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The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU. Commissioners swear an oath at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg City, pledging to respect the treaties and to be completely independent in carrying out their duties during their mandate. Unlike in the Council of the European Union, where members are directly and indirectly elected, and the European Parliament, where members are directly elected, the Commissioners are proposed by the Council of the European Union, on the basis of suggestions made by the national governments, and then appointed by the European Council after the approval of the European Parliament.

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A criminal neta’s past will follow him throughout his political career. The EC requires candidates to submit their criminal records with their nominations.
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Slovakia could get its first woman president as voters elect a new head of state on Saturday. The leading contenders are Zuzana Caputova, an environmental..
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The SC has sought the EC’s response to a joint petition by some opposition parties pleading for counting of VVPAT paper slips in at least 50% of EVMs in each..
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Apple fired back at Spotify after the music streaming company filed a complaint against the iPhone maker with the European Commission.
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The war of words between Apple and Spotify are quickly escalating. Two days ago, Spotify’s CEO Daniel Elk wrote a blog post announcing that Spotify has filed a..
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By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has written letters of apology to European politicians who called for the expulsion of..
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Daniel Ek spoke in Berlin, Germany a day after the music streaming giant had filed an anti-competition complaint against Apple with the European Commission, the..
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An extension of Brexit talks beyond the date of European Parliament elections in late May would mean that Britain would have to take part in European Parliament..
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It is not enough for the British parliament to vote against leaving the European Union without a deal, the European Commission said on Wednesday, noting that to..
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Swedish music streaming giant Spotify has filed a complaint with the EU Commission against Apple, accusing its US rival...
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European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker insists 'there will be no new negotiations' – so what happens next?
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The pound jumped and Asian shares rallied on Tuesday after the European Commission agreed to changes in a Brexit deal ahead of a vote in the British parliament..
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The pound jumped on Tuesday and Asian shares rose after the European Commission agreed to changes in a Brexit deal ahead of a vote in the British parliament on a..
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Britain must leave the European Union by the time EU voters elect a new European Parliament on May 23-26 or will have to elect its own EU lawmakers, European..
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The European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday he agreed updates to the Brexit deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May but warned the House..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she welcomed the European Commission's proposals to break a deadlock in Brexit negotiations by providing legal..
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British Prime Minister Theresa May had a further telephone call with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday, her spokesman said, adding that..
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It is up to the British parliament to take important decisions this week on the terms of Britain's upcoming exit from the European Union, the EU executive said..
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The EC's announcement of a seven-phase poll schedule from April 11 to May 19, culminating in the results on May 23, will spur already intense campaigning that..
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Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and continue for over a month till May 19 across seven phases, followed by counting of votes on May 23, the Election..
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The Election Commission will announce 2019 Lok Sabha poll schedule at 5 pm on Sunday. On Saturday, the EC conducted a review meeting as part of preparations for..
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