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Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo

09 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS Giant panda twins born at a zoo in Belgium on Thursday face a precarious first few days but the "extremely rare" birth still bodes well for the vulnerable species, the Pairi Daiza zoo announced on Friday. | Video

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread

08 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Nuclear deal parties not ready to launch dispute mechanism against Iran, prefer more diplomacy - EU

15 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's breaches as significant and do not intend for now to trigger the pact's dispute mechanism, preferring more diplomacy to ease the crisis, the EU foreign policy chief said on Monday. | Video

Nuclear deal parties not ready to trigger dispute mechanism against Iran - EU's Mogherini

15 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's breaches as significant non-compliance and have not indicated any intent to trigger the accord's dispute mechanism, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Monday. | Video

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief

10 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her.

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up

03 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs.

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up

03 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs.

EU Commission nominee seeks parliament support after top jobs wrangle

03 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG European Union governments' surprise nominee for president of their executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, sought support in the bloc's parliament on Wednesday, hoping to secure the confirmation she will need in two weeks' time. | Video

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up

03 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs.

European Parliament opens, short of three barred Catalans

02 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG The European Parliament began its first session of the new term on Tuesday, short of three Catalan members who were barred from joining, as hundreds wearing the Catalan pro-independence flag protested against their exclusion outside the building. | Video

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