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Ursula von der Leyen elected as European Commission’s first female president

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as the first female president of European Commission (EC) following a secret ballot among MEPs. She secured the backing of more than half of the Members in the European Parliament (MEPs) for the biggest job in Brussels. She will succeed Jean-Claude Juncker on 1st November ..

Hungary’s Fidesz Party suspended by EPP

The central-right party of the European Parliament, the European People’s Party has suspended the Hungarian Nationalist Fidesz Party indefinitely. This is seen as a major hit to the Prime Minister Viktor Orban with only few months to the elections to European Parliament. The members of EEP voted 190=3 thus favouring the measure with huge support. ..

UK MPs to vote on PM May’s Brexit deal

Only two weeks are left for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in a formal manner. British Parliament is all set for MPs to cast a meaningful vote for the second time after the British PM Theresa May visited Strasbourg for holding talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of European Commission. The leaders ..

New Delhi to host 14th India-EU Summit -2017

The 14th India-EU Summit will be held in New Delhi from October 5-7, 2017. During the summit, both sides are expected to discuss a host of key issues including ways to remove hurdles for the long-pending free trade agreement. The president of the European Council (EC) Donald Franciszek Tusk, and the president of the European ..