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Eleven Killed in Gun Attack on French Magazine

An attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has claimed 11 lives and has left ten people wounded, according to officials.

World » EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1076

Iceland to Try Again to Withdraw EU Membership Bid

Iceland is planning to try again to withdraw its application to join the EU, Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has said.

World » EU | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1992

MP from Hungary’s Ruling Party Urges Change to Laws on Public Assembly

Hungary should change its laws on public assembly, a lawmaker from the ruling FIDESZ party has said following last week’s massive anti-government protest in Budapest.

World » EU | January 5, 2015, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1357

Germany Considers Grexit Manageable Scenario -Report

The German government believes that a Greek exit from the eurozone will be manageable, should it prove necessary, according to news magazine Der Spiegel.

World » EU | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2245

Lithuania Joins Eurozone

Lithuania joined the eurozone Thursday, becoming its 19th member.

World » EU | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1716

EP Approves Association With Georgia, Calls Russia to Withdraw

The European Parliament (EP) approved the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA) on Thursday.

World » EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1832

European Council Approves Juncker's EUR 315 B Investment Plan

The EU's 28 heads of state or government, who met in Brussels for the European Council summit on Thursday, approved the EUR 315 billion investment plan of Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

World » EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1125

Lifting of Sanctions Against Russia Dependent on Ukrainian Integrity - EU

The EU's relationship with Russia and the crisis in Ukraine were among the main topics on the agenda of the European Council summit that was held in Brussels on Thursday.

World » EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1280

EU Slaps New Sanctions on Crimea Targeting Energy, Tourism

The European Union on Thursday announced additional economic sanctions against Crimea-based companies over what the bloc calls illegal annexation of the region by Russia.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1410

EU Parliament Approves Union's Budget for 2015

The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved the 2015 budget of the European Union (EU) on Wednesday.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 994

Bulgarian, British PMs to Meet During EU Council Summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet his British counterpart David Cameron during the upcoming summit of the European Council that takes place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1306

EU Commission to Enquire All Member States on Tax Rulings

The European Commission has decided to ask all member states to provide information about their tax rulings to ensure compliance with the EU’s state aid rules.

World » EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1668

EU Parliament Fails to Agree on Joint Motion on Recognition of Palestine

The Members of European Parliament (MEPs) failed on Tuesday to agree on a joint motion calling on EU member states to recognise the state of Palestine.

World » EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1387

EU Parliament Reelects Ombudsman with Overwhelming Majority

The European Parliament reelected on Tuesday the incumbent European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly with a large majority.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 833

Czech Govt Moves to Step Up Fight Against Alcohol, Gambling

The Czech Republic’s government has decided to curb access to alcohol and gambling in a bid to reduce their negative impact on young people and adults alike.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1101

EU Will Never Recognise Crimea's Annexation - Mogherini

The EU will never recognise Crimea’s annexation by Russia, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Monday after the first meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1207

Juncker Warns UK on Discrimination Against EU Workers

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Britain's prime minister David Cameron on the discrimination against workers from other EU countries.

World » EU | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1542

New EU Rules for Food Labelling Come into Effect on Dec. 13

The new EU rules for food labelling come into effect on December 13, reports Mediapool.

World » EU | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgarian PM, German Chancellor to Meet, Discuss Energy Matters

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting scheduled for December 15 in Germany.

World » EU | December 12, 2014, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1769

Mogherini to Discuss Syria, Ukraine in Turkey Visit

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is due to meet Turkish leaders an an attempt to secure Ankara's support for the fight against Islamic State (IS) and sanctions against Russia.

World » EU | December 8, 2014, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1209

Mogherini Calls on Russia to Avoid Involving Balkans in Dispute over Ukraine

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has called on Russia not to involve Southeast Europe in the Moscow-Brussels dispute over the Ukraine crisis.

World » EU | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1788
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