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Greece and Macedonia agree on new, acceptable name for latter to end dispute

The governments of Greece and its neighbouring country Macedonia have reached an agreement on the name of the latter to end a decades-long dispute that has blocked Macedonia's aspirations to become part of NATO and the European Union.

North Korea commits to verifiable denuclearisation, U.S. - to quit participating in war games

In the first summit meeting between North Korea and the U.S., Pyongyang has committed to verifiable denuclearisation and in return Washington has stated American troops would no longed take part in mass war games held in South Korea.

North Korean-U.S. historic summit focuses on defusing tensions in Korea

Head of North Korea Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump have met for talks in Singapore working on the issues of denuclearisation and lowering tensions in Korea months after they have exchanged military threats.

June 11 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of this week.

Migrants in Mediterranean denied access to Italy ports

In the Mediterranean, a migrant rescue ship is at sea unable to dock because Italy's new Interior Minister Matteo Salvini denied permission for it to dock as Italy, which is the main entry country for migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe.

Volkswagen to have trouble complying with new EU exhaust tests

German car maker Volkswagen has warned that its main factory faces temporary shutdowns later in 2018, due to new European Union emissions test standards to be effective from September, designed to replicate real driving conditions more closely.

EU responds to U.S. metal tariffs by targeting American peanut butter, whiskey

As the U.S. has imposed duty tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union since Friday, June 1, the European Commission has stated it would in several week's time introduce countermeasures against American exports.

Visa payments said to be fully working after Europe-wide crash

The electronic payment system of Visa is fully operational following a hardware failure affected shoppers Europe on Friday, June 1.