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Fresh EU sanctions against Russia `very possible`: Source

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:40

A new round of EU sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine was "looking very possible", a diplomatic source said Tuesday on the eve of an EU summit where leaders would make the final decision.

Ukraine leader extends truce with rebels until Monday: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:42

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday extended a truce with pro-Russian rebels in the separatist east by another 72 hours, the Ukrainska Pravda news site reported.

Ukraine`s Poroshenko to decide on ceasefire later today

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:05

Ukraine`s President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he will take a decision on extending a ceasefire in the east of the country when he returns to Kiev following an EU summit in Brussels.

Greenpeace activists pull-off EU summit stunt

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:52

Greenpeace activists on Friday successfully climbed and attached themselves to a high-rise construction site just metres (yards) way from where dozens of world leaders were assembled for an EU summit.

Cameron faces defeat in bitter EU jobs battle

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:05

Britain`s David Cameron headed for defeat at an EU summit Thursday after being abandoned by his allies in a battle over the next European Commission chief likely to mark Europe`s future.

Hollande to tackle Putin on Ukraine crisis on June 6

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 07:32

French President Francois Hollande announced Tuesday that he will hold `face to face` talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on June 6, with the Ukraine crisis high on the agenda.

EU summit seeks way out of election quagmire

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 21:19

European Union leaders on Monday sought a way to bounce back from the weekend`s landmark elections that saw a partly hostile and largely apathetic public question their project of closer cooperation as never before.

Ukraine PM says EU accord may be signed next week

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 03:29

Ukraine`s new leaders will likely sign a long-awaited political accord with the European Union next week, interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said after talks at the White House.

Angela Merkel says EU must be ready for treaty changes

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 02:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said European Union members must be open to treaty changes to strengthen joint economic governance in the 28-nation bloc.

US spying, immigration dominate EU summit

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:58

Top leaders of the European Union (EU) mainly focused on the US spying scandal and growing immigration concerns in the Mediterranean during a two-day summit that ended on Friday.

US spying row, immigration gatecrash EU summit

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 13:26

A row over US eavesdropping and European immigration are set to dominate an EU leaders` summit beginning in Brussels on Thursday, after a deadly shipwreck off Italy shocked the continent.

EU plans to remove banking secrecy to crackdown on tax evasion

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 13:49

The heads of state and government of the 27-nation EU, at a one-day summit in Brussels yesterday.