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The European Commission says it will not enter talks on future trade until London honors 'the financial obligations the UK has made as a member state'
It is an uphill task, overshadowed both by genuine policy differences and by haggling over the jobs of Commission and Council presidents, foreign policy chief, parliamentary speaker and director of the European Central Bank
Here's a roundup of the stories that made headlines across the globe
The key job to be filled is that of president of the European Commission, the union's powerful chief executive, a five-year post currently held by Jean-Claude Juncker
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says he made a mistake by listening to British leader David Cameron when he told him to stay out of the campaign before the June 2016 vote
Here are some initial reactions from world governments
The European Parliament only has an advisory role with regard to the EU's negotiating mandate, but it will have the final say once an agreement has been concluded
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has informed the European Commission that 'no solution has been identified at this point that is consistent with the withdrawal agreement'
(UPDATED) 'The Commission prohibited the merger because the companies were not willing to address our serious competition concerns,' says the EU's powerful antitrust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the EU presidency ' requires a willingness to listen to others and a willingness to put one's own concerns in the background'
Sanofi's vaccine is known to prevent the dengue virus in individuals who have been affected previously, but poses more risks for those who have not been infected before immunization
'2019 will be a pivotal year with major challenges,' says Jonathan Faull, a former senior administrator at the European Commission
Dutch politician Frans Timmermans is the common candidate at the 11th congress for Europe's alliance of socialist parties in Lisbon
European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip says Chinese companies 'have to cooperate with their intelligence services. And this is about mandatory backdoors.'
The European Union is extending this aid even as President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts them for supposedly interfering in his bloody anti-drug campaign
(UPDATED) The leaders agree to 'launch a new phase' in the relationship and 'to work together towards zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods'
'I think we have satisfied the EU's curiosity over the judicial reforms in Poland,' says Polish secretary of state for EU affairs Konrad Szymanski
Facebook admits up to 2.7 million people in the EU may have been affected by the scandal
The EU's top trade official says the US failed to provide full clarity on how Europe and Japan could be spared set to continue next week
The new recommendations also include steps to crack down on other harmful illegal content such as hate speech and images of child sexual abuse
The European Commission aims to insist all member countries accept controversial refugee quotas at the talks in Sofia with the 28-nation bloc's interior ministers
The EU is not, as many Filipinos think, a monolithic body that knows nothing but to criticize President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
EU leaders are set at a summit next week to order the launch of preparatory work on a future trade deal, even though they will not approve moving on to full trade talks until December.
The decisions to be made by the Philippine Competition Commission in coming months, as it fully implements the Philippine Competition Act, will set the tone for competition regulation in Philippine markets
UPDATED When a country like the Netherlands one of the world s biggest exporters of eggs does not pass on this kind of information that is a real problem says Belgium s Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme
The European Commission comes down hard on Warsaw to prevent what it says is not just an increasing threat to Poland s democratic standards but those across the 28 nation bloc
The humanitarian aid will directly benefit over 50 000 people affected by the Marawi siege
Italy will pay up to 17 billion euros 19 billion to break up two insolvent Venetian banks which have posed a threat to country s banking system
Where are these people coming from where are they going how many have died and how many will be allowed to stay?
If confirmed the rules would be seen as a hostile move against Britain ahead of coming Brexit negotiations
The European Union is a major donor the 2nd top export destination and the 4th top source of OFW remittances among others
EU President Donald Tusk says on the summit eve that the leaders must have a sober and brutally honest assessment of the situation
European Commission head Jean Claude Juncker is expected to unveil plans to boost prosperity and security in an increasingly uncertain and dangerous world
European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker says the decision of authorities to slap Apple with a huge bill for back taxes was an application of the rules
Apple s Tm Cook: It s maddening; it s disappointing; it comes from a political place – it has no basis in fact or law
UPDATED Negotiations for the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have been bogged down over the terms of the agreement Britain s shock vote to leave the EU and rising opposition to the deal in France and Germany
The European Commission says it is reestablishing a level playing field between EU and foreign producers
Sanctions even symbolic ones would not have been understood by the public explains EU economic affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici
Economic growth unexpectedly accelerated in the run up to the Brexit referendum according to data
The European Union sets aside an additional 500 million euros 553 million for the farmers with those in Germany France and Britain among the top receivers
The EU will defend its steel industry We are not defenseless and we will use all the means at our disposal says European Commission head Jean Claude Juncker while in Beijing
Obama used the Warsaw summit to issue a clear message to Brussels and London but says fears that Britain s exit could cause wider destabilization to the West were hyperbole
UPDATED European Union leaders assess the damage from Britain s decision to leave the bloc and try to prevent further disintegration
UPDATED We now expect the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon as possible however painful that process may be EU chiefs say
UPDATED Opinion polls indicate a tiny lead for the Remain camp led by Prime Minister David Cameron The result is too close to call however and his own career is on the line
FedEx now owns 98 45 of TNT shares and seeks to complete the deal in the 3rd quarter of 2016
The US based firms agree to speed up their reactions when illegal material is flagged with the aim of looking at all suspicious material within 24 hours
The Galileo sat nav system should be able to provide a more precise signal than the US Global Positioning System GPS according to its developers
I dream of a Europe where being a migrant is not a crime but a summons to greater commitment on behalf of the dignity of every human being says the pontiff
The European Commission trims its 2016 forecast to 1 6 citing increased global risks