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Nov 22, 2017
Collapse of German coalition talks threatens European reform push both economically and politicallyHalf a year ago, the political stars seemed perfectly aligned for a deep reform of the European Union and its euro currency.
Oct 26, 2016
European Union to prolong border controls in Schengen area for three monthsThe EU on Tuesday moved to prolong border controls in the passport-free Schengen area for three months, missing an end-of-year deadline to scrap the emergency measures adopted to cope with last year's massive migrant influx.
Jul 06, 2016
Stricter rules proposed on Bitcoin, prepaid cards in fight against terror by EUThe European Commission (EU) proposed on Tuesday stricter rules on the use of virtual currencies and prepaid cards in a bid to reduce anonymous payments and curb the financing of terrorism.
Jan 27, 2016
More than 60 percent refugees coming to Europe are actually economic migrants, claims EU officialEuropean Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans claimed that new figures prove that “60 percent” of those who seek refugee status are actually not entitled to it as they are not people fleeing war in their home countries.
Jul 23, 2013
European Union adds Hezbollah's military wing to terrorism listBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Monday to put the armed wing of Hezbollah on its terrorism blacklist, a move driven by concerns over the Lebanese militant group's involvement in a deadly bus bombing in Bulgaria and the Syrian war.