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EU renews Venezuela sanctions for a year

EU renews Venezuela sanctions for a year

The European Union renewed sanctions targeting the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for a further year on Monday, in an effort to encourage a democratic resolution ...

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

The euro zone will restrain spending under draft budget plans submitted by the bloc's governments, the European Commission forecast on Thursday, despite calls to counter a worsening economic slowdown.

In boost to climate policy, EU makes first move to end fossil fuel funding

In boost to climate policy, EU makes first move to end fossil fuel funding

A preliminary text agreed by EU member states calls on the European Investment Bank to stop funding fossil fuel projects, in what would be a breakthrough in the bloc's climate policy ...

Alarmed by Libra, EU to look into issuing public digital currency

Alarmed by Libra, EU to look into issuing public digital currency

The European Central Bank should consider issuing a public digital currency, an EU draft document said, after plans by Facebook to introduce a private one met with a hostile response from global regulators.

EU argues case against Trump's metal tariffs at WTO

EU argues case against Trump's metal tariffs at WTO

The European Union argued on Monday for the withdrawal of tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump on metal imports in one of the most high-profile and potentially explosive cases ...

Italy to renew deal with Libya to block migrants

Italy to renew deal with Libya to block migrants

Italy has renewed a controversial agreement signed in 2017 with Libyan coastguard to block illegal migrants trying to leave from the North African country's coast, the government has said.

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

The European Union on Monday agreed a 3-month flexible delay to Britain's departure from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for.

EU likely to agree Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks an election

EU likely to agree Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks an election

The European Union is likely to agree a 3-month flexible Brexit delay on Monday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election ...

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so he would call an election by Christmas.

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

The European Union needs looser budgetary policies and an overhaul of its fiscal rulebook, the bloc's designated economics commissioner said in an article published on Sunday.

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision

British MPs on Saturday voted to delay a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, arguing they needed more time to study its contents before an October 31 deadline.

North Macedonia PM calls for snap election after EU snub

North Macedonia PM calls for snap election after EU snub

North Macedonia's prime minister on Saturday proposed a snap election after the EU blocked the start of membership talks, which had been the key policy goal of his administration.