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Merkel, Hollande urge 'unified' response to EU refugee crisis
Merkel, Hollande urge 'unified' response to EU refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande called for a "unified" response to the worst refugee crisis to hit the EU since World War II.

Merkel, Hollande urge 'unified' response to EU refugee crisis
Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls
Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls

Rebels from Greece's Syriza party on Friday formed a breakaway parliamentary group after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.

Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls
EU ministers to hold migrant crisis talks in October: France
EU ministers to hold migrant crisis talks in October: France

Europe's interior and foreign ministers will meet in mid-October to discuss how to respond to the huge influx of migrants and refugees arriving at EU borders.

EU ministers to hold migrant crisis talks in October: France
Dutch PM grilled on Greece, beats no-confidence bid
Dutch PM grilled on Greece, beats no-confidence bid

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte received a grilling in parliament for his cabinet's support for debt-ridden Greece's third international bailout.

Dutch PM grilled on Greece, beats no-confidence bid
Record 107,500 migrants at EU borders in July: Frontex
Record 107,500 migrants at EU borders in July: Frontex

EU border agency Frontex reported a record 107,500 migrants at the European Union's borders last month, as the 28-member bloc struggles to cope with a refugee crisis

Record 107,500 migrants at EU borders in July: Frontex
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. ©RIA Novosti
Germany's Steinmeier urges EU-Swiss talks on planned immigration limits

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the European Union to negotiate with Switzerland on Bern's plans for new quotas on immigration from the bloc.

Germany's Steinmeier urges EU-Swiss talks on planned immigration limits
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petro Poroshenko. ©Tengrinews file photo
Nazarbayev and Poroshenko discuss cooperation

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Nazarbayev and Poroshenko discuss cooperation
Greece's Tsipras says German plan 'would lead to crisis without end'
Greece's Tsipras says German plan 'would lead to crisis without end'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned that a German proposal to give his debt-ridden country a bridging loan rather than agree a new bailout would be "a return to a crisis without end".

Greece's Tsipras says German plan 'would lead to crisis without end'
EU denounces arson attack on observers' vehicles in Ukraine
EU denounces arson attack on observers' vehicles in Ukraine

The EU on Monday denounced an arson attack on armoured vehicles belonging to OSCE observers monitoring a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

EU denounces arson attack on observers' vehicles in Ukraine
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EU offers more help for farmers hurt by Russia sanctions

The EU formally extended until next year a multi-million-euro aid package to help European fruit and vegetable growers hit by Russian sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

EU offers more help for farmers hurt by Russia sanctions
Greece in 'final stretch' for deal with creditors: PM
Greece in 'final stretch' for deal with creditors: PM

Greece is in the "final stretch" of talks for a deal with creditors on a new bailout, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said.

Greece in 'final stretch' for deal with creditors: PM
Kosovo's parliament votes in favour of war crime court
Kosovo's parliament votes in favour of war crime court

Kosovo's parliament amended the constitution to allow the creation of a special EU-backed court to examine war crimes allegedly committed by ethnic Albanian guerrillas during the 1998-1999 war.

Kosovo's parliament votes in favour of war crime court
Greek PM's Syriza party to hold congress in September
Greek PM's Syriza party to hold congress in September

Greece's hard-left Syriza party agreed to hold an emergency congress in September as requested by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Greek PM's Syriza party to hold congress in September
Obama calls on Britain to remain in the EU
Obama calls on Britain to remain in the EU

US President Barack Obama has urged Britain to stay in the European Union, cautioning remaining in the bloc was necessary to help preserve the nation's global influence.

Obama calls on Britain to remain in the EU
Greece to vote on second bailout bill in test for Tsipras

Greek lawmakers are set to vote on a second batch of reforms that must pass if Athens is to receive its third huge international bailout, in a key test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' authority.

Greece to vote on second bailout bill in test for Tsipras
EU fails to reach migrant settlement target
EU fails to reach migrant settlement target

EU ministers failed to agree on how to redistribute a total of 40,000 mostly Syrian and Eritrean migrants from overstretched Italy and Greece.

EU fails to reach migrant settlement target
Merkel rules out Greek haircut, open to debt relief
Merkel rules out Greek haircut, open to debt relief

German Chancellor Angela Merkel again ruled out forgiving some of Greece's crippling debt but said Berlin was open to a flexible repayment plan.

Merkel rules out Greek haircut, open to debt relief
Ukrainian PM says Greece can learn austerity lessons
Ukrainian PM says Greece can learn austerity lessons

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday that Greece could learn a few lessons from Britain about how to implement austerity measures.

Ukrainian PM says Greece can learn austerity lessons
Greek PM faces hard sell on bailout deal
Greek PM faces hard sell on bailout deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was Tuesday to hold meetings with his parliamentary majority, faced with the tough task of selling a new bailout deal.

Greek PM faces hard sell on bailout deal
Dutch finance minister Dijsselbloem re-elected Eurogoup head
Dutch finance minister Dijsselbloem re-elected Eurogoup head

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem was re-elected as head of the Eurogroup which coordinates policy for the 19-nation euro single currency area.

Dutch finance minister Dijsselbloem re-elected Eurogoup head