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