2 Sep 2015
The EU will extend sanctions for another six months against Ukrainian and Russian figures accused of backing pro-Moscow rebels fighting for independence from Kiev, EU sources said Wednesday. "There is a political agreement; (officials) agreed to extend the sanctions for six months to March next year," one source told AFP after a meeting of diplomats…
15 Apr 2015
EU governments and institutions must adopt robust rules for powerful lobbies seeking to shape laws and policy or face the risk of corruption, anti-graft watchdog Transparency International warned Wednesday. The 19 European countries and three EU institutions studied in a new report by the watchdog scored an average of 31 out of 100 when measured…
14 Apr 2015
The EU, Russia and Ukraine will resume talks in Brussels next week on Moscow's concerns about the European bloc's free trade pact with Kiev, EU officials said Tuesday.
8 Apr 2015
The EU plans to simplify the import approval process for controversial genetically modified foods and animal feed, allowing member states to decide whether to admit them or not, sources said Wednesday.
7 Apr 2015
Tony Blair was to wade into the British general election campaign on Tuesday, with the former prime minister set to sound a warning about the dangers of leaving the EU.
27 Mar 2015
The European Union must act fast to create a single digital market or risk losing out to the United States and China in the global arena, the bloc's internal market commissioner said Friday.
26 Mar 2015
The latest fighting in Yemen risks causing "serious regional consequences," EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Thursday as Saudi warplanes intervened against Shiite rebels and sparked Iranian warnings.
23 Mar 2015
From toy-shaped cigarette lighters to a short-circuting plush rabbit that catches fire, a European safety watchdog warned Monday of a growing number of dangerous products for sale, with most coming from China.
19 Mar 2015
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned EU leaders Thursday to keep the pressure on Russia and not allow President Vladimir Putin to exploit their differences over sanctions.
18 Mar 2015
The EU congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his election victory Wednesday but added it was committed to relaunching the Middle East peace process which he appeared to repudiate during the campaign.