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14 min ago | Transitions Online
Plus, Croatia warns ex-Yugoslav neighbors to cooperate on wartime disappeared and Skopje's retro makeover rolls on, whatever the cost.
14 min ago | EUobserver
But unlike her, he has "given up" on Moscow, with Russia relations set to make or break his EU tenure.
3 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
Prime Minister Donald Tusk, recently picked by the European Union leaders to be the new European Council President, attends ceremonies marking the 75. anniversary of the start of World War II at the Westerplatte peninsula near Gdansk, Poland, on Monday, Sept.1, 2014.
3 hrs ago | EKathimerini
The outgoing president of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, said at the weekend that his successor, Donald Tusk, currently PolandA's prime minister, faces three big challenges: the stagnating eurozone economy; the Ukraine/Russia crisis, which he described as the gravest threat to continental security since the Cold War; and the risk that ... (more)
Opportunity beckons for Jerusalem to improve ties with supranational European body; Israel gets 'friend' in Tusk, 'tabula rasa' with Mogherini, sources say.
The European Union threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine, but sharp divisions among leaders at a summit in Brussels left the timing of any measures uncertain.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "delighted" with a promise from Polish premier Donald Tusk , newly elected to a top European Union post, to address his demands for reforming the EU to keep Britain in the bloc.
European leaders on Saturday named Polish premier Donald Tusk as the next EU president and Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to head the diplomatic service as the bloc faces challenges including the crisis in Ukraine.
The president of the European Council, Herman Von Rompuy, has said on Twitter that EU leaders have chosen Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as their new chairman and Italian Foreign Minister Frederica Mogherini as the new EU foreign-policy chief.
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini could well be the "dynamic duo" who get top EU positions, Finnish Prime Minister Alex Stubb said Saturday.
European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new economic sanctions over its action in Ukraine on Saturday but officials and diplomats said the bloc was not yet ready to order additional penalties.
EU International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva during a statement on new EU funding for Iraq, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 12 August 2014.
Prompted by the news that Russian forces have entered Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU will discuss further sanctions against Russia at the extraordinary summit Saturday .
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who is widely expected to be chosen by EU leaders at their summit tomorrow to succeed Herman Van Rompuy as Council President, will also become Euro Summit President, diplomats said.
The meeting has long been in the diary and its agenda is to decide on two of the EU's top jobs.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:46 am
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