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Leaders meet as EU haggles over top jobs

Jun 07, 2019 - 9:51 PM

It is an uphill task, overshadowed both by genuine policy differences and by haggling over the jobs of Commission and Council presidents, foreign policy chief, parliamentary speaker and director of the European Central Bank

EUROPEAN UNION. European flags are reflected at the entrance of the Berlaymont building EU Commission in Brussels on May 21,2014. File photo by Georges Gobet/AFP

EU parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:55 PM

(UPDATED) Members of European Parliament (MEPs) meeting in the French city of Strasbourg voted 438 in favor of the measure, 226 against, with 39 abstentions

The week in photos: October 21-27, 2017

Oct 28, 2017 - 2:50 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

CHAT. Pope Francis (R) speaks during a video conference connection with the International Space Station (ISS), at the Vatican on 26 October, 2017. Photo by Osservatore Romeno/AFP

EU officials visit De Lima in jail

Jul 19, 2017 - 5:31 PM

This comes after the EU Parliament in March 2017 approved a resolution calling for the senator s immediate release from detention

Photo from De Lima's office

Duterte says EU lawmakers 'naive' for wanting De Lima freed

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:49 PM

This EU for their naivete I pity those guys says President Rodrigo Duterte

'FOOLISH.' President Rodrigo Duterte blasts members of the European Parliament anew. File photo by Kiwi Bulaclac/Presidential Photo

Duterte rebuffs proposal from European nation on drug clinics

Mar 28, 2017 - 6:22 PM

The Palace confirms a European nation offered technical assistance on a type of drug treatment the President vehemently opposes

TAKE ON DRUG CLINICS. President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech during the 31st Biennial Convention of Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Palace tells EU parliament, 'Our democracy works'

Mar 17, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Malacañang asks European lawmakers to let the Philippines deal with our domestic challenges without unwarranted foreign interference

NO TO INTERFERENCE. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella holds a press conference in Malacañang. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

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EU Parliament approves call to free De Lima

Mar 17, 2017 - 9:14 AM

European lawmakers also urge Philippine officials to immediately halt ongoing proceedings to reinstate the death penalty

DETAINED LAWMAKER. Philippine Senator Leila De Lima attends her arraignment at a Quezon City court on March 13, 2017, for the charge of 'disobedience to summons.' Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

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Mar 16, 2017 - 2:21 PM

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Draft EU resolution calls for De Lima's 'immediate release'

Mar 16, 2017 - 8:50 AM

European lawmakers also want the Philippine government to drop all politically motivated charges against President Rodrigo Duterte s fiercest critic

SUPPORT FROM EU. In this photo, Senator Leila De Lima arrives at the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court, March 13, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

All eyes on sceptics in EU vote

May 25, 2014 - 10:04 AM

Turnout too is likely to reflect growing popular exasperation with the EU dropping even further from the record low of 43 percent in 2009