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EU aims for deal with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Cyprus

EU aims for deal with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Cyprus The European Union’s Home Affairs Commissioner says the 27-nation bloc could work out ways to stem the flow of migrants from Turkey to Cyprus and other EU countries when she holds high-level talks in Ankara next month By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS Associated PressSeptember 28, …

EU warns Russia over cyberattacks ahead of German elections

EU warns Russia over cyberattacks ahead of German elections The European Union is warning Russia against allowing hackers to attack data bases or spread disinformation in the bloc just as Germans prepare to go the polls for parliamentary elections By LORNE COOK Associated PressSeptember 24, 2021, 3:37 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail …

EU’s top diplomat urges Iran to return to nuclear talks

EU’s top diplomat urges Iran to return to nuclear talks The European Union’s top diplomat has urged Iran to return to talks on its nuclear program while the country’s foreign minister reiterated Tehran’s “willingness to resume negotiations.” By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated PressSeptember 22, 2021, 5:59 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say

Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say Scientists say the Southern Hemisphere ozone hole is larger than usual and already surpasses the size of Antarctica ByThe Associated PressSeptember 16, 2021, 2:36 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:55 On Location: September 16, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories making …

2 Turkish soldiers die in cross-border ops, taking toll to 4

2 Turkish soldiers die in cross-border ops, taking toll to 4 Turkish officials say two troops died after being attacked during cross-border operations in Syria and Iraq ByThe Associated PressSeptember 12, 2021, 12:16 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISTANBUL — Two Turkish troops died on Sunday after being attacked during …

Lithuania recalls Beijing ambassador over China-Taiwan spat

Lithuania recalls Beijing ambassador over China-Taiwan spat Lithuania has recalled its ambassador to China after the Baltic country’s decision in July to allow self-governing Taiwan to open an office in its capital under its own name ByThe Associated PressSeptember 3, 2021, 1:01 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – …

AstraZeneca to seek US approval of COVID vaccine in 2nd half

AstraZeneca to seek US approval of COVID vaccine in 2nd half AstraZeneca said it intends to seek U.S. approval for its COVID-19 vaccine later this year, further delaying the application even as the company announced it had already delivered more than 1 billion doses to other countries By DANICA KIRKA Associated PressJuly 29, 2021, 3:01 …

EU still assessing Hungary’s pandemic plan to unlock funds

EU still assessing Hungary’s pandemic plan to unlock funds The European Union’s executive is working past a Monday deadline to assess Hungary pandemic recovery plan and unlock EU grants and loans amid allegations it might not to meet all the requirements to tap into the funds ByThe Associated PressJuly 12, 2021, 11:43 AM• 2 min …

Belarus scales up crackdown on independent media

Belarus scales up crackdown on independent media A media watchdog says Belarusian authorities have raided the offices of several media outlets and the homes of scores of journalists under a multi-pronged crackdown on dissent and free speech in the ex-Soviet nation By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJuly 9, 2021, 5:44 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Top EU official says aid access to Syrians must stay open

Top EU official says aid access to Syrians must stay open A top EU official says that the potential closure of the only remaining border crossing through which humanitarian aid can enter parts of Syria held by anti-government insurgents would have “dramatic” consequences for millions of civilians By SUZAN FRASER and SARAH EL DEEB Associated …

Former EU head, ex-PM Tusk to lead Poland’s opposition

Former EU head, ex-PM Tusk to lead Poland’s opposition Former European Union leader and ex-Prime Minister Donald Tusk has been elected head of Civic Platform, the strongest of Poland’s opposition parties By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated PressJuly 3, 2021, 11:50 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFormer European Union leader and …

Belarus leader says alleged foreign-backed plots thwarted

Belarus leader says alleged foreign-backed plots thwarted Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko says his government has thwarted a series of purported Western-backed plots, and ordered the border with Ukraine fully closed over alleged weapons smuggling By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJuly 2, 2021, 6:33 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressBelarus …

Great Brexit sausage fight goes into freezer for 3 months

Great Brexit sausage fight goes into freezer for 3 months The European Union and the United Kingdom have agreed not to let a fight over the transport of chilled meats from Britain to Northern Ireland sputter out of control for the moment and further damage already fraught relations between the two By RAF CASERT Associated …

Ukrainian parliament approves key judicial reform bill

Ukrainian parliament approves key judicial reform bill Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a much-anticipated judicial reform, a move long sought by the West By YURAS KARMANAU Associated PressJune 29, 2021, 7:57 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday approved a much-anticipated judicial reform, a move long …

EU envoy says Ethiopia’s leaders told him that ‘they are going to wipe out the Tigrayans,’ but Ethiopia denies it

EU envoy says Ethiopia’s leaders told him that ‘they are going to wipe out the Tigrayans,’ but Ethiopia denies it EU envoy says Ethiopia’s leaders told him that ‘they are going to wipe out the Tigrayans,’ but Ethiopia denies it ByThe Associated PressJune 18, 2021, 1:15 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

In trade row, UK asks EU to delay post Brexit ‘sausage ban’

In trade row, UK asks EU to delay post Brexit ‘sausage ban’ The European Union says Britain has asked for a three-month delay in bringing in some post-Brexit trade checks that are causing tension between the two sides, and instability in Northern Ireland ByThe Associated PressJune 17, 2021, 7:27 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare …

EU court: Czechs want Poland fined for ignoring mine ban

EU court: Czechs want Poland fined for ignoring mine ban The European Union’s top court says the Czech Republic is pressing for Poland to be fined 5 million euros ($6 million) for every day it ignores the court’s order last month to immediately shut a lignite mine near the two countries’ border ByThe Associated PressJune …

EU bans overflight of its territory by Belarus airlines

EU bans overflight of its territory by Belarus airlines The European Union has slapped a ban on the overflight of the 27-nation bloc’s airspace and the use of its airports by Belarus airlines, in the wake of Minsk’s decision to divert a Ryanair passenger plane to arrest a dissident journalist last month ByThe Associated PressJune …

EU seeks Mideast cease-fire, concerned conflict will spread

EU seeks Mideast cease-fire, concerned conflict will spread EU foreign ministers are calling for a cease-fire to end fighting between the Israeli army and Palestinian militants amid concern that the conflict might spread By LORNE COOK Associated PressMay 18, 2021, 5:01 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this Sunday, …

EU vows to boost efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian fighting

EU vows to boost efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian fighting The European Union says that it will redouble its efforts to end the upsurge in violence between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants and will seek progress during a special meeting of its foreign ministers on Tuesday By RAF CASERT Associated PressMay 17, 2021, 3:55 PM• …

Talks ‘intensify’ on bringing US back to Iran nuclear deal

Talks ‘intensify’ on bringing US back to Iran nuclear deal World powers have held a fourth round of high-level talks aimed at bringing the United States back into a landmark nuclear deal with Iran By DAVID RISING and PHILIPP JENNE Associated PressMay 7, 2021, 5:07 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article1:22 …

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan try to end cross-border clashes

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan try to end cross-border clashes A cease-fire on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan largely held Friday following a day of intense fighting between the two ex-Soviet Central Asian neighbors that killed about 40 people and wounded about 175 ByThe Associated PressApril 30, 2021, 1:33 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

EU commission ‘surprised’ by Belgium’s travel ban extension

EU commission ‘surprised’ by Belgium’s travel ban extension The EU’s executive commission says it is surprised by the decision by Belgian authorities to extend a ban on all nonessential travel as part of measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic By SAMUEL PETREQUIN Associated PressMarch 8, 2021, 3:29 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail …

EU Commission chief says EU and US decide to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing dispute for 4 months

EU Commission chief says EU and US decide to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing dispute for 4 months EU Commission chief says EU and US decide to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing dispute for 4 months ByThe Associated PressMarch 5, 2021, 5:10 PM• 1 min read BRUSSELS — EU Commission chief says EU and US decide to …

EU envoy tells Serbia, Kosovo dialogue key for entry talks

EU envoy tells Serbia, Kosovo dialogue key for entry talks The European Union’s special envoy has told Serbia and Kosovo that they must resume talks on normalizing relations if they want to advance toward membership in the bloc ByThe Associated PressMarch 3, 2021, 8:02 PM• 2 min read BELGRADE, Serbia — The European Union’s special …

EU seals 6th vaccine deal, secures 160 million Moderna shots

EU seals 6th vaccine deal, secures 160 million Moderna shotsThe European Commission says it will sign a contract for up to 160 million doses of the experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company ModernaBy Associated PressNovember 24, 2020, 1:50 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:12Airline CEO says proof of vaccine required …

EU agrees to put tariffs on up to $4 billion worth of US goods and services over illegal Boeing aid

EU agrees to put tariffs on up to $4 billion worth of US goods and services over illegal Boeing aidEU agrees to put tariffs on up to $4 billion worth of US goods and services over illegal Boeing aidByThe Associated PressNovember 9, 2020, 1:21 PM• 1 min read BRUSSELS — EU agrees to put tariffs …

UK says post-Brexit trade talks with EU to resume in London later this week, days after it said they were over

UK says post-Brexit trade talks with EU to resume in London later this week, days after it said they were overUK says post-Brexit trade talks with EU to resume in London later this week, days after it said they were overByThe Associated PressOctober 21, 2020, 4:12 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

EU top official self-isolating after contact with virus case

EU top official self-isolating after contact with virus caseEuropean Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and one of her EU Commissioners have placed themselves in isolation after being in contact with a person infected with the coronavirusByThe Associated PressOctober 5, 2020, 12:07 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article4:09NOTIFIED: Oct. 5, 2020Catch …

Bulgaria steps in to help bank as it eyes eurozone accession

Bulgaria steps in to help bank as it eyes eurozone accessionBulgaria’s government is stepping in to guarantee 70% of the capital increase of a private bank, a move meant to ease the country’s accession to the EU banking union and the two-year process that leads to joining the euroByThe Associated PressJune 12, 2020, 3:25 PM2 …