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EUROPEN UNION

Slovakia’s pro-Russia PM deepens energy and transport ties to Ukraine

After a joint meeting of the Slovak and Ukrainian governments, Fico said Slovakia wanted to be a “good, friendly” neighbor to Ukraine Fico has been keen to...

Romania and Bulgaria partially join Europe’s Schengen travel zone, but checks at land borders...

Romania and Bulgaria partially joined Europe’s ID-check-free travel zone on Sunday, marking a new step in the two countries’ integration with the European Union. After years of negotiations to...

EU leaders agree on opening membership talks with Bosnia, but with many strings attached

European Union leaders agreed in principle Thursday to open membership negotiations with Bosnia-Herzegovina, even though the Western Balkan country must still do a lot of work before talks can begin.

The EU’s new import deal would support Ukraine while protecting the bloc’s farmers

European Union lawmakers agreed Wednesday to renew Ukraine’s import rates, which have been in place since shortly after Russia invaded, while adding protective measures for agricultural products such as grain and honey...

The European Union announces an $8 billion aid package for Egypt as concerns mount...

The European Union on Sunday announced a 7.4 billion-euro ($8 billion) aid package for cash-strapped Egypt as concerns mount that economic pressure and conflicts in neighboring countries could drive more migrants to European...

German, French and Polish leaders meet to discuss support for Ukraine

The leaders of Germany, France and Poland met in Berlin on Friday to discuss support for Ukraine, seeking to send a signal of unity and solidarity as Kyiv grapples with a shortage of military...

Germany’s parliament rejects a new opposition call to send Taurus missiles to Ukraine

German lawmakers on Thursday rejected a new call by the opposition for the government to send Taurus long-range cruise missiles to Ukraine, a day after Chancellor Olaf Scholz defended his refusal to supply the...

An election for control of Serbia’s capital is to be rerun following opposition fraud...

A key vote for control of Serbia’s capital, Belgrade — a focal point of widespread fraud reports after last December elections — is to be rerun later this year, officials said Sunday.

EU to begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over previous...

The European Union’s powerful Commission announced on Thursday that it will begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over the previous government’s policies that the bloc said amounted to...

A top EU official calls for a new defense industry strategy with locally made...

A top European Union official called on Wednesday for a new defense industry strategy to respond to security challenges posed by Russia’s war on Ukraine with the purchase of weapons and ammunition made in...