Thai authorities have registered more than 70,000 previously undocumented foreign workers in its fishing industry, navy officials said Thursday (11 February), part of a bid by the junta to stave off a potentially ruinous EU ban on its seafood exports.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has compared Europe's recent economic policies to administering drugs, in order to artificially prolong the life of a terminally ill patient.
Tomasz Poręba (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) is a Polish member of the European Parliament (ECR group) and the president of New Direction, the Foundation for European Reform.
Researchers from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) are developing tools to monitor the spread of the Zika virus, as it is increasingly likely that the virus will reach Southern Europe, according to the group.
Javier Couso of the European United Left-Nordic Green Left group (GUE/NGL) has asked the executive to investigate the incident in which the Turkish army killed 60 people in the southeastern town of Cizre.
The lion's share of investment in French higher education and research, as well as innovation, comes through the national Investments for the Future Programme (PIA).
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan today (11 February) slammed EU and UN pressure to open Turkey's borders to more refugees, threatening to send the millions already in the country to other states.
Nahles has asked for nearly half a billion euros from Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble in order to provide better access to jobs, according to German media.
Turkey's patience may run out over the crisis in Syria and it could be forced to take action, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday (11 February), calling on the United Nations to do more to prevent what he said was "ethnic cleansing" in the country.
The United States and Russia may be moving closer to an understanding on the conflict in Ukraine, writes Stratfor, the global intelligence company.
Whether it is a question of high blood pressure, cholesterol levels or obesity, Europeans' health depends more and more on diet.
The European Commission so far is only aware of general information about the project, and is therefore unable to make conclusive decisions, Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.
Turkey and Greece have agreed to ask for a NATO mission to monitor refugee flows in the Aegean Sea and combat people smugglers, a senior German government official said late yesterday (10 February).
The implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the period 2014-2020 is not as “green” as the European Commission is claiming, a new study has found.
The European Commission, though, shares a different view.
The International Monetary Fund threatened to cut crucial financial aid to cash-strapped Ukraine yesterday (10 February) because of the country's "slow progress" in fighting corruption.
Azerbaijan is the best example that the one-size-fits-all approach of the EU vis-à-vis its neighbours does not work, a Commission official admitted to an audience in Brussels.
EXCLUSIVE / The European Commission appears to have shelved a landmark programme that gave out aid money to help human rights workers, protestors and journalists access the internet.
The European Parliament's Agriculture committee (AGRI) adopted a report containing a set of proposed revisions to EU organic farming standards on Monday (8 February). One change that met with mixed reactions from MEPs was a relaxation of the organic certification requirements.
For Germany's Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble, the situation is clear: whatever differences may exist, progress is vital. "Europe is currently facing major challenges. It is our shared responsibility to move Europe forward," he said.
European Council President Donald Tusk has warned that Europe, reeling from the migration and the possibility of the UK quitting the bloc, is on the cusp of a tragedy like World War One.