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EU to send 500 troops to Central African Republic, fewer than...

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The European Union decided on Monday to send troops to help stabilize Central African Republic, deploying its first major army operation in...

EU ministers to back sending force to Central African Republic

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European Union foreign ministers are expected to agree on Monday to send up to 1,000 soldiers to help stabilize Central African Republic,...

EU offers wider security support for Kenya after mall attack

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The European Union has offered to increase counter-terrorism support to Kenya after the Westgate mall attack in which gunmen from a Somali...

220 Libyan soldiers start military training in Turkey

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The first group of 220 Libyan Army soldiers to be trained by a coalition of US, European Union (EU) countries has started...

EU establishing humanitarian air bridge to CAR

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The European Commission (EC) is deploying its humanitarian air service with immediate effect to open up a vital line of support into...

EU observers and U.N. mission praise Mali legislative vote

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European Union observers and the United Nation's mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on Monday praised the West African nation's weekend legislative election, despite...

Italy and Malta say EU must press Libya to stop boat...

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Italy on Monday called on the European Union to press Libya to stem the gangs smuggling migrants from Africa on overcrowded boats...

EU expects secure trade deal with U.S. – De Gucht

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The European Union expects to sign a cargo security pact with the United States on Tuesday to help persuade the U.S. Congress...

Serbia arrests last major war crimes fugitive

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Serbia arrested the last major war crimes suspect from the 1990s Yugoslav conflicts, closing what its president called a "burdensome" page in...

EU’s Barroso stands firm in airline emissions row

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The European Union is not considering changing its law obliging airlines flying to Europe to buy carbon emissions permits, said European Commission...

Amnesty says Tunisia obstructs rights campaigners

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Human rights campaigners and independent civil society groups in Tunisia are subjected to official obstruction, harassment and sabotage, rights group Amnesty International...