New defence fund not part of "an EU army", as Commission says UK and other critical countries have "changed their minds" on military integration.
The EU executive says that a statement decribing the former Cuban leader as a "hero for many" is balanced and suggests that the use of the word dictator by a commissioner doesn't reflect its position.
The EU commission wants to maintain relations with Turkey, despite an EU parliament vote to suspend accession talks amid renewed threats from Ankara to scrap a migrant swap deal.
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Polish minister said Russian military “aggression” in Europe was a threat even to "lucky" states, such as Ireland, which are not on the front line.
European parties that rejoice over the US election result have their own momentum, but they face different electorates and risk an anti-US backlash.
The launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank heralds a new era of cross-continental financing for future energy markets, but a push for gas and failures to abide by good governance could doom the potential for a better tomorrow.
New fund for military procurement and research, to be worth tens of billions of euros a year, is part of wider plans for an EU defence union.
Nato chief voiced confidence that both the US and Turkey would remain steadfast allies despite Trump's win and Turkey's post-coup anger at Western powers.
A two-day meeting between Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders ended without an agreement on the map of a reunited island, casting doubt on a final settlement.
A survivor of one of Syria's death camps says Europe can do more to end the "industrial scale" suffering being inflicted by Assad's regime.
EU leaders have pledged to uphold sanctions on Russia in the run-up to a summit this week, but the declaration comes amid multiplying uncertainties on future ties.
The US president said he "could not have asked for a steadier, more reliable partner on the world stage".
The US and German leaders have said TTIP was a chance to “shape globalisation based on our values”, amid fears that Donald Trump would unravel trade and security relations.
Turkish officials refuse to meet two senior MEPs, as diplomatic relations continue to deteriorate over Ankara's post-coup crackdown.
A European Commission proposal on anti-dumping clears the way for the EU to abide by international obligations and avoid a trade war that would be dangerously counterproductive.
Stopping EU talks with Turkey would undermine democratic forces in Ankara, kill the Cyprus deal, and make the Middle East even more unstable.
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Oettinger said he used pro-Russia lobbyist's jet because it was the only way to make dinner in Budapest, but who paid for the trip?
The US will stick with Nato no matter who is in the White House, according to Barack Obama, but he warned that Trump-style populism was a danger in Europe.
EU states have said strategic relations with Turkey are more important than its crackdown on opposition MPs and the media.
The EU aims to create a mini military HQ and to have joint rapid-reaction forces, but the UK says member states should react to Donald Trump’s victory by spending more on defence.
Donald Trump's views on Russia, Syria, Iran, climate change and trade all clash with Europe. EU leaders are living in cloud cuckoo land if they think it will be business as usual.
Spooked EU chancelleries are hoping to maintain strong ties with the US following the surprise election win of Donald Trump.
Presidential elections in Bulgaria and Moldova show anger with the ruling corrupt governments and disillusionment in European integration.
Trade ministers send a discussion on the level of import duties back to diplomats, also admitting that TTIP talks with the US are "in the freezer".
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Donald Trump’s election as US president, as well as Brexit, ought to speed up plans for EU military integration, Germany's defence chief says.
Trade ministers will try to agree on measures to protect EU industries and discuss their policies after Ceta and Donald Trump's election.
Donald Trump will have to clarify his policy intentions on Nato, global trade, and climate change in the next few months, the EU Commission chief says.
Germany and France have appealed to Donald Trump to respect “shared values”. They “still don’t get it”, a former EU diplomat said.
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