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The EU Offers Greece €2.25 Billion to Recover From Deadly Floods

Greece will receive up to €2.25 billion ($2.4 billion) in EU funds in an effort to recover from last week’s devastating floods and the deadly fires in Evros, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday. “I am...

EU Proposes $141 Billion Taxes On Energy Firms to Tackle Soaring Prices

On Wednesday, the EU unveiled proposals to tax energy firms by up to $140 billion euros ($141 billion) to alleviate the burden of soaring prices for households and businesses across the bloc. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen presented the...

North Macedonia Approves Bulgaria Dispute Deal, Clears Way For EU Talks

The parliament of North Macedonia voted to end a long-standing dispute with Bulgaria, thus clearing its way to European Union membership talks.

EU Commission Recommends Ukraine Be Given Candidate Status

The EU Commission signaled on Friday its support for Ukraine's long-desired quest to join the European Union, paving the union's way deeper into former Soviet Union territories. In a news conference, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced...

European Parliament President David Sassoli Dies at 65

European Parliament President David Sassoli died in the early hours of Tuesday at a hospital in Aviano, Italy. He was 65. The Italian former journalist and center-left politician had been seriously ill for more than two weeks and canceled all...

Erdogan Warned Not to Inflame Tensions in Occupied Cyprus Visit

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced recently that he will pay a visit to occupied Cyprus on July 20, to celebrate the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion. Turkish Cypriot authorities and Turkey are organizing festivities every year to celebrate,...

EU Commission Approves €30.5bn Recovery Plan to “Reshape” Greece

The European Commission endorsed Greece's recovery plan, totaling 30.5 billion euros as President Ursula von der Leyen visits Athens.

EU Seals Deal for 1.8 Billion More Pfizer Vaccine Doses

The European Commission has struck a deal with BioNTech/Pfizer to buy up to 1.8 billion additional doses of their COVID-19 vaccine

The Biggest Vaccine Deal in History: EU to Scoop 1.8 Billion Pfizer Shots

The EU is working on a deal with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer-BioNTech for what is called the biggest COVID 19 vaccine deal in the world. 

Greece Submits $36 Billion National Recovery Plan to EU

Greece submitted its national recovery plan to the European Union aimed at helping repair the economic damage caused by the pandemic.