European Union foreign ministers ‘understands’ missile attack on Syria, but stresses peace efforts

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C-L) speaks with Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano (R) during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018. (Photo by AP) European Union foreign ministers say the recent tripartite missiles strikes against Syria was ‘understandable,’ but that a diplomatic solution remains […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a new security partnership with the European Union that should be in place by next year to ensure military, intelligence and counter-terrorism cooperation after Britain […]

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European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella addresses a press conference on the environment implementation review at European Commission in Brussels, February 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The European Union (EU) has threatened to take top air-polluting members France, Germany, and Britain to court if they fail to heed a final warning to comply with standards for […]

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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 resolution, which was adopted in […]

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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 Muslims who fled Myanmar and […]

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