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SOFIA, Bulgaria | EU urges Balkans reform, cool on accepting new members

SOFIA, Bulgaria — European Union leaders are encouraging Balkans countries to continue on the path of EU-oriented reform but they are reluctant to say when any of the six might be able to join the bloc. At a summit in Bulgaria Thursday, the EU’s Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said that “the whole process is merit … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | EU urges Balkans reform, cool on accepting new members

Germany’s Social Democrat plan cutoff date for new members

BERLIN/January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Germany’s Social Democrats plan to establish a cutoff date after which new members won’t be able to participate in a crucial upcoming vote on whether to join a new government, party officials said Wednesday. The move reflect growing annoyance among the party leadership about efforts by its youth wing to recruit new, … Continue reading Germany’s Social Democrat plan cutoff date for new members