EU: Annexation of Crimea to Russia is condemned and its “growing militarization” raises concern

The European Union (EU) on Monday reaffirmed its condemnation of the “illegal annexation” of Crimea by Russia, on the first anniversary of its secession from Ukraine, and expressed concern about the “growing militarization” of the peninsula. “One...

Cuba and EU held last meeting of 3rd round of negotiations

Officials from Cuba and the European Union met yesterday in Havana as part of the 3rd round of negotiations to normalize relations that could conclude in an Agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation. The last day of this two-day conclave concludes today and will focus on...

Greeks protest against austerity measures imposed by the EU

Over 25,000 protesters gathered yesterday in different parts of Greece to support the new leftist government of Alexis Tsipras and protest against austerity measures imposed by the European Union (EU). In the capital, Athens, at least 18,000 people were gathered last night, while...

US and the EU start 8th round of free trade negotiations

The European Union (EU) and the United States began on Monday the eighth round of negotiations on a free trade and investment agreement (TTIP), which will run until Friday. The EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero, and the American Dan Mullaney, began with a symbolic...

EU ministers agree to strengthen border and Internet Securities

The Interior Ministers of Spain, Germany, UK, Italy and Belgium, agreed in Paris to strengthen the control of the EU external borders, the control of travelers and broadcast content on the Internet. The meeting, held in response to the attacks that left 17 fatalities in France...

Investment Plan for the EU is approved by their Heads of State

The investment plan promoted by President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, was approved on Thursday by the Heads of State and Government of the European Union (EU) and now will wait the conditions to contribute money to the future fund. Meeting in Brussels summit,...

Nuclear negotiations between Iran, United States and the EU conclude today

Iran, the US and the European Union (EU) held since yesterday, Sunday, in Muscat, negotiations to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, amid great hermeticism and some optimistic signs. In the tripartite meeting, which takes place at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel,...

UN and EU do not recognize the elections held in eastern Ukraine

The deputy spokesman of the United Nations (UN), Farhan Haq, described as “useless” the elections held last Sunday at Donbass, in eastern Ukraine. “The UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon said recently that these elections will be useless, a position which still...