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After the suspension of Russia from the organisation on March 24, 2014 by the other members of the group as a result of its involvement in the Crimea crisis in Ukraine, it has been decided to meet in Brussels in June 2014. 82 more words


CAR conflict tops agenda at huge EU-Africa summit

agenda in Brussels on Wednesday as the leaders of some 80 African and EU states meet.

The summit takes place after the EU officially launched its delayed 1,000-troop military mission to CAR. 395 more words


China's Xi wins EU pledge to consider free-trade deal

Chinese President Xi Jinping won a promise from the European Union on Monday to consider a multi-billion-dollar free-trade deal with his country, a long-held goal for Beijing which divides Europe. 588 more words

A Letter To Herman

Application for European Union funds for use in developing Latvian satirical infrastructure

To: Mr Herman van Rompuy, Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium

Dear Herman,

Apologies if this is the incorrect way of addressing you, but I wasn’t sure if I should call you Chairman, President, Secretary General, or whatever so I felt friendly informality would be my safest bet. 1,466 more words


Obama, Crimea and the TTIP pill

It was two days ago, Wednesday 26 March, that the President of the USA paid us a visit here in Brussels and caused a congestion chaos in the Belgian capital. 2,097 more words


RT: ‘US foreign policy based purely on bullying smaller nations’

Published time: March 27, 2014 00:39

U.S. President Barack Obama gives a speech at Bozar concert hall in Brussels March 26, 2014. (Reuters / Yves Herman) 1,056 more words


EU-NZ free trade deal on table

Prime Minister John Key has more good news for trade:

New Zealand and the European Union are to pursue a free trade pact – but don’t expect any action until at least 2015. 417 more words