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Romania, Bulgaria and Italy will receive EUR 66.5 million in total for compensation to cover part of the cost of emergency measures taken during the 2014 floods, after Parliament approved a Commission proposal on this account on Tuesday. The aid is covered by the European Solidarity Fund. The European...

Members of the European Parliament on Tuesday called for integrated ticketing for travel across EU borders using more than one mode of transport as this would increase the use of public transport. The MEPs urged EU countries to improve and connect timetables and on providers to develop multimodal...

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini Tuesday said talks between the West and Iran has entered the most difficult and the most real part of the negotiations. There were two plenaries yesterday with all the ministers, several coordination...

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will attend Wednesday morning's key plenary debate on the future of Greece. Tsipras will also talk about his conclusions of his summit meeting on Tuesday with EU leaders and of the June 25-26 European Council. European Council President Donald Tusk and European...

Hillaryclinton-041112_07Jul15.jpg Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton spoke out in support of debt-laden Puerto Rico on Tuesday, arguing that the island commonwealth deserves "a fair shot at success."

Carnival-070715.jpg Carnival said it has obtained U.S. approval to begin cruises to Cuba. The announcement by the cruise operator follows the recent restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

kerry-in-vienna-070715.jpg Negotiators for Iran and six major world powers have agreed to once again extend talks regarding a deal to address Iran's nuclear program. The negotiations will be extended until the end of the week, marking the second extension after the talks exceeded the original June 30th deadline.

WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan has called on governments to raise taxes on tobacco products as "one of the most effective - and cost-effective - ways to reduce consumption of products that kill, while also generating substantial revenue." Dr. Chan made the call in a report published Tuesday....

buttonmushroom-070715.jpg Mushrooms have been considered as super food, and the latest studies revealed that it is a rich source of Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight after harvesting. Vitamin D is a essential for strength of the bones and muscles.

US Secretary of State John Kerry has appointed Thomas Perriello as the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Announcing the appointment Monday, Kerry said he has high confidence in Tom and that he is grateful for his recent service as Special Representative for the Department's successful...

US President Barack Obama has ruled out the option of sending additional troops to Syria in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, but pledged stepped up assistance for the country's moderate opposition. Obama on Monday discussed with civilian and military leaders of his national...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday announced that "a further inquiry or investigation would be necessary to finally establish the facts" of the death of the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dag Hammarskjold. Hammarskjold died in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia,...

The European Commission on Monday approved the acquisition of Morgan Stanley's Global Oil Merchanting Unit by Castleton Commodities International LLC, both of the United States, under the EU Merger Regulation. Morgan Stanley's Global Oil Merchanting Unit acquires and resells supplies of crude oil...

Trade of agri-food products between the European Union and the rest of the world in 2014 show exports increased by 1.6 percent compared with 2013, updated figures showed Monday. The exports represent 7.2 percent of the total trade with third countries. The most exported product categories include...

The European Central Bank on Monday maintained its emergency liquidity assistance for Greek banks at the June 26, 2015 level of EUR 89 billion, with haircuts on collateral for ELA adjusted. The Governing Council of the European Central Bank decision comes after discussing a proposal from the Bank...

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