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EU tells Poland to reverse judicial reforms or face sanctions

EU tells Poland to reverse judicial reforms or face sanctions

The EU executive launched an unprecedented action against Poland on Wednesday, calling on other member states to prepare to sanction Warsaw if it fails to reverse judicial reforms that Brussels says pose a threat to democracy.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Romanians stage anti-corruption protests to denounce left-wing government

Romanians stage anti-corruption protests to denounce left-wing government

More than 10,000 people on Monday braved biting cold to stage protests across Romania to denounce the left-wing government for backtracking on efforts to fight corruption.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:36 AM IST

45,000 protesters supporting Catalan process in Brussels: Police

Belgian police said 45,000 protesters gathered in Brussels on Thursday to show support for Catalonia`s deposed regional president Carles Puigdemont and to seek EU support for the region`s independence drive.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
Trump's Jerusalem move could 'send us back to even darker times': Mogherini

Trump's Jerusalem move could 'send us back to even darker times': Mogherini

US President Donald Trump's decision to officially recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital could take the region "backwards to even darker times", the EU`s diplomatic chief warned on Thursday.

Dec 07, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

EU angers Israel over involvement in occupation exhibition

Israel on Monday harshly criticised the European Union over a plan for its ambassador to participate in an event marking 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank.

Dec 05, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Theresa May heads for Brussels as last-minute Brexit talks go on

Theresa May heads for Brussels as last-minute Brexit talks go on

British negotiators were locked in last-minute talks with their European Union and Irish counterparts on Monday, trying to put together a Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May might agree over lunch in Brussels.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:34 PM IST

Europe will not pause during German crisis: European Union

The EU will push ahead with plans for post-Brexit reforms of the euro later this month despite the collapse of German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s coalition talks, the European Commission said Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

European Union countries pledge to take 34,000 refugees

EU states have pledged to take 34,000 refugees directly from Africa and the Middle East, officials said on Wednesday a day after the UN slammed the bloc's "inhuman" cooperation with Libya to stop migrant boats.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

Defence ministers from across the NATO alliance meet in Brussels on Thursday to review next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to deal with the 16-year-old security crisis.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Spain court summons Catalan's axed separatist leader

Spain court summons Catalan's axed separatist leader

Spain`s top criminal court on Tuesday summoned Catalonia`s axed separatist leader for questioning, hours after he appeared in Brussels insisting he remained the "legitimate president" of a region now under direct rule from Madrid.

Nov 01, 2017, 08:20 AM IST

Hillary Clinton warns Britain on potential trade deal with Donald Trump

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain on Sunday over its push to secure a trade deal with U.S. President Donald Trump after it leaves the European Union.

Oct 15, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Theresa May asks for transition deal after Brexit

Theresa May asks for transition deal after Brexit

In a major speech in Florence, May promised to meet Britain's existing EU budget commitments until 2020 and outlined new legal guarantees for the rights of around three million Europeans living in the UK.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Man arrested after Belgian mayor`s throat slashed

Belgian police arrested a suspect after a local mayor had his throat slashed in a graveyard, authorities said Tuesday as they probed a murder that shocked the country.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

EU court rejects challenge against refugee quotas

EU figures show that just under 28,000 people have been relocated since the two-year scheme was launched in September 2015. 

Sep 06, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Britain pushes for talks about the future, EU wants divorce first

Britain pushes for talks about the future, EU wants divorce first

A third round of Brexit talks takes place more than a year after Britons voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, delivering an unprecedented blow to the post-World War Two European integration.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

Knifeman dead after 'terrorist' attack on soldiers

Belgian soldiers and police have repeatedly been the target of attacks in recent months. 

Aug 26, 2017, 06:46 AM IST

Knife attacker shot dead by Belgian soldiers in Brussels

Belgian soldiers shot dead a man in the centre of Brussels on Friday evening.

Aug 26, 2017, 03:07 AM IST
Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain: Frontex

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain: Frontex

Italy has been the main gateway to Europe since a 2016 deal with Ankara shut off the route from Turkey to EU member Greece, which had mostly been used by Syrian refugees.

Aug 14, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

European Union adds to North Korea sanctions list

The European Union on Thursday expanded its North Korean sanctions blacklist as fiery rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang sent tensions soaring.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

No explosives found in car halted by Brussels police

Brussels has been on high alert since suicide bombers killed 32 people in attacks on the city's airport and subway on March 22, 2016.

Aug 09, 2017, 01:27 AM IST