Tag: European Union

EU, India share common perspective on various matters: President Kovind
EU, India share common perspective on various matters: President Kovind

The President said that "apart from deepening our economic relations, it is important for India and EU to engage in strategic and geo-political avenues such as in the Indo-Pacific".

  • Monday, 25 April 2022
EAM Jaishankar calls on visiting EC Prez Ursula Von Der Leyen
EAM Jaishankar calls on visiting EC Prez Ursula Von Der Leyen

The EC President embarked on her visit to India on April 23.

  • Monday, 25 April 2022
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Europeans To 'Pay A Price' For Russia Sanctions: Von Der Leyen

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has acknowledged that the sweeping sanctions the bloc has imposed on Russia in recent days over Moscow's military operation in Ukraine will have a negative impact on Europeans, too, RT reported.

  • Monday, 28 February 2022
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Ukrainian President Calls For EU Membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the European Union (EU) to grant Ukraine membership into the bloc.

  • Sunday, 27 February 2022
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky
Ukraine Prez Warned EU Leaders, 'This Might Be The Last Time You See Me Alive'

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky had an ominous warning for his European counterparts in a video conference call on Thursday night, Sky News reported.

  • Friday, 25 February 2022
Brexit gets European Union nod

Brussels: The European Union on Sunday approved the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU, its chief official Donald Tusk announced in Belgium leaving it upon the UK Parliament to consent to the deal facilitating Britain’s departure from the union. The UK Parliament is expected to vote on the deal in early December but its approval […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
EU dismisses Brexit summit in November, citing lack of progress

Brussels: The leaders of the 27 countries that will remain in the European Union (EU) after Britain’s withdrawal called off an extraordinary summit on the Brexit in November due to insufficient progress to organise the meeting. “For now, the 27 are not planning to organise an extraordinary summit on Brexit in November,” European sources said […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Voting underway in controversial Maldives presidential election

Male: Voting is underway today in a heavily-criticised presidential election in the Maldives, that has been gripped by political upheaval . Thousands of voters queued up outside polling centres across the country that opened at 8 a.m., the country’s Election Commission (EC) said. According to the EC, 262,135 voters are set to cast their votes, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
No second Brexit referendum, says British PM

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday ruled out the possibility of a second Brexit referendum, claiming that it would be “a gross betrayal of the British democracy”. Her comments came as a signed article by May appeared on the Daily Telegraph website Saturday night. “This government will fulfill the democratic decision of the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Twitter users who joined before age 13 facing ban: Report

San Francisco: After the European Union’s new data privacy regulations came into effect on May 25, Twitter started suspending users who, it believes, joined the platform before turning 13, the media reported. But the process has become messy as this latest wave of suspension has affected many adults, including journalists, technology website Motherboard reported on […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
EU will stand by Iran nuclear deal: Mogherini

Rome: Europe will stand by the international nuclear accord with Iran, EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a live press statement in Rome on Tuesday in response to American President Donald Trump’s announcement that the US is withdrawing from the deal. “The EU is determined to preserve it,” she said. “We expect the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Female dominated workplace
Female-dominated workplaces offer less flexible timing

London: If you work in a female-dominated workplace, chances of having access to flexible working arrangements could be less and not more as commonly assumed, new research suggests. The study looked at individuals in 27 countries across the European Union. It found that the best workplaces for providing flexibility were gender-neutral — where men and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
EU: Brexit transition to end by December 2020

Brussels: A transition period after the UK leaves the EU will not continue beyond the end of 2020, EU’s chief negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier said on Wednesday. He said that the deadline of December 31, 2020 was “logical” as it would avoid the complications derived from the UK still being subject to the bloc’s […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
IMF chief worried about Brexit uncertainty

Washington: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said the European Union and Britain need to show progress in talks on Britain’s exit from the European bloc to ease concerns about the effects of Brexit. “Brexit is an ongoing process and our hope is that it be conducted promptly to reduce the level of uncertainty and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
EU imposes restrictions on North Korean employees

Brussels: The Council of the European Union on Tuesday said it was restricting work permits granted to North Korean nationals as well as the sale of natural gas and petroleum to the Asian country in response to Pyongyang’s controversial nuclear and ballistic missile programme. The EU Council has agreed to go along with the latest […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021