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Ministers see deal in June on future euro zone budget

16 May 2019

BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers failed on Thursday to resolve all differences over the financing of a future budget for the 19 countries sharing the euro, but their chairman Mario Centeno expressed confidence they would reach a deal in June.

Ministers to discuss how to finance future euro zone budget

16 May 2019

BRUSSELS, May 16 Euro zone finance ministers will discuss on Thursday how to finance a future budget for the 19 countries sharing the euro, although no final decisions are expected until June.

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law

13 May 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption.

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means - report

09 May 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders met to discuss priorities for the next five years.

European Union nations are living far beyond the Earth's means -report

08 May 2019

BRUSSELS, May 8 The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources much faster than they can be renewed, and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders meet to discuss priorities for the next five years.

Euro zone economy to rebound next year, but inflation won't accelerate - EU Commission

07 May 2019

BRUSSELS The euro zone economy will rebound next year from a slow-down in 2019 and unemployment will fall further, but inflation is likely to stay at this year's levels and below the European Central Bank's target, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

Euro zone first quarter economic growth stronger than expected, unemployment falls

30 Apr 2019

BRUSSELS The euro zone economy grew more than expected in the first quarter, rebounding from a slump in the second half of 2018, while unemployment fell to its lowest in more than a decade, data showed on Tuesday. | Video

Euro zone budget likely to play stabilising role - Moscovici

13 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON A future euro zone budget will soon have to take on the task of cushioning economic shocks despite current resistance from countries in northern Europe, a top European Union official said on Saturday.

Euro must raise profile amid questions over dollar domination: Centeno

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Europe must raise the international profile of its euro currency to protect itself from the domination of a "weaponised" U.S. dollar and help stabilize the international monetary system, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno said.

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