The alliance is finding itself with renewed purpose after suffering considerable angst over its perceived demise and challenges to its reason for being.
Sep 3, 2014 | 04:04 GMT
The fact that the world's fourth-largest economy has shrunk, however marginally, is a matter of global significance.
Aug 19, 2014 | 03:00 GMT
While some member countries advocate tougher sanctions against Moscow, weaker economies in the union are feeling the bite.
Aug 15, 2014 | 17:14 GMT