Snowden: EU safe harbour ruling makes 'all safer'

2015-10-06 20:31

Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower behind the 2013 revelations of mass surveillance by Washington, has welcomed EU high court ruling striking down a data sharing scheme with the United States.

19 EU countries seek to block GM crop cultivation

2015-10-04 21:58

More than two thirds of the European Union's member states want to block the cultivation of genetically modified crops on their territory.

EU weighs regulatory burden, unveils market boost

2015-09-30 17:00

The European Commission will assess the impact of of regulation adopted in the wake of the financial crisis, as it turns its attention to job-creation.

New daily record of nearly 10 000 migrants enter Croatia

2015-09-26 18:33

Nearly 10 000 migrants entered Croatia, a record daily influx since they started entering the country on their journey to seek a new life in western Europe.

Untangling Syria: Europe's top diplomats mull new strategy

2015-09-24 20:23

The top diplomats of Britain, France, Germany and the European Union are sketching out a possible new diplomatic push to end the fighting in Syria.

Tusk: Recriminations on migration crisis must end

2015-09-23 16:23

EU President Donald Tusk has called on European leaders to hold a migration debate based on facts, not emotions, saying their crisis talks must focus on regaining control of the bloc's external borders.

Deeply-divided EU to hold emergency summit on migrant crisis

2015-09-23 12:35

The deeply-divided leaders of the European Union have been called to an emergency summit to seek long-term responses to the continent's ballooning migrant crisis.

Ritual slaughter besets Belgium ahead of Eid al-Adha holiday

2015-09-22 20:01

In the European Union, ritual slaughter is limited by rules that require animals to be stunned before slaughter so as to minimize their pain and suffering.

Doubts over EU refugee redistribution deal

2015-09-22 16:09

EU interior ministers could fail to reach agreement on plans to redistribute 120 000 asylum seekers who have arrived in the bloc, Germany's Thomas de Maiziere says.

10 000 migrants pour into Austria as crisis deepens

2015-09-20 07:55

Austria is bracing for an influx of 10 000 migrants, as Europe's increasingly divided countries stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to their neighbours.


Burundi ruling party slams EU

2015-10-06 05:31

Burundi's ruling party has accused the European Union of ethnic bias after it slapped sanctions on four senior officials.

Burundi coup plotter, authorities hit with EU sanctions

2015-10-02 19:22

A former army general who backed a foiled coup attempt in May against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has been hit with EU sanctions, amid efforts to quell the violence in the eastern African country.

EU tightening auto emission tests to prevent cheating

2015-09-26 21:06

The EU decided to change its diesel car emission tests to prevent the sort of rigging used by German auto giant Volkswagen after discrepancies in the results, EU sources say.

Mugabe calls for lifting of sanctions at UN summit

2015-09-26 11:31

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe urged the West to revoke sanctions against his country for the sake of a new far-reaching development agenda.

Growing east-west split over migrant quotas

2015-09-23 18:01

Four EU members, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, are at the forefront of a growing east-west split in the bloc after they voted against a controversial deal to relocate 120 000 refugees.

EU urges Libya parties to grasp peace deal

2015-09-23 14:00

The EU is urging Libya’s warring factions to grasp the opportunity of a new peace deal and is promising massive backing once a unity government is formed.

EU holds emergency summit after forcing through migrant deal

2015-09-23 05:57

EU leaders will gather for an emergency summit on the migration crisis, a day after ministers forced through a controversial deal to relocate 120 000 refugees in a major blow to unity within the bloc.

Majority of EU ministers vote in favour of refugee relocation

2015-09-22 17:41

A majority of EU interior ministers have voted in favour of a proposal to redistribute 120 000 asylum seekers within their bloc.

EU demands Burkina coup leaders lay down arms 'unconditionally'

2015-09-22 13:37

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has demanded that coup leaders in Burkina Faso lay down their arms “unconditionally” as regular army troops entered the capital and began talks on a surrender deal.

EU calls special migration summit

2015-09-17 18:01

EU leaders will hold a special summit next week on Europe's migration crisis as Croatian leaders warn that their country might become overwhelmed by a rerouted wave of refugees.

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