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European Union position on Jerusalem al-Quds stays the same: Donald Tusk

December 15, 2017 8:00 pm
European Union position on Jerusalem al-Quds stays the same: Donald Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk answers the press as he arrives to attend the first day of a European council meeting in Brussels on December 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union leaders have rejected a contentious US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” saying the 28-member bloc’s […]

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Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

December 1, 2017 9:40 am
Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session. (File photo by AFP) European Union lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the bloc to slap an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, which is leading a brutal military campaign against Yemen. The non-binding […]

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Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

The file photo shows a view of the building of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in London. (Photo by AFP) Amsterdam has won the right to host the EU’s EMA drug agency when it leaves London following Brexit after the Dutch city tied with Milan in a vote that was […]

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European Union approves sanctions against Venezuela

November 13, 2017 12:09 am
European Union approves sanctions against Venezuela

EU headquarters in Brussels The European Union (EU) has imposed a series of new economic sanctions on Venezuela, stepping up pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro which the bloc blames for the political crisis gripping the Latin American state. Foreign ministers of the 28-member bloc agreed without debate to […]

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Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

November 12, 2017 2:24 am
Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Italy’s capital Rome to protest the policies of the European Union and the US-led NATO military alliance. The protesters rallied in central Rome on Saturday, chanting slogans and carrying placards that read, “No euro, no EU, no NATO,” and “Never Slaves.” […]

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European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

November 1, 2017 10:01 pm
European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

Young Rohingya Muslim refugees walk back to their temporary makeshift shelters at the Moynar Ghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides says more than 40,000 unaccompanied child refugees are among Rohingya […]

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European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

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European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

Young Rohingya Muslim refugees walk back to their temporary makeshift shelters at the Moynar Ghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides says more than 40,000 unaccompanied child refugees are among Rohingya […]

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More British voters support no-deal Brexit: Poll

October 22, 2017 8:09 pm
More British voters support no-deal Brexit: Poll

A UK flag flies from a pole as construction cranes stand near skyscrapers in the City of London, October 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) More than a third of British voters say they would support leaving the European Union without striking any deals with the bloc, a new poll has […]

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United Kingdom can come up with divorce bill figure when it reaches deal with European Union : British trade minister Liam Fox

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United Kingdom can come up with divorce bill figure when it reaches deal with European Union : British trade minister Liam Fox

British trade minister Liam Fox (File photo) The United Kingdom can come up with a divorce bill figure only when a Brexit deal has been agreed with the European Union, trade minister Liam Fox says. “I don’t know what that number is but it’s very clear that we could only […]

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European Union should fear small nations could break its unity: Official

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European Union should fear small nations could break its unity: Official

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani (AFP photo) A senior European Union official has warned that the spread of small nations across Europe is a serious threat to the bloc’s integrity, saying that Brussels should fear issues such as Catalonia’s potential independence from Spain. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said on […]

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European Union, South Korea stress Iran deal’s significance

October 21, 2017 12:18 pm
European Union, South Korea stress Iran deal’s significance

The EU’s foreign policy director, Federica Mogherini (R), and South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha pose for a photo in Brussels, October 20, 2017. The European Union (EU) and South Korea have jointly underscored the importance of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries. The EU’s foreign […]

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Reports of Brexit talks deadlock ‘exaggerated’: European Council President Donald Tusk

October 20, 2017 7:01 pm
Reports of Brexit talks deadlock ‘exaggerated’: European Council President Donald Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk arrives during the round table picture opportunity ahead of the start of the meeting on the second day of a summit of European Union (EU) leaders in Brussels on October 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Council President Donald Tusk has said reports of a […]

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British Prime Minister Theresa May admits Brexit negotiations with European Union are in ‘difficulty’

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British Prime Minister Theresa May admits Brexit negotiations with European Union are in ‘difficulty’

Britain Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference during an EU s summit in Brussels on October 20, 2017. (AFP photo) British Prime Minister Theresa May has acknowledged for the first time that Brexit negotiations with the European Union have hit “difficulty,” as she pressed EU leaders for a […]

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European Union reiterates commitment to Iran deal amid US threat to scrap it

October 19, 2017 6:00 pm
European Union reiterates commitment to Iran deal amid US threat to scrap it

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (Photo by AFP) The EU foreign policy chief has reaffirmed the bloc’s commitment to the 2015 international nuclear agreement between Iran and six other countries in the face of the belligerent US rhetoric against the accord. “At a time of acute nuclear threats the European Union is determined […]

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Britain pursues ‘full role’ in post-Brexit European Union

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Britain pursues ‘full role’ in post-Brexit European Union

British Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated Britain’s demand for a full cooperative role with the European Union after the country’s exit from the bloc in 2019. “This council isn’t just about our exit negotiations, it’s also about various other really important issues; defense, security, counter-terrorism, migration; and I’m going […]

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