Corruption in the European Union has hit “breathtaking” new levels and drains more than $160 billion from the economy, the BBC reports.
The Obama administration has opposed Ukraine’s rejection of a trade deal with the European Union (EU) but could still do more, experts say.
KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian protesters blockaded the main government building on Monday, trying to bring down President Viktor Yanukovich with a general strike after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against his decision to abandon an EU integration pact.
The European Parliament rejected a report on Tuesday that recommended nations in the European Union declare abortion as a human right.
According to the European Union, the Palestinian Authority has misspent, squandered, or lost to corruption over $2 billion in aid between 2008 and 2012, Israel Hayom reports.
The Council of Europe said on Thursday it would not ban male circumcision in a response to a letter sent to the council by Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Former President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus was awarded the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom Tuesday evening at a reception in Georgetown.
The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that it expects the Israeli economy to be the fastest growing Western economy in 2013.