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Nearly 40 years ago, European countries worried by US and Soviet dominance of space gave the green light to the first Ariane rocket.
Greece on Friday received a vote of confidence from international creditors over progress in overhauling its stricken economy -- and a fresh injection of cash from the IMF.
The United States said Tuesday it supports the European Union's decision to ease an arms embargo on Syria as a means of showing support for rebels despite America's own refusal to provide weapons.
European Union foreign ministers Monday agreed to lift an arms embargo in order to be able to supply weapons to Syrian rebels.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Sunday to take steps to avoid a brewing trade war between China and the EU during a first visit by China's new premier to Germany, with both leaders calling for dialogue.
EU leaders, desperate to give growth a boost, target energy policy Wednesday amid concerns a US-led revolution in shale oil and gas development will reshape the global economy and leave Europe far behind.
Austria has warned its 26 European Union partners in a letter against providing weapons for rebel movements in the Syrian conflict.
Britain's Conservative Party will on Tuesday propose laws to force an in-out referendum on the country's membership of the European Union to be held by the end of 2017.
The European Union's poorest country Bulgaria faced fresh political uncertainty Monday after inconclusive elections held three months after the biggest demonstrations in years forced the government to resign.
The EU's top diplomat Catherine Ashton will meet chief Iranian nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili in Istanbul on May 15 in a fresh effort to defuse international concern over Tehran's disputed nuclear drive.
European Union foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton held talks Saturday with officials in China in the first visit by a top-ranking EU official to the country under its new leadership.
Spain forecast Friday it would climb out of its bitter recession in 2014 but needed two extra years to meet the European Union's target for reining in its public deficit.
EU anti-trust authorities are from Thursday testing for a month changes to Google's search results meant to respond to competitors' complaints that the US online giant was giving unfair prominence to its own links and ads.
Syrian rebels fighting President President Bashar al-Assad's troops won a fresh boost Monday when the European Union eased its oil embargo to let them exploit the resources they control.
The European Union is set Monday to ease its oil embargo against Syria in favour of rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad's regime in its latest signal of support to the opposition.
The British government has launched a legal challenge against plans for a European financial transactions tax to be adopted by 11 EU states.
Serbia and Kosovo again failed to clinch a deal to normalise ties and ease tension in the Balkans after lengthy talks brokered by the European Union.
Controversial plans to revive the EU's faltering carbon cap-and-trade system so as to cut greenhouse gas emissions face a tough test in the European Parliament.
East Asian and Pacific economies will grow 7.8 percent this year on robust domestic demand.
European Union finance ministers tackle tax fraud and money-laundering as they wrap up two days of talks on Saturday.