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The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. Committed to regional integration, the EU was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the European Communities.

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A employee walks by a meat cooler in the grocery section of a Sam's Club during a media tour in Bentonville, Arkansas June 5, 2014.
EU Food Makers Smuggling Products into Russia Via Switzerland

By IBTimes AU

Food makers from member-states of the European Union included in Russia's list of banned agriculture imports are devising ways to smuggle their products into President Vladimir Putin's country via Switzerland, according to reports. (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of
Merkel to Putin: Explain Reports Alleging Russian Tanks, Troops Had Advanced into Eastern Ukraine; Ukraine Pleads Military Aid from EU, NATO

By IBTimes AU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on President Vladimir Putin to explain reports alleging Russian troops and tanks had advanced into eastern Ukraine to support the separatist rebels in the area. (Aug 18)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 15, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is up for the fourth time this week, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) rising by 0.25 per cent. This takes the gains so far this week to 2.3 per cent; the best week in six months and completely making up for last week's 2.1 per cent slump. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP

A man is Silhouetted Against a Video Screen With a Facebook Logo
Facebook is Facing Class Action Suit by Max Schrems

By IBTimes AU

Max Schrems has filed a class action suit to seek damage on the behalf of facebook users for breaching privacy (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, COURT, MANAGEMENT, LAWSUIT

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014
Russia Covers up Ukraine Invasion w/ Peace-keeping Mission - NATO; Russia Retaliates Against MH17 Downing Sanction

By IBTimes AU

NATO thinks Russia is using peace-keeping mission as cover up to invade Ukraine (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, UKRAINE

Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting
Casualty of EU Sanctions: Low-cost Russia Airline to Suspend Services; Russia Counters, to Ban European Carriers from Airspace

By IBTimes AU

Dobrolyot Airline, the low-cost subsidiary of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot, has become the first casualty of the sanctions the European Union slapped against President Vladimir Putin and his country. (Aug 05)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA

Senior Ukrainian separatist leader Aleksander Borodai speaks
UK Business Leader Flays EU sanctions on Russia: Rues British jobs Are Hit

By IBTimes AU

The frustration among the UK businesses over hasty economic sanctions on Russia is coming out in the open, reported The Telegraph. In an outburst against the EU sanctions, UK’s most influential businessmen Lord Bamford hit out at the European Union ... (Aug 05)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema
Bombs w/ Ebola Virus Exploding in Public Area - a Possibility, Expert Says

By IBTimes AU

A biological anthropologist warns that terrorist groups can create bombs with Ebola virus and explode them in public area (Aug 04)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AUSTRALIA

Perth parents of a victim walk near wreckage of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove
More Hope for Kin of MH 17 Victims as Probe Team Recovers More Human Remains From Crash Site

By IBTimes AU

The Dutch and Australian forensic experts have found human remains at the site of the flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine. The discovery came on the first day of their search at the site which is some 35 sq km inside the conflict zone, reported BBC. (Aug 04)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Cows graze near the wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 26, 2014.
Eighty Dead Bodies Still Scattered around MH17 Crash Site, Australia Says

By IBTimes AU

The dead bodies of at least 80 of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 passengers might still be scattered around in Ukraine, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop claimed. (Aug 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE