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Eurozone and EU finance ministers meet in Dublin from Friday to finalise the Cyprus bailout and consider extending debt repayment dates for Portugal and Ireland.
Not so long ago, Croatia was ebullient at the prospect of becoming the EU's newest member in July this year.
Despite the risk of aggravating the recession and unemployment, Portugal's government is wagering that following the austerity prescribed by its creditors will help it regain market confidence and avoid a second bailout.
Serbia and Kosovo failed Wednesday to find common ground on how to defuse longstanding tensions at marathon EU-sponsored talks, but the door appeared still open for further discussions.
The United States on Monday criticized the European Union's restrictions on wine labeling, saying they hinder US wine exports to the 27-nation bloc.
The Japanese and European Union leaders will hold telephone talks Monday to discuss the Cyprus bailout deal and plans to launch free trade negotiations.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will on Monday attempt to persuade lawmakers to back an EU bailout deal that slaps a levy on bank savings, amid fears of a run on accounts if he fails.
EU leaders wrestled with German demands for strict austerity and a French-Italian push for growth-friendly spending at a summit.
Britain would consider ignoring a European Union arms ban and supplying weapons to Syrian rebels if it would help topple President Bashar al-Assad.
Hungary's parliament on Monday stoked concerns about creeping authoritarianism in the EU member state by altering the constitution for the fourth time since Prime Minister Viktor Orban won power in 2010.
Data published on Monday confirmed recession in the eurozone's weakest economies last year, breathing new life into a heated debate on whether aggressive austerity measures may come at the cost of economic growth.
Kazakhstan is in talks with the European Union on signing of a new agreement on development of trade and economic cooperation.
Cyprus heads for a presidential runoff on Sunday, with the first round's rightwing winner, who backs a bailout for the near bankrupt island.
French right-wing leader Marine Le Pen called for a "New Deal" on immigration and slammed the emergence of a "Soviet European Union" during a fiery speech at Britain's Cambridge University on Tuesday.
Britain, apparently backed by a handful of European Union allies, is fighting to lift an EU arms embargo barring the supply of weapons to the Syrian rebel coalition battling President Bashar al-Assad.
Everything will be on the table when US and EU negotiators restart talks on an ambitious transatlantic free trade deal with a new wind in their sails.
Greece will pay back the billions of euros of European aid it has received to fight its debt crisis, the head of the country's central bank told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
Tallinn is the first EU capital to offer its residents free public transport, and though the move aimed at driving down car pollution is proving popular, visitors feel let down and others are accusing City Hall of a campaign gimmick.
After wrapping up talks with their European counterparts, Latin American leaders on Sunday opened their own summit here, with the event notable for the absence of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Russian agricultural authority states that the risk of Schmallenberg virus (SBV) spilling from EU to the Customs Union is increasing.