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Andriukaitis: Ebola highlights Africa's health challenges

The Ebola: From Emergency to Recovery conference, being held by the European Commission today (3 March), provides an important opportunity to plan for the long term recovery and resilience of affected countries, Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.

(c) EurActiv | 03.03.2015

EU must do more to fight climate change, report says

Europe needs to introduce farther-reaching policies if it wants to achieve its long-term climate target, the EU's most important environmental body said in a report published Tuesday (3 March).

(c) EUobserver | 03.03.2015

Ukraine and Russia strike fragile deal on gas deliveries

Ukraine and Russia struck a deal on Monday evening ( 2 March) securing gas deliveries to Ukraine and the EU until the end of march, provided that Ukraine pays in advance.

(c) EUobserver | 03.03.2015

Roasting the messenger: How US sees critics of EU free trade

Support for the EU free trade pact, TTIP, goes right to the Oval Office, US diplomats say, with critics, such as Melinda St. Louis, made fun of in Washington and brushed aside.

(c) EUObserver | 02.03.2015

Brussels blesses merger between Daimler and Russian military vehicle producer

Under the EU Merger Regulation, the European Commission has approved the creation of a joint venture by Daimler AG, of Germany, and Kamaz OJSC, of Russia, a producer of trucks, but also of a large variety of armoured vehicles, some of which are in use in the Ukraine conflict.

(c) EurActiv | 26.02.2015

Gazprom puts the squeeze on Ukraine

Ukraine and Russia trade accusations, while European Commission prepares anti-trust case against Gazprom.

(c) European Voice | 26.02.2015

Cyprus praises Russia, lets in warships

The Cypriot president has, on a visit to Moscow, showcased his country’s economic dependence on Russia and the emergence of an increasing threat to EU and US unity on sanctions.

(c) EUObserver | 26.02.2015

Ukraine crisis strengthens French-German relationship

The Ukraine ceasefire talks and the latest convolutions of the Greek debt crisis have strengthened the working relationship between Angela Merkel and François Hollande. This common cause has reinforced French-German cooperation across the board. EurActiv France reports. 

(c) EurActiv | 26.02.2015

German domestic security agency finds Russia reverting to KGB measures

Russia has bolstered its espionage activities in European states during the course of the Ukraine crisis, according to findings of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV). EurActiv Germany reports.

(c) EurActiv | 26.02.2015

Will EU states play ball on Energy Union?

EU policymakers have unveiled plans for an Energy Union, hailing it as the biggest energy shake-up for more than half a century. Experts told EurActiv that governance will be a sticking point. Member states will have to play ball for the project to be a success. 

(c) Euractiv | 25.02.2015