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Europe leads the way in the fight against climate change and Ebola

Europe leads the way in the fight against climate change and Ebola

24/10/2014 On 24 October, EU leaders agreed to the world's most ambitious 2030 climate energy policy. They also decided to increase EU financial help to €1 billion to fight Ebola and ...

 
Further economic measures on Russia

Further economic measures on Russia

11/09/2014 The EU adopted a new package of restrictive measures targeting sectoral cooperation and exchanges with Russia to enter into force on 12 September.

 
Donald Tusk, new President of the European Council

Donald Tusk, new President of the European Council

30/08/2014 On 30 August, a new President of the European Council and a new EU High Representative were appointed. EU leaders also discussed the weak economy and the situation in Ukraine, ...

 

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