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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

February 17, 2018 12:57 am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a new security partnership with the European Union that should be in place by next year to ensure military, intelligence […]

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European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

January 30, 2018 10:01 am
European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella addresses a press conference on the environment implementation review at European Commission in Brussels, February 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The European Union (EU) has threatened to take top air-polluting members France, Germany, and Britain to court if they fail to heed a final warning […]

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Poland won’t give in to European Union’s demands, PiS party says

January 26, 2018 11:16 am
Poland won’t give in to European Union’s demands, PiS party says

The leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, gives a press conference summarizing two years of the government of Prime Minister Beata Szydlo (unseen) on November 14, 2017, in Warsaw. (Photo by AFP) The leader of Poland’s ruling party has played down pressure exerted by the […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron urges European unity against China

January 10, 2018 1:35 am
French President Emmanuel Macron urges European unity against China

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech to the French community at the country’s embassy in Beijing, China, January 10, 2018. (Photo by AFP) French President Emmanuel Macron pleaded on Wednesday for European unity in the face of China’s growing economic power as he wrapped up a visit to Beijing […]

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European Union position on Jerusalem al-Quds stays the same: Donald Tusk

December 15, 2017 8:00 pm
European Union position on Jerusalem al-Quds stays the same: Donald Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk answers the press as he arrives to attend the first day of a European council meeting in Brussels on December 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union leaders have rejected a contentious US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” saying the 28-member bloc’s […]

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Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

December 1, 2017 9:40 am
Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session. (File photo by AFP) European Union lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the bloc to slap an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, which is leading a brutal military campaign against Yemen. The non-binding […]

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History will condemn Brexit ‘disaster’, says UK Conservative MP Anna Soubry

November 27, 2017 2:29 am
History will condemn Brexit ‘disaster’, says UK Conservative MP Anna Soubry

UK Conservative MP Anna Soubry The UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) is shaping up to be a “disaster” that history will condemn, says Member of Parliament Anna Soubry. Soubry, an outspoken Tory MP who campaigned against leaving the EU in last year’s Brexit referendum, said Sunday that anti-EU […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk says reaching Brexit deal by December ‘huge challenge’

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
European Union President Donald Tusk says reaching Brexit deal by December ‘huge challenge’

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (R) speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk during an EU summit at the European Council in Brussels on November 24, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk says that a Brexit deal by December is a “huge challenge” and has given UK Prime […]

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Brexit talks ‘very positive,’ but issues remain: Theresa May

November 24, 2017 11:00 pm
Brexit talks ‘very positive,’ but issues remain: Theresa May

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and European Council President Donald Tusk (R) attend a bilateral meeting during the Eastern Partnership summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, on November 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) British Prime Minister Theresa May has said Brexit negotiations with European Council President Donald Tusk have […]

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No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

November 21, 2017 11:30 pm
No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK parliament shows Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated his conviction that there is “no evidence” Russia has ever […]

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Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

The file photo shows a view of the building of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in London. (Photo by AFP) Amsterdam has won the right to host the EU’s EMA drug agency when it leaves London following Brexit after the Dutch city tied with Milan in a vote that was […]

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Catalonia independence bid from Spain enormous concern, a disaster: European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker

November 19, 2017 11:05 am
Catalonia independence bid from Spain enormous concern, a disaster: European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (AFP photo) The European Commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker, has lambasted authorities in Spain’s Catalonia region for launching an independence drive, saying it deeply concerns the European Union. Juncker told Spanish newspaper El Pais on Sunday that the EU, Spain and Catalonia, a prosperous region northeast of Spain, […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

November 18, 2017 12:27 am
European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

EU President Donald Tusk (L) and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during a press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 17, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk has warned Britain that it has two weeks to make “much more progress” on Brexit negotiations in order to begin talks by […]

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European Union approves sanctions against Venezuela

November 13, 2017 12:09 am
European Union approves sanctions against Venezuela

EU headquarters in Brussels The European Union (EU) has imposed a series of new economic sanctions on Venezuela, stepping up pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro which the bloc blames for the political crisis gripping the Latin American state. Foreign ministers of the 28-member bloc agreed without debate to […]

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Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

November 12, 2017 2:24 am
Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Italy’s capital Rome to protest the policies of the European Union and the US-led NATO military alliance. The protesters rallied in central Rome on Saturday, chanting slogans and carrying placards that read, “No euro, no EU, no NATO,” and “Never Slaves.” […]

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