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The EU negotiates various trade deals all over the world, but they depend on approval by the European Parliament. Read our overview of the negotiations in progress.
MEPs held a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz.
The King of Jordan underlined the importance of peace in the Middle East during an address to MEPs in Strasbourg on Wednesday 15 January.
MEPs debate the situation in Iran following recent escalations today. What led to the current state of affairs and what role can the EU play?
Concerns over fundamental rights and action in Syria are leading to a rethink of EU-Turkey relations. What is the status of the cooperation? What are MEPs proposing?
MEPs criticised Turkey’s military operation in Syria and called for measures against the country during a debate on 23 October.
The European Parliament is organising a conference on 20 November to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The influx of migrants and asylum seekers to Europe in recent years has shown the need for a fairer, more effective European asylum policy. Check out our infographic for more.
The EU and the US are set to enter trade talks in a bid to resolve their disagreements. Read on to find out what the issues are and the deciding role Parliament will play.
“Awareness of the threat of Russia is ever growing,” says MEP Sandra Kalniete ahead of MEPs adopting a resolution on EU-Russia relations on 12 March. Find out more in our interview.
Parliament strongly opposes capital punishment and pushes for its worldwide abolition. Find out more in our infographics.
To allow asylum seekers to reach Europe without putting their lives at risk, Parliament is currently considering a proposal for a new EU humanitarian visa system.