Edition:
India

Gabriela Baczynska

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants

6:47am IST

BRUSSELS/MILAN Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean. | Video

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires

6:42am IST

BRASILIA/BRUSSELS European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified an unfolding environmental crisis.

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires

23 Aug 2019

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America.

Brasiliens Präsident wegen Amazonas-Waldbränden unter Druck

23 Aug 2019

Brasilia/Berlin/Dublin Brasiliens Präsident Jair Bolsonaro gerät wegen der verheerenden Waldbrände im Amazonas-Regenwald zunehmend unter Druck.

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7

23 Aug 2019

KIEV/BRUSSELS Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine.

'We want detail', senior EU official tells Brexit Britain

22 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is seeking detailed proposals soon from London on Brexit, a senior official in Brussels said, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pursued efforts to convince the bloc's leaders to change the terms of the divorce.

'We want detail,' senior EU official tells Brexit Britain

22 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is seeking detailed proposals soon from London on Brexit, a senior official in Brussels said, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pursued efforts to convince the bloc's leaders to change the terms of the divorce.

Five EU states to take in Open Arms migrants, ending standoff

21 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS/MADRID Five EU states agreed to take in scores of migrants stranded for weeks on board a crowded rescue ship, EU authorities said on Wednesday, ending a prolonged standoff with Rome over their fate. | Video

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's Brexit gambit

20 Aug 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border. | Video

Explainer: A guide to the Brexit backstop, and why there's a UK-EU standoff

20 Aug 2019

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a fresh push to drop the so-called Irish backstop from the Brexit deal, renewing a demand the EU has repeatedly rejected.

World News