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  • Cameron: Tough times for EU ahead of UK membership vote

    British Prime Minister David Cameron set off Friday on a whirlwind campaign to change the way the European Union is run, warning of a rough road ahead to achieve the reform needed to keep his country from leaving. Ever the halfhearted EU member,...
  • EU embrace of eastern partners turns lukewarm

    The European Union reaffirmed its partnership with six post-Soviet nations Friday but offered them no new prospects of future membership in the Western bloc at a summit overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis. The two-day meeting in Riga underlined that the...
  • EU chief Juncker calls Hungary's Orban 'dictator' _ in jest

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker jokingly called Hungary's leader a "dictator" upon his arrival for a European Union summit. The gibe targeting Prime Minister Viktor Orban was picked up by TV cameras covering Friday's official welcome at...
  • Balkan foes find common ground in bid to join 28-nation EU

    Foreign ministers and senior diplomats from several Balkan countries — many with troubled relations stemming from wars in the 1990s — met Friday in the Albanian capital of Tirana to try and advance each others' bids to join the European Union....
  • Spain: Local election seen as test for new upstart parties

    Spain could be set for a political upheaval in key local elections this weekend, with strong signs that voters fed up with economic crisis and corruption scandals may punish both the ruling conservative Popular Party and the leading opposition Socialists....
  • Alarming loss of colonies is spurring federal action

    Alarming loss of colonies is spurring federal action
      A crucial agricultural workforce in the United States that produces some $15 billion worth of economic value every year, according to the Obama administration, has been struck by alarming losses recently, frightening advocates and demanding...
  • UN says Hungarian questionnaire risks spreading xenophobia

    The United Nations human rights watchdog said Friday it was "shocked" by a Hungarian government questionnaire which links migration with terrorism, fearing it could bolster anti-immigration sentiments. "We are shocked by the Prime Minister's introductory...
  • A family comparison Jeb Bush may welcome

    WASHINGTON As Jeb Bush tries to turn the page on Iraq, he'll be inviting comparisons to another chapter of the family's foreign policy legacy when he kicks off an overseas tour next month. Bush's aides have described the weeklong foreign trip in economic...
  • ECB tells governments: Don't wait to fix Europe's economy

    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments that share the euro currency shouldn't wait for better times to push through reforms that would boost sluggish growth. Draghi said tough measures to clear away bureaucracy and make hiring and...
  • World Bank to lend Albania up to $1.2 billion over 5 years

    The World Bank has agreed to lend Albania up to $1.2 billion (1.08 billion euros) to support its public finances and invest in infrastructure. A statement from the bank Friday said the board of directors agreed on a 2015-2019 lending program to support...
  • EU seeks to keep partnership with ex-Soviet nations on track

    The European Union on Thursday urged six post-communist countries to move closer to the 28-nation bloc as a way to resist Russia's "bullying tactics" and build a brighter future for their citizens. Speaking at the opening of a two-day summit in Riga,...