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German President to Meet Party Leaders on Thursday

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, the head of Bavaria’s conservatives, and the leader of the center Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday, his office said on Friday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | November 24, 2017, Friday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2123

EU's Juncker Says Dec. 4 Meeting with May will Show if Brexit Progress Made

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on December 4 will allow the EU to see whether sufficient progress was made on Brexit talks, Reuters reported.

World » EU | November 24, 2017, Friday // 13:03 | Viewed: 2009

German Social Democrats Under Pressure to Form Grand Coalition

The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats came under growing pressure on Thursday to drop his opposition to a new “grand coalition” with Angela Merkel’s conservatives, with senior politicians arguing the party had a duty to promote stability, reported Reut

World » EU | November 24, 2017, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1957

Europe Strengthens Security Measures Around the Christmas Bazaars

Christmas bazaars and holiday festivals around the world prove to be a potential target for terrorists, for which authorities take serious security measures, sega said.

World » EU | November 23, 2017, Thursday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2076

Spain Sends Migrant Arrivals to Unfinished Prison

A surge in migration from Algeria to Spain has prompted Spain's interior ministry to summon Algeria's ambassador to explain the phenomenon.

World » EU | November 23, 2017, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2505

UK Sets Aside Extra 3 billion Pounds for Brexit Preparations

The British government is setting aside 3 billion pounds ($3.

World » EU | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1863

Norway's Police Downgrade Threat Level

Norwegian police said on Wednesday they had lowered the national threat assessment, but still regarded an attack by militants as a possibility, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1999

The Collapse of Angela Merkel's Coalition Shows Her Dream of a United Europe is Falling Apart

The rise of Euroscepticism is an inevitable consequence of the EU's failure to secure consent for its designs, The Telegraph reports.

World » EU | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2055

The European Institutions Agreed to Abolish Geo-blocking

The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission have reached a political agreement to eliminate the unjustified blockade of a geographical principle for Internet users, which is an important part of building a digital single mar

World » EU | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 2390

Amsterdam and Paris will Host Two European Agencies after Brexit

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) moved to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority (EBA) - in Paris.

World » EU | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2370

Brussels will Propose to Start Negotiations with Macedonia Next Year about Joining the EU

A lot of progress has been made in Macedonia, the European Commission and the EU member states are now seeing more positives about the country's situation and the opportunity to start the accession talks.

World » EU | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 3182

The EU Introduces Permanent Checks at its External Borders

The Council of the EU has approved the rules for introducing permanent controls for the crossing of the external borders of the Community, the news agencies reported.

World » EU | November 20, 2017, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2289

Today with a Secret Vote, EU Countries Decide Location of Two Euro-agencies after Brexit

At the EU Council in Brussels by secret ballot today will be designated the cities that will host two European agencies - the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority after Brexit, reports sega.

World » EU | November 20, 2017, Monday // 09:38 | Viewed: 2325

Merkel's Fourth Term in Doubt After Would-be Partner Pulls Out

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure her a fourth term hit a major setback on Sunday after a would-be coalition partner pulled out of exploratory talks, citing irreconcilable differences, Reu

World » EU | November 20, 2017, Monday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1806

Britain to Submit 'Brexit Bill' Proposal Before December EU Meeting

Britain will submit its proposals on how to settle its financial obligations to the European Union before an EU Council meeting next month, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | November 19, 2017, Sunday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2120

EU Gives May 2 Weeks to Act on Divorce Bill and Ireland

Theresa May has been told she has two weeks to put more money on the table if the EU is to agree to begin Brexit trade talks before the end of the year.

World » EU | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 17:32 | Viewed: 2466

Two Weeks to Unlock Brexit, EU Tells Britain's May

“There is more work to be done” to unlock Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May was told on Friday, as the European Union repeated an early December deadline for her to move on the divorce bill and border with Ireland, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:19 | Viewed: 2243

Barcelona Unveils New Anti-Terror Measures in Response to August Attack

Barcelona will pedestrianise and install obstacles on some of its busiest tourist streets in response to the August terror attack in the city where a van ploughed into pedestrians, killing 14, The Local writes.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:11 | Viewed: 2559

France Holds Another Day of National Anti-Macron Protests

Two of France's biggest workers' unions are staging nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reforms, reported ABC News.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1878

German Coalition Talks Miss Deadline

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition could stretch into the weekend after the parties missed Merkel’s Thursday deadline and failed to reach agreement on key issues such as migration and finances, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1858

Merkel, Facing Long Night, says German Coalition Talks Can Work

Talks on forming a new German coalition government “can work”, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday ahead of a long night of negotiations at which she must forge a three-way alliance or risk seeing her 12-year stint in power come to an end.

World » EU | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1692
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