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  • A man carries two children as he walks with other migrants near the southern Serbian village of Miratovac, travelling on foot from Macedonia to Presevo in Serbia, on August 25, 2015. At least 2,000 more migrants flooded overnight into Serbia in a desperate journey to try and go on to Hungary, the door into the European Union, a UN official said on August 24. More than 9,000 people, mostly Syrian refugees, have arrived to Serbia those last three days.

    Half of the adult refugees arriving in the US have college educations and can help grow the US economy if companies are willing to hire them, says this State Department official.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry held out the possibility on Tuesday of negotiating separate trade deals with Britain and the European Union at the same time, but a spokesman later said he did not mean to suggest such a plan. Speaking in Colorado, Kerry was asked about President Barack Obama's April comment that Britain would go to the "back of the queue" if it voted to...

  • President Barack Obama may try to negotiate a bilateral trade deal with Britain and a multilateral trade pact with the European Union at the same time following the "Brexit" vote, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. He knows how to multitask, "Kerry said at a conference in Aspen, Colorado, when asked about Obama's April comment that the United States...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties. Security and trade experts said Washington is wary of adding to Britain's economic pain,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties. Security and trade experts said Washington is wary of adding to Britain's economic pain,...

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite government attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil that has been unleashed. Ratings agency Standard& Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's decision to leave the European Union has changed its global standing rather than diminished it, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday, but he added he will "regret" Britain's absence in U.S.-EU negotiations. "Do I agree that Britain's role has somehow been diminished?

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's decision to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease political and economic turmoil unleashed by the move. European bank shares had their worst two-day fall on record and world stocks, as measured by MSCI were on track for...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Senior Obama administration officials sought to calm jittery markets on Monday, insisting there was no financial crisis brewing after Britain's vote to leave the European Union and urging officials on both sides to take a "responsible" approach to the looming separation. "There's no question that this is an additional headwind, but I think...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Senior Obama administration officials sought to calm jittery markets on Monday, insisting there was no financial crisis brewing after Britain's vote to leave the European Union and urging officials on both sides to take a "responsible" approach to the looming separation. "There's no question that this is an additional headwind, but I think...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27 (Reuters)- Britain's decision to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease political and economic turmoil unleashed by the move. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said uncertainties over the...

  • *UK finance minister to speak early on Monday. *EU preparing to move European Banking Authority from London. LONDON, June 27- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.

  • *Leave campaigner Johnson: UK will have EU single market access. *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving EU and world officials confused about what to do next.

  • *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next. The turmoil also caused alarm around the world; China's...

  • *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next. In Britain, open political conflict spread from the ruling...

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea all fretting over the risk to world financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.