Iran FM demands EU 'uphold obligations' in nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday blamed the EU for the decline of Tehran's nuclear accord with world powers and insisted the bloc "should uphold" its obligations under the pact. "EU statement today is why JCPOA is where it is: the US has bullied Europe—and rest of world—for a year and EU can…
EU, Germany move to grow Nigeria’s non-oil sector
The European Union (EU) and German government are to boost activities in Nigeria’s non-oil sector by empowering medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and aiding their access to regional and international markets.
Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope
With Britain tearing its hair out over the Brexit confusion, Scotland's government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize -- independence.
May faces quit call after securing Brexit delay
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down a call to resign on Thursday as she implored MPs to resolve the Brexit impasse at last after the EU granted a new six-month delay.
Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies
President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the EU, vowing to slap tariffs on billions in imports over subsidies to the aviation giant Airbus, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish that is more than a decade old.
Any Brexit delay depends on May request: EU's Barnier
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said Tuesday that the length of any delay to the divorce that the bloc may grant Britain will depend on what plan Prime Minister Theresa May brings to a crunch summit.
Polish opposition warns of 'Polexit' ahead of European vote
A coalition of Polish opposition parties on Saturday launched its campaign for May's European elections by warning that the governing eurosceptic PiS party could drive the country out of the European Union. The PiS government has stoked tensions with the EU by introducing a string of controversial judicial reforms that Brussels says pose a threat…
France on Brexit: 'Time for this situation to end'
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Saturday that it was time for the Brexit crisis to end, saying that it couldn't continue to dominate EU discussions. "It's time that this situation ended," he told reporters on the sidelines of a G7 meeting in Dinard, northern France. "We can't live constantly with Brexit. At some…
UK starts issuing passports without European Union' on cover
Britain has begun issuing passports with the words "European Union" removed from the front cover -- despite Brexit being delayed and uncertainty over when the country will leave the bloc. The interior ministry confirmed that some passports introduced from March 30, the day after Britain was originally due to depart, no longer include references to…