Economy

EU rejects claim that its car exports threaten US security

May 20, 2019

The EU is rejecting claims that Europe's car exports pose a threat to the United States after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross rule that imported vehicles and parts threaten national security

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling

May 14, 2019

Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights as 'unacceptable'

Voters to pick successor of Lithuania's popular 'Iron Lady'

May 10, 2019

Nine candidates are vying Sunday to follow Lithuania's popular President Dalia Grybauskaite as head of state

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey's gas drilling bid

May 8, 2019

Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey's bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights

Cyprus: Turkey's drilling bid violates international law

May 4, 2019

Cyprus says Turkey's bid to drill for natural gas in its waters violates international law

Czech central bank lifts key interest rate to tame inflation

May 2, 2019

The Czech Republic's central bank has raised its key interest rate for the third time since June - by a quarter point to 2.00%, the highest level in more than 10 years

Workers demand better protection from EU-wide rules

Apr 26, 2019

Thousands of trade union members are protesting outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections

Japan's Abe talks trade with EU chiefs ahead of US visit

Apr 25, 2019

Japan and the European Union committed to fair and open trade and the respect of rules-based international in the face of what they see as increasing trade protectionism, particularly in the United States

Rivals in Ukraine's presidential runoff debate at stadium

Apr 19, 2019

A comedian leading Ukraine's presidential race and the incumbent have faced off in a debate at the nation's largest sports arena two days before the election.

Cyprus mulling early repayment of Russian loan

Apr 18, 2019

Cyprus is considering repaying early the remainder of a 2.5 billion euro ($2.83 billion) loan that Russia granted the island nation in 2012 amid a financial crisis

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