European Union

European Union News

EU signs off on new joint defense projects — but to do what?

European nations are hoping to bolster their military capabilities after 13 new joint defense projects were agreed. What are some of these projects and which nations are collaborating?

India should let opposition leaders visit Kashmir too: EU delegation member

European Union MP Nicolaus Fest was among the 23-member EU delegation that visited Srinagar to assess the situation in the state after the abrogation of Article 370.


Britain to hold a general election on December 12

The 438-20 vote in Parliament, which came after the opposition Labour Party dropped its resistance, provided the starting gun for one of the most momentous and unpredictable campaigns in post-World War II Britain.

EU delegation in Jammu and Kashmir: No objection, but why weren't Indian MPs allowed, asks Ghulam Nabi Azad

EU delegation in Jammu and Kashmir: This is the first time the government has allowed a foreign delegation to visit J&K after it stripped the state of its special status under Article 370 on August 5.

A visit, a diversion

Trip to Valley by members of EU Parliament renews questions about continuing restrictions on India’s MPs and leaders.

'Unique nationalism': Priyanka Gandhi joins Opposition chorus on EU MPs' visit to J&K

On Monday, the Opposition had targeted the Centre for allowing EU leaders to visit Jammu and Kashmir while denying permission to an all-party delegation which wanted to interact with people in the Valley.


EU MPs head to J&K today, angry Opposition tells Govt you didn’t allow us

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence Monday, and were briefed separately by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

'There should be zero tolerance for terrorism': PM Modi tells EU delegation ahead of their J&K visit

This is the first time an international delegation will be visiting J&K after the government scrapped the state's special status under Article 370 and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories.

Brexit deal at hand in Brussels, Boris Johnson struggles to win support at home

If Johnson fails to nail down the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union, or fail to get a deal ratified in the UK house, he will almost certainly have to seek a longer extension of the departure date more than three years after the country voted in a referendum to leave.

EU, UK extend talks, push harder to avoid a no-deal Brexit

EU Council President Donald Tusk said he has "received promising signals" from Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar that a Brexit deal is still possible, so he has extended a deadline to continue the Brexit talks.

European Union Photos

Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.


European Union Videos

India Asked To Extend Trade Pact With European Union Nations By 6 Months

The European Union has pressed India to extend by six months its bilateral investment pacts with several EU-member countries which are expiring soon, saying absence of the treaties could adversely impact trade ties and FTA talks. Chair of the EU delegation for relations with India Geoffrey Van Orden said EU wants New Delhi to renew […]

Belgium: Cameron announces Brexit deal

David Cameron hailed a landmark deal on Friday he said gave Britain “special status” in the European Union and pledged to campaign heart and soul to stay in the EU at a deeply uncertain referendum expected in June. At a summit that ran into overtime, EU leaders agreed unanimously on a package of measures aimed […]