Forty-five American lawmakers have urged the US government to boycott next month's G20 summit in Riyadh unless Saudi authorities address key human rights concerns, according to correspondence released Wednesday (21 October).
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared himself disappointed in the progress of post-Brexit trade talks Wednesday (14 October), but he will wait for news from an EU summit before deciding whether to pull the plug.
The EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, and the bloc's commissioner for humanitarian aid, Janez Lenarcic, said that they were quarantining after coming into contact with people who tested positive for coronavirus during a trip to Ethiopia last week.
It is "time for the UK to put its cards on the table" over a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, European Council President Charles Michel said on Wednesday (7 October) after a call with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
During the first live summit with international partners in Brussels following the outbreak of the pandemic on the continent, the EU and Ukraine leaders met on Tueasday (6 October) to take stock of cooperation amid what critics say is a...
EU leaders meet physically for an extraordinary summit in Brussels on Thursday (1 October) in an attempt to break the deadlock over imposing sanctions on Belarus and resolving a standoff with Turkey, both crucial for the EU's credibility on the international scene.
Swiss voters on Sunday (27 September) rejected a bid to slash immigration from the EU, leaving free movement in the heart of Europe intact, and embraced offering paid paternity leave for the first time.
European Council president Charles Michel called Sunday (27 August) for a halt to fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani separatists over the Nagorno-Karabakh region and an “immediate return to negotiations”. “Military action must stop, as a matter of urgency, to prevent...
European Council President Charles Michel postponed a summit of European Union leaders on Thursday and Friday (24-25 October) until the start of October after going into coronavirus quarantine due to contact with an infected security guard, his spokesman said.
European Council chief Charles Michel pledged Wednesday (16 September) that the bloc will defend the rights of member state Cyprus in its standoff with Turkey over maritime and energy rights. Michel’s visit to the island comes a day after Turkey...
Greece on Monday (14 September) accused migrants of deliberately burning their overcrowded camp last week on Lesbos island, where hundreds reluctantly moved to a new temporary site with "no showers or mattresses".
The leaders of the EU and China agreed to speed up negotiations to conclude a long-standing investment deal during a virtual summit on Monday (14 September), despite Europe's lingering concerns over Beijing’s human rights record and its treatment of Hong Kong.
EU leaders are set to hold virtual talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday (14 September), hoping to make progress on trade and investment, even as tensions mount between Beijing and the West over Hong Kong and treatment of the country's Uighur Muslim minority.
European Council chief Charles Michel warned Britain Sunday (13 September) its international credibility is at stake, saying it must fulfil its responsibility to implement the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Turkey's escalating conflict with Greece and Cyprus will be the main subject at this month's European Council meeting, when sanctions will be considered against Ankara, France said on Sunday (6 September).
EU leaders made it clear following a 3-hour long online summit on the situation in Belarus on Wednesday (19 August) that the crisis following the controversial elections was not a geopolitical one and that it should not antagonise Russia.
EU leaders will hold an emergency video summit on Wednesday (19 August) to discuss the crisis in Belarus, where protests are swelling against the disputed re-election of longtime President Alexander Lukashenko.
The European Parliament rejected on Thursday (23 July) the hard-won decisions of the EU Council. MEPs criticised, among other things, cuts to climate programmes and voiced fear that billions of euros could fall into the wrong hands. EURACTIV Germany reports.
European Council and Commission presidents tried to gain the European Parliament support on Thursday (23 July) for the recovery plan backed earlier this week by the EU27 but lawmakers insist on negotiating budget cuts.
EU leaders have edged closer to a compromise on a new long-term budget and a multi-billion euro coronavirus recovery fund and will reconvene on Monday (20 July) afternoon for a fourth day of negotiations.
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