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Hungary Plans 4-kilometer Fence Along Serbian Border to Fight Refugee Influx

Hungary is set on building a 4-kilometer fence along its border with Serbia in order to counteract the immigrant influx to the country.

World » EU | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 4000

New Far-Right Political Group Emerges at EU Parliament

The leader of the French National Front Marine Le Pen announced in Brussels on Tuesday the establishment of a new far-right political group in the European Parliament.

World » EU | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 2294

ECB Has Green Light to Buy Gov't Bonds from Troubled States

The European Central Bank has the right to buy government securities from EU members undergoing a financial crisis, a Luxembourg court has ruled.

World » EU | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2324

Greece Fails to Agree on Cash-for Reforms Deal with Creditors, Grexit Fears Mount

Greek and EU officials have failed to hammer out a cash-for-reforms deal at the latest round of their talks in Brussels on Sunday.

World » EU | June 14, 2015, Sunday // 21:45 | Viewed: 2311

Italy Warns EU on Migrants, Calls for Change in Asylum Rules

Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Sunday threatened to switch to a ‘Plan B’ to cope with the influx of migrants - an option that "would hurt Europe" - if Italy is not given greater help with the crisis.

World » EU | June 14, 2015, Sunday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2612

Former Bulgarian PM Stanishev Reelected as PES President

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev was reelected as President of the Party of the European Socialists (PES) on Friday.

World » EU | June 13, 2015, Saturday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2647

EU Discusses Greek Default Scenario as Debt Talks Stall

Senior EU officials have formally discussed for the first time a possible Greek debt default, Reuters reported on Friday.

World » EU | June 12, 2015, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2018

MEPs Deem Russia Is No Longer EU’s Strategic Partner

The European Parliament adopted on Wednesday a non-legislative resolution, which deems that Russia is no longer a strategic partner of the EU.

World » EU | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1982

David Cameron Set on Getting Rid of Ministers Not in Favor of EU Membership Referendum

British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that the Minister who are favoring an exit from the EU need to submit their resignations.

World » EU | June 8, 2015, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2422

EU Parliament Sets Out Ambitious Goals for Post-2015 Development Agenda

Five MEPs revealed the ambitious goals the European Parliament (EP) has set out to achieve in its post-2015 development agenda at a media seminar on the EU and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which was held in Brussels on Tuesday.

World » EU | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 16:12 | Viewed: 4282

Greece Racing Against Time to Strike Deal with Creditors

With Friday’s deadline for repaying over EUR 300 M of debt to the IMF drawing closer, Greece is racing against time to clinch a reforms-for-cash deal with its creditors that will help the country avert default.

World » EU | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1799

EU Parliament Strikes Back after Russia Travel Ban

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has said he is to block access of Russia's envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov to his institution.

World » EU | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2194

Greece Sends Reform Plan to Lenders in Critical Debt Talks

Greece said on Tuesday it has submitted a detailed reform proposal to its international lenders and called on them to accept it to unlock badly needed bailout money, international newswires reported.

World » EU | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1666

Russia Issues Travel Ban on 89 EU Politicians     

Moscow has issued a list of European Union politicians barred from Russia in response to EU’s own sanctions and travel bans on Russian officials imposed over the annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin's alleged role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Dutch

World » EU | May 30, 2015, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 3613

UK Set on Quitting EU if Reforms Are Not Effective

UK Foreign Secretary has stated that the UK might leave the EU unless the ''substantial package of reform'' is implemented effectively, as per the demand made by PM David Cameron.

World » EU | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1538

EU Commission Unveils Migrant Relocation & Resettlement Plan

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed measures designed to improve the management of migration, including through relocation and resettlement of a total of 60,000 migrants.

World » EU | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 21:56 | Viewed: 2654

British Queen Announces EU Referendum to Be Held Before End of 2017

British Queen Elizabeth II announced on Wednesday that the planned referendum on the UK's continued membership to the EU will take place before the end of 2017.

World » EU | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 4688

Danish Prime Minister Calls Early General Election in June

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt called on Wednesday an early general election to take place on June 18.

World » EU | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1622

EU, Switzerland Sign Agreement Ending Bank Secrecy

The agreement signed Wedneday states that information regarding financial accounts will be automatically exchanged between the EU and Switzerland starting 2018.

World » EU | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1727

EU Commission Proposes Draft 2016 Budget Amounting to EUR 143.5 B

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a draft EU budget for 2016, amounting to EUR 143.

World » EU | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1662

ESM Head Klaus Regling Emphasizes Need for Prompt Action in Greece

European Stability Mechanism head, Klaus Regling has stated that Greece has little time to convince its creditors of the necessity for additional funding.

World » EU | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1958
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