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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday praised the "clean" legal process against his opponents that has been sharply criticised by the EU and included a warrant for arch-foe Fethullah Gulen as well as a wave of arrests.
An Istanbul court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen who President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regards as his top enemy, in a controversial case that has strained ties with the EU.
A Turkish court on Friday remanded in custody the head of a national TV network and three ex-police officers on terrorism charges, in a case linked with a top foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that has strained EU ties.
The EU's top court ruled on Thursday that the bloc cannot join the bedrock European Convention on Human Rights as planned because to do so would undermine its own laws.
The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person's performance at work.
The EU's top court on Thursday found Britain at fault for demanding that non-EU citizens with resident permits issued in other member states must obtain a visa before entering the country.
A human egg used to produce stem cells but unable to develop into a viable embryo can be patented, the European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday.
France's highest court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Swiss banking giant UBS, ordering it to pay a 1.1-billion-euro security deposit as part of a probe into allegations it helped rich French clients hide money in Switzerland.
Uber, the taxi app company under fire around the world, has filed an EU complaint against a French ban on amateur drivers doubling as chauffeurs, the European Union said on Wednesday.
Bulgaria outlined Wednesday proposals for a major overhaul of the EU country's judiciary, long criticised by Brussels for being slow, inefficient and corrupt.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said Europeans appeared to have learned nothing from the Holocaust, after an EU court ordered the removal of Hamas from its terror blacklist.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday demanded the EU immediately restore Hamas to its terrorism blacklist, after a European court ordered the Palestinian Islamist group's removal.
Hamas on Wednesday hailed a European court decision to remove the Palestinian Islamist group from the EU's terrorism blacklist, describing the move as a "victory".
The Palestinian Islamic militant group Hamas must be removed from the EU's terrorism blacklist, but its assets will stay frozen for the time being, a European court ruled on Wednesday.
Lawmakers in Madagascar have voted to abolish the death penalty, a move hailed as "historic" by the European Union.
The EU named a new prosecutor on Thursday to investigate possible crimes against humanity, including murder and organ trafficking, by several leaders of Kosovo's 1990s guerrilla army, some of them now senior officials.
Poland faces heavy fines for breaking EU laws on renewable energy use, officials said Wednesday, dealing a blow to an eastern European member almost entirely reliant on coal.
A German art dealer went on trial Tuesday accused of defrauding one of the country's richest families of tens of millions in the sales of paintings and vintage cars.
The Irish government will ask the European Court to reopen a landmark case that alleged the British army tortured Irish prisoners during the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland, Dublin said on Tuesday.
The European Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday that tests to prove claims of homosexuality by asylum seekers were unlawful.