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A new Czech party founded by a Japan-born entrepreneur is pinning its hopes on anti-immigrant rhetoric in its campaign for next month's European elections.
The four-way agreement on Ukraine thrashed out in Geneva is the first sign of progress between Russia and the West in a months-long standoff, but a litany of problems remain unresolved, analysts said.
The leader of Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniestr on Wednesday called on the European Union to recognise the statelet as independent to ensure stability in the region amid the standoff between Ukraine and Russia.
Jean-Claude Juncker, a front-runner in the race to become president of the European Commission, told AFP he was ready to fight to have politicians rather than bureaucrats on his team.
With its green hills and sunny vineyards, Gagauzia looks like a haven of peace, but this Russian-speaking region in Moldova finds itself bitterly torn between East and West in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
The Ukraine crisis has shifted Poland's campaign for next month's European elections, boosting the governing centre-right party's chances as its prime minister reassures voters nervous about Russia's next move.
Top diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union plan to meet in Geneva Thursday to try to defuse what has become one of the worst European security crises in decades.
German MEP Jorgo Chatzimarkakis says he's so frustrated watching Greece struggle under austerity measures championed by Chancellor Angela Merkel that he's turning his back on his home country.
The United States and European Union have warned Moscow it faces more sanctions if Russian troops intervene further in Ukraine.
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Europe needs a "New Deal" to rise above the economic crisis and austerity policies, the European Left Party's Greek candidate for EU commission chairman, Alexis Tsipras, says in an interview.
The United States stepped up its war of words over Russian gas on Wednesday, while warning its European allies not to count on American gas supplies in the short-term.
Some 80 nations gathered in Brussels on Wednesday for an EU-Africa summit dominated by conflict, trade and illegal migration.
French President Francois Hollande is going for growth rather than focusing fully on meeting EU deficit rules, in line with a precedent set by the new government in Italy, but his options are narrow.
Switzerland's recent vote to curtail immigration from the European Union could seriously impact the Alpine country's booming watch trade, industry insiders warned this week.
When NATO launched its first air campaign on European soil in 1999 to force Serbia to halt crackdown on independence-seeking Kosovo, the European Union was far from minds of both Belgrade and Pristina.
Europe has ramped up its response to Russia's annexation of Crimea with a new round of sanctions that still fall short of Washington's moves and will have little bite, experts say.
The deepening crisis in Ukraine is likely to have a lasting impact on international relations, with a newly-assertive Russia forcing the United States and the EU to take a hard look at where they stand.
The European Union and Ukraine took a symbolically-charged first step towards closer economic and political ties on Friday, with the signing of a key part of a wide-ranging historic partnership deal.
Europe's dependency on Russian gas will be at the heart of summit talks starting Thursday as EU leaders weigh up action to match their outrage over Moscow's annexation of Crimea.