Two Turkish ministers said that Ankara would end the agreement to reduce the number of migrants coming to Europe if it does not get visa-free travel to the EU.
EU navies are to start training the Libyan coastguard in a bid to curb migration from the divided north African nation.
The Slovak prime minister, whose country currently chairs the EU council, will meet the Russian leader ahead of upcoming EU talks on Russia policy.
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Finland aims to conclude a defence pact with America before US president Barack Obama leaves office amid concern over Russian aggression.
Russia has invited experts from most Baltic Sea countries for talks on regional security, but Denmark and Germany were omitted from the guest list.
A diplomatic flare-up between Ukraine and Russia risks igniting the flames of fighting, as Moscow accuses Kiev of orchestrating a plot to retake Crimea.
The EU has urged Turkey to clarify if it still wants to join the bloc, as relations between Ankara and Western allies deteriorate.
Russian state firm Gazprom has said that it plans to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany despite the objections of Polish regulators.
The West has nothing to fear from the convenient meeting of the minds between Erdogan and Putin. Both countries are strictly following their strategic national interests, which sometimes clash heavily - as can be seen in Syria.
Turkey's minister for EU affairs Omer Celik says Ankara won't reform its counter-terrorism laws to conform with EU standards given the failed military coup last month.
Turkey's president Erdogan on Sunday repeated his call to reintroduce the death penalty at a rally of some 1 million people. Meanwhile, Austria wants an end to all EU accession talks with Turkey following Erdogan's increasing grip on power.
A Turkish MP plays down the possibility of capital punishment being reintroduced, despite hints by president Erdogan that he would push for it following last month's failed coup.
Turkey's president says the West supports terrorism and coup plotters in a combative speech delivered at his 1,150 room palace in Ankara.
China is pushing its influence through the New Silk Road project and wooing of world media.
Journalists, pensioners, and financial analysts are being rounded up in Turkey. But EU and US criticism of the post-coup crackdown is getting softer.
The “threat” of further attacks remained “high” in France and in Germany, French leader Francois Hollande has said after Islamic State claimed responsibility for murdering a Catholic priest.
France, Germany, EU have told Turkey that its EU entry bid would grind to a halt if it executed the alleged coup leaders.
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EU ministers and officials have urged Turkey’s leader to respect the law in his handling of an apparent coup, amid fears his crackdown could "destroy" EU relations.
Thousands of Turkish military personnel and judges have been arrested, while president Erdogan accused US-exiled cleric Gulen of trying to topple him.
The EU and US have urged Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to show restraint after a failed coup d’etat led to military clashes and dozens of deaths in Ankara and Istanbul.
Nato and Russia agree to new safety measures on Baltic military manoeuvres, but disagree on everything else at a relatively rare meeting in Brussels.
European donors should encourage Lebanon to revise policies keeping children out of school and to increase resettlement of Syrian refugees from Lebanon.
Nato's weekend summit was "not so pleasant” for “Mr Putin”, Lithuania said, but the event also exposed Poland's bitter divisions.
Nato warships and, potentially, drones are to help the EU control migrant flows across the Mediterranean in what critics have called the “militarisation of a humanitarian crisis”.
The UK will continue to play a role in EU foreign policy after it leaves, but will “make the most” of Nato and bilateral ties to pursue national interests, Cameron has said.
Canada, Germany, the UK and the US to take the lead in defending Europe from potential Russian aggression. France to also send troops, despite saying Russia is its "partner".
With the UK out, the EU will lose an important contributor to its security and defence policy, but also one of the member states that blocked the most progress in this policy area.
Warsaw city centre is closed to traffic, while police sirens wail back and forth and helicopters criss-cross the sky ahead of a Nato summit on how to deter Russian aggression.
Some 65 groups accuse the EU commission of ignoring EU parliament recommendations in its free trade talks with the United States.
The EU commission proposes to start financing militaries to help "partner countries in their development" as part of a larger policiy to stop migration to Europe.
Brexit is part of EU "ups and downs", Moldova's foreign minister writes. "The benefits of being part of the EU family remain very clear to us".