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  • EU's new leadership trio may surprise on upside

    PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At first sight, the European Union's new leadership team looks like a missed opportunity. Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini seem a less than ideal crew to tackle the EU's biggest challenges - dynamising...
  • EU decision on new sanctions for Russia by Friday: Italy's Mogherini

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments will decide on a package of new sanctions against Russia by Friday, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini told the European Parliament on Tuesday, calling for "the strongest possible response."...
  • Twenty years on, Schaeuble pleads again for core Europe

    PARIS (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble renewed a call for a core group of European Union countries to move ahead faster with economic and political integration, 20 years after his ground-breaking proposal fell on deaf ears in key...
  • German euroskeptics chide Merkel after state surge

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Riding a wave of momentum after a strong showing in a regional election, Germany's new anti-euro party said on Monday it was time for Chancellor Angela Merkel to wake up and accept it as a new conservative force in German politics....
  • After another setback, Kiev accuses Russia of 'open aggression' in Ukraine

    After another setback, Kiev accuses Russia of 'open aggression' in Ukraine
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in the war with pro-Moscow separatists. Ukraine's...
  • Merkel: investments a priority if German growth continues

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Investments will take priority if Germany has money available but the government first has to see how the economy develops, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday after Europe's largest economy posted a budget surplus in the first half...
  • Germany posts budget surplus as pressure rises to boost growth

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany posted a budget surplus of 16.1 billion euros in the first half of 2014, highlighting the strength of the country's finances at a time when Berlin faces pressure to loosen the fiscal reins and spend more to boost flagging growth...
  • Merkel's conservatives set to hold Saxony, euroskeptics make breakthrough

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were poised to cling to power in Sunday's election in the east German state of Saxony but new right-leaning rival Alternative for Germany (AfD) made a breakthrough by winning its first seats in a...
  • Germany to send Iraqi Kurds enough weapons for 4,000 fighters

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will send enough weapons to arm 4,000 Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq battling against Islamic State (IS) insurgents, whose advances threaten to destabilize the Middle East, the defense minister said on Sunday. The...
  • Grappling with history, EU tests unity, new faces

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meeting in Brussels this weekend, amid world war anniversaries, did not want for reminders of the continental conflicts that the bloc's founders meant to consign to history. They took another symbolic step...
  • Merkel unhappy with Draghi's apparent new fiscal focus - Spiegel

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German news magazine reported on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel is unhappy with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi for apparently proposing a greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity in order to boost growth in...