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EU leaders call for halt to Turkey membership talks

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

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Bosnia formally applies for European Union membership

Although talks have been ongoing since 2003, former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia formally applied for EU membership this Monday.

Although talks have been ongoing since 2003, former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia formally applied for EU membership this Monday.

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Thousands of Moldovans protest over appointment of new PM

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Moldovan capital Chisinau, to vent their anger over the appointment of Prime Minister Pavel

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Moldovan capital Chisinau, to vent their anger over the appointment of Prime Minister Pavel

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Serbia takes first steps on the long road to EU membership

Serbia is at the beginning of its journey to become a member of the European Union. On Monday, Prime MInister Aleksandar Vucic and representatives of

Serbia is at the beginning of its journey to become a member of the European Union. On Monday, Prime MInister Aleksandar Vucic and representatives of

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EU opens economic talks with Turkey to revive membership bid

As part of the EU’s move to seek Turkish help in tackling the continent’s migration crisis, Brussels has opened further talks on Ankara’s

As part of the EU’s move to seek Turkish help in tackling the continent’s migration crisis, Brussels has opened further talks on Ankara’s

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Croatia: the EU's youngest member takes stock of progress

Real Economy goes to Croatia, just 10 months after it joined the European Union, to see if enlargement is more than simply a one size fits all

Real Economy goes to Croatia, just 10 months after it joined the European Union, to see if enlargement is more than simply a one size fits all

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Moldova eyes EU pact

Moldova will sign a free trade pact with the EU on June 27. Moscow has been accused of putting pressure on Chisinau not to go ahead with

Moldova will sign a free trade pact with the EU on June 27. Moscow has been accused of putting pressure on Chisinau not to go ahead with

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Hungary's plusses and minuses after ten years as EU member

Ten years ago when Hungary celebrated joining the European Union, many people saw it as a fountain of good luck. Yes, membership offered great

Ten years ago when Hungary celebrated joining the European Union, many people saw it as a fountain of good luck. Yes, membership offered great

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EU marks 10th anniversary of 2004 enlargement

EU institutions have marked the 10th anniversary of the bloc’s biggest enlargement in recent history. On the 1st of May 2004, 10 new countries

EU institutions have marked the 10th anniversary of the bloc’s biggest enlargement in recent history. On the 1st of May 2004, 10 new countries

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EU's great eastward expansion 10 years on

A decade ago the EU took a great leap forward, or rather eastward, when ten mostly former Soviet countries joined the Union. That’s the question

A decade ago the EU took a great leap forward, or rather eastward, when ten mostly former Soviet countries joined the Union. That’s the question

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Erdogan urges Germany to back Turkey EU bid

Visiting Berlin, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Germany to give greater backing to his country’s bid to join the EU. He

Visiting Berlin, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Germany to give greater backing to his country’s bid to join the EU. He

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Hollande visit aims to repair rocky relations with Turkey

French President Francois Hollande, on a two day visit to Turkey, is hoping to improve the often prickly relations between Paris and Ankara

French President Francois Hollande, on a two day visit to Turkey, is hoping to improve the often prickly relations between Paris and Ankara

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Kremlin: 'no Russia-Ukraine deal' on gas or customs union

The Kremlin says Moscow and Kyiv have not signed an agreement on reducing Russian gas prices, and did not discuss Ukraine’s possible membership of a

The Kremlin says Moscow and Kyiv have not signed an agreement on reducing Russian gas prices, and did not discuss Ukraine’s possible membership of a

Europe

EU's Füle rues Ukraine's 'missed chance'

Štefan Füle, the EU’s enlargement commissioner, has been speaking to euronews about the protests in Ukraine. He also described Kiev’s U-turn on a

Štefan Füle, the EU’s enlargement commissioner, has been speaking to euronews about the protests in Ukraine. He also described Kiev’s U-turn on a

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EU slams Turkey over 'excessive use of force' at Gezi Park

The European Commission has criticised the way Turkey handled this summer’s anti-government protests in its annual report on Ankara’s bid for

The European Commission has criticised the way Turkey handled this summer’s anti-government protests in its annual report on Ankara’s bid for

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MEPs welcome Croatia to the EU club

Croatia’s accession to the EU has been hailed by MEPs at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The country’s first-ever members, 12 in all, were

Croatia’s accession to the EU has been hailed by MEPs at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The country’s first-ever members, 12 in all, were

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Croatia countdowns to joining EU

Croatia becomes the European Union’s 28th member at midnight on Sunday. There will be a ceremony in the capital Zagreb but no major celebrations

Croatia becomes the European Union’s 28th member at midnight on Sunday. There will be a ceremony in the capital Zagreb but no major celebrations

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Europe Weekly: EU aims to tackle youth unemployment

In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: As youth unemployment reaches crisis point in Europe, we visit Germany, the new Mecca for those seeking

In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: As youth unemployment reaches crisis point in Europe, we visit Germany, the new Mecca for those seeking

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Croatia's EU party spoilt by 'spy' row with Germany

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic should be celebrating his country becoming the 28th EU member on Monday. But the occasion looks set to be

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic should be celebrating his country becoming the 28th EU member on Monday. But the occasion looks set to be

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Croatia: Building for the future

Croatia’s luxury hotel’s in the holiday resort of Kupari have laid derelict for over 20 years. But now state and privately funded projects are

Croatia’s luxury hotel’s in the holiday resort of Kupari have laid derelict for over 20 years. But now state and privately funded projects are

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Is a bigger EU a better EU?

As Serbia and Turkey vie for coveted European Union membership, euronews examines what is at stake for them – and the EU as a whole. What problems

As Serbia and Turkey vie for coveted European Union membership, euronews examines what is at stake for them – and the EU as a whole. What problems