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World - International
6/8/2023 2:21:36 PM
EU nations offered to send nearly 300 firefighters to help Canada battle blazes that have shrouded US cities in smoke, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday.

World - War in Ukraine
5/31/2023 7:29:56 PM
European leaders started gathering in Moldova Wednesday on the eve of a sprawling summit aiming to show a united front in the face of Russia's war in Ukraine and underscore support for the Eastern European country’s ambitions to draw closer to the West and keep Moscow at bay, as Brussels chief Ursula von der Leyen congratulated Moldova's President Maia Sandu on making "big progress" in the reforms required to back a bid for European Union membership.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/16/2023 9:44:28 PM
Salman Abu Sitta pens an open letter to President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

World - War in Ukraine
5/8/2023 1:47:24 PM
European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen will visit Kyiv on Tuesday for talks with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, an EU spokesman said.

World - Region
4/27/2023 5:33:06 PM
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry rejected what they described as “inappropriate, false and discriminatory” remarks by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, on Israel’s 75th anniversary, the Palestinian News Agency WAFA reported.

World - War in Ukraine
4/19/2023 4:03:53 PM
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday proposed an extra 100 million euros of support for EU farmers to ease a standoff over Ukrainian grain.

World - International
4/18/2023 12:14:28 PM
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen urged the bloc's leaders to show unity in the face of China on Tuesday, one week after French President Emmanuel Macron stirred a fierce debate over ties with Beijing.

World - War in Ukraine
4/4/2023 7:51:40 PM
On the eve of a major European Union diplomatic foray into China, the bloc's foreign policy chief on Tuesday lashed out at Beijing for its support of Russia amid the invasion of Ukraine, and called it “a blatant violation” of its United Nations commitments.

World - War in Ukraine
3/30/2023 4:03:02 PM
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen warned Beijing on Thursday that its stance on Russia's war in Ukraine would determine Chinese-EU ties but said Europe was not looking to "decouple" from China.

World - Region
2/8/2023 7:46:01 PM
The EU plans to host a donors conference in March to mobilise international aid for Syria and Turkey to deal with the devastating impact of this week's earthquake, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday as a leading United Nations official on Wednesday called for the facilitation of aid access to rebel-held areas in Syria's northwest, warning that relief stocks will soon be depleted.

World - International
2/2/2023 10:49:44 AM
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said she had arrived in Kyiv with a team of commissioners on Thursday, a day before a Ukraine-European Union summit in the war-torn country.

World - International
2/1/2023 10:54:39 PM
The EU on Wednesday unveiled proposals including a controversial relaxation of state aid rules to counter the threat to European industry from US green subsidies and unfair competition from China.

Business - Economy
1/17/2023 8:56:13 PM
The World Economic Forum says billionaire Elon Musk wasn't on the guest list for the annual meeting of business executives, global leaders and cultural trend-setters in Davos, Switzerland, despite what the Twitter owner claims.

World - War in Ukraine
12/7/2022 8:17:01 PM
The EU's executive arm on Wednesday proposed imposing sanctions on Russia's armed forces, three banks and scores of officials, in the latest salvo from Brussels against the Kremlin's war on Ukraine.

COP27 - Climate change
12/4/2022 6:29:18 PM
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday the bloc must act to address 'distortions' created by Washington's $430-billion plan to spur climate-friendly technologies in the United States.

World - War in Ukraine
11/30/2022 5:13:34 PM
European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday floated the idea of a "specialised court" to put Russia's top officials on trial over the war in Ukraine.

World - International
10/28/2022 1:29:03 PM
New Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni will meet EU chiefs in Brussels next week, including European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, both sides said Friday.

Business - Energy
10/5/2022 2:12:29 PM
The EU is "ready to discuss" a price cap on gas within the bloc to bring down soaring energy costs, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/15/2022 4:49:47 PM
EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen was in Kyiv Thursday to work out a roadmap with the war-torn country for its long-standing aspiration of joining the European Union.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/14/2022 10:29:46 AM
European Union Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen announced a surprise visit to Kyiv later Wednesday to show the bloc's support for Ukraine as it fights back against the Russian invasion.

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