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Chess great Kasparov slams West for dragging feet on Ukraine

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:43

The US and the EU have "lost a lot of time" reacting to Russian President Vladimir Putin`s actions in Ukraine, opposition activist and chess legend Garry Kasparov has warned.

EU formally adopts Russia sanctions

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 03:11

The European Union formally adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia, hoping they will force Moscow to reverse course on the Ukraine crisis.

European Union evacuates Libya staff to Tunisia

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:06

The European Union said on Thursday that it had moved its staff in Libya to Tunisia in light of the deteriorating security situation.

EU formally adopts Russia sanctions

EU formally adopts Russia sanctions

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 20:03

The European Union formally adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on Thursday, aiming to make it pay a price over the Ukraine crisis in the hope Moscow will reverse course.

Eurozone unemployment, inflation data paint mixed picture

Eurozone unemployment, inflation data paint mixed picture

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:02

Eurozone unemployment and inflation data painted a mixed economic picture Thursday, with the jobless rate edging down while softer prices raised question marks over consumer demand, clouding the outlook.

EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 00:10

The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:27

The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

US looks for Asian cooperation on sanctions against Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:23

The United States is lobbying Asian governments to join in sanctions imposed by Washington and the European Union against Russia over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.

EU offers extra 2mn euros to fight West Africa Ebola crisis

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:46

The European Union on Wednesday allocated an extra two million euros ($2.7mn) to fight the Ebola outbreak spiralling out of control in West Africa, bringing total EU funding to 3.9 million euros.

EU imposes new sanctions in `strong warning` to Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:32

The European Union has for the first time slapped comprehensive economic sanctions on Russia and banned the exports of military goods and sensitive technologies in the energy sector for its "failure" to de-escalate the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

US preparing to slap additional sanctions on Russia: John Kerry

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:58

There is clear evidence of Russia supplying arms and military hardware to Ukrainian separatists, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

EU sanctions to hit Russia where it hurts

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:59

The EU prepared Tuesday to hit Russia where it hurts with tough economic sanctions as Moscow insisted the West can do it little harm and showed no sign of reversing course in Ukraine.