Agreement reached "to work on measures to contain energy prices for households and businesses," says European Council’s Charles Michel, as countries meet to discuss gas prices pushed skywards by Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Oil prices are expected to remain volatile as production cuts by OPEC+ will tighten supplies ahead of the EU embargo on Russian oil, while a strong US dollar and further interest rate increases from the Fed limit price gains.
Employees of EU's border agency were involved in covering up the illegal pushbacks of refugees and migrants from Greece to Türkiye in violation of their "fundamental rights," says European Union's anti-fraud watchdog in a new report.
Brussels announced the expulsion of Nicaragua's top diplomatic representative as a tit-for-tat move.
President Aleksandar Vucic has rejected a proposal from Germany and France to expedite Serbia's EU membership process in exchange for the country's recognition of Kosovo.
Cyprus has been mired in a decades-long dispute between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots despite a series of diplomatic efforts by the UN to achieve a comprehensive settlement.
The crowd in the city's main square appeared to number about 20,000 — though opposition organisers said the number was twice as large and police estimated 6,500 were in attendance.
Among those "neutralised" was senior operative Mehmet Gurbuz who was wanted with a red notice, sources said.
The "bivalent" jab, made by Pfizer/BioNTech, is directed at the highly infectious BA.4 and BA.5 types of the variant.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan commented on several foreign policy matters, including energy, Russia, and Greece before starting a three-day tour of the Balkans.
The recent suspension of the EU’s visa deal with Moscow aims to prevent Russian tourists from entering European countries, showing a Western pattern to punish ordinary citizens.
The European Medicines Agency has approved jabs targeting both the original virus and the BA.1 subvariant of Omicron ahead of a feared Covid surge in the latter part of this year.
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