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Stories with person: Jose Manuel Barroso
  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:29 pm
  • GENEVA - In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

  • EU warns Russia against using gas for politics 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:19 am
  • BRUSSELS - The European Union is warning Russia that interfering with gas deliveries to Ukraine to apply political pressure would backfire by damaging its reputation as a reliable supplier for the EU.

  • China's leader Xi in first visit to European Union 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:19 am
  • BRUSSELS - China's president is meeting with the top officials of the European Union to discuss the two sides' close business ties and their wider diplomatic relations.

  • Obama highlights need for US-EU energy cooperation 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:09 pm
  • BRUSSELS - A trans-Atlantic free trade deal would allow the European Union to reduce its dependence on Russian energy and strengthen its ability to stand up to Moscow on issues like Ukraine, U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday.

  • Obama plays up US-Europe bond amid Russia tension 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:00 pm
  • BRUSSELS - President Barack Obama and European Union leaders presented a unified front Wednesday against Russia's annexation of Crimea, promoting trans-Atlantic trade as an antidote to Russia's influence in the region and a way to help Europe become less dependent on Moscow for energy.

  • Obama: Nuke security deal makes world safer 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:57 pm
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a security summit took "concrete steps" to prevent nuclear material falling into the hands of terrorists even though Russia and China failed to sign an agreement to beef up inspections.