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EU leaders to consider more financial aid for Ukraine - Kyiv Post

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 7:21am

Kyiv Post

EU leaders to consider more financial aid for Ukraine
Kyiv Post
EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker gives a joint press with European Council President Donald Tusk and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (out of frame) following the European Union summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Dec.

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EU leaders do not mind providing financial aid to Ukraine - Kyiv Post

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:15am

Kyiv Post

EU leaders do not mind providing financial aid to Ukraine
Kyiv Post
EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker gives a joint press with European Council President Donald Tusk and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (out of frame) following the European Union summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Dec.

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EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia - Yahoo News

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:08am

EurActiv

EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia
Yahoo News
In comments that were part warning to Russia, where falling oil prices and Western trade sanctions have brought financial havoc, and part exhortation to an EU bloc divided between hawks and doves, Tusk said a united European front was vital. "It is ...
Tusk highlights need of EU unity vis-à-vis RussiaEurActiv
EU Leaders Push Energy Union in Response to Russian TurmoilBusinessweek
EU leaders agree investment package to boost economyYahoo Finance UK
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EU, Council of Europe sign agreement worth 33.8 million euro to provide aid to ... - Kyiv Post

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:41am

Kyiv Post

EU, Council of Europe sign agreement worth 33.8 million euro to provide aid to ...
Kyiv Post
BRUSSELS - The Council of Europe and the European Union will launch a new Eastern Partnership aid program to last for three years, aimed at promoting the development of democracy and the rule of law. Announcement To Readers. Since 1995, the Kyiv ...
EU Parliament approves 2015 budgetPress TV
EU leaders ready long confrontation with RussiaYahoo News
European Union's message to Putin: 'Change attitude'Grand Forks Herald
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EU Leaders Push Energy Union in Response to Russian Turmoil - Businessweek

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:44pm

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

EU Leaders Push Energy Union in Response to Russian Turmoil
Businessweek
EU heads of government called on the European Commission to present a comprehensive energy-union proposal “well ahead” of their next gathering in March, according to a political statement adopted at today's summit in Brussels. ... Today's call by the ...
EU leaders agree investment package to boost economyYahoo Finance UK
EU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growthThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
Backing of Juncker plans: EU summit to discuss crisis-hit Russia, economic planLuxemburger Wort - English Edition

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Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon ... - EU News

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:47pm

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon ...
EU News
It will be a good opportunity today to brief the European Council. We will ... I think that it's time for the European Union to concentrate on making Ukraine a success and this is something that will require work both in Kyiv and in Brussels. ... I ...
Putin: If Russian bear sits still, his teeth, claws will be pulled outCNN
Russia's Crumbling Economy Faces Fresh SanctionsYahoo Finance UK
EU to Putin: 'Change attitude'Yahoo News
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Russia sanctions to stay, Merkel says ahead of EU summit - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:09am

Deutsche Welle

Russia sanctions to stay, Merkel says ahead of EU summit
Deutsche Welle
EU leaders are expected to discuss the economic situation in Russia when they meet on Thursday in Brussels - focusing on the Ukraine crisis, EU sanctions and the plummeting ruble. ... Also up for discussion on Thursday in Brussels is European ...
Ukraine, economic crisis in Russia dominate European Council Thursday ...NRCU - Ukrainian Radio
Merkel says Russia sanctions to remain unless Putin yields; Greece's prospects ...Kathimerini
Merkel Says Russia Sanctions to Stay Unless Putin YieldsBloomberg

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EU Adopts New Crimea Sanctions As Summit Weighs Crisis - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:57am

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

EU Adopts New Crimea Sanctions As Summit Weighs Crisis
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
European Council President Donald Tusk said ahead of a summit in Brussels December 18, "We should send a strong signal on our readiness to further support Ukraine, also financially, as we have done politically today by making the existing sanctions on ...
EU bans investments and deliveries of goods and oil-gas prospecting equipment ...ITAR-TASS
EU backs new sanctions as summit weighs Russia crisisChannel News Asia
EU approves new Crimea sanctionsBusiness Spectator

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UK's Osborne accused of claiming false victory in EU budget row - EurActiv

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:51pm

EurActiv

UK's Osborne accused of claiming false victory in EU budget row
EurActiv
In November, a statistical review of national income data generated a 2.1 billion euro bill that caught Prime Minster David Cameron by surprise, provoking a furious response. The row inflamed tensions with Cameron's European counterparts and agitated ...

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EU Parliament approves 2015 budget - Press TV

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:04am

Press TV

EU Parliament approves 2015 budget
Press TV
The budget contains eight billion euros in seed money to help launch the European Commission's 315-billion-euro investment plan designed to revive the ailing economy of the 28-nation bloc. ... Europe plunged into financial crisis in early 2008 ...
European Parliament Votes on Multi-Million Euro 2015 Budget as Left Parties ...Breitbart News
EU budget for 2015 clears last hurdleYahoo Finance UK
Statement by Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva, following the adoption of ...EU News
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European Parliament Votes on Multi-Million Euro 2015 Budget as Left Parties ... - Breitbart News

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:38am

Breitbart News

European Parliament Votes on Multi-Million Euro 2015 Budget as Left Parties ...
Breitbart News
... million as the Council and Commission gave in to demands for a reversal in budget cuts. The Council had wanted EU spending slimmed down but the growing problem of €30 billion in unpaid bills had put extra pressure on national finance ministers.
EU budget for 2015 clears last hurdleYahoo Finance UK
Commission investment plan: EU budget for 2015 clears last hurdleLuxemburger Wort - English Edition

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European parliament votes to recognise Palestinian state - Financial Times

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:57am

Financial Times

European parliament votes to recognise Palestinian state
Financial Times
The move came ahead of expected discussion of a resolution Israel opposes in favour of Palestinian statehood due to be tabled and discussed at the UN Security Council in New York. ... The EU vote comes as the Palestinians, frustrated with a two-decade ...
European Parliament urges EU foreign ministers to support Palestinian statehoodJerusalem Post
Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed UN measureLos Angeles Times
EU Parliament Supports Palestinian Statehood "In Principle"London South East
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EU says Ukraine needs $15 bln, has limited ability to help - Daily Mail

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:08am

BBC News

EU says Ukraine needs $15 bln, has limited ability to help
Daily Mail
BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund estimates Ukraine needs another $15 billion in financing to withstand an economic crisis but the European Union has only limited capacity to help, European Commission President ... Ukraine ...
EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion, has limited ability to helpYahoo News UK
EU investment: Juncker's cunning planBBC News
Commission to cut maternity leave from 2015 work programmeEurActiv
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UPDATE 1-EU says Ukraine needs $15 bln, has limited ability to help - Reuters

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:05am

BBC News

UPDATE 1-EU says Ukraine needs $15 bln, has limited ability to help
Reuters
BRUSSELS Dec 17 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund estimates Ukraine needs another $15 billion in financing to withstand an economic crisis but the European Union has only limited capacity to help, European Commission President ... Ukraine ...
EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion, has limited ability to helpYahoo News UK
EU investment: Juncker's cunning planBBC News
Commission to cut maternity leave from 2015 work programmeEurActiv
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EU to tighten sanctions on Crimea in time for leaders summit: officials - Reuters

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:34am

Reuters

EU to tighten sanctions on Crimea in time for leaders summit: officials
Reuters
"This is being done in time for the European Council," one EU official said following a political decision to go ahead with the Crimea measures late on Tuesday. "There are consequences for violating international law," said a second official on ...
Opinion: Sanctions threatening warPrague Post
Congress presses Obama on Russia sanctionsU-T San Diego
Obama backs bill imposing new sanctions on Russia - KPTV - FOX 12KPTV.com

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European Union Guidelines on State Aid for Rescuing and Restructuring Non ... - The National Law Review

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:22am

European Union Guidelines on State Aid for Rescuing and Restructuring Non ...
The National Law Review
The revision of the 2004 guidelines, which were originally due to expire in 2009, was postponed a number of times7 as a result of the financial crisis, during which the Commission applied a special rescue and restructuring regime for the financial ...

Poroshenko calls on EU to look at increasing macro-financial aid to Ukraine - ITAR-TASS

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:50am

RT

Poroshenko calls on EU to look at increasing macro-financial aid to Ukraine
ITAR-TASS
KIEV, December 16. /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with President of the European Council Donald Tusk to discuss the results of the latest meeting of the European Union foreign ministers and exchange views on ...
Russia overestimated EU's independence from US – Lavrov to French mediaRT
Biden Pledges Aid as Ukraine Seeks Billions to Avert DefaultBloomberg
Swiss add names to list to prevent bypassing of Russian sanctionsEurActiv
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Remarks by High Representative on the Foreign Affairs Council on 15 ... - EU News

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 4:39pm

Belfast Telegraph

Remarks by High Representative on the Foreign Affairs Council on 15 ...
EU News
The main issue of today's Foreign Affairs Council was Syria. ... The amount of funds of support that the European Union has allocated so far on the crisis in Syria is 3 billion euro both in Syria and in the neighbouring countries. ... from the side of ...
EU vows aid to rebuild Syrian cityBelfast Telegraph
European Union backs UN plan for Syrian truceThe Fiscal Times
European Union backs UN plan for Aleppo ceasefireGulf Times

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The EU and South Sudan - EU News

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 4:39pm

The EU and South Sudan
EU News
The events of 15 December 2013 and beyond, which pushed South Sudan into armed conflict only two and a half years after independence, have drastically changed the prospects for the world's newest country. While we are marking the one-year ...

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Ukraine asks NATO for more help for military, EU for more financial aid - CTV News

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:48pm

CTV News

Ukraine asks NATO for more help for military, EU for more financial aid
CTV News
Later, Yatsenyuk attended the inaugural meeting of the Association Council between Ukraine and the European Union, which is supposed to lay the groundwork for Ukraine's political association and economic integration with the 28-nation bloc. He said his ...
Ukraine presses EU for more aid, blasts RussiaChannel News Asia
Ukraine prime minister asks NATO, EU for more helpCharlotte Observer
EU urges rapid reforms in Ukraine in return for new financial aidXinhua

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