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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Saturday for an independent and transparent investigation into the Israeli military's use of live fire during mass rallies along Israel's border with the Gaza Strip a day earlier. To really understand Israel and the Palestinians - subscribe to ...
The United Kingdom, France and Germany are urging European Union member states to enact new sanctions targeting Iran's ballistic missile ... Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Federica Mogherini, the European Union's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, at a ...

A year ago, MEPs endorsed a resolution on an integrated European Union policy for the Arctic, which called for a ban on drilling in “icy waters” – but not the Arctic as a whole. “Much has been done by the European Parliament…What we see is a lack of political will at the member state level, and I'm not just ...
It would also create a clearinghouse about fake news that can inform not only the public, but also government agencies and policy-makers. ... The East StratCom Task Force was formed by the European Council to provide information to the European Union and its member states on the extent of Russian ...
Others are asking the same question two years after the European Union struck a deal with Turkey aimed at cutting off the route across the Aegean Sea for .... the flow of migrants from Greece to Turkey, and decrease the flow from Turkey to Greece,” said Miltos Oikonomidis, a European Union policy officer.
What the EU gets -- and what the EU will be deprived of in just a year's time -- is a country that is a serious player on almost all fronts of EU policy. It may not be the imperial super-power that it once was, but relative to most other EU states, it's still near the top. Most obviously, it's a serious economic player, ...

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 ...
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 ...
This re-emergence of authoritarian impulses has undercut a central thrust of European policy since the end of the Cold War. Expanding NATO and the European Union by bringing in Eastern European nations was supposed to have prompted the newcomers to adopt the liberal democratic values of their ...
The current Google´s EU user consent policy has less than 900 characters and in bold we can read that publishers need to “obtain consent to, any data collection, sharing and usage” and “consents to, the storing and accessing of cookies.” The new Google´s EU user consent policy doubles the number of ...
BRUSSELS -- Thirty-five members of the European Parliament have criticized the European Union's position toward Belarus in a letter, saying that the bloc's relationship with Minsk is centered on economic cooperation, trade, and assistance instead of being focused on human rights, democracy, and the ...
Malmstroem made the EU's case over two days in the US, negotiating the carve-out with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, a strong backer of Trump's "America First" policies. A European source said that Ross had agreed the exemption, which could be temporary, and would make the case to Trump.
Sustainable finance plays a key role in turning the United Nation's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to which the European Union is fully ... Sustainable finance is the crucial element to reach our ambitious European energy, climate and environmental policy goals as enshrined, for instance, in the ...
Mr. Grant points out that there is still no detailed policy paper explaining the type of trade deal Britain wants with the European Union, an omission he attributes to political divisions. Another complication is that pro-Brexit politicians, including Mrs. May, have consistently overestimated their bargaining power ...
His first policy victory was a resolution of the toxic issue of “posted workers,” whereas the previous Socialist government had failed to defend French labor ... The European Left finds itself in the paradoxical situation of defending the symbolic value of the European Union while deploring its current policies.
It's important to remember that in a time of growing mistrust toward the European Union and its institutions, the basic idea of Europe as a Western community of shared values enjoys .... Other layers — Schengen, the euro and certain sections of security policy — do not involve all member countries.
Yet the significance of the recent change in the EU's policy approach should not be underestimated. The latest Annual Growth Survey and Joint Employment Report and country reports at last recognise the need for more progressive macroeconomic policies, investment in people, and fair wages reflecting ...

Nord Stream 2 would transport 80 percent of Russia's current gas exports to Europe through one single pipeline system, which would run counter to the European Union (EU) energy policy of energy security and diversification of supply. The European Union has 28 members. Of these, only three clearly ...
In Europe, the combination of the migration crisis, terrorist threats, economic pressures, and the rise of the populist far-right have highlighted the fact that instability in the Middle East has a direct bearing on stability in the West. Egypt—a country of 97 million people with a GDP of over $336 billion and a ...
The Minister for Finance and other EU colleagues rounded on Mr Moscovici at a meeting in Brussels yesterday after the finance commissioner accused seven countries of tax policies which undermined the single market. The finance ministers of Belgium, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Hungary, Malta and the ...
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The European Union's foreign policy chief says the EU will extend a 1 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) loan to struggling Ukraine. Federica Mogherini, who was visiting the capital Kiev on Monday, told reporters the loan should “support Ukraine's economic stability and structural reforms.”.
The European Union will continue to stay at the side of Libyans and of all the people in need". Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, underlined: "Today's new programme demonstrates that the European Union remains committed to assist Libya in ...
Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, underlined: "Today's new programme demonstrates that the European Union remains committed to assist Libya in responding to the pressing needs of the most vulnerable people and to strengthen local governance ...
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman (R) and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini shake hands during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine March 12, 2018. REUTERS/Vladyslav Musiienko/Pool. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Reuters. you've reached a subscriber-only article.
The European Union (EU) is facing turbulent times. It is plagued by deep divisions over how to shape its future. ... Distinguishing between these types is important as they translate into very different policy priorities, vote choices and preferences for EU reform. The EU is more reliant on public support for its ...
Despite Trump's negatives views of the EU, though, it wasn't clear over the past year exactly how those views would play out in terms of actual policies. Until now. In recent days, Trump has launched a two-front war with the European Union. At first, it appeared that the Trump administration's policy toward ...
Less anticipated was that the European Union's defense cooperation might also become a subject of debate. This issue risks fueling an unnecessary transatlantic row. The backdrop is the EU's growing ambitions in defense. After having made little progress over the past decade toward an expanded ...
Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a ... We are also consistent in all aspects of all our policies, both inside the EU and in our external action by promoting gender equality and women's empowerment. Our policy ...
In a shock outburst, Mr Trump took aim at EU trade policies during a joint press conference with Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. The billionaire US president made the comments while defending his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. He said: "The United States has been mistreated ...
Harley-Davidson Inc. has responded to the European Union's threat to impose tariffs on Harley motorcycles, saying it could have a significant impact on sales ... Walker toured Bemis and food processor Seneca Foods in Janesville Tuesday as part of his rare public break with Republicans on trade policy.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Since the European Union's founding treaty was signed in Rome more than 60 years ago, Italy has been an unabashed booster of increased ... Beyond moving away from the EU policies in Brussels, the Italian results were the latest indication that the continent is tilting further to the right.
... Commission's director general for research and innovation, the EC announced on Feb. 21. Currently deputy secretary general, Paquet previously worked on clean energy and industrial strategy. From 2002 to 2004, he served as deputy head of cabinet for the European commissioner for research policy.
Italian election: How EU's flawed migration policy sparked the rise of anti-establishment. ITALY could show their anger towards European Union's migration policy in the upcoming election with a surge in votes for anti-establishment parties Five-Star Movement and Lega. By Alice Scarsi. PUBLISHED: 13:14 ...
(CNN) President Donald Trump said Saturday that the European Union's trade policies have "been brutal" to the United States, a sentiment he shared both online and in person after EU leaders condemned ... The details of Trump's policy -- which is not yet official -- are expected to be announced next week.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has accused Ireland and the European Union of risking a “no deal” Brexit with their “absurd” suggestion that Northern Ireland should be in a ... Our union has endured rather more unpleasant threats than a policy paper out of Brussels, which the prime minister has rightly rebuffed. But the ...
Angela Merkel's office said that the German chancellor “rejects” the tariffs, and believes that such a policy could trigger a global trade war. The United States is the biggest importer of Germany's rolled steel products, and the second-biggest consumer of the European Union's. But bitter opposition to Trump's ...
Government family planning policies have not succeeded in significantly curbing population growth. Population growth, coupled with an over-extended education system, has meant that Egyptian youth are increasingly unprepared and unable to enter the job market. As the population continues to grow, ...
Nonetheless, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the real power behind Law and Justice, has built his populist appeal on resisting what he describes as the European Union's effort to dictate cosmopolitan cultural terms (and immigrant quotas). To portray the bloc's policies as oppressive is ludicrous, but as Steven ...
The European Commission has today published the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom. .... This means that the UK will have to comply with the EU's trade policy and will continue to be bound by the Union's exclusive competence, in particular in respect of the ...
BRUSSELS — European Union officials unveiled an array of tariffs on Wednesday that they would place on American-made goods if the United States followed through on President Trump's plan to impose penalties on imported steel and aluminum, raising the specter of a trade war. The announcement in ...
Jubeir: European Union Understands Necessity that Qatar Changes its Policies. Sunday, 25 February, 2018 - 11:00 ... He went on to say that there is a European understanding of the four states' boycotting of Qatar and the necessity that Doha changes its pro-terrorism policies. Jubeir delivered a lecture at Egmont Research ...
However, as currently drafted, the bill allows the UK government to take control of devolved policy areas, such as farming and fishing, once the UK ..... What we want to achieve is our right to be able to negotiate and consult at the same time with the European Union on the sort of trade agreements we make.
Smits has led the research directorate-general since 2010, but has worked there since 1989 in various policy roles. ... to reinforce our top management so we will be able to deliver strongly on the European Union's strategic agenda,' said president of the commission Jean-Claude Juncker in a statement.
THe EU risks inflaming tensions between member states, after Britain's exit from the European Union leaves a £11.5 billion blackhole in the bloc's coffers. ... Europe – including the Visegrad states the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary – have been prominent critics of the policies in Brussels.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: “With another 20 months to go until the end of the mandate of this Commission, it is now the right time to reinforce our top management so we will be able to deliver strongly on the European Union's strategic agenda. With the wind in our sails, we ...
The European Union has updated its note on restrictive measures in line with the non-recognition policy of the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. The EU policy of non-recognition consists of a broad range of measures that include asset freezes and travel bans, as well as restrictions on economic ...
The European Union is in a position to increase its share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34% by 2030, which is double its share in 2016, and all the ... “For decades now, through ambitious long-term targets and strong policy measures, Europe has been at the forefront of global renewable energy ...
BRUSSELS—The European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini and Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, signed the EU-Armenia Partnership Priorities in Brussels. This sets the joint policy ...
The EU is itself a key security player in the region, with its 3 active Common Security and Defence Policy missions; EUCAP Sahel Niger, EUCAP Sahel Mali, EU training mission (EUTM) in Mali. How is the EU involved in the Alliance for the Sahel? The EU is a member of the Alliance for the Sahel, launched ...
A European Union official's threat this month that Europe would block any attempt by the United States to reimpose sanctions on Iran showed a new level of desperation to deter President Donald Trump from ... But these threats are based on outdated understandings of America's Iran sanctions policy.


 

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