""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Macron also agreed to develop a joint Franco-German fighter jet when they met in Paris.
The French president is hosting the German chancellor in Paris on Thursday for a Franco-German summit.
Greece is in line for its next batch of bailout loans.
state of the union
Unease would be the word to describe what Brussels feels after another surprise election outcome ahead of Brexit negotiations
The Brussels Economic Forum brought together hundreds of business leaders to discuss how to avoid crises in the euro zone.
The eurozone needs a radical overhaul of the way it works, the European Commission says.
In a further sign of economic recovery, unemployment in the eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since March 2009.
by Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of Munich
Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential
Eurozone businesses have maintained April's blistering growth rate this month, according to surveys of thousands of companies by IHS Markit.
European Commission to end disciplinary budget procedures against Portugal and Croatia, but France, Spain and the UK remain above deficit limits.
France's President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni for a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
Consumer confidence in the 19 countries that make up the eurozone rose in May to reach the best level since before the financial crisis.
The eurozone economy grew 0.5 percent in the first three months of the year from the previous quarter and the region's trade surplus expanded.
The International Monetary Fund urges the German government to stop giving balancing the budget a higher priority than investment.
The director of the Centre for European Policy Studies comments on new Franco-German relations
Greece's economy slipped back into recession in the first three months of 2017 amid delays in approving its latest bailout loan.
Efi koutsokosta, euronews: On Sunday (May 14), President Hollande is officially handing power to Emmanuel Macron, so what Brussels does expect from this new President, as we have seen that his victory
Economic growth in the eurozone this year should be a bit better than previously forecast at 1.7 percent, the European Commission says.
German exports and imports hit record-highs in March. Industrial production edged down but was still better than expected.
Eurozone manufacturing and services companies said they increased activity at the fastest rate in six years in April.