Ukrainian parliament adopts laws for membership talks with EU

This handout picture released by the Ukraine Presidency press service on Feb 28, 2022 shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky (center), Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal (right) and Ukraine's Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) chairman Ruslan Stefanchuk attend a signing of the application for membership in the European Union. (UKRAINE PRESIDENCY / AFP) KYIV – The Ukrainian parliament […]

EU parliament removes Kaili from post over graft charges

In this handout photograph taken and released by European Parliament on Dec 7, 2022, Greek politician and European Parliament vice-president Eva Kaili speaks during the European Book Prize award ceremony in Brussels. (ERIC VIDAL / EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT / AFP) STRASBOURG – The European Parliament stripped Greek lawmaker Eva Kaili of her senior assembly post on […]

Russia slams European Parliament

A medical worker runs past a burning car after a Russian attack in Kyiv, Ukraine, Oct 10, 2022 after Russian missiles rained down on cities across Ukraine. (ROMAN HRYTSYNA / AP) Russia slammed the European Parliament's resolution on Thursday, calling the resolution absurd. It also called the agency "a sponsor of idiocy". The European Union's […]

UK top court to hear Scottish independence vote bid

Scottish National Party (SNP) leader and Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks in Edinburgh on Dec 13, 2019. (ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP) LONDON – The battle to hold a second Scottish independence referendum moves to Britain's top court next week when it hears arguments for allowing a secession vote in a year's time without approval […]

North Macedonia approves proposal to open EU talks

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski (C) delivers a speech during a press conference in the Government building in Skopje, on July 16, 2022. North Macedonia's Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski announced on July 16, 2022 that Skopje had reached a compromise with Bulgaria in a long-running dispute, allowing them to start European Union membership talks. […]

France Inc grapples with new political order

A photo of a TV screen shows French President Emmanuel Macron speaking during televised address on June 22, 2022, in Paris. (LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP) AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France – France's business elite is grappling to live with a new, more hostile political order a month after far-right and hard-left parties robbed President Emmanuel Macron's government of […]