Poland's foreign minister denied Wednesday (9 August) accusations that his EU country is drifting towards authoritarianism amid a string of government reforms that have triggered mass protests at home and EU warnings about rule of law violations.
Hungary's data protection watchdog on Monday (7 August) lashed out at government plans to centralise personal data and ease rules on allowing official access, calling them a major threat to citizens' rights.
Brexit is "the challenge of our generation" with far-reaching consequences for all, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar warned Northern Ireland on Friday (4 August) on his first visit to the British province since taking office.
Germany's powerful car industry offered Wednesday (2 August) to provide a software upgrade that would cut harmful emissions in 5 million vehicles, but critics cried foul saying it is simply a "stop-gap fix" for a colossal pollution cheating scandal.
The EU unveiled plans Wednesday (28 September) to make lobbyists register before meeting a wider range of top officials, after a series of high-profile cases concerning the transparency of ex-Commissioners.
The European Commission and member states agreed on Friday (23 September) that it is “unlikely” to conclude the negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the US before the end of Barack Obama’s presidency.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday (15 September) pressed Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi to allow an independent international audit of companies involved in a loan scandal that forced an IMF and World Bank aid cutoff.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday (7 September) said ex-Soviet Georgia has moved closer to membership, in a show of support for the tiny Caucasus nation despite fierce opposition from Russia.
Some 800 African migrants and a group of smugglers were arrested near Sudan's border with Libya while trying to reach Europe between June and August, security officers told reporters yesterday (30 August).