Diplomats in Paris were beaming when the world’s most populous country announced plans to start cutting its net CO2 emissions "around 2030". But environmentalists were less optimistic, saying the commitment is much too vague. EurActiv France reports .
France wants the eurozone to push for a deal with Greece before Sunday's referendum, President François Hollande said yesterday (1 July), in comments that differed sharply from those of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made a last-minute offer to Athens in a bid to reach a bailout agreement before the deadline expires today (30 June), European Union and Greek government sources said.
With or without an agreement, the economic crisis in Greece is far from over, and as it plays out it, will have political and economic ramifications across Europe writes Stratfor , the Texas-based global intelligence company.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will present his counterparts with a list of demands for the UK’s European Union membership renegotiation at the European Council dinner on Thursday. EurActiv France reports .
France and Italy will do whatever it takes to support Greece. But the patience of other eurozone countries is wearing thin, even if the political and financial cost of Grexit would be far greater than another postponement the country's debt repayments. EurActiv France reports .
The European Union welcomed new proposals from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras as a "good basis for progress" at talks today (22 June) where creditors want 11th-hour concessions to haul Athens back from the brink of bankruptcy.
European royals and officials will mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo today (18 June) with a call for reconciliation at the site where Napoleon Bonaparte's imperial ambitions ended in carnage.
The 4 th round of EU-Cuba negotiations for a framework agreement for political dialogue and cooperation was held yesterday in Brussels (16 June), making progress in the economic area, but lagging behind on the political dialogue chapter.
Greece and its creditors are locked in a stalemate after loan talks collapsed over the weekend, bringing Athens just two weeks away from a catastrophic default on its debt. On Thursday (18 June), when the Eurogroup will for the last time try to find a solution, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be on a visit to Russia.
If only a deal to end the crisis could be sealed with a kiss. But, 24 hours after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras got a Greek-style embrace as he arrived in Brussels on Wednesday (10 June), an agreement to save his country from bankruptcy seemed as elusive as ever.
A planned meeting between the leaders of Germany, France, and Greece today (10 June) is in doubt after Greece's reform proposals to unlock new funding to ward off a debt default fell well short, European Union officials said.