Brussels (AFP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held last-ditch talks with European leaders in Brussels on Wednesday to seek a breakthrough that could stop Athens going bankrupt by the end of the month.
We’re engaged in a race against time, and in too many countries, too many people without a job — in particular young people — remind us that the battle is not yet won
BRUSSELS — Unemployment has reached a new high in the eurozone and inflation remains well below the European Central Bank’s target, underscoring just how severe a challenge EU leaders face to revive the bloc’s sickly economy.
Brussels (AFP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was summoned to Brussels for a decisive meeting with key EU-IMF creditors Wednesday as eurozone finance ministers try to finalise a debt deal and avoid a default by Athens.
Stephen Harper arrived Wednesday in Brussels for the G7 summit — but his first order of business was to kick-start his stalled free-trade deal with the European Union.
The prime minister met with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, about an hour prior to the official opening of the G7 summit, where the Ukraine-Russia crisis was set to dominate.
But Harper appeared eager to make progress towards getting a final text of the Comprehensive Trade and Investment Agreement, or CETA.
Brussels (AFP) - European Union and Balkan leaders hold emergency talks on Europe's refugee crisis on Sunday amid threats from three frontline states to close their borders if northern EU countries stop accepting migrants.
Brussels (AFP) - European Union leaders will on Thursday try to thrash out solutions to the continent's spiralling migrant crisis and step up a diplomatic offensive aimed at winning Turkey's help in stemming the flow of Syrian refugees.
Brussels (AFP) - Eurozone nations will hold an emergency summit on Tuesday to discuss the Greek referendum "No" result after the German and French leaders called for a meeting, EU president Donald Tusk said.
Last week's summit of EU leaders in Brussels brought the "right answers" to the problems facing the eurozone, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has told a German newspaper.In an interview to be published on Sunday in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Schaeuble said: "The Brussels summit brought the right answers to the problems facing" eurozone members.EU leaders had established "a clear plan for growth" in 2013, he said.