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Russia, Ukraine to hold further gas talks in May

Jan 21 2019

BRUSSELS Russia and Ukraine will meet for further gas talks in May after an EU-mediated discussion in Brussels on Monday yielded no concrete results, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

EU offers Ukraine more help but holds off on new Russia sanctions

Dec 13 2018

BRUSSELS European Union leaders offered Ukraine more aid at a summit on Thursday after Russia's seized its ships off Crimea but calls to punish Moscow with more sanctions went unheeded for now as Berlin and Paris try to secure the release of captured sailors.

EU's climate chief calls for net-zero emissions by 2050

Nov 28 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union's climate chief called for the bloc to take the lead and aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in its climate strategy published on Wednesday, ahead of key U.N. talks on curbing global warming.

Iran's nuclear chief warns EU patience is running thin

Nov 27 2018

BRUSSELS Iran's nuclear chief said on Tuesday he was warning the European Union's top diplomat that Iranian patience was running out on the bloc's pledges to keep up oil trade despite U.S. sanctions. | Video

Iran's nuclear chief warns EU patience is running thin

Nov 27 2018

BRUSSELS, Nov 27 Iran's nuclear chief said on Tuesday he was warning the European Union's top diplomat that Tehran's patience was running out on the bloc's pledges to keep up oil trade despite U.S. sanctions.

Iran nuclear chief warns of unpredictable consequences if deal breaks down

Nov 26 2018

BRUSSELS Iran's nuclear chief warned the European Union on Monday of "ominous" consequences if it did not follow through with action to keep the economic benefits of the 2015 nuclear agreement alive.

Iran nuclear chief warns of unpredictable consequences if deal breaks down

Nov 26 2018

BRUSSELS Iran's nuclear chief warned the European Union on Monday of "ominous" consequences if it did not follow through with action to keep the economic benefits of the 2015 nuclear agreement alive.

Europe torn over Islamic State children in Syria

Nov 01 2018

ANTWERP/PARIS For years, they heard little from daughters who went to join Islamic State. Now dozens of families across Europe have received messages from those same women, desperate to return home from detention in Syria.

EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

Oct 24 2018

STRASBOURG European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution.

CORRECTED-EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

Oct 24 2018

* EU plastics waste exports graphic: https://tmsnrt.rs/2I9C4Zh

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