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EU Council chief likely going to Japan to meet prime minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meeting between European Council President Charles Michel and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is scheduled to take place in Japan on Nov. 29. The two leaders wi...

Belarus migrant crisis: EU Council chief heads to Poland

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is set to host European Council President Charles Michel in Warsaw on Wednesday, as the bloc scrambles to respond to the migrant crisis on its eastern border w...

Poland seals Belarus border crossing in migrant standoff

Polish officials closed the crossing with Belarus at the border town of Kuznica on Tuesday morning, a day after thousands of migrants arrived in the area seeking to cross into the EU. Poland's Pr...

The Latest: Gala dinner for world leaders at G-20 summit

The Latest on the Group of 20 summit taking place in Rome: ROME — World leaders are capping their day of Group of 20 summitry on Saturday with a gala dinner at the Quirinale Palace. ...

"Danke schön!" EU leaders, Obama give Merkel big sendoff

BRUSSELS (AP) — Angela Merkel is still Germany's Chancellor, and might be still when European Union leaders meet again, yet they gave her a big farewell party at Friday's EU summit. Even Barack Obama ...

Angela Merkel receives fond farewell at final EU summit

Although Angela Merkel could still be the chancellor of Germany the next time European Union leaders meet, her colleagues decided to give her an official send-offon Friday at a summit of bloc leaders ...

US and EU ambassadors: Enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and several European countries on Wednesday condemned North Korea’s recent missile tests and said Pyongyang’s technical advances demonstrate the urgent need to ...

EU says anti-Semitism has no place in bloc after Jansa tweet

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union reiterated Friday that anti-Semitism “has no place" in the 27-nation bloc after Slovenian Prime minister Janez Jansa posted a message on social media that was critic...

EU vows to uphold Ukraine's energy security at summit

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — European Union leaders vowed to uphold Ukraine's energy security and signed deals intended to bolster ties during a summit Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital. In a...

EU Council president set to speak with Chinese leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — European Council President Charles Michel plans to speak with Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) on Friday (Oct. 15) in what would be the first direct conversation between th...

EU, Ukraine to discuss military training and cyberthreats

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is considering providing a military training mission to Ukraine amid lingering tensions between Russia and its neighbor, officials said Monday. Act...

Alexander Schallenberg sworn in as chancellor of Austria

Alexander Schallenberg, 52, was sworn in Monday as the new chancellor of Austria by President Alexander Van der Bellen. A career diplomat who served as foreign minister, Schallenberg is a close ally ...

EU recommends relief funds for consumers hit by energy costs

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday urged member countries to provide relief funds to consumers and small businesses hit hardest by rising gas and electricity prices, as criticism mounts t...

EU summit: No firm timeline for Western Balkans accession

EU and Western Balkan leaders have wrapped up a one-day summit in Brdo Castle in Slovenia with promises for greater integration but didn't commit to a solid timeline for the six countries to join ...

EU leaders discuss defense, US and China relationships

BRDO CASTLE, Slovenia (AP) — European Union leaders met for the first time Tuesday since the messy Western troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and France's loss of a multibillion-dollar submarine deal w...