Jean-Claude Juncker

EU's Juncker: Renzi's reforms are "good," I hope he'll win referendum

The constitutional reforms due for a December 4 referendum in Italy are "good," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview Sunday, adding he hoped that they will be...

EU's Juncker says Turkey avoiding blame on EU membership troubles

The head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, warned Turkish leaders on Saturday that they needed to think carefully about whether they wanted to become part of the EU, after a flare-...

Juncker: EU powerless against authoritarian slide in Poland, Hungary

The European Union is powerless to act against the slide towards authoritarianism being seen in Poland and Hungary, the head of the bloc's executive, the European Commission, admitted in a...

EU and Canada sign trade deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and EU officials signed in Brussels on Sunday the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to lift trade barriers and ease the flow of...

EU's Juncker against "crackdown" on toasters, hairdryers

The European Union should not regulate the energy efficiency of devices such as toasters and hairdryers, the head of the bloc's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to propose Tuesday.

Juncker and Schulz congratulate Plenkovic

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Thursday congratulated Andrej Plenkovic on becoming the Prime Minister of Croatia.

Croatian president meets with European Commission president

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Thursday for talks on the situation in Croatia and expectations from the new...

Grabar-Kitarovic holds talks with Juncker in Brussels

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Thursday began her two-day visit to Brussels with a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Plenkovic expects EC's understanding for Croatia's CHF loan conversion law

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday he expected the European Commission to be considerate in addressing the issue of Croatia's law on the conversion of...

Croatia gov't identifies 15 projects for Juncker investment scheme

The caretaker government led by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday adopted a report on the implementation of the Investment Plan for Europe outlined by European Commission President...

Juncker to receive HDZ chief Plenkovic Thursday

European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker will hold talks in Brussels next Thursday with Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic, the European Commission announced on Friday...

Juncker seeks to keep "European dream" alive amid Brexit upheaval

The European Union is trying to figure out how it needs to change in the wake of Britain's decision to withdraw. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker believes that member states...

Croatian MEP supports common EU values, inclusion of all member-states

Croatian member of the European Parliament Dubravka Suica on Wednesday supported European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker's address on the state of the Union, announcing that with its...

EU's Juncker: More time may be needed for Turkey visa-free access

More time than expected may be needed for Turkish citizens to get visa-free access to the European Union, a top official from the bloc said Wednesday, downplaying hopes on what has been a key...

Juncker: EU-US trade deal remains a priority

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Sunday that the trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and United States remains a priority, in spite of rising skepticism...