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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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Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom attends a news conference at the Rosenbad government building in Stockholm
Sweden First in EU to Recognise Palestine

By IBTimes AU

Sweden gave formal recognition to Palestine on Thursday. (7:57 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, TWITTER, THE NEW YORK TIMES, POLAND, NEW YORK

Children stand outside a house during a polio immunization campaign in an outskirt of the Yemeni capital Sanaa April 7, 2014.
New Zealand Child Poverty Rates 'Barely Changed' Since 2007

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand's child poverty rates have almost remained the same based on a new report by UNICEF. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, POLAND

Journalists look at a light installation showing the official logotype of the 2018 FIFA World Cup during its unveiling ceremony at the Bolshoi Theater building in Moscow, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
FIFA May Keep Russia and Ukraine Apart in World Cup 2018

By IBTimes AU

FIFA highly supports the staging of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, TWITTER, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Eritrean migrants take cover from the rain under an umbrella during the daily food distribution at the harbour in Calais, northern France, May 27, 2014. French authorities dispense medicine against scabies and announced that they will close three such cam
Britain And France Trade Allegations Over The Migrant Influx From French Port Town Calais

By IBTimes AU

The fascination of U.K's perks can be the reason for migrants streaming to it.. (Oct 29)

Woman Hanged In Iran Talks Abuse In Prison, Left Chilling Message To Family

By IBTimes AU

Woman accused of killing a man was executed last Saturday, despite international please for her clemency. (Oct 29)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS

Ukrainian Central Election Commission Head Okhendovsky
Results Of Ukraine’s Election ‘A Death Sentence To The Communist Party’ – Poroshenko

By IBTimes AU

Results of Sunday's legislative polls in Ukraine has showed people approved the country's direction to join the European nations. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) greets Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb
Quitting European Union Will Be Damaging For British Exports

By IBTimes AU

Westminister politicians are more concerned about salvaging culture, jobs and houses. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, LONDON

Putin During An Informal Meeting Of The Collective Security Treaty Organization
Putin Wants To Invade Ukraine Soon Because Of His Falling Health: Reports

By IBTimes AU

Putin is acting like a wounded angel, feeling for former Soviet states turning into satellites of the rival west. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: GEORGE SOROS, GERMANY, RUSSIA, NEW YORK, UKRAINE, CANCER

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech
Russia Shifts Blame On US For Ukraine Crisis, Putin Accuses West of 'Remaking World'

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the US of destroying the world order as the West maintains Ukraine sanctions. (Oct 26)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, LIBYA

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media
Britain Defies European Union: Cameron Refuses To Pay 2 Billion Euro To EU Budget

By IBTimes AU

EU's assertiveness may muffle the voice of national governments and increase the resentment within the states. (Oct 26)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, INVESTMENT