EU sanctions on Hamas and Israel ‘no longer taboo’, says S&D leader

Gianni Pitella speaking in parliament

S&D group chair Gianni Pittella has called on EU council president Herman Van Rompuy to hold an extraordinary council meeting in the wake of another missile strike outside a UN school in Gaza.

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MEPs urge Russia to be ‘part of the solution’ in Ukraine crisis

A pro-Russia separatist in Ukraine

MEPs have called for an end to “fighting and bloodshed” and for immediate arms restrictions as the conflict in Ukraine shows little sign of de-escalation.

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Interview with European commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

European international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response commissioner Kristalina Georgieva speaks to the Parliament Magazine on humanitarian efforts in Syria, the crisis Central Africa and how the EU has improved its aid effectiveness.

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EU struggles to find a united voice on Syria

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