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Italian protester climbs St Peter's Basilica

- A disgruntled Italian entrepreneur on Sunday climbed the facade of St Peter's Basilica in an anti-EU protest, marking the fifth time the man has scaled the ornate building to highlight his country's economic woes.

WikiLeaks publishes CIA tips for traveling spies

Washington - WikiLeaks on Sunday released two CIA documents that offered tips to help spies maintain their cover while using false documents as they crossed international borders.

Turkish PM accuses EU of 'dirty campaign' against Turkey

Ankara - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday accused the European Union of starting a "dirty campaign" against Turkey by criticising the arrests of opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey's Erdogan praises 'clean' crackdown on foes

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday praised the "clean" legal process against his opponents that has been sharply criticised by the EU and included a warrant for arch-foe Fethullah Gulen as well as a wave of arrests.

Turkey court issues warrant for Erdogan foe Gulen

Istanbul - An Istanbul court issued an arrest warrant for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen who President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regards as his top enemy, in a controversial case that has strained ties with the EU.

Turkey court releases anti-Erdogan editor, arrests TV chief

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of an anti-government newspaper editor but remanded the head of a national television network in custody in a controversial case that has strained relations with the European Union.

EU needs years-long Russia strategy, new leader warns

Brussels - The European Union must thrash out a strategy for Russia that lasts for many years, and looks past sanctions that have hammered Moscow's economy, the bloc's new leader Donald Tusk warned Thursday.

EU leaders press Russia, urge new investment

Brussels - European Union leaders urged Vladimir Putin to make a "radical change" in his stance on Ukraine Thursday as they boosted sanctions against Crimea despite fears of economic blowback from Russia's spiralling financial crisis.

EU court says obesity can be disability

Luxembourg - The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person's performance at work.

EU approves new Crimea sanctions

Brussels - The EU imposed additional sanctions Thursday on Crimea, banning all investment and cruise ships from its ports to force home the message the bloc will not recognise Russia's "illegal annexation" of Ukraine territory.

Merkel says Russia sanctions remain 'unavoidable'

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Thursday that Europe's goal remains a free and whole Ukraine and that Western sanctions against Russia remain unavoidable until that goal is reached.

EU summit to discuss crisis-hit Russia, economic plan

Brussels - EU leaders on Thursday will discuss tense relations with Russia and punishing sanctions imposed over Moscow's actions in Ukraine at a summit led for the first time by Poland's Kremlin-wary former premier Donald Tusk.

Erdogan says EU can't give Turkey 'democracy lesson'

Ankara - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday stepped up his rhetoric in a bitter row with the European Union over arrests of opposition media, saying the bloc has no right to give lessons in democracy and should itself "look in the mirror".

EU court strikes Hamas from terror blacklist

Luxembourg - The Palestinian Islamic militant group Hamas must be removed from the EU's terrorism blacklist, but its assets will stay frozen for the time being, a European court ruled on Wednesday.

EU 'united' on Ukraine despite split over Russia sanctions

Kiev - The European Union's foreign policy chief said Tuesday the 28-nation bloc would stay united on Ukraine despite pressure from some members to drop or ease its sanctions on Russia.

Turkey says EU criticism over arrests unacceptable

Ankara - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday Ankara could not accept "such heavy criticism" from the European Union about weekend raids that targeted opposition media.

Ukraine ministers pledge corruption fight to win aid

Brussels - Top Ukraine ministers vowed Tuesday to root out graft in what they called the most corrupt country in Europe to meet the demands made by international partners before they stump up more aid.

Ukraine presses EU for more aid, blasts Russia

Brussels - Ukraine used the first meeting Monday of a landmark council with the EU to press for more financial support as it pushed ahead with reforms in the face of Russian "aggression.

Juncker says UK 'beating up' poor European immigrants

London - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker accused Britain's prime minister of "beating up" poor European immigrant workers with plans to restrict their access to public assistance, The Guardian reported Saturday.

EU stamps out envelope cartel

Brussels - The EU's competition watchdog fined five European envelope makers 20 million euros on Thursday for drawing up a price-fixing cartel.

UN rights chief slams indifference over migrant deaths at sea

Geneva - More than 3,400 people have died in the Mediterranean this year trying to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday, urging governments to take more action to save lives.

Record numbers trying and dying to reach Europe: UN

Geneva - More than 3,400 people have died in the Mediterranean this year trying to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday, urging governments to take more action to save lives.

EU tells Russia to keep Balkans out of Ukraine crisis

Sarajevo - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Russia Friday not to involve the Balkans in tensions between Brussels and Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis.

Dying to escape crisis-hit Greece

Rent - Strapped to the underbelly of a train, 23-year-old Ali Arzin from Afghanistan had hoped to cross the border of crisis-hit Greece into Macedonia and eventually reach another EU country.

Russia is 'strategic problem' for EU, says Juncker

Brussels - Russia is now a "strategic problem" for the EU amid the crisis in Ukraine, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday, but he insisted Brussels would not be blackmailed by the cancellation of a huge gas pipeline.

EU Guantanamo delegation calls for flexible prison conditions

Washington - A delegation of five European officials recommended that inmates cleared for release from the US military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, be jailed under more flexible conditions, an aide said.

Pro-European parties eye coalition after Moldova poll win

Chisinau - Pro-European parties in Moldova pledged on Monday to pull together a coalition to steer the ex-Soviet country on a path towards EU integration after securing a narrow win in a weekend parliamentary poll.

Donald Tusk, new face from the east to lead Europe

Brussels - Poland's Donald Tusk takes over as European Council president Monday, the first person from the former Soviet-dominated east to take a top Brussels role, with a mandate to revive the economy and deal with a resurgent Russia.

Moldovans vote in test of country's pro-European ambition

Chisinau - Voting closed in Moldova on Sunday in a closely fought parliamentary election that will help determine whether the impoverished ex-Soviet republic pursues integration with Europe or returns to Russia's fold.

Mother of German MH17 victim takes Ukraine to human rights court

Berlin - The mother of a victim of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has begun legal proceedings against Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights, accusing Kiev of failing to close the country's airspace, a German daily reported Sunday.
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