US President Donald Trump says that Australia and others could be exempt from trade tariffs - in addition to America's neighbors and NAFTA partners Mexico and Canada.
Relations between Germany and Turkey—and by extension the EU—are unlikely to improve as the new coalition government in Germany takes shape.
Turkey has fulfilled all 72 requirements set by the EU to secure visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the 28-nation bloc, says Turkey's presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin.
Nations bicker openly over migration policy in an east-west divide centred on several states which refuse to accept refugee quotas.
EU president Donald Tusk that the option of not leaving the EU remained an option, but that any Brexit outcome, hard or soft, was up to London.
French President Emmanuel Macron, however, warned London that work on settling Britain's financial obligations to the EU when it leaves was not even halfway done.
European Council President Donald Tusk says the questioning leave him in no doubt that he is a political target of the ruling Law and Justice party.
With the deal, the EU is seeking access to one of the world's richest markets, while Japan hopes to jump-start an economy that has struggled to find solid growth for more than a decade.
The fate of around three million European citizens living in Britain after Brexit is one of the most contentious issues in the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the 28-member bloc.
Britain has been thrust into political uncertainty after snap election results revealed a hung parliament. The results have caused concern among within EU that Brexit talks will be delayed.
Leaders of China, Russia, Germany, Britain and the EU have spoken in favour of the Paris agreement and appealed to President Trump to not abandon the climate accord when he announces his decision later today.
The European Union demands a "serious British response" on the fate of EU citizens in the UK after Brexit before talks on future ties.
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