- Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver Updated: May-24-16 2:39 pm
ISTANBUL - Turkey's president warned on Tuesday that his country wouldn't move forward on implementing a refugee readmission agreement with the European Union unless visa requirements are lifted for Turkish citizens without further conditions.
- Turkey's president approves new government led by ally Updated: May-24-16 1:01 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency.
- EU leader pledges help in ending Poland's crisis soon Updated: May-24-16 12:26 pm
WARSAW, Poland - A senior European Union leader has pledged support in finding a solution soon to Poland's political crisis that has strained the country's ties with Brussels.
- Report: European banks to struggle, may need to cut costs Updated: May-24-16 12:04 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - European banks are likely to struggle to make profits in months ahead and may need to cut costs, merge or change their business strategies to return to solid health, the European Central Bank said Tuesday.
- Luxembourg to be quizzed over tax ruling allegation Updated: May-24-16 9:23 am
BRUSSELS - The Belgian government says it will quiz Luxembourg over media allegations that it makes unwritten tax agreements with companies despite European Union insistence to promote full transparency on the much-criticized practice.
- Left-leaning candidate wins Austria presidency in tight race Updated: May-23-16 4:58 pm
VIENNA - A pro-European Union candidate eked out a victory Monday over a right-wing, anti-migrant rival to become Austria's next president, in a tight contest viewed Europe-wide as a proxy fight pitting the continent's political center against its growingly strong populist and anti-establishment movements.
- US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too Updated: May-23-16 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Washington will maintain economic sanctions against Russia over its support of armed separatists in eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea and is hopeful that the European Union will do the same, a senior U.S. official said Monday.
- EU boosts Med naval mission for Libya coast guard training Updated: May-23-16 12:16 pm
BRUSSELS - The European Union boosted the role of its naval operation in the Mediterranean on Monday after Libya granted permission for the EU to train its coastguard, as increasing numbers of desperate migrants leave the country in unseaworthy boats bound for Italy.
- Eurozone economy displaying mixed signals Updated: May-23-16 11:34 am
LONDON - Mixed economic signals emerged Monday about the state of the eurozone economy.
- The Latest: Austrian left-leaning candidate narrowly wins Updated: May-23-16 11:05 am
VIENNA - The Latest on Austria's presidential election (all times local):
- Hungarian farmers march with cows to protest low milk prices Updated: May-23-16 10:26 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungarian dairy farmers have marched with some 50 cows near parliament asking the government to lower taxes on all dairy products while claiming that support from Hungary and the European Union is insufficient and ineffective.
- EU online shoppers shy away from buying outside home country Updated: May-23-16 9:12 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union's borderless single market is expanding only sluggishly into cyberspace, amid consumer concerns about security and whether it's possible to return unwanted purchases, according to a new report published Monday.
- European Union co-funded Cannes winner "I, Daniel Blake" Updated: May-23-16 8:29 am
- Britain says Macedonia turmoil is damaging EU, NATO hopes Updated: May-23-16 8:16 am
BRUSSELS - Britain has warned Macedonia that its future in the European Union and NATO could be in peril amid political turmoil linked to a wiretapping scandal last year.
- UK's David Cameron warns of recession if Britain leaves EU Updated: May-23-16 6:44 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that Britain would be plunged into a "do-it-yourself" recession if it votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum.
- Pope asks followers to pray for Turkey humanitarian summit Updated: May-22-16 7:30 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has asked for prayers so that participants at a humanitarian summit in Turkey fully commit to achieve what he defines as their main aim: saving the life of every human being.
- In or Out? Britain faces vital EU membership vote June 23 Updated: May-22-16 6:47 am
LONDON - British voters will decide in one month whether or not to deal a historic hammer blow to European integration by putting their island nation on an independent path outside the European Union.
- Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging Updated: May-21-16 8:36 am
WARSAW, Poland - It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam beneath towering oak trees up to 600 years old.
- Europeans warily watching Austria's presidential vote Updated: May-21-16 8:29 am
VIENNA - Austria's presidential election has significance far beyond the small EU nation's borders. In a scenario that was unthinkable just a few years ago, a right-wing, Euroskeptic candidate is favored to become president.
- Poland's PM defies EU pressure over constitutional crisis Updated: May-20-16 12:56 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's prime minister has defied pressure from European Union leaders who are urging an end to a dragging political conflict, saying her conservative government will never bow to any ultimatum.
- NATO chief: 'Broad agreement' to seek meeting with Russia Updated: May-20-16 9:03 am
BRUSSELS - NATO has reached "broad agreement" to seek another meeting with Russia before NATO leaders meet in Warsaw this July, the alliance's chief said Friday.
- US again tells European banks trade with Iran is OK Updated: May-19-16 8:06 pm
BRUSSELS - The United States and its partners in the Iran nuclear talks are trying anew to convince European banks and businesses that now-legal trade with the Islamic Republic won't be punished.
- Hungary: US wants to fill Europe with Muslim migrants Updated: May-19-16 2:38 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - President Barack Obama and the United States favor illegal migration in Europe because they want to fill it up with Muslims, the chief of staff of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday.
- US official criticizes pardons for Macedonian politicians Updated: May-19-16 11:12 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia - A U.S. State Department official says a decision by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov to pardon politicians accused in a major wiretapping scandal has damaged the country's credibility.
- EU adds North Korean military brass to its sanction list Updated: May-19-16 8:30 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union has added several senior North Korean military officers to its sanctions list.