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This is part of the European Union's P3.6-billion sustainable energy project in the Philippines
'For the first time in history we have an American administration that is, to put it mildly, not enthusiastic about a united and strong Europe,' EU chief Donald Tusk says
Their body language are markedly less warm than during Trump's last visit to Paris in July 2017, underscoring a general cooling in relations
French President Macron proposes a joint EU army to protect them from China, Russia, and the US
The Irish border has proved the biggest obstacle to a deal, with both sides vowing not to reinstate a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland for fear of destabilizing the peace accord that ended decades of deadly sectarian violence
EU chief representative in Tanzania to Brussels Roeland van de Geer has been recalled to discuss the situation in the country
Having channeled voters' anger with corruption, crime and economic malaise, the man dubbed the 'Tropical Trump' will now get down to work seeking to 'change Brazil's destiny'
The European Parliament gives the Sakharov human rights prize to Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov and called for Russia to free the filmmaker
Britain is due to leave EU on March 29, 2019, but as of today there is still no Brexit deal. Here's an outline of what could happen next.
The German Chancellor rallies for free trade as EU and Asian leaders meet to unite in defiance of US President Donald Trump's 'America first' approach
British descendants of refugees who fled Nazi Germany are rushing to gain German nationality before Brexit
'A continued escalation of tensions would pose real risks,' says World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo
To break the impasse in the Brexit negotiations, an EU negotiator offers to extend the transition period
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says the administration has notified Congress of its intent to negotiate the 3 separate trade agreements
British and EU officials are negotiating day and night to get to the outline of a Brexit deal by Wednesday, October 17. Here's what they are talking about.
Officials from both London and Brussels say the draft of a Brexit deal must be reached by the summit dinner on October 17 – or at the very most by mid November
In its July decision, Brussels accuses Google of using the Android system's huge popularity on smartphones and tablets to promote the use of its own Google search engine and shut out rivals
The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini's office says the expulsion of FT editor Victor Mallet is "a worrying precedent"
Mixing jokes with biting one-liners that always stopped short of attacking Theresa May herself, Boris Johnson calls her strategy 'dangerous and unstable,' as well as a 'political humiliation'
Less than 10% of the total number of those affected – or some 5 million EU Facebook users – are hit by the attack on Facebook, according to a tweet from the Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC)
More than 90% of those who voted in the referendum on Sunday, September 30, supported the name change, but only a third of the electorate turned out, results show
British Prime Minister Theresa May has faced endless internal polotting and ruomors of leadership challenge since losing her parliamentary majority in a disastrous snap election in 2017
Success in the upcoming negotiations depends 'largely on what it is Britain really wants, and on this the discussion has still not been entirely clear,' Merkel told a business conference in Berlin.
The European Union's ambassador to the Philippines, Franz Jessen, says Europe is one with the Philippines in helping remove plastic wastes from the ocean
(UPDATED) In a defiant televised statement from Downing Street, May says the talks were at an 'impasse' just 6 months before Britain leaves the EU and weeks ahead of a deadline to seal a deal – but puts the blame on Brussels
If ever Brexit turns out to be a chaotic and damaging break-up, a European leader says this 'would be difficult for Europe but it would be terrible for the UK'
The most contested aspect of the bill, Article 13, will require content sharing sites to deploy tools that harshly filter out copyrighted material from user posts
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto wastes little time in slamming the vote as 'nothing less than the petty revenge of pro-immigration politicians'
(UPDATED) Members of European Parliament (MEPs) meeting in the French city of Strasbourg voted 438 in favor of the measure, 226 against, with 39 abstentions
Paris says the proposed tax will ensure that global tech platforms pay their fair share. However, some EU members argue the tax would also punish European companies and stifle innovation.
Officials say Shazam's data would not increase Apple's ability to target customers, and the app was of 'limited importance' as an entry point to rival streaming services
'The regrettable decision of the US to no longer be part of this international and multilateral effort leaves a substantial gap,' says the European Union
The comments come a day after Trump reportedly rejected an EU proposal to scrap tariffs on automobiles, reawakening a transatlantic trade spat
Italy Interior Minister faces an investigation over 'illegal confinement, illegal arrest and abuse of power'
(UPDATED) Italy threatens to pull its funding for the EU as a 'compensatory measure' if the bloc refused to come forward and help with relocating the migrants
The ex-UKIP leader calls British PM Theresa May's Brexit blueprint it a 'cowardly sell-out'
(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
President Rodrigo Duterte hits the Catholic Church and the European Union again in a speech at Malacañang
Here is the state of play regarding lawsuits and restrictions on the use of glyphosate around the world
The European Union is extending this aid even as President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts them for supposedly interfering in his bloody anti-drug campaign
The Philippines says the Cambodian elections were 'successful' – a far cry from the chorus of condemnation from the United States, Australia, and the European Union
'I think the intransigence of the commission is pushing us towards no deal,' International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says
Italy's far right deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini urges prime minister Theresa May to take a harder stance in negotiations to sever ties with the trading bloc
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, follows a long list of European leaders who have tried to lure Trump away from a protectionist onslaught that has spooked financial markets and the world
The outbursts are another crosswind for Wall Street, which struggled to find direction and finished Friday, July 20, a hair's breadth in negative territory
The European Union's $5 billion anti-trust fine challenges the core of Google's Android licensing model, possibly leading to more expensive Android devices
'I told you so! The European Union just slapped a Five Billion Dollar fine on one of our great companies, Google,' Trump tweets in reaction to the 4.34 billion euro penalty imposed on Google for abusing dominance of the Android operating system
(UPDATED) The new sanction nearly doubles the previous record EU anti-trust fine of 2.4 billion euros, which also targeted Google, in that case for the Silicon Valley titan's shopping comparison service in 2017. Google says it will appeal the fine
'America and the EU are best friends. Whoever says we are foes is spreading fake news,' EU Council President Donald Tusk says late Sunday from Beijing, without naming Trump directly
British Prime Minister Theresa May says United States President Donald Trump's self-declared 'brutal' option in the Brexit negotiations was to sue Brussels, shedding light on his mysterious suggestion that has hung over their talks and his 4-day visit to Britain