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3 new candidates for European Commission clear 1st hurdle

BRUSSELS (AP) - The three new proposed candidates for the European Commission from France, Hungary and Romania have cleared a first hurdle in their...

Eurozone forecast for long period of weak economic growth

LONDON (AP) - The European Union's executive branch has cut its growth forecasts for the 19-country eurozone for this year and next and warned...

EU cuts growth forecasts for eurozone for this year and next

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union's executive branch has cut its growth forecasts for the 19-country eurozone for this year and next.The European Commission...

EU Parliament head urges for Balkan membership talks

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) - The head of the European Parliament says there is still hope for Balkan countries to join the European Union,...

EU hopes US will rethink choice to pull out of climate...

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union has voiced regret at the U.S. government's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement and expressed...

New Romanian cabinet wins parliamentary confidence vote

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - The new Romanian government of Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has won a confidence vote in Parliament, ending a political crisis...

Macron’s China visit underscores economic tensions

BEIJING (AP) - With major economies locked in disputes over trade, France's president started a visit to China by announcing that the EU had...

Denmark allows Russia-Germany gas pipeline

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark said Wednesday that it is giving permission for a joint German-Russian underwater gas pipeline to be laid to through...

EU envoys agree that Brexit extension is needed, no date set

LONDON (AP) - European Union ambassadors agreed Friday that the bloc should grant Britain's request for another extension to the Brexit deadline but have...

Greek police clash with students protesting business reforms

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Police clashed with students in Greece's two largest cities Thursday amid strikes and street protests against a planned overhaul of...