economic prospects of the region.

Taoiseach holding talks with EC president Barroso
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Taoiseach holding talks with EC president Barroso

Oct 13th 2011, 7:50 AM 167 Views 6 Comments

The discussions in Brussels this morning come ahead of a meeting of the Eurozone heads of state later this month.

Taoiseach to strengthen Eastern ties at Warsaw summit
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Taoiseach to strengthen Eastern ties at Warsaw summit

Sep 30th 2011, 8:47 AM 230 Views 4 Comments

But the two-day Eastern Partnership summit has been complicated by human rights issues in Belarus and the trial of Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.

Austrian bank governor hints ECB may allow 'temporary Greek default'
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Austrian bank governor hints ECB may allow 'temporary Greek default'

Jul 19th 2011, 3:12 PM 214 Views 3 Comments

Yields on two-year Greek bonds approach an astronomical 40 per cent as Ewald Nowotny speaks out.

Bank tax on the way to save Greece?
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Bank tax on the way to save Greece?

Jul 19th 2011, 1:45 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

Speculation is mounting on possible solutions to Greece’s – and Europe’s – debt crisis ahead of an emergency summit on Thursday.

Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus
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Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus

Jun 24th 2011, 7:43 AM 540 Views 7 Comments

Reluctance to cut Ireland’s bailout interest rate appears to now hinge on a different tax issue than our low corporate tax rate…

Eurozone meeting continues with focus on Greek debt
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Eurozone meeting continues with focus on Greek debt

May 17th 2011, 8:20 AM 229 Views 0 Comments

Finance ministers agreed on a €78m bailout package for Portugal yesterday and will focus today on rising pressure on the Greek economy.

Noonan in Brussels for summit of EU finance ministers
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Noonan in Brussels for summit of EU finance ministers

May 16th 2011, 7:39 AM 280 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Finance heads to the Belgian capital today but is not expected to make any significant progress on the terms of Ireland’s bailout package as Greece, Strauss-Kahn and Portugal dominate the agenda.

ECB admits firesale of Irish assets wouldn't be prudent: Taoiseach
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ECB admits firesale of Irish assets wouldn't be prudent: Taoiseach

Mar 25th 2011, 1:43 PM 862 Views 0 Comments

Speaking after the two-day EU summit, Enda Kenny said the government would wait until stress tests results are out before deciding bondholder issues.

Portugal worries dominate EU summit as Ireland's bailout talks delayed
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Portugal worries dominate EU summit as Ireland's bailout talks delayed

Mar 25th 2011, 8:14 AM 466 Views 0 Comments

Ireland could be in for weeks of negotiations on a reduction in its bailout rate, but all eyes are on Portugal now – will it be next for a bailout?

Dáil leaders meet to try to find consensus over budget plan
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Dáil leaders meet to try to find consensus over budget plan

Oct 20th 2010, 8:06 AM 141 Views 0 Comments

Common ground on approaches to combating crisis in public finances will help Ireland’s image with investors, says Cowen.