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The EU seeks to improve human rights dialogue through its trade policies, but is it working, asks Madi Sharma, member of the European Economic and Social Committee.
Winning the fight against state-sponsored international terrorism requires more than vigilance, enforcement and national unity - it needs international coordination and cooperation.
The EU’s margin for flexibility is limited in Brexit negotiations, and the sooner the UK accepts this the sooner a deal can be reached, writes S&D group MEP Jo Leinen.
Bosnia-Herzegovina is stealthily being developed into a centralised unitary state, argues Republika Srpska's president Milorad Dodik.
The oil industry’s historically forgotten business - petroleum refining and processing - is stepping into the limelight as the outlook for upstream exploration and production remains s uncertain, writes Sara Stefanini.
Parliament can and should insist, without caveats or loopholes, that all fossil fuels are excluded from all the proposed budget legislation, writes Colin Roche.
China, India, US, served by Major Omani-European Ports Partnerships, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat
Donald Trump has no clear objective for his Helsinki summit with Putin, writes Yuriy Sheyko.
The terrible images of families being separated at the US-Mexico border have higlighted the plight of migrant children around the world, writes Mariela Baeva.
Playing to India’s ambitions to become a responsible ‘Indo-Pacific’ maritime power is now the safest bet on the way to building a truly ‘strategic’ partnership, writes Antoine Levesques.
The EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities, writes Madi Sharma.
The EU must step in to save teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her, writes Madi Sharma.
Germany's ever-expanding influence within the Brussels bubble is cause for concern, writes Henri Malosse.
It’s time European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stepped down, writes Madi Sharma.
ISS Commander Frank De Winne talks building villages on the moon, cooperation with China and more.
Germany's recent political turmoil has prompted renewal among the country's main parties - except for the SPD, writes Yuriy Sheyko.
Geoffrey Van Orden, who knew Tsvangirai, reflects on his legacy and on Zimbabwe's future.
Governments must step up to fill the UNRWA funding gap left by the US, and ensure continued access to education for children in war-torn countries, writes Mariela Baeva.
The potentially damaging effects of Brexit on Europe's regions remains absent from negotiations between the EU and UK, says Eleni Marianou.
The new the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is good news for the EU, says Ceyhun Osmanli.
On International Interns Day, the European Parliament is both a champion and a hypocrite, writes Bryn Watkins.
Pakistan’s disregard to the Islamic terrorism ripping through its cities is inexcusable, argue MEPs Jussi Halla-aho and Nicolas Bay
The former President of Catalonia, Artur Mas, discusses what Catalan independence could mean for Spain and the EU and what lies ahead for possible future negotiations.
Thanks to Brexit, the value of the European project is now coming into full view, says Friends of Europe Chairman
Angela Merkel's CDU party in coalition with the FDP would likely be the best result in assisting the UK's EU exit, argues Alexander Fiuza.
The violence that erupted in Charlottesville was widely condemned in European political and media circles, but they are more reluctant to recognise or address similar issues closer to home, writes Karen Taylor.
The UK's former Europe minister Denis Macshane explains why he believes Brexit may never happen.
The Brexit talks cannot progress until a financial settlement is reached, says Andrew Duff.
The EU must be more strategic when thinking about military capabilities, writes Christian Moos.
There are concerns that regulations on animal experiments could be lost after Brexit, writes Jan Creamer.