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EU lawmakers in favour of suspending EU membership talks with Turkey

EU lawmakers appeared to form a broad majority on Tuesday in favour of temporarily freezing EU membership talks with Turkey.

Yezidi survivors of sexual slavery win top EU rights prize

Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, Yezidi women who survived sexual enslavement by Islamic State, have been awarded the European Union's top prize for human rights, the European Parliament...

Police injured in attack with Molotov cocktails near Paris

Two police officers suffered serious burn injuries after an attack with Molotov cocktails in the town of Viry-Chatillon south of Paris.

EU lawmakers clear final hurdle for global Paris climate deal

The European Union can ratify the Paris climate deal, the bloc's legislature overwhelmingly decided Tuesday, clearing a last hurdle for the accord to go into force globally.

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...

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: No EU market access for Britain without freedom of movement

Britain will not get unlimited access to the lucrative EU market if it does not allow other Europeans to enter its territory freely, the head of the bloc's executive said Wednesday, as he laid out...

EU seeks crackdown on pre-paid cards, virtual cash to fight terrorism

Pre-paid cards and virtual currencies should be less easy to use anonymously, the European Union's executive said Tuesday, as it unveiled new proposals to crack down on terrorist financing.

Juncker: Brexit leaders are unpatriotic for jumping ship

Those leading the camp for Britain to exit the European Union are now proving to be unpatriotic by jumping ship, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday, pointing the finger...

Conference on Croatian cravat held in EP

A conference about the cravat (necktie) was held on Tuesday in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, where the exhibition called "The Challenge of the Cravat