Thursday

19th Jan 2017

Ticker

Albania hoping to get EU 'candidate' status

EU ministers will Tuesday decide whether to award Albania an EU "candidate" status after the European Commission said it merits the step due to internal reforms. "It's far from membership, but it's an important step and it's something which Albania has richly deserved," Croatia's EU affairs minister Vesna Pusic said.

News in Brief

  1. Outgoing US vice-president warns Europe on Russia
  2. German far-right party calls for end to WWII guilt
  3. First Chinese freight train arrives in Europe
  4. Europe has no vision, says Italian minister
  5. Juncker has 'slight doubts' on his group's convention idea
  6. EU parliament spat changes nothing, says Juncker
  7. German elections likely on 24 September
  8. Maltese PM announces plan for Brexit summit

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