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EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists
EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton left Egypt Tuesday after a mediation trip that included talks with the ousted president, but the country's crisis appeared no closer to a resolution.

EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests

The EU's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton headed to meet ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi early Tuesday as his supporters rallied anew in Cairo.

EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
EU reaches 'amicable solution' with China on solar panel dispute
EU reaches 'amicable solution' with China on solar panel dispute

The European Commission said Saturday it has reached an "amicable solution" with Beijing over imports of Chinese solar panels, a dispute that had threatened to turn into a full-blown trade war.

EU reaches 'amicable solution' with China on solar panel dispute
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Iran denounces blacklisting of ally Hezbollah

Shiite Iran has denounced the European Union for its decision to blacklist Hezbollah's armed wing as a terror group, accusing it of acting in Israel's interests.

Iran denounces blacklisting of ally Hezbollah
EU puts Hezbollah 'military wing' on terror list
EU puts Hezbollah 'military wing' on terror list

The European Union on Monday put the military wing of Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on its of terrorist organisations, a move that the group slammed as aggressive and unjust.

EU puts Hezbollah 'military wing' on terror list
EU foreign ministers ready to blacklist Hezbollah
EU foreign ministers ready to blacklist Hezbollah

EU foreign ministers decide Monday whether to blacklist the military wing of Lebanon's Hezbollah group, with an eye also on the conflict in Syria and the possible resumption of stalled Israel-Palestinian talks.

EU foreign ministers ready to blacklist Hezbollah
G20 gets 'action plan' to fight tax avoidance
G20 gets 'action plan' to fight tax avoidance

The OECD has presented the G20 nations with a bold strategy to crack down on tax avoidance by corporate giants and the super rich, and so boost overstretched national budgets.

G20 gets 'action plan' to fight tax avoidance
Israel PM rejects EU 'external dictates' on borders
Israel PM rejects EU 'external dictates' on borders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday angrily rejected European Union guidelines barring the bloc's 28 member states from funding projects in Jewish settlements.

Israel PM rejects EU 'external dictates' on borders
Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime
Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime

The European Union's top diplomat was heading for Cairo Wednesday, a day after an interim government was sworn in to replace Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime
US-EU trade talks make headway under tight timeline
US-EU trade talks make headway under tight timeline

US and European Union trade negotiators said Friday they had begun to identify key areas of agreement and difference as they closed the first week of talks to create an ambitious transatlantic free-trade zone.

US-EU trade talks make headway under tight timeline
European Union Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht. ©REUTERS/China Daily
EU takes dispute with Russia over vehicle imports to WTO

The EU filed a dispute with Russia over vehicle imports at the WTO, the first such challenge to Moscow since it joined the trade body almost a year ago.

EU takes dispute with Russia over vehicle imports to WTO
Croatia celebrates historic EU entry
Croatia celebrates historic EU entry

Tens of thousands of Croatians cheered the country's entry into the European Union at midnight Sunday as fireworks lit up the skies above Zagreb.

Croatia celebrates historic EU entry
Merkel ushers jobless EU youth talks on to campaign trail
Merkel ushers jobless EU youth talks on to campaign trail

Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts EU talks on felling sky-high youth unemployment less than three months before German elections.

Merkel ushers jobless EU youth talks on to campaign trail
EU ministers agree on new bank rescue rules
EU ministers agree on new bank rescue rules

European finance ministers on Thursday agreed a draft deal on new rules for bank rescues that will only allow bailouts by taxpayers in exceptional cases and shift the burden onto bank owners, creditors and large depositors.

EU ministers agree on new bank rescue rules
EU leaders meet as doubts grow over future
EU leaders meet as doubts grow over future

EU leaders meet this week knowing they have to deliver growth and jobs, especially for the young, as years of debt crisis austerity and soaring dole queues test faith in the European project.

EU leaders meet as doubts grow over future
EU finance minister talks break down on bank closure regime
EU finance minister talks break down on bank closure regime

European Union finance ministers failed early Saturday to reach an agreement on how to close down failing banks before they can do too much damage to the wider economy.

EU finance minister talks break down on bank closure regime
China, EU start trade talks aiming to resolve disputes
China, EU start trade talks aiming to resolve disputes

China and the European Union began ministerial-level talks Friday that are expected to try to resolve a dispute over solar panels and other products, as tensions between the two risk escalating into a trade war.

China, EU start trade talks aiming to resolve disputes
China to deal 'appropriately' with EU steel challenge
China to deal 'appropriately' with EU steel challenge

China said it will deal "appropriately" with the European Union's decision to challenge it at the World Trade Organisation after Beijing slapped duties on some steel products, in the latest salvo in the row between the two sides.

China to deal 'appropriately' with EU steel challenge
IMF admits 'notable failures' in 2010 Greece rescue
IMF admits 'notable failures' in 2010 Greece rescue

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday admitted to significant failures in the first Greek rescue that forced a second, larger bailout and left the country in a deep recession.

IMF admits 'notable failures' in 2010 Greece rescue
Rows over Syria, energy cloud Russia-EU talks
Rows over Syria, energy cloud Russia-EU talks

The European Union and Russia kick off a two-day summit on Monday overshadowed by rows over Brussels' decision to lift its arms embargo on the Syrian rebels and resolve to loosen Moscow's grip on EU natural gas supplies.

Rows over Syria, energy cloud Russia-EU talks