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Ukraine, Greece and Terror: This Week in the EU Jan 26-30 - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Ukraine, Greece and Terror: This Week in the EU Jan 26-30
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The following day, all 28 European Union finance ministers gather. They'll have an exchange of views on the Investment Plan for Europe – the €315 billion package announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker — following the ...

Advancing Monetary Union - EU News

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Advancing Monetary Union
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“Stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and respect for and protection of minorities” have been some of the accession criteria for membership of the EU since the European Council in Copenhagen in June 1993 ...

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Greeks to vote in new parliament amid EU withdrawal concerns - RT

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 11:06am

RT

Greeks to vote in new parliament amid EU withdrawal concerns
RT
The central-right New Democracy and leftist Syriza differ on many policy issues, but they find common ground and appeal to their voters in their skeptical stance towards the European Union, and the policies imposed by the troika of international ...
Syriza's Rise Will Test Greece and EU, but the Euro Is SafeWorld Politics Review
Upcoming Greek Elections Could Be Trouble For European Debt HoldersForbes
How Greece could undo the EUToronto Star
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Syriza's Rise Will Test Greece and EU, but the Euro Is Safe - World Politics Review

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:46am

World Politics Review

Syriza's Rise Will Test Greece and EU, but the Euro Is Safe
World Politics Review
When that in fact transpired and parliament was dissolved on Dec. 29, three things became apparent about the course of the country's politics and fragile economic recovery, even as new questions were raised about the European Union. These questions ...
Renewed Greek Exit Debate Unfortunate, Says Euro CommissionerWall Street Journal
After ECB, Greek elections the next market hurdleCNBC
Greece gives the EU a chance to rediscover its social responsibilityEurActiv
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European Union to consider increasing aid to Ukraine -diplomats - Reuters

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:29am

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European Union to consider increasing aid to Ukraine -diplomats
Reuters
BRUSSELS Jan 23 (Reuters) - The European Union will discuss on Tuesday increasing the bloc's emergency aid to Ukraine to as much as 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), more than the 1.8 billion euros already proposed by the European Commission, ...
EU reverse gas flow capacity to Ukraine to rise to 40 mcm/dayReuters UK

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Russia suspends official EU parliament visits - EUobserver

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:30am

EUobserver

Russia suspends official EU parliament visits
EUobserver
Russia has said MEPs are for the time being not welcome on official visits due, in part, to the European Parliament's recent resolution on the Ukraine crisis. Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's ambassador to the EU, told EUobserver on Thursday (21 January ...

George Soros thinks the future of the European Union is at risk over Ukraine - Quartz

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:29pm

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George Soros thinks the future of the European Union is at risk over Ukraine
Quartz
Financier George Soros told guests at a private dinner in Davos tonight that the next few days were critical for the fate of Ukraine, and called on Europe to urgently provide more financial support for the country or risk allowing Russia to “divide and ...
Davos 2015: Here's why George Soros thinks markets are in for a very rough rideBizNews

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ECB launches 1 trillion euro rescue plan to revive euro economy - Reuters

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:42am

Reuters

ECB launches 1 trillion euro rescue plan to revive euro economy
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank took the ultimate policy leap on Thursday, launching a government bond-buying program which will pump hundreds of billions in new money into a sagging euro zone economy. The ECB ... Draghi said the ECB's ...
Lagarde on European QE: It's already workingCNBC
ECB Stimulus Calls for 60 Billion Euros in Monthly Bond-BuyingNew York Times
European Central Bank unveils big new stimulus programCNNMoney
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Europe in crisis: what awaits the EU in 2015? - Journal of Turkish Weekly

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:09am

Europe in crisis: what awaits the EU in 2015?
Journal of Turkish Weekly
During his farewell speech to the European Parliament, Former President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso defined the enduring financial crisis as “the biggest crisis since the beginning of the EU integration process”. Barroso also ...

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EU Bank Structural Reform – Progress, Of Sorts - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:16am

EU Bank Structural Reform – Progress, Of Sorts
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The European Parliament's Rapporteur, Gunnar Hökmark, has published his draft report for the Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), while the outgoing Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union published a progress ...

European Union lifts ban on import of mangoes from India - Financial Express

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:41am

Financial Express

European Union lifts ban on import of mangoes from India
Financial Express
The European Union today decided to lift a ban on the import of mangoes from India after it made significant improvements in plant health controls and certification system, clearing the way for them to return to the 28-member bloc by March. However ...
EU lifts ban on import of mangoes from IndiaBusiness Standard

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European Investment Bank, European Commission launch advisory - Prague Post

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:13am

Prague Post

European Investment Bank, European Commission launch advisory
Prague Post
On Jan. 19, the European Commission, in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), is launching fi-compass, a new advisory service on financial instruments for the European Structural and Investment Funds. This service is part of the "one ...
Financial and technical assistance to support investments in EuropeThe Baltic Course
New EU financial instruments service 'to boost strategic investments'Out-Law.com
EU launches new project advisory servicePartnerships Bulletin (subscription)

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Jean-Claude Juncker isn't alone in not taking David Cameron's Euro reforms ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:30am

Telegraph.co.uk

Jean-Claude Juncker isn't alone in not taking David Cameron's Euro reforms ...
Telegraph.co.uk
David Cameron has repeatedly insisted that he would prefer for Britain to remain in the European Union. Why take seriously Cameron's talk of real change when he is unable to identify what real change might look like? Why believe the Prime Minister ...
I won't grovel to keep Britain in EU, Jean-Claude Juncker saysDaily Mail
Juncker Compares U.K.-EU to Aging Love Affair in TroubleBloomberg
EU's Juncker: 'troika' inspections to change after court rulingReuters UK
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'EU Parliament is not really calling for peace in Ukraine' - RT (blog)

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:23am

RT (blog)

'EU Parliament is not really calling for peace in Ukraine'
RT (blog)
Anna Van Densky: Well, firstly I see this is a direct connection between last week's resolution of the European Parliament encouraging military action and what happened today, because the European Union should take its fair share of respect for the ...
Russia accuses European parliament of gunning for warKyiv Post
Putin Cuts Off Gas Supply To Six European Countries Without WarningForbes
Advance in Donbas Timed by Kiev Ahead of EU Foreign Affairs Council MeetingSputnik International
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Vice-President Katainen's speech at the launch of FI-Compass - EU News

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:35am

Vice-President Katainen's speech at the launch of FI-Compass
EU News
Since we launched our investment plan, much of the attention has been on the additional risk financing provided by the first pillar of our plan - the European fund for Strategic Investments. However the ... The Commission encourages Member States and ...
New EU Advisory Service On Financial Instruments LaunchedRTT News

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Commission and EIB launch new advisory service on financial instruments - EU News

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:35am

Commission and EIB launch new advisory service on financial instruments
EU News
On 19 January, the European Commission, in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), is launching fi-compass, a new advisory service on financial instruments for the European Structural and Investment Funds. ... 50 days after President ...

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I won't grovel to keep Britain in EU, Jean-Claude Juncker says - Daily Mail

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 3:49am

Daily Mail

I won't grovel to keep Britain in EU, Jean-Claude Juncker says
Daily Mail
The European Commission president has compared Britain's membership of the EU to a doomed love affair – and suggested it might be time to call it a day. Jean-Claude Juncker publicly floated the idea of a British exit for the first time, and warned ...
Jean-Claude Juncker compares British membership of EU to doomed romanceTelegraph.co.uk
Juncker Compares U.K.-EU to Aging Love Affair in TroubleBloomberg
Any new Greek government will have to continue reforms, says JunckerKathimerini
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Watch: Alfred Sant tells European Parliament: Euro project is too big to fail - Malta Independent Online

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 2:41am

Malta Independent Online

Watch: Alfred Sant tells European Parliament: Euro project is too big to fail
Malta Independent Online
Labour MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament in Strasbourg that many of the eurozone's guidelines need to be renewed politically, not technically because they are built on outdated premises. Sant asked why is it then that a development that ...
Sant tells European Parliament that Euro project is too big to failGozo News (press release)

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Lord Hill: Britain should not think it is 'different and special' in Europe - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 3:02pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Lord Hill: Britain should not think it is 'different and special' in Europe
Telegraph.co.uk
Either way, he is now Britain's most powerful man in Brussels, with a key portfolio in the new EU Commission and responsibility for financial stability and financial services across the European Union. In truth, anyone who had been paying close ...
Germany wants robust single energy market, at odds with BritainYahoo Finance UK

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EU's Juncker: 'troika' inspections to change after court ruling - Yahoo Finance UK

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:57pm

EU's Juncker: 'troika' inspections to change after court ruling
Yahoo Finance UK
PARIS (Reuters) - The "troika" formula of European Commission, ECB and IMF inspectors that have presided over the bailouts of countries including Greece will likely change after recommendations by a top EU court adviser, the European Commission chief ...

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