Ukraine's Zelensky to visit Brussels next week
Ukraine's new leader Volodymyr Zelensky will next week travel to Brussels on his first foreign trip since becoming president, his office said on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Western support amid persistent tensions with Russia.
EU leaders launch hunt to fill Brussels' top job
European leaders descended on Brussels on Tuesday to begin the hunt for a new generation of top EU officials in the wake of elections that shook up traditional alliances.
UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where May failed on Brexit
The race to become Britain's next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU. But European leaders insisted they had made their final offer during months or acrimonious talks that produced an unpopular compromise for which May ended…
EU says May resignation changes nothing in Brexit talks
The European Union said Friday that Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation does nothing to change its position on the Brexit withdrawal deal that its members agreed with Britain.
British PM Theresa May resigns
British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional address on Friday, ending a dramatic three-year tenure of near-constant crisis over Brexit.
EU's Barnier says Britain has limited Brexit choices
EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned on Monday that whatever the shifting political situation in Britain its options are limited and unchanged -- deal, no deal or no Brexit.
France, Germany at loggerheads over next EU president
Next week's European parliamentary election will set the scene for a summer-long political battle over Brussels' most powerful posts, with Germany and France at loggerheads over who takes the top spot.
Brexit compromise talks collapse after six weeks
Britain's Labour opposition pulled the plug Friday on six weeks of Brexit compromise talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, blaming her evaporating authority as her premiership nears its death throes. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the gaps between them could not be bridged -- and he had no confidence that her successor would stick…
EU, ECOWAS stake $173m to address maritime insecurity
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union (EU) have committed €155 million (about $173 million) to address issues associated with maritime insecurity and related clandestine networks of dirty money in West Africa. The ECOWAS Commission targets the insecurity situation in the Gulf of Guinea, which it said had adverse effect on…
May, Labour leader meet on Brexit deadlock
British Prime Minister Theresa May was to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday for talks on breaking the deadlock over Brexit, as the government said it wanted its EU divorce deal approved by July. For the past six weeks, ministers and their Labour counterparts have been discussing how parliament might accept the agreement…