The compromise on migration reached on Friday morning by the 28 leaders of the European Union (EU) after more than eight hours of discussions is “a good agreement”, Prime Minister Charles Michel commented.
Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government aim to place emphasis on immigration after Austria takes over from Bulgaria as head of the Council of the European Union on the 1st of July.
The Foreign Affairs Council adopted this week an unusually critical resolution on the Saudi-led coalition’s military operations in Yemen and the worsening humanitarian situation in the country.
After half a year, the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the EU is approaching its end and will hand over the rotating presidency to Austria. Although a crucial week remains, culminating in the European Council summit in Brussels on 28 – 29 June, Bulgaria has already taken stock of…
The hearing on the rule of law in Poland at the General Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg on Tuesday will be limited to an exchange of questions and answers. There will not be any conclusions and voting, according to the Bulgarian presidency which is chairing the meeting.
Retaliatory measures taken by the European Union (EU) against certain U.S. products in response to Washington's taxes on steel and aluminium became effective today, Friday, at 00:00 hours Brussels Time (22 :00 GMT on Thursday)
The European Commission continues to investigate the international companies which gained preferential treatment by the tax authorities in Luxembourg in the so-called LuxLeaks scandal that was disclosed in 2014. The decisions were taken during the period when the current Commission president was prime minister in the country.
The dialogue between EU and Poland on finding a solution to the dispute on its judicial reforms entered a final phase on Monday with First Vice-President Frans Timmermans' visit to Warsaw where he met the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
The European General Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Marine Le Pen against a decision by the European Parliament to recover close to 300,000 euros from the extreme-right former Euro-parliamentarian for misusing a parliamentary assistant.
Greece and Macedonia agreed on Sunday to end its long-standing dispute on the name of Macedonia and signed a deal on the new name of the country: The Republic of Northern Macedonia. The deal has been hailed as historic but still needs to be ratified by the parliaments in the…