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EU to suspend Belarus sanctions: France
EU to suspend Belarus sanctions: France

European Union nations have agreed to suspend sanctions against Belarus after elections won by authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko passed off without incident.

EU to suspend Belarus sanctions: France
Cameron and Merkel meet with EU on the menu
Cameron and Merkel meet with EU on the menu

British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to his country residence to discuss Britain's future in the European Union, amongst other topics.

Cameron and Merkel meet with EU on the menu
Europe needs to 'crack down' on asylum abuse: Britain
Europe needs to 'crack down' on asylum abuse: Britain

The EU must speed up deportation of economic migrants and "crack down" on abuse of its asylum system, British interior minister Theresa May said as ministers met to discuss Europe's refugee and migrant crisis.

Europe needs to 'crack down' on asylum abuse: Britain
Merkel says EU's asylum rules 'obsolete'
Merkel says EU's asylum rules 'obsolete'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel described as "obsolete" European Union asylum rules that put the onus on EU states where migrants first arrive to process their refugee claim

Merkel says EU's asylum rules 'obsolete'
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Facebook blow as EU court quashes transatlantic data deal

Facebook and other Internet giants could be barred from sending European citizens' personal information to the US.

Facebook blow as EU court quashes transatlantic data deal
Turkey urges EU action on Syria to end migrant crisis
Turkey urges EU action on Syria to end migrant crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the EU consider a no-fly zone and safe haven area in Syria during talks to address Europe's spiralling migrant crisis.

Turkey urges EU action on Syria to end migrant crisis
Some foreign leaders 'using' Europe's refugee crisis: Tusk
Some foreign leaders 'using' Europe's refugee crisis: Tusk

The huge influx of migrants into Europe is being used by some foreign leaders to weaken the European Union politically, EU president Donald Tusk said Friday in Poland.

Some foreign leaders 'using' Europe's refugee crisis: Tusk
UN chief says EU must do more to address migrant crisis
UN chief says EU must do more to address migrant crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the European Union's decision to inject $1 billion to help countries overwhelmed by Syrian refugees.

UN chief says EU must do more to address migrant crisis
Obama urges European allies to accept 'fair share' of refugees
Obama urges European allies to accept 'fair share' of refugees

US President Barack Obama pressed European nations to take their "fair share" of refugees, after the EU reluctantly reached an agreement designed to halt a destabilizing humanitarian crisis.

Obama urges European allies to accept 'fair share' of refugees
Greek PM Tsipras unveils new cabinet, Tsakalotos gets finance
Greek PM Tsipras unveils new cabinet, Tsakalotos gets finance

Greece's newly-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled his new government, giving the crisis-hit country's key finance portfolio to Euclid Tsakalotos.

Greek PM Tsipras unveils new cabinet, Tsakalotos gets finance
Slovak PM refuses EU 'diktat' on migrant quotas
Slovak PM refuses EU 'diktat' on migrant quotas

Slovakia's leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico said he would rather risk infringing EU rules than implement mandatory refugee quotas adopted by the bloc.

Slovak PM refuses EU 'diktat' on migrant quotas
EU welcomes Tsipras victory, says no 'time to lose' on reforms
EU welcomes Tsipras victory, says no 'time to lose' on reforms

The EU congratulated Alexis Tsipras on his left-wing party's re-election victory and said Greece has "no time to lose" in implementing the reforms agreed as part of its international bailout.

EU welcomes Tsipras victory, says no 'time to lose' on reforms
No European country 'can be exempt' from taking in refugees: Hollande
No European country 'can be exempt' from taking in refugees: Hollande

No European country can get out of taking in refugees who have the right to asylum, French President Francois Hollande said Sunday.

No European country 'can be exempt' from taking in refugees: Hollande
Germany says EU majority vote could force members to accept migrants
Germany says EU majority vote could force members to accept migrants

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that EU members reluctant to accept migrant quotas may have to be outvoted and overruled in the 28-member bloc.

Germany says EU majority vote could force members to accept migrants
EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday
EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday

The European Union has announced an emergency summit in Brussels next in a bid to find solutions to the continent's worst refugee crisis since World War II.

EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday
EU's Tusk mulls special migration summit, decision Thursday
EU's Tusk mulls special migration summit, decision Thursday

EU president Donald Tusk said he would consider requests by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others for an emergency summit on migrants and decide later this week.

EU's Tusk mulls special migration summit, decision Thursday
EU fails to reach migrant deal as countries impose border checks
EU fails to reach migrant deal as countries impose border checks

EU ministers failed to reach agreement on a quota plan to share the burden of a flood of refugees.

EU fails to reach migrant deal as countries impose border checks
Merkel wants 'binding' EU refugee quotas with no ceiling
Merkel wants 'binding' EU refugee quotas with no ceiling

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the EU to agree to a proportional distribution of refugees with no limits on actual numbers, going much further than plans unveiled by the European Commission.

Merkel wants 'binding' EU refugee quotas with no ceiling
German minister urges change in EU's policy towards Syria
German minister urges change in EU's policy towards Syria

Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said Europe should stop looking on helplessly as "murder" rages on in Syria, as he called on the bloc to review its strategy on the conflict.

German minister urges change in EU's policy towards Syria
EU chief calls human traffickers 'murderers', urges crackdown
EU chief calls human traffickers 'murderers', urges crackdown

EU president Donald Tusk urged a crackdown on the "murderers" among human traffickers who have killed scores of people trying to reach Europe from conflicts abroad.

EU chief calls human traffickers 'murderers', urges crackdown