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EU leaves Poland out of 2050 climate deal after standoff

13 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement on Friday after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member states that demanded more funds for economic transition and support for nuclear power. | Video

EU leaders postpone euro zone reform until June 2020

13 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS European Union leaders postponed on Friday a package of reforms to safeguard the euro zone from a new crisis, giving finance ministers another six months to work out compromises in discussions that have dragged on since June 2015.

"Meilenstein" für die EU - Union will 2050 klimaneutral sein

13 Dec 2019

Brüssel Die EU will Europa als ersten Kontinent bis 2050 klimaneutral machen.

EU will 2050 klimaneutral sein - aber Polen hinkt hinterher

13 Dec 2019

Brüssel Die EU will als erster Kontinent bis 2050 klimaneutral werden.

ESM reform done in principle, no roadmap for euro zone deposit insurance

05 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers reached a deal "in principle" on widening the responsibilities of the European Stability Mechanism, the euro zone bailout fund, but failed to tie off all loose ends or to make progress on a deposit insurance scheme, the group's chairman said on Thursday.

Euro zone ministers seek bank deal amid Italy, Germany obstacles

04 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers will seek agreement on Wednesday for a package of steps to make banks more stable, but Italy's objections and the German finance minister's weakened domestic position are likely to make it difficult.

Euro zone ministers seek bank deal amid Italy, Germany obstacles

04 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers will seek broad agreement on Wednesday for a package of steps to make banks more stable, but Italy's objections and the German finance minister's weakened domestic position are likely to make a deal more difficult.

Europeans fear climate change more than terrorism, unemployment or migration

29 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS Almost half of all Europeans fear climate change more than losing a job or of a terrorist attack, a study by the European Investment Bank (EIB) showed on Thursday as EU lawmakers declared a "climate emergency".

Italy's alarm over reform of euro zone bailout fund may be overblown

21 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS/ROME A political storm has erupted in Italy over reform of the euro zone's bailout fund, known as the European Stability Mechanism (ESM).

EU lawmakers OK Hungarian candidate, opening way to new Commission launch

18 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS The European Parliament on Monday accepted Hungary's candidate for commissioner in the new European Union executive arm, removing a key obstacle to the launch of the new Commission on Dec. 1, a month later than planned.

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