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Brussels (dpa) - European Parliament President Antonio Tajani is set to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel when he is in Berlin on Thursday and Friday.
The European Parliament published an "in-depth analysis" on Tuesday on blockchain technology, focusing on "how bitcoin's dominance of the blockchain field could affect wider development of the technology and other applications of distributed ledgers", ...
After seven years of talks and remarkable twists, the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was approved by the European Parliament last week.
Researchers working for the EU Parliament have explored aspects of the tech in the past. For example, a think tank sponsored by the Parliament analyzed how the technology's ability to secure data could ensure election transparency in a paper published ...
UK efforts to approach EU countries prior to the launch of Article 50 negotiations on the country's departure from the European bloc could result in a slower process and a worse deal, Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit negotiator, told ...
French investigators probing an alleged fake jobs scam by the far-right National Front (FN) raided the group's headquarters outside Paris on Monday, the party said.
An EU Commission proposal to require public country-by-country reporting by multinationals operating in Europe should be extended to cover many more multinationals and mandate much more robust public disclosure, a draft EU Parliament committee ...
Olaf also said that another person paid since December 2010 as an EU Parliament assistant to Le Pen, Catherine Griset, was actually her personal assistant at the National Front's headquarters in France.
The European Parliament voted on Wednesday in favor of reforming the European Union's carbon market post-2021 in an effort to help the EU reach its climate change goals.
Today the European Parliament voted in favour of the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the establishment of a maritime climate fund "in the absence of progress at international level" as from 2023.
THE EU Parliament has passed a resolution deploring the return to capital punishment by the governments of Bahrain and Kuwait as the two gulf states prepare to execute two opposition activists.
Strasbourg, France (AP) - The European Union's legislature has approved more anti-terror rules targeting foreign fighters going to or returning from conflict zones and will make crimes of such actions as public incitement and training for terrorism.
Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), February 15 (SeeNews) - The European Parliament called on Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday to use the EU membership application evaluation process to prove that it is a functioning state.
In a furious warning shot influential German politician Manfred Weber warned Europe's leaders they would be "well advised to listen to" the EU Parliament, which has the power to sink any exit deal. The conservative MEP also described the task of ...
The European Parliament on Wednesday adopted draft reforms of Europe's carbon market after 2021, a key step in reaching the bloc's climate change goals.
Moscow (Sputnik) - Earlier in the day, the EU Parliament voted in favor of the deal by a margin of 408 to 254. This means a possible provisional entry into force of most CETA clauses within months despite a lack of ratification from all EU member states.
EU Parliament approves free trade deal with Canada. By Lisa Goudy -. February 15, 2017. Moose Jaw - Lake Centre - Lanigan MP Tom Lukiwski speaks at an event in Moose Jaw.
The EU Parliament has given the thumbs up to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the EU-Canada free trade deal.
MEP berates EU Parliament over 'KAMIKAZE' move to punish UK for quitting 'FAILED' bloc. STEVEN WOOLFE berated members of the European Parliament for attempting to "punish" the United Kingdom after it decided to quit the failing European Union (EU) ...
Guy Verhofstadt, the EU Parliament's chief negotiator tells us that Britain will not be allowed to get a better deal than it currently has from the EU in the coming Brexit talks.
While those inside the Formula 1 paddock are focusing on what impact new technical regulations will have on the on-track spectacle, many EU politicians are turning their attention to how the sport operates behind the scenes.
Brussels. The right-wing European People's Party attempted to "sabotage" a debate today (14 February) on the Greek bailout in the European Parliament in the ...
THE European Parliament IN STRASBOURG will face a crucial test tomorrow [15 February] with its official vote on the controversial Ceta deal.
The right-wing European People's Party attempted to "sabotage" a debate today (14 February) on the Greek bailout in the European Parliament in the absence of Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who cited a "heavy workload", Syriza MEP Dimitris ...
In January, the lower-chamber of the Russian parliament gave its overwhelming backing to the law that would ease some penalties for domestic violence, alarming women's rights campaigners who fear it will encourage abuse.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is off to Europe next week to address the European Parliament and for a face-to-face meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Azerbaijan president cancels meeting with EU Parliament president. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET. Click for full view. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev (L) is welcomed by European Council President Donald Tusk prior to a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, ...
He declared the gratitude, saying that the cooperation between Nigeria's lawmakers and their European counterpart will not only strengthen the country's ...
"The European Union has displayed an unwavering commitment to deepen Nigeria's democracy by selecting it to be among seven countries that make up its ...
The European Union Parliament on Monday expressed readiness to collaborate with the National Assembly to develop democracy in Nigeria.
London, Feb 7 (Reuters) - British lawmakers will be given the chance to vote on the government's final Brexit deal before the exit terms are debated by the European Parliament, junior Brexit minister David Jones said on Tuesday.
The European Union Parliament on Monday expressed readiness to collaborate with the National Assembly to develop democracy in Nigeria.
Azerbaijan's Aliyev Cancels Brussels Meeting With EU Parliament President. February 06, 2017. RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service.
"Monetary policy is focused on maintaining price stability over the medium term and its accommodative stance supports economic activity.
Brussels: European Parliament leaders on Thursday urged the EU to reject Ted Malloch if he is named US president Donald Trump's ambassador to Brussels, calling him hostile to the bloc.
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili on Thursday congratulated residents of breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia with the recent decision of the European Parliament to approve visa waivers for citizens of Georgia.
The indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) has recognized a European Union Parliament member as its trusted advocate. The IPOB said Julie Ward has made remarkable efforts to speak against injustice and dehumanization against the group, its leadership ...
Boost for African coastal states as EU Parliament acts to curb illegal fishing. Decisive vote for legislative overhaul could deter illegal commercial operations in African waters that threaten the livelihoods of local fishing communities.
Moscow (Sputnik) - The 553-66 vote, with 28 abstentions, was broadcast by the legislature's and the European Commission's audiovisual services.
EU Parliament Approves Visa Waivers for Georgia. Moscow (Sputnik) - Earlier in the day, the European Parliament voted to approve visa waiver for citizens of Georgia.
Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage and other members of Britain's anti-EU party UKIP in the European Parliament are suspected of having misspent more than half a million euros in EU funds, a parliamentary source said on Thursday.
The European Parliament is calling for the first time on Albania to recognize the Bulgarian community living in the country as a minority, EPP/GERB MEP Andrey Kovatchev has said.
UKIP's Nigel Farage has been accused of "lying" by a fellow MEP, during a European Parliament debate on Trump's travel ban.
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The European Parliament's Environment, public health and Food Safety (ENVI) committee on Tuesday backed a draft report calling on the commission to analyze the impact of intellectual property on pharmaceutical access, as well as review the regulatory ...
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Brussels (AFP) - The European Parliament will shortly begin taking money from the salary of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen to recover funds paid to a party assistant, a parliamentary source said Wednesday.
"The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the clear position by the European Parliament's environment committee, in particular its call for an HFO free Arctic.


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