Kosovo’s Thaci: EU’s Mogherini Needed for Serbia Talks to Succeed NEW
Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign-policy chief, must stay involved in talks between Kosovo and Serbia if the dialogue is to succeed, Hashim Thaci, the Kosovo's foreign minister, said.
Syrian Opposition Leader: UN ‘Freeze’ Must Be Tied to Broad Peace Process NEW
Syrian opposition leader Hadi al-Bahra warns EU leaders against embracing a UN freeze unless it's tied to a broader peace process.
Ukraine President Tells Poles He Wants EU, NATO Membership NEW
Poroshenko proposes to renounce nonaligned status, join EU and NATO. He also plans to become member of the European Parliament.
EU Officials Weigh In on Greek Elections: Will It Backfire? NEW
European officials have explicitly backed the current government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in Greece's latest political drama -- a break with traditional practice that risks backfiring.
IMF Tells Belgium More Reform Needed as Strike Halts Country NEW
On the day a strike shuts down large parts of the Belgian economy, the IMF outlines its prescription for Belgium.
Suspected LuxLeaks Leaker: I Am Part of a Bigger Movement NEW
A former employee of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxembourg has been charged with stealing documents from the auditing firm that wound up in LuxLeaks. The Frenchman in an interview said he's not the only leaker.
Strike, Summit, Human Rights, Ukraine: What to Watch in the EU Dec. 15-19 NEW
EU leaders and foreign ministers will meet in Brussels for the last time in 2014, while the European Commission will present its to-do list for next year.
Juncker Said Luxembourg’s “Fiscal Environment” Helped Land Skype NEW
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, under fire over Luxembourg's tax policies, has said that the country's "favorable" tax environment helped bring Skype to Luxembourg.
Malmstrom: No Automatic Market Economy Status for China in 2016 NEW
The new EU trade chief in an interview said China wouldn't automatically be granted "market-economy" treatment in December 2016. Discussions within the commission will start early next year, she said.
Politico’s Strategy for Europe: Overwhelming Force NEW
German publisher Axel Springer and U.S. media organization Politico formally launch their new European venture, mapping out a strategy of "overwhelming force."...
Greece, Energy, Turkey, Strikes: What to Watch in the EU Dec. 8-12 NEW
A busy start to the week in Brussels -- assuming a strike doesn't disrupt everything.
Greece Faces Twin Political and Economic Crises—Again NEW
Greek uncertainties are making financial markets nervous.
New Era Dawns in Brussels: What to Watch for in the EU Dec. 1-5 NEW
A new team moves in at the European Council and a lot of foreign ministers come to town.
Tony Blair on Israel-Palestine, Putin, Eurozone, “Brexit” and Kazakhstan NEW
A transcript of our wide-ranging interview in Brussels with the former British prime minister.
Italian EU Presidency Puts Net Neutrality On Hold NEW
The net neutrality debate is heating up, with U.S. President Barack Obama saying broadband Internet should be considered a public utility. In the EU, the Italian Presidency could substantially weaken proposed rules in the contentious area.
Pope Francis, Juncker, WP29: What to Watch in the EU Nov. 24-28 NEW
His Holiness Pope Francis will cater for Europe’s spiritual needs, while Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will focus on more financial ones, in Strasbourg.
Alles Klar, Herr Kommissar? EU Oettinger’s Live Chat is Short, Deutsch NEW
Günther Oettinger takes to Twitter (sort of) to tell us about net neutrality, copyright reform and his favorite apps.
Five things the EU’s New Digital Chief Wants His Own Organization To Do NEW
Germany’s Günther Oettinger spoke to an internal conference at the the European Commission on all things Digital and IT-related within the commission -- and admitted he's no digital whizz-kid.
ECB, Foreign Ministers, Ebola: What to Watch in the EU Nov. 17-21 NEW
Expect leaders to be jet-lagged next week: after discussing tax, growth, and financial regulation at the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, the ECB's Draghi is in town and there's a key ruling on bankers' bonuses.
Rip It Up and Start Again: The Plan For EU Telecoms Legislation? NEW
The new commission looks like it could seriously change direction on telecoms, with a major reworking of the Digital Single Market package, which includes controversial rules on net neutrality.