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EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official
EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official

EU foreign ministers formally agreed to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords.

EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official
Athens says Europe 'doesn't need IMF' on eve of crunch summit
Athens says Europe 'doesn't need IMF' on eve of crunch summit

Greece does not want any more help from the IMF, minister of state Nikos Pappas said on the eve of a summit.

Athens says Europe 'doesn't need IMF' on eve of crunch summit
Amid deadlock on Greece, IMF releases funds to Cyprus
Amid deadlock on Greece, IMF releases funds to Cyprus

The International Monetary Fund, deadlocked with Greece over further financial aid, approved a new loan installment for Cyprus.

Amid deadlock on Greece, IMF releases funds to Cyprus
Juncker says 'I don't understand Tsipras': report
Juncker says 'I don't understand Tsipras': report

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker voiced frustration with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a media report amid the deepening debt crisis.

Juncker says 'I don't understand Tsipras': report
EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016
EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016

EU member states agreed to extend damaging economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis by another six months to the end of January 2016.

EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016
IMF's Lagarde says Greece talks need 'adults in the room'
IMF's Lagarde says Greece talks need 'adults in the room'

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned that a resolution to five months of tortuous debt talks with Greece required "adults in the room" in an apparent sideswipe at Greek officials.

IMF's Lagarde says Greece talks need 'adults in the room'
Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev. ©RIA Novosti
Russia to prolong embargo if EU extends sanctions: minister

Moscow will extend its embargo on European Union agricultural products but is unlikely to go further if the EU extends sanctions as expected.

Russia to prolong embargo if EU extends sanctions: minister
Greece's Tsipras calls Juncker, first time since last week: official
Greece's Tsipras calls Juncker, first time since last week: official

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, their first contact on the stand-off over a bailout deal since last week.

Greece's Tsipras calls Juncker, first time since last week: official
France and Italy clash as migrant stand-off opens EU rift
France and Italy clash as migrant stand-off opens EU rift

Italy and France engaged in a war of words as a standoff over hundreds of Africans offered a graphic illustration of Europe's migration crisis.

France and Italy clash as migrant stand-off opens EU rift
Greece bailout talks end with no deal, 'significant gap' remain : EU
Greece bailout talks end with no deal, 'significant gap' remain : EU

Crunch bailout talks between Greece and its EU-IMF creditors ended without a deal on Sunday, with a "significant gap" still remaining.

Greece bailout talks end with no deal, 'significant gap' remain : EU
IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes
IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes

Greece's creditors piled pressure on cash-strapped Athens as the IMF pulled its team out of talks and the EU warned Athens to stop gambling with the possibility of default.

IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes
European Commissioner for economics, taxation and customs Pierre Moscovic. © Reuters
EU's Moscovici believes 'more than ever' in Greek debt deal

The EU's Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he believed "more than ever" that a debt deal was possible between Greece and its creditors.

EU's Moscovici believes 'more than ever' in Greek debt deal
Greece's Varoufakis warns against historic 'failure' by EU
Greece's Varoufakis warns against historic 'failure' by EU

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis warned that EU leaders had a duty to avoid a historic "failure" and urged a swift accord in Greece's debt talks with its creditors.

Greece's Varoufakis warns against historic 'failure' by EU
British PM risks party rebellion on EU membership talks
British PM risks party rebellion on EU membership talks

Prime Minister David Cameron was put on notice that 50 of his own backbenchers will lead calls for Britain to quit the EU if he does not secure major concessions from Brussels.

British PM risks party rebellion on EU membership talks
EU chief refuses to talk to Greece's Tsipras
EU chief refuses to talk to Greece's Tsipras

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker refused a request from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to talk on the phone.

EU chief refuses to talk to Greece's Tsipras
EU's Juncker says 'challenging' Greece talks to continue
EU's Juncker says 'challenging' Greece talks to continue

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said that "challenging" negotiations with Greece would continue, after late-night talks with premier Alexis Tsipras broke up without a deal.

EU's Juncker says 'challenging' Greece talks to continue
Greece still rejects some of creditors' proposals: Tsipras
Greece still rejects some of creditors' proposals: Tsipras

Greece still rejects some of the reform plans put forward by its EU-IMF creditors but sees a willingness to reach a deal in coming days.

Greece still rejects some of creditors' proposals: Tsipras
European parliament hits back at Russia blacklist
European parliament hits back at Russia blacklist

European parliament head Martin Schulz said the Russian ambassador to the EU was barred access to the institution in retribution for a travel ban imposed by Moscow.

European parliament hits back at Russia blacklist
Top German MEP says UK's Cameron could lose EU veto
Top German MEP says UK's Cameron could lose EU veto

Britain could lose its prized EU veto on some subjects if it opts out from the commitment to "ever closer union" in the bloc's treaties under David Cameron's reform plans.

Top German MEP says UK's Cameron could lose EU veto
Macedonia to hold polls in 2016 to end political crisis: EU
Macedonia to hold polls in 2016 to end political crisis: EU

Macedonian political leaders agreed to hold elections in early 2016 in order to overcome a deep political crisis, EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said.

Macedonia to hold polls in 2016 to end political crisis: EU