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ArcelorMittal urges extended, reformed EU caps on steel imports

Dec 11 2018

PARIS ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said on Tuesday it was "absolutely critical" that Europe protect itself with measures to restrict imports of steel and remedy weaknesses in its existing system.

RPT-EU talks to set CO2 emission limits for cars founder

Dec 11 2018

BRUSSELS, Dec 11 The European Union failed on Tuesday to reach a compromise over how sharply to curb carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans as car-producing countries and more environmentally conscious lawmakers could not find a compromise.

EU talks to set CO2 emission limits for cars founder

Dec 11 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union failed on Tuesday to reach a compromise over how sharply to curb carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans as car-producing countries and more environmentally conscious lawmakers could not find a compromise.

EU blacklists nine over rebel Ukraine vote, no new Russia sanctions for now

Dec 10 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union blacklisted nine locals involved in last month's rebel elections in east Ukraine on Monday, but was unlikely to heed swiftly Kiev's call for more reprisals against Moscow over the latest flare-up of tensions in the Azov Sea.

Belgian PM relaunches government as minority after ally quits

Dec 09 2018

BRUSSELS Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel relaunched his government on Sunday as a minority administration after the biggest party in his coalition quit in a dispute over signing the U.N. migration compact.

EU's Barnier says UK future at stake in Brexit vote

Dec 06 2018

BRUSSELS The British parliament's vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will determine the future of the country, the chief EU Brexit negotiator said on Thursday, insisting that the deal was the only route to secure an orderly withdrawal from the EU.

Trump-Xi meet, a turning point in global trade war?

Dec 02 2018

BRUSSELS Will U.S. President Donald Trump's much-heralded meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Argentina on Saturday lead to an easing of the Sino-U.S. trade conflict? | Video

Euro zone inflation dips as ECB braces to end bond buying

Nov 30 2018

BRUSSELS Euro zone inflation slowed as expected in November, while core inflation readings were below market expectations, supporting European Central Bank policymakers who favor a cautious exit from monetary stimulus.

EU trade chief urges U.S. to join talks on WTO reform

Nov 27 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union called on Washington on Tuesday to start talking over ways of reforming the World Trade Organization to prevent a paralysis of the international body.

Nations League more successful than imagined - UEFA head

Nov 20 2018

BRUSSELS Europe's new Nations League soccer tournament pitting similarly ranked countries against each other has proven far more successful than UEFA imagined, the head of the continent's soccer body said on Tuesday.

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