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  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini

    EU won’t recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urges the European Union to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move.

  • Europe's crisis starts at home

    Deep divisions within Europe are increasingly threatening the values upon which the European project of “ever closer union” is based. In 2015, during the refugee crisis, many commentators saw a divide between German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Willkommenskultur (welcoming culture) and Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orbán's vision of ethnic purity: a Western Europe of bridges versus an Eastern Europe of walls.

  • EU Ambassador and head of delegation to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink

    EU wants Myanmar’s reply before slapping embargoes

    The European Union says that it wants to see Myanmar's reply before going for tougher measures like imposing an economic embargo or other restrictive measures against the country.

  • European Union

    EU to review all defence cooperation with Myanmar

    In a major foreign policy decision, the European Union and its Member States decide to review all practical defence cooperation with Myanmar.

  • Election debacle leaves UK govt in minority on eve of Brexit talks

    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will lead a minority government backed by a small Northern Irish party after she loses an election gamble days before the start of talks on Britain's departure from the European Union.

  • IS militants developing own social media platform

    Islamic State militants are developing their own social media platform to avoid security crackdowns on their communications and propaganda, the head of the European Union's police agency says.

  • Euro lawmakers press EU to impose visas on US citizens

    The European Parliament calls on the EU executive to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe this summer, stepping up pressure to resolve a long-running transatlantic dispute on the issue.

  • Remaking Britain

    Britain will have a new prime minister today – but the country's post-European Union future remains uncertain. Indeed, prolonged delays are likely in implementing the voters' decision to leave the EU.

  • UK rejects petition calling for 2nd EU referendum

    The British government rejects an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union.

  • Germans reveal why they still 'Love UK'

    German paper Zeit Online decides to cheer the Brits up a bit and show they were still appreciated by asking its readers to list things they like about the UK.