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Eurocrat Accused of Stoking 'Russophobia' With Stalin Jibe

Europe’s brand-new Justice Commissioner has only been in the job five weeks, but she has already made her own unique contribution to worsening relations between the European Union and their eastern cousins by using ‘black ribbon day’ to remind Russia they started the Second World War. Show More Summary

Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and...

African Swine Fever in the EU so far: 7 farms affected

An up-to-date recap of all African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks in the European Union shows that seven farms have so far been affected with the virus.

Putin, Poroshenko and Merkel Meeting in Minsk

Ukraine disintegrated into civil war partly over disagreement about whether to join the European Union's economic integration program, the Eastern Partnership, or to join Eurasia's new Customs Union (CU). Today, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia will hold CU talks in Minsk, and Ukraine's President Poroshenko is expected to attend. Show More Summary

Neo-Liberal Austerity Keeps Europe Down

22 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Given the current dismal state of the European Union economy, which is now firmly under German control, one must ask why Angela Merkel and her government continue to champion austerity, seemingly against all reason.

Spain 'Would Veto Scottish EU Bid'

Spain would veto any attempt by a newly-independent Scotland to join the European Union as it would encourage its own separatist movements, according to former senior EU official. Ruairi Quinn, an Irish politician who was head of the...Show More Summary

Exclusive: EU regulators mull Qualcomm antitrust probe - sources

European Union antitrust regulators may open an investigation into Qualcomm, the world's No. 1 mobile chipmaker, based on a four-year-old complaint by a unit of rival Nvidia Corp, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Europe is burning our forests for “renewable” energy. Wait, what?

The European Union decided that burning wood to generate electricity was good for the climate. WRONG.

Europe launches two navigation satellites into the wrong orbit

Arianespace, the company that launches satellites for the European Union, has had to concede that its latest mission hasn't been a complete success. Friday's launch conveyed two satellites, Dorea and Milena, into orbit to help build out Galileo, the...

Tax fraud drains potential from Romanian economy: analysts

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Tax evasion is eating away at the heart of Romania and holding back the country, among the poorest in the European Union, in its efforts to catch up, analysts warn. The estimates for the costs of the so-called black or undeclared economy...Show More Summary

Report: Europe Outranks U.S., Canada and Japan on Food Traceability

Europe, including member countries of either the European Union (EU) or the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), was the only area of the world where food traceability practices were found to be “Superior” in a new report published in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. The... Continue Reading

Rugby Union - Nine-try Toulon rout La Rochelle, Clermont end away blues

- French and European champions Toulon went on a nine-try rampage on Saturday in a 60-19 mauling of promoted La Rochelle while Clermont ended a six-match away losing streak with a 21-6 victory at Brive. The important thing for us was to see the spirit in the team in what what was a complicated away game," said Clermont coach Franck Azema.

Energy Quote of the Day: 'They Prefer Bilateral Relations with Moscow...'

Calls for stricter economic sanctions against strategic Russian energy players are not universal among European Union countries, this is particularly true for those countries where Russian oil and gas dependence is the most deeply entrenched. read more

UEFA will not recognise results of Crimean clubs in Russia

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

European football's governing body UEFA on Friday said that it would not recognise the results of any matches played by clubs from Crimea in competitions organised by the Russian Football Union (RFU). UEFA said that the decision to punish...Show More Summary

WTO Rules Against Argentina Licensing Rules in Row with US, EU, Japan

A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel ruled against Argentina on Friday in a 2012 case brought by the United States, European Union, and Japan against

Germany Approves Sale of Utility’s Oil and Gas Unit to Russians

The decision comes despite the tensions between the European Union and Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine.

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.

Argentina pursues Russian poultry import quotas

Argentina has expressed an interest in receiving Russia’s import quotas for poultry, granted to the European Union before Moscow's ban on western food imports, Russia’s veterinary inspection service Rosselkhoznadzor has said.

'Albino Hunters' Dismember Tanzanians for 'Magical' Powers

The European Union's 'Ambassador' to Tanzania has issued a statement condemning attacks on people with albinism in that country, after a group of people who are affected by the condition visited his offices to plead for help. Ambassador Filiberto Sebregondi called on the Tanzanian government to intervene to prevent further attacks. Show More Summary

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