May sees off pro-EU rebellion, wins vote for 'smooth' Brexit

Jun 21 2018 | 2 hrs ago

As the government won the vote 319 to 303, the Prime Minister dubbed it as a crucial step in delivering a smooth Brexit

European biz lobby says time is running out for China's reforms

Jun 20 2018

Time is running out for Beijing to fulfill its reform promises if it hopes to maintain stable growth, a top European biz lobby said, contending that the roots of US-China trade tension began in China.

Germany, France agree on harmonization of corporate tax systems

Jun 20 2018

Germany and France have agreed a joint proposal for corporate tax harmonization among EU member states to raise transparency and level the playing field for companies doing business in the bloc.

US withdrawal leaves vacuum at UN rights forum

Jun 20 2018

China, Britain and the European Union lamented Washington’s decision to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council as Western countries began looking for a substitute for the coveted seat.

Hungary passes 'STOP Soros' laws, defying EU and rights groups

Jun 20 2018

Hungary’s parliament approved a package of bills that criminalises some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the EU and human rights groups and narrowing the scope for action by NGOs.

'France aims to become India's top strategic partner in Europe'

Jun 20 2018

France is keen to become India's top strategic partner in Europe and wants to strengthen the country's economic presence in India, Drian said.

Macedonia's parliament ratifies name agreement with Greece

Jun 20 2018

The Macedonian parliament formally ratified a landmark name agreement with Greece, paving the way for Skopje’s admission to NATO and the opening of accession talks with the European Union.

European states meet to tackle growing migration rifts

Jun 20 2018

Several European leaders including those of France, Germany, Italy and Austria will hold talks migration, an issue bringing bitter political divisions to a head in Europe and increasingly in the US.

Germany approved 6.2 billion euros worth of arms exports in 2017

Jun 20 2018

Germany approved arms exports worth 6.24 billion euros (5.5 billion pounds) last year, down 9 percent from 2016, according to a government report rubber-stamped by the cabinet on Wednesday.

Counter-tariffs against US on June 22: EU

Jun 20 2018

The EU will launch a raft of retaliatory tariffs against the US exports on June 22 in response to American tariffs imposed on EU steel and aluminium earlier this month, a top official said.

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