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Gilbert Reilhac

EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey's membership talks

13 Mar 2019

STRASBOURG The European Union should formally suspend Turkey's negotiations to join the bloc, EU lawmakers said on Wednesday in a symbolic rebuke of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who Western governments accuse of widespread abuses of human rights.

Last chance? Theresa May wins Brexit assurances from EU on eve of crucial vote

12 Mar 2019

LONDON/STRASBOURG Prime Minister Theresa May won legally binding Brexit assurances from the European Union on Monday in a last ditch attempt to sway rebellious MPs who have threatened to vote down her divorce deal again. | Video

EU's Juncker says agrees last chance Brexit package update with UK

11 Mar 2019

STRASBOURG, France European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday he agreed an updated Brexit deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May to make the agreement more palatable to MPs but warned they would not get a third chance to endorse it.

EU's Juncker says agrees last chance Brexit package update with UK

11 Mar 2019

STRASBOURG, France European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday he agreed an updated Brexit deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May to make the agreement more palatable to UK lawmakers but warned they would not get a third chance to endorse it.

Alstom-Arbeiter weinen Siemens keine Träne nach

13 Feb 2019

Belfort Bis vor fünf Jahren war Alstom in Belfort der größte Arbeitgeber. Dann verkaufte der Konzern sein Turbinen-Geschäft an den US-Rivalen General Electric.

Few tears shed by French workers after Macron's Alstom dream is blocked

12 Feb 2019

BELFORT, France After four decades on the production line at French trainmaker Alstom, Claude Gemino had little sympathy for Emmanuel Macron when Brussels scotched the French president's hopes of creating a European rail champion.

Strasbourg reopens Christmas market after attacker shot dead

14 Dec 2018

STRASBOURG, France Strasbourg reopened its traditional Christmas market under heavy security on Friday, the morning after French police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing four people in the heart of the historic city. | Video

CORRECTED-France ready to take Strasbourg suspect dead or alive, says government spokesman

13 Dec 2018

STRASBOURG, France, Dec 13 Hundreds of police scoured eastern France on Thursday for a fugitive gunman behind a deadly Strasbourg Christmas market attack that left two people dead and six others fighting for their lives.

To neighbours, suspect in French market killings seemed just a local boy

12 Dec 2018

STRASBOURG, France The fugitive Strasbourg man suspected of shooting and knifing people as he shouted "Allahu Akbar" at the French city's Christmas market is a criminal who turned radical Islamist in jail, officials say.

To neighbors, suspect in French market killings seemed just a local boy

12 Dec 2018

STRASBOURG, France The fugitive Strasbourg man suspected of shooting and knifing people as he shouted "Allahu Akbar" at the French city's Christmas market is a criminal who turned radical Islamist in jail, officials say.

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