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Merkel warns US of counter-measures over car tariffs threat

Berlin, July 20 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said that Europe would apply counter-measures if the US imposed tariffs on European …

Tariffs

Jean Claude-Juncker accused of being an alcoholic who cannot govern

EU President Jean-Claude Juncker 'is a drunk who binges on GIN instead of water at meetings', leaving his aide - nicknamed 'the monster' - running …

Europe

EU mulls coal, pharma, chemicals tariffs if U.S. hits cars: Wiwo

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union will consider introducing tariffs on coal, pharmaceuticals and chemical products from the United States if President Donald Trump imposes restrictions on European cars, Germany's Wirtschaftswoche magazine reported on Thursday.<p>"Depending on progress made during …

Business

EU says investment plan has exceeded 315 billion euro target

© Reuters. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a joint news conference with European Investment Bank President Werner …

Economy

Trump says the EU's $5 billion fine on Google is the real trade war: 'I told you so!'

President Trump said Thursday that the European Union’s record $5 billion fine on Google was part of the trade bloc’s anti-U.S. policies.<p>I told you …

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Trump slams EU over $5-B fine on Google

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union and said the bloc was taking advantage of the United States, …

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Juncker, Mogherini duped by pranksters pretending to be Armenian PM

Jean-Claude Juncker and Federica Mogherini reportedly fell victim to a pair of Russian pranksters posing as the prime minister of Armenia.<p>According …

World Politics

US futures suggest a negative open as earnings season continues

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a negative open on Thursday, as investors tracked further earnings results and monitored political events.<p>Around …

Stock Markets

The EU is already preparing for trade talks with Trump to fail — and is readying a major retaliation

European Union officials are preparing for the worst ahead of talks with the US about the future of trade next week.<p>Trump and his administration are considering tariffs of as much as 20% on European automobiles imported into the US. EU officials are readying a list of retaliatory tariffs to hit the …

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What a U.S.-EU Tariff Deal Would Mean for Automakers – Bloomberg

What a U.S.-EU Tariff Deal Would Mean for Automakers<p>What a U.S.-EU Tariff Deal Would Mean for Automakers<p>What a U.S.-EU Tariff Deal Would Mean for …

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Europe Warns of Retaliation Over U.S. Auto Tariffs

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström cautions Washington against unilateral measures that threaten global free-trade<p>BRUSSELS—The European Union said Thursday it would retaliate if President Donald Trumpimposes tariffs on car exports to the U.S., cautioning Washington against unilateral measures …

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Trump threatens Europe with 'tremendous retribution' as the possibility of massive auto tariffs loom

• <b>President Donald Trump threatened “tremendous retribution” against the European Union, including tariffs on cars, unless European Commission</b> …

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EU and Japan sign historic trade deal

The EU and Japan have signed a major trade deal, sending a message against protectionism to the US President.<p>In a tweet, the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said "there is no protection in protectionism."<p>Council President Donald Tusk hailed the accord as the 'largest bilateral …

European News

Trump to host European Commission chief on July 25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will host the head of the European Commission at the White House later this month to discuss trade and other economic issues, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.<p>Trump and the commission President Jean-Claude Juncker "will discuss a wide …

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Donald Trump is pushing the EU and China closer together

The EU and China are edging closer together—and that’s almost entirely because of Donald Trump’s trade wars.<p>A statement wrapping up their summit (pdf) is a sight to behold—and harks back to the heady days of maximal cooperation between the EU and China.<p>“It lists so many points of convergence, and …

China

Chinese president eyes closer China-EU partnership - Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) meets with European Council President Donald Tusk (L) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who are …

China

Jean-Claude Juncker: Germany has EU president's back despite NATO stumbling

Tabloid reports suggested the EU president had been drunk after he was seen stumbling during a NATO summit on Wednesday. Germany has lent Juncker its …

Europe

Wobbly EU chief Juncker causes media stir

Video footage of the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker apparently unstable on his feet led to widespread speculation about his health.

World News

German government has 'very high' confidence in EU's Juncker: spokesman

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government has a "very high level of confidence" in European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Friday.<p>Seibert was responding to a question about media reports about Juncker's health. Juncker was seen stumbling after …

World News

England fans outraged as senior EU official appears to mock Gareth Southgate's team following 2-1 defeat to Croatia

The secretary-general of the European Commission has provoked outrage among England fans this morning after posting a tweet appearing to mock Gareth Southgate’s men following their 2-1 defeat to Croatia.<p>Martin Selmayr, nicknamed ‘the monster of the Berlaymont’, posted a series of footballs and …

European Union

Juncker struggles before gala, leaders step in to help

BRUSSELS (AP) — If the NATO summit was tough on the dozens of leaders attending, it appears to have been even tougher on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.<p>The European Union leader was seen stumbling, walking awkwardly and losing his balance several times ahead of a gala dinner …

Europe

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker was stumbling so much he had to be helped by leaders ahead of NATO summit dinner

Jean-Claude Juncker was seen stumbling and losing his balance before a dinner at the NATO summit in Belgium.<p>The European Union Commission President, …

UK Politics

How old is Jean-Claude Juncker, when did he become President of the European Commission and what has he said about Brexit?

JEAN Claude Juncker is the current President of the European Commission.<p>But how did he get the job, who is he, and what has he said about Brexit? …

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EU Commission says to continue talks with Britain after Davis resigns

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday said it would continue to negotiate with the British government after its Brexit minister David Davis resigned over night.<p>FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the …

Great Britain

Energy security in spotlight at EU-Ukraine summit

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has been in Brussels to discuss free-trade and reforms. Energy security has also been one of the main topics on the agenda- as he met up with EU chiefs Jean Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk.<p>Kyiv wants to stop the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. And …

European News

EU to make new proposal on protecting external borders: Juncker

VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Commission will make a new proposal on how to protect the European Union's external borders in September, President Jean-Claude Juncker said.<p>"We agreed today that in September the Commission would make a proposal on the protection of the external border," Juncker, …

World News

Juncker plans Trump visit as EU unites on tariffs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit Washington at the end of July in a bid ease trade tensions after EU leaders pledged to react firmly against protectionism.<p>European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses a news conference during an …

European Union

EU's Juncker says will visit Washington on trade by end-July

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said on Friday he would travel to Washington to discuss trade issues between the United States and the European Union before the end of July.<p>Juncker spoke after a meeting of European Union leaders who reiterated their united …

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Juncker: May will resolve Brexit splits

The European Commission president tells the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg he believes Theresa May can resolve the splits in her cabinet.<p>"She will ... I know her. I was always trusting the British prime minister," said Jean Claude Juncker.<p>Mrs May was warned by a series of EU figures that time was running …

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Watch live: Juncker press conference at EU Summit

The final news conference by European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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