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EU to Move Friday to Block US Sanctions on Iran

The E.U. will on Friday begin moves to block the effect of U.S. sanctions on Iran in the bloc, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Hungary Refuses to Sign Euro-African Declaration Mentioning Migration Advantages

Hungary on Wednesday refused to sign a declaration recognising the advantages of migration, despite its adoption by more than 50 European and African countries at a Morocco conference.

EU, US Police Cripple Islamic State Media Mouthpieces

European and U.S. police forces have struck at the heart of Islamic State's propaganda machine, seizing servers and "punching a hole" in its ability to spread its radical jihadist message online.

WhatsApp Raises Minimum Age for Users in Europe to 16

WhatsApp has raised its minimum age for users in the European Union to 16 years, as the bloc prepares for a new online privacy law to come into force next month.

What Do Social Media Platforms, Engines Know About You?

The Facebook scandal involving the harvesting of data from tens of millions of users has raised a lot of questions about social media and search engines.

EU’s Mogherini Urges Independent Probe into Gaza Deaths

The E.U.'s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini called for an independent investigation into the use of live ammunition by Israel's military following deadly clashes in Gaza.

17 Western Nations Expel Russian Diplomats Over UK Spy Attack

Sixteen Western states announced their decision on Monday to expel Russian diplomats in a coordinated response to the nerve agent attack in the UK.

Trumponomics and Global Growth

Current U.S. economic policy is characterized by three key developments: protectionist measures, tax cuts, and higher debt-financed government spending.

Eurostat: Women in European Union Earn 16% Less Than Men

Women in the European Union earned an average of 16 percent less than their male peers in 2016, official statistics agency Eurostat said Wednesday.

EU Directs Websites to Remove ‘Terror Content’ Within an Hour

Online platforms should take down "terrorist content" within an hour of it being reported, the E.U. said Thursday in new recommendations to internet companies.

Number of Illegal Migrants Entering EU Sharply Dropped in 2017 [Report]

The number of detected illegal border-crossings into the European Union dropped to the lowest level since the migrant crisis began four years ago.

Greece Receives ‘Disproportionate’ Number of EU Migrant Requests

Greece shouldered a "disproportionate burden" of the EU's asylumasylum applications last year, taking 8.5 percent of the bloc's total requests.

EU Court Rejects Refugee Sexuality Tests

The E.U.'s top court ruled that psychological tests to determine sexuality are illegal for aslyum seekers fleeing countries where homosexuality is illegal.

‘10,000 Refugees’ to Be Relocated from Libya to EU in 2018

Up to 10,000 people stranded in refugee camps and detention centres in Libya could be relocated to Europe in 2018, the Italian government said on Sunday.

Exodus of EU Citizens from UK: ‘There has Been So Much...

After the Brexit vote, E.U. citizens feel less welcome and valued in the U.K., which has led to their exodus from the country.

EU Triggers Unprecedented Censure Process Against Poland

The European Commission launched unprecedented disciplinary proceedings against Poland on Wednesday over controversial judicial reforms.

Tusk: EU Compromise on Migrants ‘Very Hard’

European leaders will find it "very hard" to reach a compromise in talks on a new policy for admitting refugees by a June deadline, EU President Tusk said.

EU Leaders: Jerusalem Stance ‘Unchanged’ After Trump Move

European Union leaders on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald J. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

Tusk: EU Leaders Agree to Roll Over Russia Sanctions

E.U. leaders on Thursday agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia over its meddling in Ukraine for six months.

Britain and EU Reach Historic Deal on Brexit Divorce Terms

Britain and the E.U. reached a historic deal on Friday on the terms of the Brexit divorce after Prime Minister Theresa May rushed to Brussels for early morning talks.

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