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Czechs sign EU Lisbon Treaty as last obstacle fallsupdated: Tue Nov 03 2009 10:51:00

Czech President Vaclav Klaus signed the European Union's Lisbon Treaty Tuesday, he announced on his Web site, paving the way for major changes to the way the 27-nation bloc is run.

Lisbon Treaty in sight for EU after Czechs agreeupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 08:28:00

The European Union was days away Friday from ratification of the Lisbon Treaty after the president of the Czech Republic -- the remaining holdout in negotiations -- agreed to ratify it.

Poland signs EU Treaty, only Czech Republic left to ratifyupdated: Sat Oct 10 2009 10:45:00

The Polish president on Saturday signed his country's ratification of the Lisbon Treaty, aimed at streamlining the workings of the European Union.

Ireland says yes to EU reformupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 20:39:00

In a political U-turn, Ireland votes yes on the Lisbon Treaty. ITN's Carl Dinnen reports.

Ireland votes in favor of EU treatyupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 20:39:00

Ireland has voted in favor of the Lisbon Treaty, which would modernize the structure of the European Union, according to official government results released Saturday.

Irish abortion, military could decide EU voteupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 05:49:00

Irish voters are going to the polls again Friday -- to vote on a treaty they rejected just over a year ago.

Q&A: European Parliament electionsupdated: Mon May 25 2009 10:48:00

The election of 736 members from 27 member countries to the European Parliament in June will be the biggest transnational electoral contest there has ever been. Between them they will represent more than 500,000,000 people.

Analysis: Is Europe facing a threat from the right?updated: Sun May 24 2009 11:25:00

Does trans-national democracy work? Or is Europe about to see a wave of new Far Right politicians and mavericks marching from obscurity to national prominence thanks to an election most voters are neglecting? Between June 4 and June 7 it could happen.

Sarkozy shrugs off Irish EU treaty rejectionupdated: Thu Jul 10 2008 11:15:00

The European Union will not draft a new treaty after Irish voters rejected the existing one last month, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Wednesday.

EU faces new turmoilupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 13:43:00

The Irish "No" toward the Lisbon Treaty leaves leaders struggling for a way out. CNN's Robin Oakley reports.

Analysis: Irish PM center stage in EU 'pantomime'updated: Mon Jun 23 2008 13:23:00

There is often an air of theatrical unreality about EU summits. This one seems to be the Keystone Cops Meets Othello, or any other tragedy you care to name.

Time.com: EU Blames Ireland, Moves Onupdated: Fri Jun 20 2008 13:20:00

French President Nicolas Sarkozy confirmed there was no point in continuing accession talks with Croatia and Turkey until the current 27 members agreed on their future

European leaders mull Irish 'no' vote at summitupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 12:11:00

European leaders met Thursday for the first time since Ireland rejected the EU's new constitution, with Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen expected to be on the end of some tough questioning.

Analysis: Autopsy or resurrection at EU summitupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 14:30:00

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday for the first time since Irish voters rejected the Lisbon Treaty.

Analysis: Red faces follow Irish voteupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 15:01:00

It is difficult to assess who is the most embarrassed by the Irish voters' rejection of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU's planned new constitution subtly re-packaged as a series of treaty amendments.

Emphatic 'No' in Irelandupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 15:01:00

CNN's Robin Oakley discuss what's next for the E.U. after Irish voters reject the European Union reform treaty.

Time.com: Irish Rebuff Sends Europe Reelingupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 13:00:00

Voters reject the EU's Lisbon treaty in a referendum, delivering a severe blow to European leaders' plans for reform

Ireland votes on EU charterupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 07:48:00

CNN's Robin Oakley looks at the issues in Ireland as voters decide on a treaty meant to streamline the enlarged EU.

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