Dec 3, 2013 — The government's thumbs down of the proposed trade agreement has sparked widespread anger and street protests that have threatened to topple President Viktor Yanukovych.
Nov 12, 2013 — Like many former Soviet republics, Ukraine is considering saying goodbye to its Soviet past and signing an economic alignment with the European Union. But with the clock ticking on a free trade agreement, Ukraine is facing hardball tactics from Moscow and a demand from the EU to free its former prime minister.
Oct 25, 2013 — At a summit in Brussels, European leaders issued a statement saying alleged snooping could damage relations with the U.S. and that "a lack of trust could prejudice the necessary cooperation in the field of intelligence-gathering."
Oct 10, 2013 — The 16-year-old from Pakistan, who was shot by Taliban militants for advocating education for girls, is considered a contender for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Jul 1, 2013 — Allegations that the U.S. had spied on EU offices in Washington and New York emerged this weekend. European officials say the incident could endanger trade talks.
Jun 30, 2013 — Germany's Der Spiegel says it has seen more documents obtained by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden. They allegedly show the U.S. has been eavesdropping on European Union offices. The White House has declined to comment.
Mar 19, 2013 — On today's show: Why did the world freak out over the Cyprus bailout?
Jan 23, 2013 — If his Conservative Party prevails in 2015 elections, the prime minister said, he will put the question to the British people: stay or go?
Jan 8, 2013 — In the European Union, unemployment rates are at their highest ever, as a returned recession, falling income levels and persistent debt concerns trouble the region's economy, as its latest statistics show.
Dec 10, 2012 — Honoring the European Union with the Peace Prize was controversial. Today, EU officials accepted the prize and made the case that their organization has helped countries on the continent rebuild after the devastation of World War II and set an example for other regions around the world.