Politics

ING says in talks to repay Dutch aid as soon as possible

ING says in talks to repay Dutch aid as soon as possible

Published 15/10/2012

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - ING Groep NV (ING.AS ) is in talks with the Dutch government and European Commission to repay the 4.5 billion euros ($5.84 [more…]

Analysis: Nobel-crowned EU risks future as loveless marriage

Analysis: Nobel-crowned EU risks future as loveless marriage

Published 15/10/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union's Nobel peace prize comes just as a realization is dawning that Europe's single currency - the EU's most ambitious [more…]

Montenegro ruling party claims election victory

Montenegro ruling party claims election victory

Published 14/10/2012

PODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenegro's ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic claimed victory in a parliamentary election on Sunday, extending his DPS party's 23-year old rule in [more…]

EU moves closer to new Iran sanctions

EU moves closer to new Iran sanctions

Published 12/10/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union provisionally approved new economic sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program on Friday, with senior diplomats giving their backing [more…]

Spain says ECB plan ready to be used, no blocking

Spain says ECB plan ready to be used, no blocking

Published 12/10/2012

TOKYO (Reuters) - Spain on Friday said a European bond-buying plan was fully ready for use and that there was absolutely no political resistance from [more…]

Britain’s Cameron ignores EU’s Nobel win

Britain’s Cameron ignores EU’s Nobel win

Published 12/10/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron made no comment on the European Union's Nobel Peace Prize win on Friday, a stark contrast to [more…]

Germany urges end of visa-free EU travel for Serbs, Macedonians

Germany urges end of visa-free EU travel for Serbs, Macedonians

Published 12/10/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's interior minister called on Friday for the suspension of visa-free travel for Serbs and Macedonians to the European Union following a [more…]

Europe uneasy in IMF spotlight as Tokyo meetings start

Europe uneasy in IMF spotlight as Tokyo meetings start

Published 11/10/2012

TOKYO (Reuters) - Greece, Spain and the euro zone's slow progress toward debt reform take centre stage at IMF meetings on Friday despite Europe's best [more…]

Europe accuses U.S. of failing to cut Boeing aid

Europe accuses U.S. of failing to cut Boeing aid

Published 11/10/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union accused the United States on Thursday of ignoring a World Trade Organization ruling to stop subsidies to planemaker Boeing [more…]

French lawmakers adopt law on EU fiscal pact

French lawmakers adopt law on EU fiscal pact

Published 10/10/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - France's lower house of parliament adopted on Wednesday the law needed to enact a European Union fiscal discipline treaty obliging governments to [more…]