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Taiwan shares disaster prevention stories at European forum for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was for the first time invited to the European Civil Protection Forum, held June 28-29 in Brussels, to share its disaster prevention experience — an indicator...

Ukraine: Russian missile strike kills 10 in Odesa, official says — live updates

- Ukraine says 10 dead in Russian missile strike on Odesa This article was last updated at 02:40 UTC/GMT Czech Republic's EU presidency to focus on Ukraine The Czech Republic will take over the...

EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

VILNIUS/BRUSSELS - Trade through Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said, as European officials edge towards a com...

EU seeks ban on flavored heated tobacco products

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a ban on the sale of flavored heated tobacco products amid a "significant increase" in use in the EU. "With nine out of 10 lung cancers c...

EU agrees new cars must be emissions-free after 2035

The environment ministers from the European Union's 27-member states struck a deal to approve a raft of measures to combat climate change in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The agreement ca...

Kosovars fume at new delay in accessing EU visa-free travel

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Union's delay in allowing visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo has spread dismay and resentment in the continent's newest state, and one Pristina businessman ...

EXPLAINER: Why are Dutch farmers protesting over emissions?

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Farmers protested around the Netherlands as lawmakers voted Tuesday on proposals to slash emissions of damaging pollutants, a plan that will likely force farmers to cut t...

Live updates | Scholz: no return to pre-war ties with Russia

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the summit of NATO lea...

EU countries adopt mandatory gas storage amid Russia's cuts

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries agreed Monday that all natural gas storage in the 27-nation bloc should be topped up to at least 80% capacity for next winter as they prepare for the possibili...

EU energy ministers hope to avert looming crisis

The energy ministers of the European Union are gathering in Luxembourg on Monday to discuss a joint effort to curb gas demand, as the bloc grapples with cuts to Russian supplies and prepares for possi...

G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt and Road

Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's older, multi...

Live updates | G-7 nations seek to counter Chinese influence

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in Germany's Bavarian Alps: One Group of Sev...

EU candidates Ukraine, Moldova face long road to join the bloc

Leaders from the European Union lined up to hail the symbolic value of the decision to grant both Ukraine and Moldova EU candidate status at a summit in Brussels this week, seen by many as bolstering ...

EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia's war

BRUSSELS (AP) — A day after endorsing Ukraine's candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc's leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence from Russia’s war in the neighb...

Bulgarian lawmakers vote to unblock N Macedonia's EU bid

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s parliament voted Friday to lift a veto that has long blocked European Union membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, raising fresh hopes that the blo...