Iraq fighting could bring jihadists to Europe, commissioner warns

The Iraqi army's attempt to recapture the city of Mosul from the Islamic State militant group could spark a return of jihadist fighters to Europe, the EU security union commissioner has warned.

(c) EUobserver | 18.10.2016

Belgian region still saying No to EU-Canada trade pact

EU ambassadors are to discuss in a last minute attempt on Monday evening (17 October) how to accomodate Belgium's concerns over the Canada-EU trade agreement (Ceta), after the Wallonian regional parliament rejected the accord last week.

(c) EUobserver | 18.10.2016

EU shames Russia on Aleppo 'massacre'

The EU has named Russia as being partly responsible for a “massacre” of “historic” proportions in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

(c) EUobserver | 18.10.2016

Mogherini ‘proud’ EU not involved militarily in Syria

Foreign affairs chief says bloc will boost humanitarian efforts.

(c) | 17.10.2016

EU to ready sanctions over postponed DR Congo vote and violence

The European Union will prepare economic sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo unless its ruling coalition, which has delayed next month’s elections, holds a fresh vote early next year, diplomats say.

(c) 16.10.2016

EU divided and sidelined, again, on Russia

EU leaders had planned to use their autumn summit this week in Brussels to clarify their approach to Russia.

(c) | 17.10.2016

UK, France and Germany seek EU condemnation of Russia over Syria

Britain, France and Germany aim to persuade the European Union today (17 October) to condemn Russia’s devastating air campaign in Syria and pave the way for imposing more sanctions on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

(c) EurActiv | 17.10.2016

EU powers draft post-Brexit defence plan

The four largest remaining EU powers after Brexit aim to create a new military structure to conduct crisis missions in Africa and to deter Russia.

(c) EUobserver | 13.10.2016

Walloon revolt against Canada deal torpedoes EU trade policy

Regional Belgian parliament delivers potentially fatal blow to EU trade agenda and sets a worrying precedent for UK talks.

(c) | 14.10.2016

Belgian local parliament votes to block Canada trade deal

Members of the parliament of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels voted a resolution on Wednesday (12 October) that could block the signing of the EU-Canada free trade deal, Ceta.

(c) EUobserver | 13.10.2016


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