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Poroshenko and Juncker discussed the course of reforms in Ukraine. The president of Ukraine noted the importance of forming an independent anticorruption infrastructure, in particular an independent Anticorruption Court. The leaders agreed to begin preparations for the next 20th Ukraine-EU summit. ish.
Hamilton Crawford strategists say that European leaders will discuss various options at an EU summit that is due to take place later this month. Among the topics up for debate is the possibility of making EU money dependent on members adhering to certain EU values and legal standards. Border security is ...

... of British voters opt to leave the bloc after 44 years of membership. The date set for the exit is March 29, 2019 but a transition period, which the EU says will end in December 2020, is still to be agreed upon by the sides. May said she hoped a deal will be reached during an EU summit to be held in March.
In his third consecutive term, he formed a grand coalition with center-left Social Democrats in 1989, and played a key role in late 1991 when the Netherlands hosted an EU summit that formulated the bloc's Maastricht Treaty focused on political integration. The accord, signed in early 1992, also laid the ...
The two leaders focused their talks on the Brexit, and on the possible planning of a multi-year EU budget, since these two issues would be on top of the agenda of the next EU summit. No press conference was held after the talks, but Tusk said on twitter that they had a "very good discussion". Before his ...
VIENNA: Austria will host an EU summit on migration on Sept. 20, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told reporters on Tuesday after meeting EU summit chair Donald Tusk in Vienna. The focus of the meeting in the Austrian capital would be the "fight against illegal migration", said Kurz, whose new coalition with ...

After the 14th India-EU summit in October, Kozlowski said the two sides decided to step up efforts to re-engage to relaunch negotiations. The EU's chief negotiators for the FTA met the Indian side informally in November. "The European Union is committed to negotiate and conclude Free Trade Agreement, ...
"We would like to send the ball to their court by changes to our counterterrorism laws," Yenel added. The EU Ministry undersecretary pointed to a possible EU summit in Varna, Bulgaria in the upcoming months. Ankara is expected to be invited to the summit. Turkey and the EU have recently taken steps to ...
That has raised the prospect of delay, but May insisted on Friday that the transition deal would be done within seven weeks -- in time for the March EU summit. The EU has offered Britain a status quo transition until the end of 2020 after Brexit. But there is disagreement inside May's Conservative Party over ...
A government minister has received an in-person dressing down from Brussels over the UK repeatedly breaking the law by failing to crack down on deadly air pollution. The UK was one of nine polluting countries summoned to the EU capital on Tuesday to explain to commissioners why they had continued ...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to attend the first day of a European Union Summit in Brussels on December 14, 2017. European leaders discussed Brexit and announced there was finally sufficient progress at the end of the two days. AFP/Getty. British Brexit negotiators are reportedly resisting ...
The divides came into sharp relief at a EU summit last December when the Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, described the proposed quota system as "highly divisive" and "ineffective". A visibly angered Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU Commissioner for migration, at the time called Tusk ...
European Council President Donald Tusk said at last month's European Union Summit it would be difficult to seal an asylum deal by June after calling quotas ineffective and divisive. Tusk appeared to lean toward the eastern European countries, infuriating Avramopolous who called the remarks ...
"A summit between the EU and Turkey in June ahead of the EU summit is under consideration. There are expectations in this direction," Faruk Kaymakcı, Turkey's permanent representative to the EU, also told Anadolu Agency (AA). The EU leaders are expected to gather on Jun. 28-29 and the bloc's ...
... in Europe (elections-migrations- Brexit); AU-EU summit (climate, radicalization); situation and prospects in Cameroon (Boko Haram, crisis in the North West ... Key summits in which President Paul Biya personally participated include the 4th Africa- European Union Summit that held from April 3-4, 2014 in ...
European Council President Donald Tusk arrives at EU headquarters prior to an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. ... "The hardest work is still ahead of us, and time is limited," Tusk said in his report to members of European Parliament (MEPs) on the outcomes of the December 2017 European Summit.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the EU headquarters for an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 14, 2017. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan). by Xinhua writers Zhai Wei, Shuai Rong. BRUSSELS, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The post-Brexit budget of the European Union (EU) is to pose a test for its unity when the ...
EU summit backs Iran nuclear agreement ahead of Trump decision. Faced with Washington's frustration over the Iranian nuclear deal, European foreign ministers stressed the pact was working at a meeting in Brussels.
10) they took the opportunity to present a common front ahead of the full EU summit in Brussels in March. The seven countries bordering on the Mediterranean and bearing the brunt of the sea migration route from North Africa are calling for the European Union to help support border control on the bloc's ...
Migration issues top agenda for southern EU summit in Rome. People rescued from the Mediterranean after attempting the crossing from Libya to Europe in December 2017. Photo: Federico Scoppa/AFP. AFP. news@thelocal.it · @thelocalitaly. 10 January 2018. 09:49 CET+01:00. The heads of seven ...
ROME, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Leaders from seven southern European countries in Rome made a joint appeal on Wednesday for further economic and financial integration in the European Union (EU), and "for more solidarity" on migration policies. The appeal came at the end of the fourth summit of the ...
President Nicos Anastasiades is set to depart for Rome on Wednesday to attend the 4th Southern European Summit. Amongst the states attending are Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Malta. The aim of the summit is to solidify the relationship amongst the members, whilst addressing key European issues.
Head of Delegation of the European Union in Sierra Leone Ambassador, Tom Vens, last weekend hosted a cocktail reception to brief Ambassadors, business people and government officials about decisions made at the 5th AU/EU summit in Cote d'Ivoire. He said the Heads of State and governments of ...
As the EU summit wrapped up in Brussels, some good news for Britain's Theresa may: Her 27 European colleagues agreed that Brexit divorce talks have made enough progress to move negotiations to phase two. That's when the discussion can widen to include the transition phase and - eventually - a ...
In the end, the summit did what it was supposed to do -- agree that the U.K. had done enough on Brexit to move onto the second phase of negotiations. Elsewhere there was uncertainty and tension, the former created by Germany's failure to get a government in place and the latter by deep divisions on ...
After Theresa may's shocking defeat in the Commons last night as Tory rebels and opposition MPs backed an amendment giving them a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal, the Prime Minister must now face her European counterparts in the last major EU summit of 2017. After striking a Brexit ...
Arriving at the EU summit in Brussels, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, said there "cannot be selective solidarity" among EU member states". Germany gave refuge to more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 and has been championing the policy of sharing refugees through quotas, when numbers ...
BERLIN -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not address the German parliament ahead of this week's EU summit, breaking with her tradition of briefing the Bundestag on what's at stake ahead of major European meetings. A Bundestag spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that no "government ...
African and European leaders, gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU summit, discussed the terrible media reports on inhuman treatment of African migrants and refugees by criminal groups. They condemned in the strongest terms any such criminal acts and expressed their firm resolve to work together for ...
They developed a youth Declaration with concrete proposals to leaders, which have provided a valuable impetus in preparing and shaping the outcomes of the AU-EU summit. Youth representatives furthermore had the chance to address African and European leaders during the Summit to present these ...
The EU is aiming to launch a new and more profound relationship with Africa as leaders gather in the Ivory Coast next week. The two-day EU Africa summit kicks off on Wednesday (29 November) in Abidjan with a focus on youth and jobs.
Provost Patrick Prendergast will give a speech on access to education at the inaugural European Higher Education Summit in Brussels this week. Prendergast's speech will draw on College's experience with the Trinity Access Programme (TAP). He will be joined by the Vice-Minister-President and Minister ...
European Parliament's first session of 2018: results of December's EU summit, Bulgaria presidency program ... The results of December's European Summit will be debated Tuesday in Strasbourg's plenary session of the European Parliament with EU Council President Donald Tusk and EU Commission ...
In the end, the summit did what it was supposed to do -- agree that the U.K. had done enough on Brexit to move onto the second phase of negotiations. Elsewhere there was uncertainty and tension, the former created by Germany's failure to get a government in place and the latter by deep divisions on ...
European leaders are meeting in Brussels for a two-day EU summit. Top of the agenda: defense, Brexit, and migration. As some member states - and even council president Donald Tusk - push back against migrant quotas, German Chancelor Angela Merkel stressed the need for all countries to share the ...
After Theresa may's shocking defeat in the Commons last night as Tory rebels and opposition MPs backed an amendment giving them a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal, the Prime Minister must now face her European counterparts in the last major EU summit of 2017. After striking a Brexit ...
Arriving at the EU summit in Brussels, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, said there "cannot be selective solidarity" among EU member states". Germany gave refuge to more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 and has been championing the policy of sharing refugees through quotas, when numbers ...
BERLIN -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not address the German parliament ahead of this week's EU summit, breaking with her tradition of briefing the Bundestag on what's at stake ahead of major European meetings. A Bundestag spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that no "government ...
USD/JPY may face additional headwinds ahead of the Federal Reserve's last interest rate decision for 2017 amid the mixed data prints coming out of the U.S. economy. Despite the 228K expansion in U.S. Non-farm Payrolls (NFP), the below-forecast print for U.S. Average Hourly Earnings is likely to put ...
The European Union's Summit this coming week is thereby an event that can act as a milestone for genuine Brexit progress to avoid a messy divorce that leaves the United Kingdom without necessary trade deals. For pairs like GBP/USD and EUR/GBP, we may not get definitive breaks, reversal or trends in ...
African and European leaders, gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU summit, discussed the terrible media reports on inhuman treatment of African migrants and refugees by criminal groups. They condemned in the strongest terms any such criminal acts and expressed their firm resolve to work together for ...
They developed a youth Declaration with concrete proposals to leaders, which have provided a valuable impetus in preparing and shaping the outcomes of the AU-EU summit. Youth representatives furthermore had the chance to address African and European leaders during the Summit to present these ...
An Estonian proposal to break the deadlock on a key migration reform will not be discussed at the upcoming EU summit. Estonia, which hold the rotating EU presidency until the end of the year, had put forward a plan that aims to resolve the distribution of asylum seekers among EU states as part of a ...
But a fortnight before a crunch EU summit, broad agreement has reportedly been reached on a divorce bill closer to €50bn. After UK concessions including acceptance of a role for the ECJ in settling disputes, an accord also seems close on citizens' rights, a second key part of the article 50 separation talks.
President Juncker will lead the European Commission delegation at the 5th African Union - European Union Summit (link is external) starting ...
For the first time, Morocco and the Polisario Front are expected to participate in the fifth African Union-European Union (EU) Summit in Ivory ...
ABIDJAN and Brussels -- Migration and security issues are likely to dominate the African Union-European Union Summit taking place this ...
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma is jetting off to the Ivory Coast this week to attend the Fifth African Union-European Union (AU-EU) summit, ...
Protesters attend a demonstration against alleged slavery in Libya, at Sergels torg in Stockholm, Sweden, 25 November 2017. [Claudio ...


 

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