Crimea: A breach of international law
Armed soldiers are in control in Crimea. Politicians and legal experts have accused Russia of breaking international law.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Juncker picked to contest race for EC presidency
Former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker , a fixture of Brussels politics for the past 25 years, won the backing of Europe 's centre-right parties in the race to become European Commission president.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Juncker promises to build bridges in bid for top EU job
Veteran Brussels politician Jean-Claude Juncker sought the backing of Europe's centre-right on Friday in the race to become European Commission president, pledging to build bridges in a region he said was increasingly divided.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Europe's centrists set U.S.-style 'primaries' to boost voter interest
Europe's political landscape will take clearer shape in the coming week as the two main centrist political groups select candidates for the European Commission presidency in U.S.-style "primaries" aimed at making the vote more relevant to citizens.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former Luxembourg PM enters race to become EC president
Former Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker has submitted his bid to become the European People's Party 's candidate for President of the European Commission, the EPP announced Thursday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Merkel's Parties Support Luxembourg's Juncker to Head European Commission
Germany's center-right parties, including Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, will support Jean-Claude Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg, to become the next president of the European Commission, the EU executive, a top party official said Monday.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Centre-right candidates asked to step forward
The European People's Party , Europe's largest political family, opened candidacies on Thursday for top figures to lead its EU election campaign, which starts in three weeks' time at a congress in Dublin.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Warsaw Business Journal
Bie kowska to replace Tusk after EP elections?
According to the weekly Wprost , current deputy Prime Minister Elzbieta Bienkowska could replace Donald Tusk as the Prime Minister, while either Ewa Kopacz or Pawe3 Gras would became Civic Platform leader in Tusk's place.