German Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz called on for accelerated reforms to the eurozone.
The European Union executive holds only limited leverage to stop ruling nationalists eroding the rule of law in Poland.
Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country.
In a twist that surprised some, the Treasury Department is signaling its intent to sign a bilateral agreement between the United States and the European Union.
EU officials hope the British government shows more urgency about a Brexit deal when its negotiators come to Brussels