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    European Union legislators voted overwhelmingly in favor of trade talks with Taiwan and other measures flouting China’s claims to sovereignty over the island, leaving officials in Beijing fuming at the display of tension between Western democracies and the communist regime. “It is vile in nature and has an egregious impact,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang...
    (CNN)The European Union is facing mounting pressure from its own lawmakers to withhold funds to Poland as an ongoing spat between Warsaw and Brussels intensifies.The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to condemn a ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that says its constitution takes precedence over some EU laws. Poland's ruling has alarmed many European...
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece pledged Tuesday to link Egypt to the European Union’s energy market with an undersea cable that would carry electricity across the Mediterranean. “(Egypt’s) link to Europe will be Greece,” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said after talks in Athens with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. “We are seeking diversification of energy...
    Demonstrators hold bound flags of the European Union and Poland during the demonstration.SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images EU and Polish officials on Tuesday clashed over a recent court ruling, making public a bitter disagreement over the rule of law and the fundamental principles of the political and economic union. Earlier this month, Poland's...
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will be a focus of European attention this week, with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki addressing the European Parliament and leaders at a European Union summit expected to grapple with a legal conundrum created by a recent ruling by Poland’s constitutional court. Some opponents of Poland’s nationalist government fear that...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European Union agencies are launching a year-long operation to crack down on fraud targeting the bloc’s multibillion-euro COVID-19 pandemic recovery fund, EU police agency Europol announced Friday. Operation Sentinel will coordinate the fight against fraud, tax evasion, excise fraud, corruption, embezzlement, misappropriation and money laundering and and boost the exchange...
    Although London is keen to reconsider part of the Brexit deal with the European Union, Australian Trade Minister Dan Dehan on Wednesday assured Britain that his government would trust Britain to honor their new bilateral trade agreement. Read moreBrexit: The European Union wants to ease controls on goods In an interview with the AFP in...
    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — European Union leaders vowed to uphold Ukraine’s energy security and signed deals intended to bolster ties during a summit Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital. In a statement after the meeting, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, EU Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reaffirmed their “continued commitment...
    WHENEVER I have my doubts about Brexit the EU steps in to declare: “Non monsieur, you were dead right to get the hell out!” It’s easy to fleetingly feel we made the wrong decision when the UK seems a bit closer to breaking up, the dinghies full of illegal immigrants keep arriving and there are...
    Even Poland’s national-conservative government, the closest thing Poland has to mainstream Eurosceptics, has repeatedly stated they don’t want the country to leave the European Union. It could well be the sudden flurry of speculation around Poland leaving the bloc has more to do with Brussels than it does Warsaw. The BBC, Financial Times, Guardian, Times...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Senior officials from two founding members of the European Union expressed fears Friday that a Polish ruling challenging the supremacy of EU laws could trigger the country’s exit from the 27-nation bloc. France’s Europe minister Clement Beaune insisted that the move is an attack against the EU, while Luxembourg minister of Foreign...
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s constitutional court rules that some European Union laws are in conflict with Poland’s Constitution. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    The European Medicines Agency—the top drug regulator in the EU—has authorized the use of a third dose—also referred to as a booster shot—of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty, and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, Spikevax, Sunday. The EMA has issued a recommendation that immunocompromised people be given an additional dose at least 28 days after their second dose...
    Georgia’s Foreign Minister David Salkaliyani has commented on reports that several European Union (EU) countries are discussing ending visa-free rule for citizens of some states, including Georgia. His words suggest RIA Novosti. “I know our enemies are very excited. It’s unbelievable when the enemies are happy about the country’s defeat. But I want to deceive...
    A look at some of the games being played in European soccer on Thursday: EUROPA LEAGUE: WEST HAM VS. RAPID VIENNA Declan Rice helped West Ham get off to a winning start in the competition at Dinamo Zagreb two weeks ago and goes into the team’s second group game insisting he can achieve his ambitions...
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union stands firm on its regime of sanctions against Belarus’ authoritarian president who is “pushing” migrants into the EU out of “desperation,” a senior official from the bloc said Tuesday. EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko “is not a partner we are ready to...
    The sight of enraged Brits lining up for hours at gas stations as panic-buying grips the nation has united Europe in schadenfreude. Chaos has descended on Britain’s urban areas over the past few days after a severe shortage of truck drivers made it impossible for gas to be delivered as normal, sparking a mass national...
    NEW YORK — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is enjoying an unusual moment as the rare NATO ally leader beloved by both American conservatives and the Chinese Communist Party . Orban’s status as an icon of international conservatism was burnished last month by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who touted the Hungarian leader's tough border...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Almost 3 million European Union workers can’t afford to heat their homes amid a rise in energy prices, according to a labor organization’s study released Wednesday. The European Trade Union Confederation, which represents 45 million members, said that 15% of the EU’s working poor – the equivalent of 2,713,578 people –...
    By Kevin Liptak and Arlette Saenz | CNN The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on visitors from the European Union and the United Kingdom starting in November, a person familiar with the matter told CNN Monday. The United States will require that adult foreign nationals traveling to the United States be fully vaccinated,...
    (CNN)The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on visitors from Europe and the United Kingdom starting in November, a person familiar with the matter told CNN Monday.The United States will require that adult foreign nationals traveling to the United States be fully vaccinated, another source familiar with the matter said, implementing what the source...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s decision to form a strategic Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and Britain to counter China is angering France and the European Union. They’re feeling left out and seeing it as a return to the Trump era. The security initiative, unveiled this week, appears to have brought Biden’s summer of...
    By MATTHEW LEE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s decision to form a strategic Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and Britain to counter China is angering France and the European Union. They’re feeling left out and seeing it as a return to the Trump era. The security initiative, unveiled this week, appears to have...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s summer of love with Europe appears to have come to an abrupt end. After promising European leaders that “America is back” and that multilateral diplomacy would guide U.S. foreign policy, Biden has angered and alienated numerous allies with a go-it-alone approach on several key issues, the latest being...
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Austria’s minister for the European Union on Thursday accused Turkey of using migrant flows as a means to pressure the 27-member bloc for its own purposes and warned that the EU won’t be “blackmailed” by any country. Karoline Edtstadler said countries on the EU’s external borders like Cyprus won’t be...
    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris later Thursday to discuss international crises and European issues, days before elections that will mark the end of her 16 years in office. Macron’s office said topics will include the diplomatic and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the...
    The European Union needs to build the “political will” to craft an army of its own, President Ursula von der Leyen said in her State of the Union speech on Wednesday. Addressing the European Parliament in Brussels, the EU Commission chief said that in the wake of President Joe Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, the...
    London (CNN Business)Marks & Spencer (MAKSY) is closing 11 of its stores in France because of supply chain problems related to Brexit.The UK retailer on Thursday said "lengthy and complex" export processes introduced after Brexit had made it difficult to get fresh products such as sandwiches and salads from Britain to Europe. It expects to...
    (CNN)European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced an additional €4 billion ($4.7 billion) in climate finance to transfer to developing nations on Wednesday, while calling on the US and the bloc's other allies to start paying their fair share.Developed countries agreed more than a decade ago, and reaffirmed in the 2015 Paris Agreement, to...
    Belgrade- German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s announcement on Tuesday that the integration of the Western Balkans into the European Union was in the camp’s “complete geo-strategic interest” in countering the influence of other powers reflected Merkel’s desire to limit Turkey’s role in these countries. On Tuesday, Merkel concluded a trip that began in Serbia on Monday,...
    London (CNN Business)The British government has once again delayed the introduction of checks on imports from the European Union as the food and drink industry warns that shortages caused by Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic could become permanent.Checks on food products from the European Union have been pushed back by another six months, and will...
    The European Union’s radical green agenda risks sparking widespread political unrest as seen during the Yellow Vest movement in France as energy prices soar throughout the bloc. According to the consumer prices index, energy costs have risen by 15 per over the past year in the EU, as Brussels continues to push its plans to...
    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — It’s in the European Union’s strategic interests to integrate the Balkan states into the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday as she urged Serbia and other countries in the region to do more on democratic reforms in order to join. The Western Balkan states — which include Serbia, Bosnia, North...
    The president of the European Council, Charles Michel said that Brussels will seek to increase the bloc’s “strategic autonomy” in the wake of President Joe Biden’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan and signalled that the European Union will make a pivot towards China. EU Council President Charles Michel said on Wednesday that he was shocked by...
    Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese has called on the European Union to develop an economic aid plan to funnel cash to Africa in the hopes of mitigating illegal migration. Speaking at the Ambrosetti Forum in the commune of Cernobbio on Lake Como, Lamorgese suggested that EU cash could help solve problems of instability in certain North...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union to seek daily fines against Poland over justice system independence concerns. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
                      by Harry Wilmerding  The two leading European health agencies determined Thursday that COVID-19 booster shots are not necessary for fully vaccinated individuals who do not have compromised immune systems. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Medicines Agency issued a statement saying the...
    The European Union is currently preparing a plan that would require manufacturers to support smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices for 5 or 7 years, but representatives of manufacturers such as Samsung, Apple and Hawaii have not accepted the plan. details The EU’s words for a long cycle of support for...
    The European Union is set to establish a diplomatic presence in Taliban-controlled Kabul amid increasing concerns over the influence of Communist China and Russia in Afghanistan, as well as a potential Afghan migrant crisis. On Friday, the Foreign Affairs and Security Policy representative for the EU, Josep Borrell, said that the decision to forge a...
    BRDO CASTLE, Slovenia (AP) — Still reeling from the European Union’s shortcomings in Afghanistan, officials from the 27-nation bloc met Thursday to discuss ways to improve their response to future crises and not be so reliant on the U.S. European ministers of defense and foreign affairs gathered in Slovenia for talks also involving NATO and...
    Ministers from across the European Union (EU) have presented a plan to support countries neighbouring Afghanistan to host those fleeing the Taliban, in order to stop a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis. The EU ministers released a statement that pledged the EU and its member states would “stand determined to act jointly to prevent...
    BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union plans to recommend that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infection levels there, EU diplomats said Monday. A decision to remove the U.S. from a safe list of countries for nonessential travel would reverse advice from June, when the bloc recommended...
    The European Union is expected to recommend on Monday that member states reinstate COVID-related travel restrictions and halt nonessential travel from the United States and five other countries, a diplomatic source told CNN on Monday.The EU would reestablish coronavirus travel restrictions such as quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated travelers from those countries, according to...
    By Sugam Pokharel, Aya Elamroussi and Saskya Vandoorne | CNN The European Union is expected to recommend on Monday that member states reinstate Covid-related travel restrictions and halt nonessential travel from the United States and five other countries, a diplomatic source told CNN on Monday. The EU would reestablish coronavirus travel restrictions such as quarantine...
    Photo by SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP via Getty Images. The European Union is set to recommend banning all nonessential travel from the U.S. due to rising Covid-19 cases, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. According to the Journal, the U.S. was recommended to be removed from the list of countries permitted entry for nonessential travel along with five...
    Poland will build a fence along its border with Belarus and deploy more soldiers to the area to stop migrants from entering the country. More than 900 soldiers will be sent, and an 8-foot-tall barrier will be constructed on the border, Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced Monday. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST ON...
    Belarus continues to weaponise migrants, forcing them over its frontiers with European Union member states at gunpoint in what is seen as an attack of “hybrid warfare” by the client state against its democratic neighbours, reports claim. While the latest wave of Belarus clashes with the European Union dates back to its rigged election in...
    Wildfires raging across the planet this year have released a record amount of carbon dioxide, a leading ingredient in the greenhouse gasses that contribute to climate change.    According to data compiled by Mark Parrington, senior scientist at the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), fires have unleashed 4.7 gigatons (4.3 gigatonnes) of CO2 as...