Government Business And Finance

Poverty-stricken Armenians pin hopes on opposition

May 3, 2018

Tens of thousands of protesters have been rallying in the Armenian capital for two weeks, eventually pushing Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled the country for ten years, out of office

EU wants big budget to fund new priorities after Brexit

May 2, 2018

The European Commission has launched debate on the EU's long-term spending plans proposing a budget to finance new priorities like defense and border control and compensate for Britain's departure

The Latest: Austrian leader: EU budget not acceptable

May 2, 2018

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says while there are positive elements to the proposed European Union budget, it's not acceptable in its current form

EU warns Trump it won't negotiate under trade tariffs threat

May 2, 2018

The head of the European Union's executive has warned the United States that the bloc will not negotiate trade concessions under threat, a day after President Donald Trump granted the EU only a one-month extension on steel and aluminum tariffs.

As deadline looms, EU awaits news of US tariff exemption

Apr 30, 2018

The European Union is still waiting to hear whether its 28 member nations will be exempt from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs just hours before the measures could enter force

EU moves to full ban pesticides that harm bees

Apr 27, 2018

The European Union has made a key breakthrough to completely ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination

France looks at WTO revamp if Trump exempts EU from tariffs

Apr 27, 2018

France says it is willing to have talks on revamping the World Trade Organization and the global trading system if U.S. President Donald Trump permanently exempts the European Union from punitive steel and aluminum tariffs

EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

Apr 23, 2018

The EU says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump to exempt the bloc from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs when they visit him this week.

Sweeping EU trade deal with Mexico seen as signal to US

Apr 23, 2018

The European Union says a sweeping new trade deal with Mexico is a signal to the rest of the world _ including the Trump administration

Belgium probing if chemical was illegally exported to Syria

Apr 18, 2018

Belgian authorities are investigating whether three companies might have been involved in the illegal export of chemicals to Syria

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