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    • Western Balkans leaders discuss virus crisis, EU future

      Western Balkans leaders discuss virus crisis, EU future

      Government leaders and officials from six Western Balkan nations met on Wednesday for a virtual summit to discuss how to prevent and address economic stagnation and social impacts from the coronavirus pandemic that could derail or delay national efforts to join the EU, news wires reported. The summit “gathered” presidents, prime ministers and government ministers from Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.

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    • Bringing 330 petaflops of supercomputing to fight the outbreak

      Bringing 330 petaflops of supercomputing to fight the outbreak

      IBM, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are teaming with the White House, the US Department of Energy, and other federal agencies to bring a massive amount of supercomputing power and public cloud resources to scientists, engineers and researchers who are working to tackle the novel coronavirus global pandemic. And the new consortium is already hard at work harnessing the power of the nation’s high-performance computers to better understand the virus, find treatments that can be used and develop potential vaccines and cures.

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    • EU summit reaches no deal on Brexit

      EU summit reaches no deal on Brexit

      The European Council meeting last week reached no deal on Brexit, and the extraordinary summit on the issue in November waas cancelled. In the beginning of the session British PM Theresa May addressed the EU27, giving the UK Government's assessment of the negotiations. Later the EU 27 leaders agreed not to make step back on Britain;s demands, but on the same take decided to take the negotiations forward taking in account the recommendation made by Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator.

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    • North, South Korea agree on summit in Pyongyang

      North, South Korea agree on summit in Pyongyang

      The leaders of North and South Korea will hold a second summit in Pyongyang in September, both countries announced Monday. The upcoming summit marks the third in-person meeting between South Korean leader Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un. The two first met in April, pledging to forge closer relations and work to formally end the Korean War in an agreement called the Panmunjom Declaration. They then held an impromptu meeting in May at the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas.

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