By threatening to end Turkey's EU bid, the German chancellor just signaled to members of her constituency that they're politically expendable.
In reality, it is the Union's institutions, not the member states, that have been ineffective in crafting policies to confront
ROME -- As Pope Francis told a gathering of top EU leaders, "The identity of Europe is and always has been a dynamic and multicultural identity." Not referring to the Christian roots of the continent does not mean Francis asks his Church to shy away. On the contrary, he wants it to be at the forefront of a fresh new energy.
It's clear that we're living in an era where politics has failed and, like politicians, has become remote from the ordinary European citizen.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz said Wednesday that creditors have made offers to the Greek government that should
The European Union hosts the EU CELAC "Partnership" Summit in Brussels on June 10th and 11th. It brings together Presidents, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers of 61 countries and the EU institutions, that is the 28 members of the EU and 33 nations from CELAC - Community of Latin American and Caribbean States-.
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The problem is that by all standards Matteo Renzi is a domestic-oriented kind of politician. Foreign policy exists only and insofar it can give him an advantage in the domestic arena.
"If we have 700 billion euros to stabilise the banking system, we must have at least as much money to stabilize the young