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China and the European Union began talks on a landmark investment agreement Thursday, a positive move amid lingering trade tensions between the two sides.
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Cyprus is on the road to recovery from its bailout crisis, the European Council president said Tuesday during a first top-level EU visit since the island`s near economic meltdown.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 14:02
European Union leaders have reached a deal on 960-billion euro (USD 1.3 trillion) budget for the next seven years, averting a stand-off over 27-nation bloc's future spending.
Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 13:10
European Union (EU) top leaders have agreed on a package of growth initiatives worth 120 billion euros (about USD 150 billion) to help the most vulnerable economies in the bloc, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said during a two-day summit in Brussels to tackle the debt crisis.
Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 21:18
Apprehensions that prices of cheap medicines will shoot up if India and European Union sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) were on Friday raised with visiting President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy by a representative of HIV-positive patients.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 10:08
European Union leaders will meet on January 30 next year, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said on Tuesday as diplomatic negotiations began on a pact to tighten euro zone fiscal controls.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 09:14
European Union President Herman Van Rompuy said there were no plans to "prune" the eurozone Friday, following reports that Berlin and Paris were plotting a currency union without weaker states.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 22:17
There is no prospect of a recession, either in Europe or in the United States, despite a general economic slowdown, European Union President Herman Van Rompuy said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 03, 2010, 16:22
The new President of the European Council will earn more than what American President Barack Obama is paid.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 29, 2009, 13:19
The EU`s first president Herman Van Rompuy takes office on Tuesday, along with foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, hoping to boost Europe`s global standing amid criticism of the low-profile pairing.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 21, 2009, 00:14
Baroness Catherine Ashton one of the two newly-appointed figures to the EU`s top jobs has hit back at criticism of her not having enough experience for the assigned post.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 14:02
Britain`s press stepped up attacks on Thursday over jostling for the European Union`s new top jobs, predicting "unmemorable winners," and again poking fun at Belgian`s EU presidency frontrunner.
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