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Hungary's Orbán releases letter to EU leaders detailing his maligned Ukraine 'peace mission'

Jul. 18, 2024 14:31 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Thursday released a letter he addressed to the heads of European Union countries where he presented his impressions from a recent series of visits with some of the bloc's biggest adversaries that angered many of his allies. ...

European Union leaders agree on top officials who will be the face of world's largest trading bloc

Jun. 27, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders signed off on a trio of top appointments for their shared political institutions on Thursday, reinstalling German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as president of the European Commission for another five years. At the side of von der Leyen,...

Germany's Scholz lauds the proposed new EU leadership and pushes for a decision this week

Jun. 26, 2024 08:14 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz lauded the European Union's proposed leadership for the coming years as the basis for “a good European future” and urged his fellow national leaders Wednesday to agree on the package at a summit this week. Three mainstream political...

EU leaders break off talks on top job nominees without result

Jun. 17, 2024 18:50 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders of European Union countries reached no final agreement on candidates for the bloc's top jobs Monday, but several praised the record of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and she appeared on track to secure their endorsement later this month for a second...

Protesters throng streets of Georgia's capital after parliament passes so-called 'Russian law'

May. 14, 2024 22:31 PM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Huge throngs of protesters blocked streets in the capital of Georgia and milled angrily outside the parliament building after lawmakers on Tuesday approved a “foreign influence” bill that critics call a Russian-style threat to free speech and the country’s...