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EU asylum agreement prompts deep divisions

Plans agreed by EU leaders at a summit in Brussels to distribute asylum seekers without binding quotas exposed EU institutional and national divides.

(c) EUobserver I 26.06.2015

EU leaders want to quarantine migrants

Latest draft conclusions: Migrants should be detained and, where possible, sent home. But EU summit agenda being gatecrashed by Greece.

(c) EUobserver I 25.06.2015

NATO warns of ceasefire violations in Ukraine

More troops, more tanks and more bases as western alliance reacts to Moscow's actions.

(c) Politico I 25.06.2015

Wikileaks: NSA spied on three French presidents

WikiLeaks said on Tuesday (23 June) that the National Security Agency spied on French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and François Hollande, citing secret intelligence reports.

(c) EurActiv I 24.06.2015

EU-Cuba talks progress on trade

The 4th round of EU-Cuba negotiations for a framework agreement for political dialogue and cooperation was held yesterday in Brussels (16 June), making progress in the economic area, but lagging behind on the political dialogue chapter.

(c) EurActiv I 17.08.2015

Hungary to build fence at Serbian border

Hungary will build a 4-metre-high fence along its border with Serbia to stem the flow of illegal migrants, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said today (17 June).

(c) EurActiv I 17.06.2015

EU demands more urgency in climate negotiations

European negotiators were frustrated by the slow progress made at the climate negotiations in Bonn. The UN insists that establishing a climate of confidence is vital for the success of the COP 21.

(c) EurActiv I 15.06.2015

US to station tanks in eastern Europe

Poland has confirmed it's in talks with the US to host heavy military equipment as a deterrent against Russian aggression.

(c) EUobserver I 15.06.2015

European Parliament adopts tough resolution on Russia

Two days ahead of Russia's National Day, on 12 June, the European Parliament adopted a tough resolution, in which they appeal to the EU to reassess its relations with Russia in the context of the Ukraine crisis.

(c) EurActiv I 11.06.2015

Talks to end Macedonia crisis end without agreement

Macedonian political leaders failed to reach a final agreement to resolve the country's political crisis in marathon talks in Brussels yesterday (10 June), the European Union said.

(c) EurActiv I 11.06.2015