EU viewpoint moves eastward as Poland's Tusk takes presidency

/ Dec 2, 2014

EU viewpoint moves eastward as Poland's Tusk takes presidency

Former Polish prime minister Donald Tusk is pushing the European Union's center of political gravity eastward by taking over the EU presidency from Belgium's Herman Van Rompuy. Monday's transition ceremony highlighted the increasing power of Poland within the 28-nation EU, and the bloc's ongoing shift ...

Sep 20, 2013

Haiku penned by EU chief Van Rompuy set to music

Seven haiku composed by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy have been set to music by Belgian compatriot Dirk Brosse, local media said. "I am honestly embarrassed. I am aware of the great disparity in quality between the poetry that I write as a hobby ...