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Italy's Renzi fed up with useless EU summits, demands real action

The European Union cannot keep holding meaningless summits that take no real decisions, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Saturday, a day after blasting the bloc's latest get-together.

Renzi unhappy with Bratislava summit outcomes on migration, economy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says he is not happy with the decisions reached in Bratislava on tackling migration and economic challenges, and was therefore unable to share a podium with his...

Orban says EU summit in Bratislava was "unsuccessful" on migration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the summit of EU leaders in Bratislava as a failure when it comes to migration policies.

EU's Tusk: Britain "quite likely" to trigger Brexit talks by February

Britain will "quite likely" be ready to formally trigger EU exit negotiations in January or February, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk during a visit to...

Oreskovic says today maybe new beginning for EU

Croatia's caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Friday participated in a European Union summit in Bratislava and said afterwards that the messages at the meeting were positive and that...

EU leaders agree six-month roadmap to win back citizens' trust

EU leaders have agreed to a six-month roadmap aimed at addressing popular fears over migration, terrorism and economic and social uncertainty, in talks that excluded their British counterpart...

EU offers Bulgaria 108 million euros to help tackle migration

The European Commission is providing Bulgaria with 108 million euros (121 million dollars) to help tackle migration, the president of the European Union's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, says...

Luxembourg premier plays down calls for Hungary's exclusion from EU

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Friday played down remarks by his foreign minister calling for Hungary's exclusion from the EU due to its treatment of migrants, noting that Jean...

EU leaders hold "honest" post-Brexit talks, seek to set new course

EU leaders were crafting a new vision Friday for the future of their bloc at "honest and frank" talks in Bratislava about the causes of public disillusionment and Britain's shock decision to...