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The new British government strongly backs efforts to enact UN Security Council sanctions on Iran aimed at the Islamic state’s nuclear activities, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Friday.

Turkey is growing impatient with being cold-shouldered by the European Union, and resistance to its bid for membership is stoking Ankara’s ambition to turn towards the Muslim world. President Gül said that the EU and its leaders stood at an historic crossroads and had to decide whether or not to welcome Turkey in.

"More trade, more aid, more people-to-people contacts" was the commission's own take on the achievements of the ENP over the past five years.

For the first time in its history, the European Union (EU) will celebrate Europe Day outside the continent, in Shanghai... Europe Day, which falls on Sunday, will be celebrated at the Shanghai Expo through a multitude of cultural activities...

In Brussels on Thursday, before what was surely a rattled European Parliament, U.S. Vice-President Biden performed the same role for Barack Obama as he has at events here from fundraisers to funerals, that of a sort of Irishman-in-Chief.

An unusual online effort by NATO, the European Union, governments and research groups to ask a broader public for ideas on the future of Western security policy has produced a series of recommendations...

In what the White House has billed a major address, US Vice President Biden will speak at the European Parliament on Thursday. Members of parliament hope that he will reaffirm US-EU ties - and patch up a few things.

It's the first time the EU has been represented at a world fair outside Europe: for 6 months (starting 1 May), the bloc will have its own pavilion in Shanghai - at the specific invitation of China, its second biggest trade partner.