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And yes, you've interpreted that correctly: it does mean that if an organisation has an office in one European Union member state, and stores its data outside the Eu, the EU wants the right to retrieve that data within six hours. That super-short deadline will only be imposed in the case of an "emergency".
Today over 65 million people are forcibly displaced, including 22.5 million refugees, many of whom have been driven from their homes by a historic rise in conflict and violence. The global responsibility to respond to this mass movement has largely been shouldered by a small number of countries ... Eu

The project is part of an initiative supporting countries and regions prone to El Nino's impacts. 18 April 2018, Nadi, Fiji - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Fiji have agreed to collaborate on a project to strengthen the resilience of ...
You probably haven't heard of the General Data Protection Regulation but chances are, you've heard of Facebook. And the social media behemoth's current problems with data privacy make next month's European Union implementation of regulations related to the General Data Protection Regulation, ...
The European Union makes special cases for certain territories that belong to member states of the European Union. They can enjoy the benefits of single market access without being members of the customs union. Tenerife, Jersey and Guernsey are three such states - but the latter two will cease to ... Russia Eu Ireland
The service providers and persons whose data is being sought will benefit from various safeguards, such as a possibility for the service provider to request review if the, for instance, Order manifestly violates the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union;; oblige service providers to designate ...
The search for her killers posed a test for Malta, its political parties and institutions, and for the European Union, of which the country is a member. It is a test the family claims the country is failing. Three men the police call career criminals were arrested in December and charged with planting and ... Journalist Murder
'The outermost regions are a land of opportunities for the European Union', said president Fernando Clavijo in his opening speech in Tenerife. 'It is essential that we keep a strong cohesion policy after 2020 to overcome the remoteness and territorial isolation of our communities and to give our citizens ...
The European Union reiterates its strongest condemnation of the repeated use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime, as confirmed by the OPCW/UN Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) and as reported continuously in recent months in Eastern Ghouta and other areas in Syria, including the most ...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: European Council President Donald Tusk said on Saturday the European Union stood by the United States, France and Britain over their air strikes in Syria after alleged chemical attacks by the Damascus regime. Recommended By Colombia. "Strikes by US, France and UK make it ...
The European Union Ambassador to Libya, Bettina Muscheidt, has welcomed the new road map, which was announced by the President of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri. During a meeting with Al-Mishri, Muscheidt praised the readiness of Al-Mishri to meet the Speaker of the House of ...
Crowdfunding has finally entered into Turkish legislation through Omnibus Law no. 7061 dated 5 December 2017, by way of amending certain provisions of Capital Market Law numbered 6362. Although the amendments cover the mainframe of crowdfunding in a very basic form, detailed secondary ...
Mumbai: About a month before the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come into force Indian Information Technology (IT) companies including TCS, Infosys, Wipro and HCL, are rushing to tweak their vendor and customer contracts. These companies want to ensure data of EU ...
Syngenta has received a positive scientific opinion from the European Food Safety Authority for food and feed use of Agrisure Duracade (event 5307), allowing the corn trait to move to the next step in the process of final grain import approval. “The positive scientific opinion means Agrisure Duracade has ...
High-stakes talks on European plans to cut levels of cadmium, a toxic heavy metal, in phosphate fertilizer are on the agenda in Brussels tomorrow. The European Commission is seeking to curtail citizens' exposure to the compound, which has been linked to kidney and bone disease. Companies and ...
With the ongoing modernization of the free trade pact, the European Union aims to attack one of the biggest concerns in the commercial relations it has with Mexico: the lack of respect for intellectual property, in one word piracy. A memorandum from the desk of the director of the General Secretariat of the ...

The European Commission's 2001 decision to stop GE's acquisition of Honeywell might be the most famous of its several decisions to interfere in mergers of US companies, and has prompted some observers to accuse it of seeking to protect European firms from competition. So what do the data say on the ...
Nearly half of all European flights may suffer delays today after a system failure at Eurocontrol, the air traffic coordinating body for the European Union, interfered with the ability to manage air traffic demand and capacity, according to the BBC. The system, known as the Enhanced Tactical Flow Management ...
'Absurd' US Tariffs Underscore European Union's Frustration Over Trade Spat. U.S. President ... Rasmussen, who met President Donald Trump in Washington a year ago, said an exemption from trade tariffs granted to the European Union until May 1 is expected to become permanent. “But, obviously, we ...
With the exception of Denmark, it extends throughout the European Union and applies to most insolvency proceedings (with the exception of the schemes or arrangement in the UK). Since when, on 23 June 2016, a slim majority of the British electorate voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European ...
Twice now the British people have been asked how they feel about our relationship with the European Union, and twice the British people have said: “Hey, I'm not really sure.” The first time was at the actual referendum in June 2016, in which the voting public was split 51.9%/48.1%. The second time was ...
For the last 600 years or so, Georgia has been subject to constant external pressure through invasions and deliberate policies of dividing the state from the inside. Throughout this period, little chance has existed of Georgia being able to improve its geopolitical position in the region as the neighboring ...
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Friday attended a meeting in Bucharest of the European Union heads of diplomatic missions (HoMs) where she expressed her confidence that the results of 2018 will be similar with those of 2017 as a result of government action to efficiently manage and modernise the ...
Even before the European Union was founded in 1993, SUNY Cortland introduced its students to European politics. The College served as one of the six founding members of the SUNY system's Model European Union (MEU) Conference more than 30 years ago. That's just one of the reasons it makes ...
European Union officials in Brussels are alarmed over the political crisis in Ramallah and the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip, especially considering US policy in the region and the move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem in May. A senior EU official close to High Representative for Foreign Affairs and ...
HMY Britannia in her pomp. Now the European Union wants one Credit: CHARLES DHARAPAK/AP. Lori Alfop. 1 April 2018 • 12:00pm. European Union officials are working on secret plans for a new “bateau de commerce” to secure new post-Brexit trade agreements, The Sunday Telegraph can disclose. The new ship ...
According to a new report by Eurostat a third of all trade down in the European Union is made with the United States and China. In 2017 the United States accounted for 16.9 percent (€631 billion) and China 15.3 percent (€573 billion) of all trade with the European Union. In fact, these two trade giants are ...
The iPhone maker plans to roll out four privacy management tools to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect May 25. That includes the ability to get a copy of your data, request a correction to your data, deactivate your account and delete your account ...
Earlier this month Greek Reporter published the article titled “Prominent Greek Academic Brings Brexit Debate to Vancouver, Canada”, about Professor Loukas Tsoukalis, President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy and leading expert on European integration, who gave the ...
The only thing that is clear is what the UK has lost: The right to have a say within the European Union. One year from now, not one British politician will be seated at the EU's Council of Ministers, nor will any be allowed to vote in the European Parliament. That said, the European Union, which has shown ...
Such efforts may be relatively new in the U.S. But they are part of a much larger global push by the Kremlin to affect politics across the European Union and exploit citizens through the internet. I study computer hacking, malware and the role of the internet in fraud and deception by various actors.
The latest casualty in the UK's impending departure from the European Union? Domain names ending with .eu. As spotted by The Register, the European Commission announced on Thursday that after Brexit, any and all UK citizens and companies will be barred from owning .eu domain names. In a letter ...
High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President Federica Mogherini said: “Promoting peace and guaranteeing the security of our citizens are our first priorities as European Union. By facilitating military mobility within the EU, we can be more effective in preventing ...
Brussels: The European Union has given Facebook two weeks to answer questions raised by the scandal over personal data harvested from the social network, according to extracts of a letter obtained today. The letter EU's justice commissioner Vera Jourova sent Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl ...
Of course Brexit was high on the list on concerns and the Ambassador explained that he sees an even closer future after the UK leaves the European Union. We caught up with the Ambassador during his busy schedule to discover more about the relationship between the UK and Croatia and where he ...
Wolfgang Tillmans led the creative charge for the UK remaining in the European Union. Now, the artist has joined up with architect Rem Koolhaas and architecture historian Stephan Petermann in a call-out for artists to help rebrand the EU. Tillmans posted his latest political creative venture to Instagram, ...
BRUSSELS — When leaders of the European Union gathered last Thursday night for a working dinner inside their lavish new headquarters, the conversation turned to Russia. Over scallops and lamb, Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain shared intelligence detailing the high probability that the Russian ...
Turkey's president said on Monday that membership in the European Union remains a "strategic goal" for his country, despite the uneasy relationship with the 28-member bloc. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking in Istanbul before departing for the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Varna to attend a likely ...
According to an announcement made in the Official Journal of the European Union, "The information currently available to the European Commission, including the surveillance measures in place has revealed that imports of certain steel products have recently increased sharply, showing that there is ...
The artist Wolfgang Tillmans and architect Rem Koolhaas along with his colleague at his firm OMA, the architecture historian Stephan Petermann, are calling on fellow creatives to help rebrand the European Union as populist nationalism increases and Brexit negotiations drag on. The political and ...
Good afternoon, I would like to make a special announcement about the follow-up to the European Council's decisions last week on the Salisbury attack. To recall, last week the European Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the recent attack in Salisbury. The European Council agreed with ...
About the European Union:The European Union is an international organization made up of 28 European countries. It governs common economic, social and security policies of its member states. According to the EU website, the objectives of the EU are to establish European citizenship, ensure freedom, ...
KATHMANDU: Nepal today appealed to the European Union (EU) to "correct" its report on the recently-concluded general and local elections in the country, saying it undermined the country and its people. The European Union's Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) in a report released on Wednesday ...
The European Union harbours “grave suspicions” about the dominance of Google and has not ruled out breaking it up, the bloc's competition commissioner has warned. Margrethe Vestager told The Telegraph that the threat to split the internet giant up into smaller companies must be kept open. In June last ...
Today is an important day not only for relations between Turkey and the European Union but also for democracy in Turkey and security in Europe. Today, on March 26, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan is scheduled to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European ...
Facebook may be having a very bad week stateside and in the UK over its Cambridge Analytica data scandal, but over in the continental European Union officials are maintaining that fellow tech giant Google may ultimately need to be broken up, lest it swallow the internet whole. Per the Telegraph, the EU's ...
Costa said: “Cohesion policy produced some tangible results. Like infant mortality. When we joined the European Union, in 1986, our infant mortality rate was 20 percent above the European average and, today, we stand below the European average for that matter. The economic differences between our ...
After months of wrangling over the terms of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union in March 2019, there has been a breakthrough. The 27 remaining EU states have approved guidelines for talks on Britain's future trade and security relations with its European neighbours following Brexit.
BRUSSELS – The European Union has recalled its ambassador to Moscow after leaders agreed it was “highly likely” Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in the United Kingdom. In a statement following an evening of talks in Brussels, the European Council of EU leaders agreed “there is no ...


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