Ukrainian, EU leaders meet on cooperation, Kiev’s membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen speak after a joint press conference after talks in Kiev on Feb 2, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and visiting European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday discussed cooperation and Kiev's European integration, Zelensky's […]

Ukrainian, European Council presidents to discuss cooperation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (right) and the President of the European Council Charles Michel arrive to give a press conference following talks in Kyiv on Jan 19, 2023. (SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday held talks with visiting President of the European Council Charles Michel to discuss cooperation between […]

Spain’s court drops sedition charges against separatist leader

Member of European Parliament and outgoing Junts per Catalunya party president Carles Puigdemont applauds with supporters during the Catalan seperatist party Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia) congress in Argeles-sur-Mer, southern France, on June 4, 2022. (RAYMOND ROIG / AFP) MADRID – Spain's Supreme Court on Thursday dropped sedition charges against the leader of Catalonia's […]

Sweden keen to push for progress on CAI

Nordic nation, in key EU role, to pursue consultation on China investment deal A China-Europe freight train bound for Madrid of Spain, which carries two containers of medical supplies as well as other goods, departs the city of Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang province, March 21, 2020. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Sweden, which has assumed the rotating […]

Indonesia encourages ASEAN-EU partnership conducted based on equality

JAKARTA, Dec 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Indonesian President Joko Widodo attended the 45th ASEAN-European Union (EU) Commemorative Summit held in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday (December 14). In his remarks at the Summit, President Jokowi stressed that the partnership between ASEAN and the European Union countries must be based on equality and […]

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 […]

Belgium charges 4 people in European Parliament corruption probe

A woman walks near the entrance of the European Parliament in Brussels on Dec 9, 2022. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) BRUSSELS – A Belgian judge charged four people on Sunday over allegedly receiving money and gifts from a Gulf state to influence decisions in the European Parliament, accusations that have caused consternation in Brussels. Prosecutors […]