The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freeze funding for Turkey next year, over “illegal” drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus,
The 28 EU leaders are trying to agree on who will steer the bloc over the coming years through the looming challenges of Brexit and the rise of populist parties in Europe.
European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Tuesday for the third straight day of talks aimed at defusing fresh power struggles in a bid to fill the bloc’s top jobs. The 28 EU leaders who will meet from 11am (0900 GMT)
Judges who have opposed the “political hijacking” of Poland’s judiciary are suffering unfair discrimination, human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday, adding to European Union
Gibraltar’s police and coastguard, aided by British Royal Marines, detained a supertanker on Thursday suspecting of carrying crude oil to Syria in violation of sanctions, the territory’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said.
The European Union fully supports the international nuclear accord with Iran and wants rival powers to avoid any further escalation over the issue, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday.
The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) recorded 664,480 applications for international protection in 2018, down for the third year running and 10 percent lower than in 2017.
Voters in Brexit-bound Britain cast ballots on Thursday at the start of a 28-nation European election in which eurosceptic, anti-immigration forces have vowed to create a political earthquake that will shake the Brussels establishment.
European leaders worked through a long night of furious debate on Monday as a bid to find compromise on Brussels’ top jobs ran into stiff opposition.