Tag Archives: EU

Mercosur eyes free trade with EU

Asuncion (AFP) – South America's Mercosur countries are set to meet Monday to initiate talks on a possible free trade deal early next year with the European Union. Foreign &…

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'Fix it:' Cameron, EU chiefs hand UK puzzle to technocrats

By Alastair Macdonald & Elizabeth Piper BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Christmas came early for Brussels lawyers & policy wonks who relish nothing better than a brain-teasing multidimensional constitutional puzzle to while…

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Germany-Italy clash ends year of crisis for EU

Brussels (AFP) – A clash between Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi & German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted fresh EU divisions on Friday despite efforts to present a unified front after…

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Germany and Austria working together on EU asylum law

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany & Austria are working on a proposal for a usual European asylum law, Germany's refugee crisis coordinator said in an interview with German magazine Focus. Hundreds…

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Cameron cornered on EU migrants as referendum looms

London (AFP) – With no deal on the contentious issue of welfare handouts for migrants from European Union countries, yet a possible compromise being mooted, British Prime Minister David Cameron…

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EU's Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo

Brussels (AFP) – European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday the EU should offer visa-free short-stay travel to the bloc for Ukraine, Georgia & Kosovo, all three locked in bitter…

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Cameron hails 'pathway to deal' after EU dinner

By Elizabeth Piper & Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said he could see a pathway to a deal to keep Britain in the European Union after…

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EU leaders tackle terrorism in wake of Paris attacks

Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders vowed on Friday to step up the fight against terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks, wrapping up a dramatic 2015 plagued by a…

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EU warns Britain over summit demands

Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders warned Britain over its "unacceptable" reform demands & urged greater unity on the migrant crisis Thursday at a summit marking the end of one of…

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Cameron pleads for leaders' help to keep Britain in EU

By Elizabeth Piper & Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday he could see a pathway to a deal to keep Britain in the European…

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