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Jun 23 2022
The European Union agreed Thursday to put Ukraine on a path toward EU membership, acting with uncharacteristic speed and unity to pull the embattled country further away from Russia’s influence and bind it more closely to the West.
Meeting at a summit in Brussels, leaders of the EU’s 27 nations mustered the required unanimous approval to grant Ukraine candidate status. That sets inAssociated Press
Sep 03 2021
The European Union removed the United States from its "safe list" Monday, recommending that its 27 member nations halt nonessential travel from the U.S. due to the country's recent spike in COVID-19 cases. To be on the EU’s “safe list,” a country can't have more than 75 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the past two weeks. As of this week, the U.S. is averaging roughly 300 newUSA TODAY National Geographic New York Post (News)
Jul 16 2018
In an interview with CBS News on Sunday, President Trump called the European Union a "foe" due to unfair trade practices. He also labeled Russia and China as foes, saying that doesn't mean the three entities are "bad", but that "they want to do well, and we want to do well.”Reuters Washington Times New York Magazine
Jul 15 2018
President Trump declared in an interview aired Sunday that the European Union (EU) "is a foe" because of its economic policies.The Hill
May 30 2022
European Union leaders said for the first time that they would impose an oil embargo on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, taking a big step forward in an economic fight against Moscow that is already reverberating in global markets.
The embargo would include an exemption for oil delivered from Russia via pipelines, an amount that makes up one-third of EU oil purchases from Russia. EUWall Street Journal (News)
May 20 2021
Vaccinated Americans will soon be able to travel to Europe with ease.
The European Union on Wednesday agreed on a proposal to relax COVID-19 travel restrictions for travelers visiting from outside its 27 countries, welcoming vaccinated Americans and a number of other nations, including the U.K., ahead of the summer vacations, according to the Associated Press. A date for when bordersFox News (Online News)
May 20 2021
The European Union took a step toward opening its borders to vaccinated tourists, a move that likely means Americans and other non-Europeans will be allowed to visit the continent this summer.
The decision, taken Wednesday by ambassadors from the 27 EU member countries, must still be formally approved by national leaders, which could come as soon as tomorrow.
It isn’t yet clearWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 16 2018
President Trump called the European Union a “foe” of the United States in an interview which aired Sunday, just one day before his controversial — and still unexplained — meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Finland. Asked to name America’s “biggest foe globally right now” during an appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation, the first answer that came to Trump’s mind was the E.U.New York Magazine
Jul 03 2016
Far-right politicians in Britain, France and other European countries blame the European Union for all the real and perceived problems of their countries. Many of their arguments are wildly off base, but there is also good evidence that the union urgently needs reform.Guest Writer - Left