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The European Parliament on Thursday urged Belgrade, a candidate for EU membership, to crack down on Serb ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj who was released by a UN war crimes court for cancer treatment.
The European Commission launched legal action against France on Wednesday over a controversial dam project that saw a young protester killed by a police grenade last month.
European police have arrested more than two dozen alleged people smugglers in six different countries in a probe into illegal immigration of Vietnamese citizens, Europol said on Thursday.
The top EU court's advisor on Thursday rejected Britain's legal challenges to a cap on banking bonuses, forcing Prime Minister David Cameron's government into an embarrassing U-turn.
Britain must take action in as "short as possible" a time to cut air pollution in line with European standards, the European Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday.
The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that member states do not have to pay welfare to EU citizens coming solely to claim benefits, offering some welcome relief to governments under fire from anti-EU parties on immigration.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's government won a bid to sign up to EU justice measures after a bruising and dramatic row in parliament on Monday.
EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini has appointed a 72-year-old Frenchman to investigate allegations of corruption at the European Union's justice mission in Kosovo.
Dozens of eurosceptic members of parliament from Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party were set to vote against Britain joining the European Arrest Warrant system on Monday although the motion is expected to be approved.
A global crackdown has shut down dozens of online "dark markets" selling illegal goods and services and masking their identities using the Tor encryption network, officials said Friday.
The governor of the Central Bank of Syria can travel to France to visit family even though he is on the European Union's sanctions list, a top EU court found Wednesday.
EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said Tuesday she will appoint an independent legal expert to review allegations of corruption at the European Union's justice mission in Kosovo.
Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, is looking to recruit a Deputy Director.
The Cypriot supreme court ruled as unconstitutional Friday four bills on bank foreclosures whose passage by parliament prompted international lenders to halt payments on the country's 10-billion-euro ($12.7-billion) bailout.
The head of the European Union's justice mission in Kosovo on Thursday said he took "very seriously" allegations that some top officials had taken bribes to drop criminal cases and vowed a thorough investigation.
More than 80 countries signed up to a deal that could help end banking secrecy Wednesday in what the sponsors hope will be a major step in the global battle against tax evasion and fraud.
The finance ministers of around 50 countries meet in Berlin on Wednesday to sign a deal they hope will put an end to banking secrecy and aid the worldwide fight against tax fraud and evasion.
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected the case brought by Britain's "Naked Rambler", saying his freedoms had not been transgressed by his multiple convictions for nudity.
Three of Russia's biggest lenders said Friday that they are taking the EU to court over sanctions imposed on them as part of measures aimed at forcing Moscow's cooperation in the Ukraine crisis.
Ex-IMF head Rodrigo Rato paid a three-million-euro court bond Wednesday over allegations of lavish spending on company expenses while he was an executive at a bailed-out bank, a judicial source said.