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Germany to build LNG plant in 'gesture' to U.S. drive to sell more

Sep 18 2018

BRUSSELS Germany will chose where to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by the end of 2018 as a gesture to the United States which wants to ship more gas to Europe, the economy minister said on Tuesday.

EU lawmakers set to back 45 percent cut target for CO2 from cars and vans by 2030

Sep 07 2018

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers are set to back a more ambitious carbon dioxide reduction target for fleets of cars and vans of 45 percent by 2030 on Monday, EU sources said on Friday.

EU, Britain talk up chances of autumn Brexit deal

Aug 31 2018

BRUSSELS EU and UK negotiators on Friday talked up prospects of agreeing a Brexit deal this autumn, citing recent progress in detailing very close security cooperation to take effect after Britain leaves the bloc. | Video

EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

Aug 06 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union vowed on Monday to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU's ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy.

EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

Aug 06 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union vowed on Monday to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU's ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy.

EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

Aug 06 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union vowed on Monday to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU's ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy.

EU warns carmakers manipulating new emissions tests

Jul 25 2018

BRUSSELS Carmakers are cheating new EU pollution checks, EU regulators warned in a study seen by Reuters, inflating emissions on benchmark tests to set themselves lower targets on new rules aimed to prevent a repeat of the Dieselgate scandal.

European Investment Bank casts doubt on EU plan to salvage nuclear deal

Jul 18 2018

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank's global operations would be put at risk if it were to invest in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, casting doubt on the EU's ability to deliver on its pledge to save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

European Investment Bank casts doubt on EU plan to salvage nuclear deal

Jul 18 2018

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank would put its global operations at risk by investing in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, calling into question an EU plan to help save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

Trump claims NATO victory after ultimatum to go it alone

Jul 12 2018

BRUSSELS Donald Trump gave an angry ultimatum to European allies on Thursday, warning a NATO summit the United States could withdraw its support and sparking crisis talks which the U.S. president said produced big new defense spending pledges. | Video

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