Donald Trump is inaugurated as US president, world leaders meet in Davos, Theresa May lays out her plan for Brexit and the EP elects a new president.
The EPP and Alde groups said their new cooperation included the backing of Tusk for another term as president of the European Council.
European Space Agency's director-general says several companies are on board with his idea, which will become visible "very soon".
EU commissioners meet in Malta. Meanwhile, Cyprus talks, the European Parliament presidential race, and commissioner Oettinger's hearing are dominating the EU agenda.
This week's EU summit in Brussels will feature debates on migration, counterterrorism, defence, Syria, Russia, and the EU-Ukraine treaty.
Finance ministers will give their first reaction to the Italian referendum, while MEPs and member states try to clinch a deal on visa-free travel for Georgians and Ukrainians.
It will be a “really busy week”, with a focus on making EU rules more fit for the digital century.
Future EU relations with Ankara and Kiev will be shaped this week as MEPs vote on Turkey's EU membership talks, and top officials discuss visa waivers and peace in Ukraine with Petro Poroshenko.
The US election, wide-ranging security concerns, and the EU budget dominate the agenda this week.
Europeans will know the next US president by Wednesday morning. The EU commission is expected to present its report on Turkish accession talks. France will commemorate last year's terror attacks.
Belgium is still scrambling for a solution which would clear the path for the EU-Canada trade deal to be signed later this week.
Migrant deals with African states, a trade deal with Canada, and big questions over Russia's role in Syria will be discussed by EU leaders gathering in Brussels.
Eurozone finance ministers are expeced to release a €2.8bn payment to Athens. Justice ministers will discuss relocation and how to make the new border guard operational.
The European Parliament will try this week to give the EU a good name, with votes and debates on issues where conventional wisdom says that citizens expect results.
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EU countries will discuss a common defence policy and are expected to accelerate ratification of the Paris climate agreement. Hungarians vote in a referendum on the EU's migration policy.
First EU reaction to UK decision expected on Friday morning. Spain to hold elections on Sunday that could bring maverick left-wingers Podemos to power.
Referendum on 23 June would not immediately end Britain’s 43 year-old membership, but EU finance chiefs already wondering how to contain potential shock.
Officials already preparing for aftermath of Brexit referendum, but this week EU institutions will focus on migration as Commission unveils ideas on what to do overseas.
The European Commission could adopt a critical report on the rule law in Poland. While EU ministers will talk about urban policies, agriculture and education, MEPs will debate migration policies.
Busy week ahead in Brussels with five council meetings, a Eurogroup and the European Parliament's plenary on the agenda .
Eurozone finance ministers will try to find an agreement on Greek bailout and the EU Parliament will set out its positions on asylum, Schengen and Turkey.
The EU commission will present its report on visa liberalisation for Turkey and its economic forecasts, and pope Francis will receive the most prestigious European award.
Antoine Deltour, who revealed details of Luxembourg's tax deals with multinational firms, goes on trial. Meanwhile, the TTIP trade deal enters its 13th round of negotiations.
A month after the European Union and Turkey agreed on the details of a plan to stem the flow of migrants, the implementation of that plan will be discussed in the EU structures this week.
Panama Papers revelations, that could topple the Maltese government, will be debated in the EP next week. Controversial legislation to share passenger name records will also be voted on.
Big week to see start of EU migrant returns to Turkey, sensitive talks in Poland on judicial reform, and a Dutch referendum on EU relations masquerading as a vote on Ukraine.
Another EU summit will try to agree on the plan proposed by Turkey to take refugees in exchange for more help, while the Commission will present its proposal to overhaul the asylum system.
EU leaders start the week with another emergency summit on migration. But decisions on the Greek bailout, eurozone stimulus and tobacco tax also feature on the agenda.
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