Europe

The EU-Georgia Visa Liberalisation Dialogue was launched in June 2012. In February 2013, the European Commission presented the Georgian Government with an action plan on visa liberalisation (VLAP). The VLAP sets a series of precise benchmarks for four 'blocks'1 of technically relevant issues, with a view to adopting a legislative, policy and institutional framework (phase 1) and ensuring its ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.1% in June 2015, stable compared with May 2015, and down from 11.6% in June 2014. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.6% in ...

The FINANCIAL -- The leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel's fractious broad governing coalition failed to reach an agreement during a crisis meeting on November 1 on how to handle the dramatic influx ...