EU intelligence services do not believe exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen ordered the coup in Turkey, saying opposition to the ruling AKP was much broader.
EU foreign relations chief Mogherini has warned that if Trump moved the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem it could have “serious consequences”.
Germany has said Trump's anti-Nato and pro-Russia remarks caused “astonishment” in Europe. France said EU must react with "unity".
News in Brief
- Spain 'broadly compliant' with EU fiscal rules
- UK parliament to vote in final Brexit deal
- UK to leave EU single market after Brexit
- Center-right Tajani ahead in EU parliament vote
- Verhofstadt to back Tajani in EP race
- Auditors criticise EU food waste
- Former Nato chief optimistic on Trump's 'potential'
- Northern Ireland to hold snap elections
A Russian-backed warlord could start a “civil war” in Libya, increasing refugee flows to Europe, Malta, the new EU presidency, has said.
The incoming US president gives his first newspaper interview since his election, telling The Times and Bild that Brexit will be a good thing for the UK.
The EU must take better care of its own security in the Trump era and must establish control of immigration, German chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
Trump's nominee for US secretary of state indicated he would take a tough line on Russian aggression in Europe, but was unclear on the future of sanctions.
Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders for the first time exchanged maps outlining a possible reunified island, just before a multilateral conference on Thursday.
EU commissioners have raised fresh concerns about fake news and hacking in Europe, but warned that there are “no easy solutions”.
Bosnian Serb separatists have taken a second step toward secession, with a martial parade attended also by far-right MEPs.
France and Germany already under attack, but Russian influence should not be overestimated, one expert said.
The Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders meet from Monday to Wednesday, before an multilateral conference on Thursday that could endorse a reunification settlement. Talks could still fail on Turkey's role.
Austria's defence minister is proposing a radical overhaul of the EU asylum rules, including offshoring the asylum process and imposing limits on EU state intakes.
Analysts have been keen to bundle together the election of Donald Trump in the US and the rise of right-wing populists in Europe. Pew research suggests this is premature.
Haradinaj arrest risks aggarvating the deep divisions between the Kosovo and Serbia.
EU foreign relations chief Federica Mogherini got tired of repeating the phrase “this is not … an EU army”, but 2016 saw France and Germany leap forward on military integration.
The election of the property magnate after a campaign marked by racism, sexism and "post-truth" arguments will have consequences for EU security, politics and public debate.
- EU States to Join Pope Francis’s Appeal to Care for Migrant Children
- Number of Unaccompanied Children Arriving by sea to Italy Doubles in 2016
- "Nordic Matters" Help Forge Closer Bonds Between the UK and the Nordic Region
- The age of Intelligent Machines: join the Conference on 25-27 January 2017
- No Better way to Lift Your Monday Blues Than to Gloss Over our Political Cartoons
- The Gulen Movement: An Islamic Response to Terror as a Global Challenge
- Minority Rights and Autonomy are a European Normality
- How to Create EU Competitiveness Post-Brexit? Seminar on January 24th
- Schulz to be Awarded the European Medal for Tolerance for his Stand Against Populism
- "Adventures in Moominland" Kick Off Nordic Matters Festival in London
- 15 Fully-Funded PhDs Across Europe on the Post-Crisis Legitimacy of the EU - Apply Now!
- Interview: Fethullah Gulen Condemns Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey
- May’s Maggie moment
- Are you forgetful? Outsource your memory to the cloud
- EU counter-terrorism laws "stripping rights", says Amnesty
- Gulen did not order Turkey coup, EU spies say
- Theresa May outlines 'hard Brexit'
- Liberals and centre-right unite in EU parliament
- UK economy faring better than expected, says IMF
- Theresa May: UK cannot be 'half-in, half-out' of EU
The representatives of the Moroccan-occupied territory are asking EU companies to regularise their stay, or face legal action.
Hungarian authorities are allowing a network of political and paramilitary groups with links to the far-right Jobbik to flourish and develop close links with Russia and with counterparts in other countries.
The EU Commission has asked member states to upgrade trade relations with Turkey, but said this would be conditional on respect for democracy.
The Commission is hoping that Trump, the incoming US president, will back down in a potential visa war, but terrorist attacks in Europe could make that less likely.
Unknown numbers of refugee children are being detained in prison-like conditions in Bosnia in violation of international law.
Freedom Party leaders went to Moscow and signed an agreement with a politician on an EU sanctions list to cooperate with Vladimir Putin's party.
Serbia's prime minister to fly to Moscow to conclude the deal, amid efforts by Russia to solidify its presence in Western Balkans.
Russian and Turkish leaders sought to avoid escalation of tensions after the assassination of Russia's ambassador by a Turkish policeman.
To solve the Syrian refugee crisis the EU will have to take a leadership role and work effectively with refugee and diaspora communities who can serve as agents of change.
With Trump in the White House, the West’s Russia policy might substantially change, while Europe’s eastern policy is more uncertain than ever.
If the Trump’s administration doesn't turn out to be perfectly benign, being ready is what will stand between Europe and a geopolitical disaster of proportions unseen since 1945.
Package agreed by EU leaders brings nothing new but "hints at promising developments" in future, say former EU foreign policy and Nato chief Javier Solana and EU expert Steven Blockmans.
Tensions continue to flare between Ankara and Vienna following Austria's bid, earlier this week, to block Turkey’s EU membership talks.
EU leaders called for evacuations and aid, but admitted "we have to stand there watching", as Syrian regime, Russia, and Iran committed what some called "war crimes".
- Public Support Needed to Promote Zero Waste in More Municipalities
- EU Cannot Afford to Ignore the Western Balkans as Populism Surges
- Fethullah Gulen Calls for an Investigation on the Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey
- Amid EU Talks on Migration, Children on the Move Remain Forgotten and Unprotected
- Alex Salmond Receives Coppieters Award for His Service to Scotland and Europe
- Strong Support for Hamburg Declaration on Human Rights Defenders
- How to Use Bioenergy Coming From Forests in a Sustainable Way?
- Report Reveals Corrupt but Legal Practices in Development Finance
- MEPs and Business Representatives Debate on the Future of the EU at Winter Mingle
- Fifty Key Factors in the Public Sector Accountants Need to Prepare for
- School “as Vital as Food and Medicine” for Children Caught up in Conflict
- EJC President Breathes Sigh of Relief Over Result of Austrian Presidential Election