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EU Commission Head Juncker Proposes to Set up European Army

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the creation of a European army to react credibly to threats to the EU member states or their neighbours.

World » EU | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 2139

EU States Agree to Put Off End to Mobile Roaming Charges Until 2018

EU member states on Wednesday proposed to postpone scrapping mobile roaming charges by three years until 2018 at least.

World » EU | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 1386

Juncker, Merkel Play Down Talk of Third Greek Bailout

It is “premature” to talk of a third bailout for Greece, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, playing down talk of a new rescue package being considered for the debt-ridden eurozone member.

World » EU | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 19:16 | Viewed: 1341

Germany's Bundestag Approves Greece Bailout Extension

Lawmakers in Germany have overwhelmingly voted for a four-month extension of the bailout program agreed between Greece and the "Troika" of international lenders.

World » EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1145

EU Invites Russia, Ukraine for Talks over Gas Supply Dispute

The EU  has invited the energy ministers of Russia and Ukraine to a meeting over gas supply problems on Monday.

World » EU | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2721

EU Commission Concerned by Asylum Abuse by Western Balkans Citizens

Asylum abuse by citizens of the visa-free countries in the Western Balkans remains a considerable concern for the EU, the European Commission said in a report on Wednesday.

World » EU | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2168

EU Commission Adopts Strategy on Energy Union

The College of Commissioners adopted its strategy on the Energy Union on Wednesday, which focuses on achievement of sustainable energy union and forward-looking policy on climate change.

World » EU | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3511

Merkel Asks German Conservatives to Back Greek Bailout Extension

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked her conservative Christian Democratic Union to support the proposed extension of Greece’s bailout programme in a parliament vote this week, AFP reported on Tuesday.

World » EU | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1070

Eurozone Finance Ministers Give Go Ahead to Greek Bailout Extension

Eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday gave the green light to Greece’s reform proposals that will enable extension of the country’s bailout programme, VOA reported.

World » EU | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1115

Greece to Delay Sending Reform List Until Tuesday

Greece will miss Monday’s deadline for submitting a list of draft reforms aimed at securing an extension of its bailout programme and will send the list to its eurozone partners on Tuesday morning, according to insiders.

World » EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 21:49 | Viewed: 1413

France Launches New Anti-Terrorist Measures

The French government has confiscated the personal documents of six local citizens on account of their planned trips to Syria on Monday.

World » EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1466

Hungary's Orban Loses Supermajority in Parliament

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban lost the super majority in local parliament after a by-election that took place on Sunday.

World » EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1254

Eurozone Said to Be Nearing Accord on Four-Month Extension of Greece Bailout

Finance ministers from the 19 eurozone member states were discussing a potential four-month extension for Greece’s bailout programme on Friday night at an emergency meeting in Brussels.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1682

Draft Accord Reportedly Agreed in Greek Bailout Standoff

Greece and its eurozone partners seem to be on the verge of striking a compromise over the extension of the financial rescue package.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1724

Key Eurogroup Meeting Delayed as Talks on Greece Bailout Extension Continue

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday said he felt certain eurozone finance ministers would grant his country’s request for a six-month extension to its EUR 172 B bailout.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria, Romania Call for Increased NATO Presence, Energy Security

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis issued a joint call on Friday for NATO to increase its presence in the member countries on the eastern flank.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 17:01 | Viewed: 3054

Greek Loan Request 'Unsubstantial', German FinMin Says

A six-month extension of Greece's bailout program is "not a substantial proposal for a solution", Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said.

World » EU | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1163

UK Reports Rise in Number of Bulgarian, Romanian Workers in 2014

The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK has increased 15% year-on-year in the last quarter of 2014, official figures have revealed.

World » EU | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1345

Prokopis Pavlopoulos is Greece’s New President

Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the country's new president.

World » EU | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1869

EU Commission Opens Debate on Fairer Taxation

The European Commission on Wednesday said it held a first orientation debate on possible key actions to ensure a fairer and more transparent approach to taxation in the EU.

World » EU | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1080

European Commission Starts Consultations on Capital Markets Union

The European Commission has launched a project to unlock funding for Europe’s businesses and to boost growth in the EU with the creation of a true single market for capital.

World » EU | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1033
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